Parley Parker Butterfield

27 December 1889–8 April 1985 (Age 95)
Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Parley Parker

When Parley Parker Butterfield was born on 27 December 1889, in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Almon Butterfield, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Farmer, was 41. He married Pearl Lillian Helquist on 30 June 1925, in Junction, Piute, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. In 1940, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as laborer, wpa in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 8 April 1985, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Herriman Cemetery, Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Parker Butterfield
Pearl Lillian Helquist
Marriage: 30 June 1925
Laura Annie Butterfield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1925Junction, Piute, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 9
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex
    Age 25
    The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Butterfield (Yorkshire) or from any of several other minor places with the same name. The name is derived from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘field’ or ‘open country’.History: Benjamin Butterfield came to Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1638. John Butterfield (1801–69) was born in Berne, NY, and founded an express company that merged with other companies to form the American Express Company (1850).

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

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    Annotated Bibliography - Howell--Trussler Family

    This projected started as a research aid in my own family line--Andrew Jenson and the Herriman James Crane family. There were enough intersections with both that I decided to finish researching the fa …

    Sources (33)

    • Parley Parker Butterfield in household of Almon Butterfield, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Parley Parker Butterfield, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Parley Parker Butterfield, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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