Butterfield of Moundville


The 1900 census lists the Butterfield family shows them in Harrison Township, Vernon County:

  • Wm. J. Butterfield, born April 1860 in England
  • Clarissa Butterfield, born May 1874 in Missouri
  • James Butterfield, born October 1894 in Missouri
  • Cleora Butterfield, born July 1896 in Missouri
  • Charley Butterfield, born September 1898 in Missouri
  • Mary E. Harkrader, born July 1840 in Kentucky, a widow (Clarissa's mother)
  • Edward H. Harkrader, born July 1881 in Missouri

By 1910, the family was living in Moundville Township:

  • William J. Butterfield, age 50
  • Clarissa Butterfield, age 36
  • James E. Butterfield, age 15
  • Cleora M. Butterfield, age 13
  • Charlie H. Butterfield, age 11
  • Mary E. Harkrader, age 72, mother-in-law (see her obituary on the Harkreader page)


William and Clarissa Butterfield are buried at Newton Burial Park in Nevada:

  • Wiliam J. Butterfield, 1862 - November 3, 1934
  • Clarissa Butterfield, 1874 - August 5, 1951

Clarissa Harkrader Butterfield
(scan enlarged from a photo of Moundville ladies)

Here are scans of the children of William and Clarissa Butterfield.

Left to right: James, Charley and Cleora Butterfield.
Cleora married Clyde Ashbaugh. This photo is dated 1918.
Thanks to Lindell Haverstic for sharing these photos.

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