William Butterfield Autobiography
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A photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of a Maine resident who lived in the first half of the 19th century. Included also is a genealogical record and list of marriages performed by William Butterfield as Justice of the Peace.
- Butterfield, William, 1788-1866 (Person)
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William Butterfield, the first child of Samuel and Polly Butterfield, was born in the town of Sidney, Maine in 1788 and died in Danforth, Maine in 1866. He farmed, hunted, and worked as a lumberman and surveyor. He lived for a while in Madison and in Brighton, Maine, moved to Wisconsin for a short while, and moved to Danforth in 1859. While in Bridgton in 1819 he was elected a delegate to the Portland Convention for the purpose of framing a constitution for the State of Maine. He also served as Justice of the Peace for 77 years.
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Gift of Marion L. Dunn in 1973.
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