Roy A Butterfield

21 November 1887–4 November 1985 (Age 97)
Overbrook, Osage, Kansas, United States

The Life of Roy A

When Roy A Butterfield was born on 21 November 1887, in Overbrook, Osage, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Oscar Butterfield Jr, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Johnson, was 33. He married Mary Melvina Welton on 9 October 1913, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Osage, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Elk Township, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 4 November 1985, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Roy A Butterfield
1887–1985
Mary Melvina Welton
1887–1984
Marriage: 9 October 1913
Max W Butterfield
1915–1982
Marjorie Lorraine Butterfield
1920–1994

Spouse and Children

    Male1887–1985Male

    Mary Melvina Welton

    Female1887–1984Female

MARRIAGE
9 October 1913
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
children

(2)

    Max W Butterfield

    Male1915–1982Male

    Marjorie Lorraine Butterfield

    Female1920–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Oscar Butterfield Jr

    Male1846–1913Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Johnson

    Female1853–1939Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture for cattle or at a dairy farm, or a habitational name from a place named Butterfield (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Roy Butterfield in household of Chas Butterfield, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Roy Butterfield in household of Charles Butterfield, "United States Census, 1900"

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