Ernest Harrison Butterfield

8 December 1888–30 July 1959 (Age 70)
Libertyville, Lake, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ernest Harrison

When Ernest Harrison Butterfield was born on 8 December 1888, in Libertyville, Lake, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Seamens Butterfield, was 40 and his mother, Harriet Louise Bristol, was 36. He married Letitia Maude Burnett on 16 June 1918, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 July 1959, in Libertyville, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mundelein, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Harrison Butterfield
1888–1959
Letitia Maude Burnett
1889–1966
Marriage: 16 June 1918
Charles Herbert Butterfield
1920–2009
Ethel May Butterfield
1921–2016
Glen Orson Butterfield
1923–1965
Margaret Carol Josephine Butterfield
1926–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1918
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Seamens Butterfield

    Male1848–1934Male

    Harriet Louise Bristol

    Female1852–1933Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 (3)

  • Ernest Harrison Butterfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ernest H Butterfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ernest H Butterfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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