Harold Clayton Butterworth

Male 1894 - 1918  (24 years)


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  • Name Harold Clayton Butterworth  [1
    Born 3 Feb 1894  Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Nov 1918  Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I27515  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Deforest A. Butterworth,   b. 1852,   d. 12 Feb 1937, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Ida May Smith,   b. 21 Apr 1864, Westchester County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1937, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, February 28, 1884 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Albion - Married, at the residence of Mr. W. H. Butterworth, February 20, 1884, by Rev. D. P. Brown, Mr. DeForest A. Butterworth, of Tecumseh, Nebraska, and Miss Ida M. Smith, of Albion, New York. Although the storm was rough and roads bad, a company of about thirty assembled with the determination to enjoy themselves as well as possible. Mr. Arthur D. Smith, of Sandy Creek, acted as groomsman and Miss Lucie Fuller, of Fulton as bridesmaid. The bride received quite a number of nice presents, which will be highly prized as tokens of friendship and love. Their many friends wish them a long life of happiness. Mr. and Mrs. Butterworth spared no pains to make the occasion a pleasant one.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday, February 28, 1884 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - In Albion, February 20, 1884, by Rev. E. P. Brown, Mr. DeForest Butterworth, of Tecumseh, Nebraska, to Miss Ida M. Smith, of Albion.
    Family ID F9958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Harold Clayton Butterworth - February 3, 1894 - November 11, 1918. Military Service World War I: Inducted October 23, 1918 at Pulaski, New York as a Private in the United States Army, he contracted the flu and was taken to the hospital November 6th where he died five days later. Son of DeForest A. and Ida May Smith Butterworth.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday, February 7, 1894 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Albion - Born to Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Butterworth, February 3d, a son.

      Newspaper Obituary - November 20, 1918 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Harold Clayton Butterworth Dies At Camp Wheeler - Harold Clayton Butterworth, aged 24 years, a native of the town of Albion, died at Camp Wheeler, Macon, Georgia, Monday, November 11. His body was brought to Pulaski and later taken to the family home in Albion, where funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Walter Clement, of Richland officiating. Harold C. Butterworth was son of Mr. and Mrs. Deforest Butterworth, of the town of Albion. He had worked about this village for the past few years and had many friends here. October 24th he went from Pulaski with the contingent of drafted men who left on that date. He was taken ill soon after arriving at Macon and pneumonia developed in a most serious form, which caused his death. He is survived by his parents, three brothers, Carl, of Syracuse; Percy and Isaac of Albion. Burial was made in Riverside cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S839] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).