Edna Julia Boucher

13 February 1895–18 December 1985 (Age 90)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Edna Julia

When Edna Julia Boucher was born on 13 February 1895, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, William Butcher Sr, was 30 and her mother, Anna Maria Dendinger, was 24. She married Warren Peter Kuhn on 20 February 1916, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 18 December 1985, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Bernard Memorial Gardens, Chalmette, St. Bernard, Louisiana, United States.

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Warren Peter Kuhn
Edna Julia Boucher
Marriage: 20 February 1916
Warren P Kuhn

Spouse and Children

20 February 1916
Orleans, Louisiana, United States


    Warren P Kuhn


Parents and Siblings

    William Butcher Sr


    Anna Maria Dendinger





    William Butcher


    Josephine Viola Butcher


    Cecilia Edna Butcher


    William Butcher


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher, Old French bouchier (also with the transferred sense ‘executioner’), a derivative of bouc ‘ram’. Compare Buck 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Ringgold in household of Oscar Ringgold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Ringgold in household of Oscar Ringgold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Butcher in household of William Butcher, "United States Census, 1900"

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