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Thomas BUTTERFIELD
Birth:
1572
Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
Death:
16 Sep 1614
Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
Marriage:
19 Dec 1595
Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
Mother:
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Hazel MURGATROYD
Birth:
Abt 1576
of Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
Father:
Mother:
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Children
Marriage
1
Sarah BUTTERFIELD
Birth:
1595
Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
Death:
1635
Ovendon, Yorkshire, England
 
Marr:
 
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2
Birth:
Abt 1600
Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Death:
2 Mar 1687
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Marr:
3 Jun 1663
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massach 
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                   Benjamin was born in Ovendon Parish in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, according to an archives sheet on the Butterfield Family.

According to "The Butterfield Family, Descendants of Benjamin Butterfield I, by Sandra Wallman Franke (swanke@wcc.net), Benjamin was baptized at St. John The Baptist Church in Halifax.

According to Ancestry World Trees, Benjamin emigrated from Yorkshire, England and arrived in America on 17 Aug. 1635 aboard the "James," landing at Boston .  He may have been christened in the St. John the Baptist Church in Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire, England. (Also, see my christening notes.)
The Butterfield Family, Descendants of Benjamin Butterfield I, by Sandra Wallman Franke (seanke@wcc.net):  Benjamin, Ann (Jundon) Butterfield, their two small children, Benjamin's young half-brother Samuel, and his older sister in-law Susanna with her husband, the Rev. Matthew Mitchell and their children immigrated to America in 1635 in the ship «i»James«/i».  He was in Charlestown in 1638 (probably from 1635 to 1638), removed to Woburn in 1638, and was made a Freeman in 1643.  He was in Chelmsford in 1653 (Chelmsford officially became a town in 1655).  It appears that Benjamin had land in Woburn (later to be Chelmsford) and Billerica, MA.
Benjamin was a Husbandman and Proprietor. His will was probated on 7 June 1688 in Boston, MA.
Ancestry World Tree Project: Stolp Line, gives Benjamin as son of Thomas Butterfield and Hazel Murgatroyd.  Benjamin's sister is Sarah Susan Butterfield, born 1595 in Ovenden, Yorkshire, England; died 1635; she married Mathew Mitchell (see above for information on their emigration).
RootsWeb guestbook gives a second marriage of Thomas to Susan Wood about 162 with child Samuel.  This may be where the Samuel comes from in the above paragraph about their emigration).  This may be the Samuel who was killed by Indians in 1636 several months after joining the expedition to found a settlement which later became Springfield, MA.
                  
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Thomas Butterfield - Hazel Murgatroyd

Thomas Butterfield was born at Ovendon, Yorkshire, England 1572. His parents were Benjamin Butterfield and Susan Wood.

He married Hazel Murgatroyd 19 Dec 1595 at Ovendon, Yorkshire, England . Hazel Murgatroyd was born at of Ovendon, Yorkshire, England Abt 1576 .

They were the parents of 2 children:
Sarah Butterfield born 1595.
Benjamin Butterfield born Abt 1600.

Thomas Butterfield died 16 Sep 1614 at Ovendon, Yorkshire, England .

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