Curtis John Butts

30 May 1899–23 November 1940 (Age 41)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Curtis John

When Curtis John Butts was born on 30 May 1899, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, John Charles Butts, was 30 and his mother, Helena Theresia Bear, was 24. He married Olive Power Vincent on 7 April 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 23 November 1940, in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curtis John Butts
1899–1940
Olive Power Vincent
1900–1922
Marriage: 7 April 1920
Vernon Curtis Butts
1921–1988
Curtis John Butts Jr.
1922–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 April 1920
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Gordon Simon Butts

    Male1893–1906Male

    Male1899–1940Male

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 1

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

Age 12

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Butt 3.

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

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Story Highlight

I never knew my dad. He was killed in a car accident when I was 5. He was the manager of the Ritz Classic bowling lanes and was also a professional bowler who won two state championship and is on the …

Sources (3)

  • Curtis Butts in household of John C Butts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Curtis J Butts in household of John C Butts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Curtis J Butts, "United States Census, 1930"

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