John Fielding Butterworth

18 December 1852–1 September 1926 (Age 73)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Fielding

When John Fielding Butterworth was born on 18 December 1852, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Butterworth, was 26 and his mother, Betty Fielding, was 23. He married Elizabeth Amer on 16 September 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and South Galson, Ross-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1926. He died on 1 September 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fielding Butterworth
1852–1926
Elizabeth Amer
1855–1919
Marriage: 16 September 1878
Edmund Amer Butterworth
1879–1946
Elizabeth Pearl Butterworth
1883–1948
Earl Butterworth
1901–1903

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 7
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    1863
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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.

    Sources (37)

    • John Butterworth in household of Edmund Butterworth, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John F Butterworth in entry for Edmund A Butterworth and Eva Via, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John F. Butterworth in entry for Florence Butterworth, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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