Margaret May Butterworth

7 June 1875–31 May 1950 (Age 74)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret May

When Margaret May Butterworth was born on 7 June 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Edmund Butterworth, was 49 and her mother, Alice Ann Fielding, was 34. She married Ernest Wright on 25 March 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 31 May 1950, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Wright
Margaret May Butterworth
Marriage: 25 March 1896
Ernest Lynn Wright
Melvin Butterworth Wright
Fern Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1896Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn
    Age 1
    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 21
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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 (29)

    • Margaret Butterworth in entry for Melvin Butterworth Wright, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Margaret B Wright in household of Ernest Wright, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Margaret M Butterworth in entry for Quinter Henry Billings and Fern Wright, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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