William Butt

8 March 1899–17 June 1979 (Age 80)
Fogo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Life Summary of William

William Butt was born on 8 March 1899, in Fogo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He married Margaret Maude Miller on 10 November 1920, in Fogo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He died on 17 June 1979, in Fogo, Newfoundland, Canada, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pick Eyes, Newfoundland, Canada.

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William Butt
Margaret Maude Miller
Marriage: 10 November 1920

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1920Fogo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Name Meaning

    1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a place used for archery practice, from Middle English butte ‘mark for archery’, ‘target’, ‘goal’. In the Middle Ages archery practice was a feudal obligation, and every settlement had its practice area.2 English: topographic name from Middle English butte ‘strip of land abutting on a boundary’, ‘short strip or ridge at right angles to other strips in a common field’.3 English: from Middle English butte, bott ‘butt’, ‘cask’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or as a nickname possibly for a heavy drinker or for a large, fat man.

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

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