William Butler

Birth Date
1825 August 15
Death Date
1905 May 30
Gender
Male
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Emigrated to Canada in 1847 British Mission Rec.1853, No.64 Jenson's MSS. Bio. Complete birthplace comes from a setting apart blessing for his mission, given by Ezra T. Benson; confirmed in his death certificate and obituary. All original documents at Family Search. Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels - Alternate birth year.

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Born in Woodview, Gorey, Wexford, Leinster, Ireland

1825 August 15
Mother
Nancy Coburn
Father
George Butler

Baptized by Chancy G Webb

1850 September 15 (Age 25)

Served in British Mission

1853 November–1856 April (Age 28) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

Went to Canada first and baptized many, and then served a mission in Liverpool, England. LR 1140 2 Image 14 Arrival in Liverpool: 4 November 1853 Departure: 19 April 1856 He left single, but married his first wife, Emma Harvey, while still in Cradley, Herfordshire, England, 23 Jan 1856.

Served in British Mission

1881 April–1882 June (Age 55) See Missionaries
Priesthood Quorum
21st
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Marriotts, Weber, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
J H Smith

Served in Canadian Mission

1885 April–1886 November (Age 59) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Priesthood Quorum
53rd
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Marriottsville, Weber, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
A Carrington

Death

1905 May 30 (Age 79)
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