William Butterworth


Personal and Family Information

William was born in JAN 1865 in Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Butterworth and Maria.

He died in APR 1925 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

His wife was Cora A Finney, who he married in ABT 1884. The place has not been found. Their five known children were Elizabeth M (1886-?), Merit W (1895-?), Paul F (1897-?), Ruth Esther (1898-1969) and Bernice (c1902-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


William Butterworth


Thomas Butterworth





BirthJAN 1865
Place: Pennsylvania
DeathAPR 1925
Place: Colorado Springs, Colorado


OccupationFlour Miller


Note 1

!Source: Claudette and Geraldine Wilson.

!Notes: from above source: Came to US from England when 9 years old with his family. Worked in the flour mills. Died at 53 of miller's consumption. Asked his wife for a glass of water. When she came back he was dead.

!Source: 1900 United States Federal Census


enumerated 8 Jun 1900

Name: Ruth A Butterworth

Home in 1900: Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas

Age: 1

Estimated birth year: 1899

Birthplace: Kansas

Race: White

Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter

Butterworth, William, Head, born Han 1865, age 35, years married 16, born Pennsylvania, parents born England

-,Cora A, Wife, born Sep 1867, age 32, years married 16, children 6, living 4, born Ohio, parents born Ohio

-,Bessie M, Daughter, born Apr 1886, age 14, born Kansas

-,Murrat W, Son, born Nov 1895, age 4, born Kansas

-,Paul F, Son, born Feb 1897, age 3, born Kansas

-,Ruth A, Daughter, born July 1898, age 1, born Kansas

Spear, Hilda E, Mother-in Law, born May 1843, age 57, widow, years married 5, children 5, living 3, born Ohio, parents born Connecticut

!Source: 1910 United States Federal Census


enumerated 20 Apr 1910

Name: William Butterworth

Age in 1910: 45

Estimated birth year: abt 1865

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Home in 1910: Wolf Rvr Twp, Doniphan, Kansas


Butterworth, William, Head, age 45, years in current marriage 24, born Pennsylvania, parents born England

-,Cora, Wife, age 41, years in current marriage 24, born Ohio, parents born Ohio

-,Murat, son, age 14, born Kansas

-,Paul, son, age 14, born Kansas

-,Ruth, daughter, age 11, born Kansas

-, Bernice, daughter, age 8, born Kansas

!Source: 1920 United States Federal Census


enumerated 16 Jan 1920

Name: William Butterworth

Age: 53 years

Estimated birth year: abt 1867

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Race: White

Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 21, Cook [Chicago], Illinois

Home owned: Rent

Sex: Male

Marital status: Married

Relation to Head of House: Head

Able to read: Yes

Able to Write: Yes

Mother's Birth Place: England

Father's Birth Place: England

Image: 650


Butterworth, William, Head, age 53, born Pennsylvania, parents born England, Miller of Flour

-,Cora, wife, age 53, born Ohio, parents born Ohio, home maker

-, Bernice, daughter, age 18, born Kansas, mail clerk

Colbye, Walter, son-in-law, age 24, born New York, parents born New York, farm hand

-,Ruth E, Daughter, age 21, born Kansas, none

Balwin, Albert A, Roomer, age 20, born Kansas