- Henry Butterworth (ca. 15701633) m. Ephan Hileley (d. 1639); Halifax, Yorks., Eng.
- Henry Butterworth (1602ca. 1636) m. Mary Longbotham (ca. 16001687); Halifax, Yorks., Eng.; Weymouth, Mass.
- Mary Butterworth (ca. 16281714) m. Sampson Mason (d. 1676); Rehoboth, Mass.
The English origin of this family is newly established by Clifford L. Stott,
Henry¹ Butterworth of Halifax, Yorkshire, and Weymouth, Massachusetts, New England Historical and Genealogical Register 168 (2014): 58-61.
This article builds upon basic works that include Mary Lovering Holman, Ancestry of Col. John Harrington Stevens and His Wife Frances Helen Miller, ed. Winifred Lovering Holman, 2 vols. (privately printed, 194852), 1:254-60, and
David Kendall Martin,
Hannah Bowerman, Wife of Anthony² Fry and of Deacon John² Butterworth of Massachusetts and Rhode Island: ButterworthFryBowermanHoomery, American Genealogist 78 (2002): 302-12.
Most recently, William B. Saxbe Jr.,
Thomas¹ Cliftons Daughters: Proven, Probable, and Proposed, New England Historical and Genealogical Register 172 (2018): 5-14, describes the documentation of the second marriage of Mary (Longbotham) Butterworth in detail.
No additional information on the Longbotham and Hileley families is available at this time.
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