Abel Butterfield

Male 1811 -

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  • Name Abel Butterfield 
    Born 1 Dec 1811 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1846/1847  Winter Quarters Ward No. 01, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I166067  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 17 May 2006 

    Family Caroline Sprout 
     1. Percis Butterfield,   d. 27 Aug 1847
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F161138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a Commencement to bury in the burying ground at Winter Quarters, North West Corner. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for Percis Butterfield daughter of Abel Butterfield, "Percis Butterfield; age 1 yr., 8 mos., 7 days; daughter of Abel and Caroline B.; deceased Aug. 27, 1847; disease unknown; birthplace unknown; grave no. 213."

      Name transcribed from Winter Quarters Wards Membership Lists 1846 - 1848. Taken from a variety of historical sources. They are not complete, and because of the difficulty reading handwriting, may not be entirely accurate. Most of the lists seem to be from the winter of 1846 - 47, but some are from later. In addition, people often moved to better housing, thus changing wards. Sources for these lists are: bishop's reports, high council meeting minutes, tithing records, and 'census' reports of widow, soldier's wives and other unassigned members of wards. The original records are available at the Historical Department, Archives Division, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City Utah.

      Note: Stated in above record, 4 in family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160008] Winter Quarters Wards Membership Lists 1846 - 1848, Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.