Amos Butterfield, hotel, Covington. Mr. Butterfield was born in Dayton in 1838 ; his father, a carpenter and builder, built the court house in Dayton; he removed to Miami Co. in 1841, and built the present County Infirmary building, and many other large buildings, both public and private; as a stair builder, he had few equals and no superiors his decease occurred in Troy in 1860. Amos grew to manhood here, and, in 1861, was married to Rosanna Fetters, whose people resided in Union Township , Mr. Butterfield has been a resident of Covington since his marriage, being engaged successively in carpentering, undertaking and furniture, and other mercantile pursuits; in March, 1880, he became "mine host" of the Leondis House, where he is winning favor with the traveling public.

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