Mary Elizabeth Culbreth

26 January 1881–31 December 1953 (Age 72)
Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Culbreth was born on 26 January 1881, in Columbus, North Carolina, United States, her father, Neil Monroe Culbreth, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Memory, was 22. She married Edward Wadsworth Butcher on 6 April 1904, in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1930 and Richmond, Virginia, United States for about 5 years. She died on 31 December 1953, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wadsworth Butcher
Mary Elizabeth Culbreth
Marriage: 6 April 1904
Margaret Culbreth Butcher
Mary Amelia Butcher
Mary Elizabeth Butcher
Hatcher Seward Butcher
Annie H Butcher
Lou G Butcher
Edward W Butcher

Spouse and Children

6 April 1904
New Hanover, North Carolina, United States


    Margaret Culbreth Butcher


    Mary Amelia Butcher


    Mary Elizabeth Butcher


    Hatcher Seward Butcher


    Annie H Butcher


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 13

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Mac-Lysaght records Culbrath as a Co. Monaghan variant of Culbert , dating from the 18th century, but this name is more probably a variant of Scottish Galbraith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Butcher in household of Edward W Butcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Butcher in household of Edward W Butcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary C Butcher in household of Edward W J Butcher Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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