Clara Butt

31 October 1909–March 2003 (Age 93)
Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Clara

When Clara Butt was born on 31 October 1909, in Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Butt, was 51 and her mother, Eliza Berry, was 35. She died in March 2003, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Richard Butt
1858–
Eliza Berry
1874–
Stanley Butt
1895–
Beatrice Maud Butt
1897–
Frank Butt
1903–
Brenda Butt
1908–1961
Clara Butt
1909–2003

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Butt

    Male1858–Male

    Eliza Berry

    Female1874–Female

siblings

(5)

    Stanley Butt

    Male1895–Male

    Beatrice Maud Butt

    Female1897–Female

    Frank Butt

    Male1903–Male

    Brenda Butt

    Female1908–1961Female

    Female1909–2003Female

World Events (3)

1914

Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1918

Age 9

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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