Gladys Butner

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Butner was born on 6 August 1901, in Texas, United States, her father, John Speed Butner, was 29 and her mother, Ada Lucretia Williamson, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Oscar T Mayes. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1910 and Johnson, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 28 February 1986, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Oscar T Mayes
Gladys Butner
Alicia Claire Mayes

Sources (9)

  • Gladys Butner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys Lucretia Butner, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Gladys Chaparro, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.


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Name Meaning

English (Durham): occupational name of Norman origin from Old French botonier ‘button maker’, from bo(u)ton ‘knob, lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’.

In some cases also German (mainly Bütner): very rare variant of Büttner (see Buettner ) and, in North America, probably also an altered form of this.

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

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