Consul Willshire “C.W.” Butterfield

Consul Willshire “C.W.” Butterfield

Birth
Colosse, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 1899 (aged 74–75)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 78221830 · View Source
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Consul was a son of Amroy Butterfield. C.W. was an attorney in Bucyrus (Crawford County), Ohio. He first married to Mira Scroggs; a daughter of John Scroggs and his wife, Ann Shawke. C.W. and Mira celebrated their marriage on May 8, 1854 in Crawford County, Ohio. They had one known daughter, Bertha. After Mira's untimely death, due to complications of childbirth. Consul remarried to the widow of James Reigheneker, Letta nee Merriman. C.W. and Lettie exchanged wedding vows on March 30, 1858 in Allen County, Ohio. They had ten known children; all dying in infancy except a daughter, Alice "Allie". C.W. and family moved to Wisconsin by the 1880 census and by 1900 was in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. He began writing in late 1870's and continued to do so until his death in 1899.


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  • Originally Created by: Jenny Watton
  • Added: 11 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78221830
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Consul Willshire “C.W.” Butterfield (1824–1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78221830, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by M. Richards (contributor 46590027) .