Abel Butterworth

Male7 October 1751–6 February 1812

Brief Life History of Abel

Abel Butterworth was christened on 7 October 1751, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Robert Butterworth and Mary. He married Betty Beswick. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 February 1812, in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Abel Butterworth
Betty Beswick
James Butterworth

Sources (14)

  • Abel Butterworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Abel Butterworth, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Abel Butterworth, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

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    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Butterworth in Lancashire (near Rochdale). Named with Old English butere ‘butter’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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