Almira Alvira Butterfield

about 1796–
Francestown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Almira Alvira

When Almira Alvira Butterfield was born about 1796, in Francestown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Samuel Butterfield, was 50 and her mother, Eunice Spaulding, was 36.

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1796–
Almira Alvira Butterfield
1796–

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World Events (3)

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.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 12

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

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.

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