Enoch Homer Butcher

Male27 December 1875–1 April 1944

Brief Life History of Enoch Homer

When Enoch Homer Butcher was born on 27 December 1875, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Matthew Butcher, was 37 and his mother, Isabella Scott, was 37. He married Laura Agnes Shields on 23 June 1895, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Johnson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Salt Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 April 1944, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Clear Creek, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Enoch Homer Butcher
Laura Agnes Shields
Marriage: 23 June 1895
Alta Mae Butcher
Alva Thomas Butcher
Flora Augusta Butcher
Gladys Elnora Butcher

Sources (19)

  • E H Butcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Enich Homer Butcher, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Enoch Homer Butcher, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1895Monroe, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, from Middle English, Anglo-Norman French bocher, bouch(i)er, bowcher (Old French bochier, bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

    Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Bučar (see Bucar ).

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

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