Robert Fabian Butts

20 July 1890–February 1971 (Age 80)
Wellsboro, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Fabian

When Robert Fabian Butts was born on 20 July 1890, in Wellsboro, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Otis Lincoln Butts, was 51 and his mother, Edith M Hall, was 38. He had at least 2 sons with Estelle Moffett. He lived in Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died in February 1971, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Robert Fabian Butts
Estelle Moffett
Robert Fabian Butts
Loren Douglas Butts

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 22
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

variant of Butt , with post-medieval excrescent -s.topographic name from Middle English buttes, either a reference to the short ridges of plowed land at the edge of a common arable field, or the plural form of butt ‘tree stump’ or ‘mound, hillock, archery butt’. See Butt 2.English:

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

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Sources (9)

  • Robert Butta, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert F Butts in entry for Loren Douglas Butts and Elizabeth Adelia Meeker, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Robert F Butts, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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