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BUTTERFIELD, William ( -1854)

In the News~

September 23, 1854 [SDU]: “Drowned at Santa Barbara. On the 15th inst., William Butterfield, a native of Connecticut, fell overboard from the schooner Queen of the West, in the channel of Santa Barbara, and drowned before a boat could reach him. He had been living on Santa Cruz Island, and his destination was Santa Barbara. [San Francisco Herald.]”