Betty Fielding

6 October 1829–15 July 1854 (Age 24)
East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Betty

When Betty Fielding was born on 6 October 1829, in East Crompton, Lancashire, England, her father, James Hardy Fielding, was 32 and her mother, Ann Henthorn, was 30. She married Edmund Butterworth on 21 January 1849, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Spotland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 15 July 1854, in Gage, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Butterworth
Betty Fielding
Marriage: 21 January 1849
Elizabeth Butterworth
James Butterworth
John Fielding Butterworth
Mary Butterworth
Mary Butterworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1849Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 13
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Betty Fielding Butterworth - 1828-1854

    Betty Fielding Butterworth – 1828-1854 James H. and Ann Henthorn Fielding welcomed a new daughter, their 5th child, to their family 10 September 1828. They named her Betty. They were living in Crompt …

    Sources (16)

    • Betty Fielding in household of James Fielding, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth Fielding in entry for John Fielding Butterworth, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Betty Butterworth in household of Edmund Butterworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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