Maude Alice Button

1 March 1893–1979 (Age 85)
Longford, Tasmania, Australia

The Life Summary of Maude Alice

When Maude Alice Button was born on 1 March 1893, in Longford, Tasmania, Australia, her father, William Ernest Button, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Elizabeth Oakley, was 35. She married William Leslie Peachey on 12 October 1915, in Perth, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in 1979, in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wivenhoe, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Leslie Peachey
Maude Alice Button
Marriage: 12 October 1915
Grace Peachey
Kathleen Maud Peachey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1915Perth, Tasmania, Australia
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    First Federal election.
    Age 8
    The Australian flag flown for the first time.
    Age 25
    Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

    Name Meaning

    metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob, lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’. Compare Butner .habitational name from Booton in Norfolk, named with either the Old English personal name Bōta or the Old Norse personal name + tūn ‘settlement’.English:

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Maude Alice Button - Government record: birth-name: Maude Alice Button
    • Maude Alice Button, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

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