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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Oscar Green Jackson Buttrey
Elizabeth Martin "Lizzie" Sackrey
Marriage: 1 August 1916
James Edmond Buttrey
Troy Buttrey
Aler Mai Buttrey
Leo Buttrey
Estalene Buttrey
Burnest L. Buttrey

Spouse and Children

1 August 1916
Williamson, Tennessee, United States


    James Edmond Buttrey




    Troy Buttrey


    Aler Mai Buttrey



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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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