Butterworth, Edward a preacher of the United Methodist Free Church, was born at Manchester, Eng., in January, 1841. He was converted at the age of twenty, and began to call sinners to repentance soon afterwards. In the Sabbath-school and ragged school he was an earnest worker. He devoted himself to mission work in East Africa, arriving at Ribe in February, 1864, full of energy and faith. Fever closed his labors within three months of his arrival. His life was brief, but bright. Minutes of Eighth Annual Assembly.