Lucille Pearl Simmons

9 October 1892–7 November 1969 (Age 77)
Southampton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lucille Pearl

Lucille Pearl Simmons was born on 9 October 1892, in Southampton, Virginia, United States. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Benjamin Colonia Butler. She lived in Berlin, Southampton, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 November 1969, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Colonia Butler
Lucille Pearl Simmons
Ruth Butler
Robert Butler
Rufas Butler
Pearl Lucille Simmons Butler
Erma Allie Butler
Stanley Martin Butler
Benjamin Franklin Butler
Dora McDonald Butler
Graham Odell Butler

Spouse and Children



    Ruth Butler


    Robert Butler


    Rufas Butler


    Pearl Lucille Simmons Butler


    Erma Allie Butler


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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (southern): patronymic either from the personal name Simon ( see Simon ) or, as Reaney and Wilson suggest, from the medieval personal name Simund (composed of Old Norse sig ‘victory’ + mundr ‘protection’), which after the Norman Conquest was taken as an equivalent Simon, with the result that the two names became confused.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Butler in household of B C Butler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Butler in household of Ben Butler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl S Butler in household of Benjamin C Butler, "United States Census, 1920"

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