Matilda Caroline Butcher

13 August 1809–3 October 1867 (Age 58)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Caroline

When Matilda Caroline Butcher was born on 13 August 1809, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac Butcher, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Clark, was 24. She married William McKee Fausett on 2 March 1826, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 3 October 1867, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (19)

Do you know Matilda Caroline? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William McKee Fausett
Matilda Caroline Butcher
Marriage: 2 March 1826
Nancy Mariah Fausett
Martha Jane Fausett
Rebecca Narcissus Fausett
Mary Ann Fausett
Harriet Catherine Fausett
Sarah Louisa Fausett
Amanda Caroline Fausett
Joseph Smith Fausett
William Calvin Fausett
Isaac Romanzo Fausett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1826Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 3
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 16
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Matilda Caroline Butcher A Life Sketch, Compiled by Mildred Fausett Ellis, 1972

    Matilda Caroline Butcher was born 13 Aug 1809, in Madison County, Kentucky, daughter of Isaac Butcher and Narcissus Rebecca Rentfro. She was the second of eleven children. Her Butcher and Rentfro an …

    Sources (27)

    • Matildia Faucett in household of Wm Faucett, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Matilda Butcher, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Matilda Butcher in entry for Harriet Catherine Bean, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.