Elisabeth Butterfield

19 March 1778–7 February 1823 (Age 44)
Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Butterfield was born on 19 March 1778, in Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Ephraim Joseph Butterfield, was 43 and her mother, Mary Snow, was 44. She married Timothy Wyman on 11 March 1806, in Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States. She died on 7 February 1823, in Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Timothy Wyman
Elisabeth Butterfield
Marriage: 11 March 1806

Spouse and Children

11 March 1806
Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States

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Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1780: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 13

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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 (3)

  • Betsey Wyman, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"
  • Elisabeth Butterfield, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Elisabeth Butterfield, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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