Elizabeth Martin "Lizzie" Sackrey

5 February 1892–21 June 1953 (Age 61)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Martin "Lizzie"

Elizabeth Martin "Lizzie" Sackrey was born on 5 February 1892, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. She married Oscar Green Jackson Buttrey on 1 August 1916, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 8, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 21 June 1953, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hudgins Cemetery, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Green Jackson Buttrey
1898–1959
Elizabeth Martin "Lizzie" Sackrey
1892–1953
Marriage: 1 August 1916
James Edmond Buttrey
1918–1996
Buttry
1920–1920
Troy Buttrey
1921–1991
Aler Mai Buttrey
1925–
Leo Buttrey
1926–2020
Estalene Buttrey
1929–
Burnest L. Buttrey
1930–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 August 1916
Williamson, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    James Edmond Buttrey

    Male1918–1996Male

    Buttry

    Male1920–1920Male

    Troy Buttrey

    Male1921–1991Male

    Aler Mai Buttrey

    Female1925–Female

    Male1926–2020Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Ghanaian: from the male personal name Sakyi probably related to the Akan (Twi or a related dialect) word (kɔkɔ)sakyi ‘(red) vulture’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Buttrey in household of Oscar Buttrey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lizzie Buttrey in household of Oscar Buttrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Martin in entry for Buttry, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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