Ruth Esther Butterworth


Personal and Family Information

Ruth was born on 9 JUL 1898 in Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas, the daughter of William Butterworth and Cora A Finney.

She died on 25 APR 1969 in Garden City, Kansas.

Her husband was Walter Frank Colby, who she married on 3 MAR 1918 in Oswego, Tioga County, New York. Their seven known children were Mildred Geraldine (1920-1992), Marie Louise (1922-c2004), Robert Myron (1925-1988), Daniel David (1927-1966), Wesley Eugene (1929-1984), John Mark (1932-c1995) and Lorrin Phillip (Private) (1942-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Ruth Esther Butterworth


William Butterworth


Thomas Butterworth




Cora A Finney


Orlando W Finney


Allenson Fisher Finney


Sally K John


Huldah E Roberts


William Roberts


Electa Humphrey



Birth9 JUL 1898
Place: Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas
Death25 APR 1969
Place: Garden City, Kansas
Burial28 APR 1969
Place: Valley View Cemetery, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas


Note 1

!Alias: Peggy.

!Source: Lorrin Philip Colby Junior Provided burial information. Per this source, she died on 25 Apr 1969 in Garden City, Finney, Kansas. She was buried on 28 Apr 1969 in Garden City, Finney, Kansas.

!Source: Claudette Marie Wilson, and my grandmother Mildred Geraldine Wilson before her death. Per this source death date was 29 Mar 1969.