Alternate birth as 7 Feb 1814, Alternate location: New York (Bk B Sel) Father listed as Abel. (Seventies List) Birth listed as 17 February 1813; mother listed as Persis Kemp. (FamilySearch) Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel
Born in Farmington, Kennebeck, Maine
Index for 1843-255 has written in the name Jacob Kemp Butterfield. Called on a short mission to Henderson county, Illinois to preach the Gospel and disabuse the public mind with regard to the arrest of the prophet Joseph Smith.