Eliza Ground

Eliza Ground

Eliza Ann Butler Ground

Eliza Ann Butler Ground (1816-1864) was the oldest daughter of Peter and Rachel Butler. In 1834 she married Edward Ground (1809-1885) and had seven surviving children with him. She and her family made the journey to the Oregon Territory in 1853 with Peter and Rachel Butler. She is buried with her husband in the Butler Davidson Cemetery.

Children of Eliza Ann Butler Ground:

William Butler Ground (1836-1880); married Sarah Jane Jones in 1864
Francis Ground (1838-1840)
Robert Ground (1840-1918); buried at the Davidson Family Cemetery
Luther Ground (1842-1918); married Sarah Jane Butler in 1868; buried at Fir Crest Cemetery
Franklin Pierce Ground (1842-1936); married Emma J. Wells in 1868
Peter Ground (1848-1874)
John H. Ground (1855-1914)
Sylvester Ground (1858-1860)

For more information about the Ground family, please view the family biography.

To see photographs of the Ground family, please visit the photo gallery.


Letters from 1853


Letter to John Butler and Eliza (Smith) Butler from Eliza (Butler) Ground and William Ground, Eliza (Butler) Ground and William Ground