Dean Benson Boutilier

19 April 1904–16 April 2002 (Age 98)
Head Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada

The Life of Dean Benson

When Dean Benson Boutilier was born on 19 April 1904, in Head Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada, his father, Isaac Joseph Boutilier Jr, was 39 and his mother, Janet D. Mason, was 40. He married Lilly Field in 1928, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He died on 16 April 2002, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Dean Benson Boutilier
Lilly Field
Marriage: 1928

Spouse and Children

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Joseph Boutilier Jr





    Selena Louisa Boutilier



    Harrison Garfield Boutilier



    Francis Isaac Boutilier


+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 5

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 17

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 41

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a wine steward or butler, usually the chief servant of a medieval household, from Old French bouteillier, ‘butler’. This name is often Americanized as Butler .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dean Benson Boutilier, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Dean B. Boutilier, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"

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