Thomas Ethelbert BUTLER George Edward BUTLER John Thomas BURGESS Johnanna BUTLER Thomas Ethelbert BUTLER Evie Lena BROWN Mini tree diagram

Nora Lee BUTLER1,2,3,5,4

25th Aug 18891,2,3 - 19th Oct 19293,4

Life History

25th Aug 1889

Born in Shelby County, Tennessee.1,2,3

after 1929

Death of John Thomas BURGESS in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee

19th Oct 1929

Died in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.3,4

Pulmonary Embolism;  Gave birth to stillborn child 10/19/29

23rd Oct 1929

Buried in Mullens Chapel Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.3

Other facts


Married John Thomas BURGESS


  • 1900 Federal Census, Shelby County, Tennessee, 4 June, Civil District 16, Enumeration District 53, page 10A, Hse/Fam #34
    Butler, Thomas  Head W M Nov 1852  48 Married 14 years MS TN TN Farmer Rent
    Butler, Evie Wife W M Mar 1870  30 Married 14 years 4 children/4 living TN MS MS Farm Laborer
    Butler, Nora Dau W F Aug 1889 11 Single TN TN TN At School

    "My dad's mother was Nora Lee Butler Burgess daughter of Thomas E. and Evie Lena Brown Butler. Nora died in childbirth in 1929. Thomas E Butler's other daughter was Johnanna Butler Raggio."
    --  Janice Burgess Lipford, Ancestry Messaging, 23 September 2011

    Tennessee Certificate of Death #3338
    Nora Lee Butler Burgess
    Resdience 3281 Allison St (Memphis, Shelby, Tenn; City, County and State not stated)
    Died in Gartly-Ramsay Hospital (City and State not stated)
    Birth 25 Aug Tennessee, Age 40
    [No birth year given, based on age: 1989, matching 1900 census]
    Father T E Butler, born Alabama
    Mother Evie Brown, born Tennessee
    Informant J T Burgess [husband], 3281 Allison St (City and State not stated)
    Death 19 Oct 1929  (City and State not stated)
    Cause of Death Pulmonary Embolism;  Gave birth to stillborn child 10/19/29 3PM
    Burial 23 October 1929 in Mullens Chapel by Thomason Brothers
    (Nowhere on the whole certificate is a town, county or state ever written)


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