Orilous Robert Butts

1873–1910 (Age 36)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Orilous Robert

When Orilous Robert Butts was born on 23 May 1873, in Kansas, United States, his father, John Mathew Keough, was 24 and his mother, Julina McClung, was 22. He married Ethel Gertrude Thexton on 15 September 1897, in Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 February 1910, in Twisp, Okanogan, Washington, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Beaver Creek Cemetery, Twisp, Okanogan, Washington, United States.

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Orilous Robert Butts
Ethel Gertrude Thexton
Marriage: 15 September 1897
Robert Orilous Butts
Chester Butts
Harvey Harold Butts
Verlee Carol Butts

Spouse & Children

15 September 1897
Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

Age 13

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Butt 3.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Orilous R Butts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • O R Butts in entry for Harvey Butts, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • O R Butts in entry for Harvey Butts, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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