Dyanthia Butterfield

26 April 1796–7 November 1833 (Age 37)
Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Dyanthia

When Dyanthia Butterfield was born on 26 April 1796, in Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Cyrus Butterfield, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Cummings, was 24. She married Daniel Dix on 4 July 1822, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 7 November 1833, in Olcott, Newfane, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Olcott, Newfane, Niagara, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Dix
Dyanthia Butterfield
Marriage: 4 July 1822
Angeline Dix
Eliza S Dix
Frances V. Dix
Alexander Franklin Dix

Spouse and Children

4 July 1822
Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States


    Angeline Dix


    Eliza S Dix


    Frances V. Dix


    Alexander Franklin Dix


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 12

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture for cattle or at a dairy farm, or a habitational name from a place named Butterfield (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘open country’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Lynda Butterfield in entry for Alexander Franklin Dix, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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