Elisabeth Butterfield

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Timothy Wyman
1760–1825
Elisabeth Butterfield
1778–1823
Marriage: 11 March 1806

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1806Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1780
    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.
    1791
    Age 13
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Butterfield (Yorkshire) or from any of several other minor places with the same name. The name is derived from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘field’ or ‘open country’.History: Benjamin Butterfield came to Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1638. John Butterfield (1801–69) was born in Berne, NY, and founded an express company that merged with other companies to form the American Express Company (1850).

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

    Sources (8)

    • Betsey Wyman in entry for Jeremiah C. Wyman and Julia E. Stratton, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Elisabeth Butterfield, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Betsey Wyman, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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