John Carl Butner

Brief Life History of John Carl

When John Carl Butner was born on 13 April 1898, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Henry Butner, was 26 and his mother, Mary Lee Stewart, was 28. He married Irene Helen Watkins on 3 November 1924, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vienna, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Bethania, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 1985, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Elm Grove Methodist Cemetery, Pfafftown, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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John Carl Butner
Irene Helen Watkins
Marriage: 3 November 1924
James Calvin Butner
Alton Edker Butner
Alta Edna Butner
Harry Watkins Butner

Sources (25)

  • Carl Butner in household of John Butner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Carl Butner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Carl Butner, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (Durham): occupational name of Norman origin from Old French botonier ‘button maker’, from bo(u)ton ‘knob, lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’.

In some cases also German (mainly Bütner): very rare variant of Büttner (see Buettner ) and, in North America, probably also an altered form of this.

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

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