In the matter of the estate of CYRUS BUTTERFIELD of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 4 May 1850, HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD and HIRAM SHEPHERD of Watertown petitioned to open probate as executors of the estate.
Heirs/next of kin:
HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD of Watertown, NY
AMANDA SHEPHERD of Ogdensburgh, St. Lawrence Co., NY
ALEXANDER F. DIX, all of NewFane, Niagara Co., NY
XENOPHEN BUTTEFIELD of Hartland, Niagara Co., NY
WELLINGTON BUTTERFIELD of Marquette, Wisconsin
EMMA BUTTERFIELD all of Ringgold, Cook Co., Illinois
Alexander F. Dix and Emma Butterfield were minors having no general guardian in the state.
WILL OF CYRUS BUTTERFIELD
CYRUS BUTTERFIELD named his grandson, FRANKLIN ALEXANDER DIX, son of DANIEL DIX of Niagara, NY. Named his daughter, AMANDA SHEPARD, wife of REV. HIRAM SHEPHERD and KUSANDARA? BUTTERFIELD, wife of HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD of Watertown, NY. Named son, HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD. Named his children: ALEXANDER BUTTERFIELD of Newfane, Niagara Co., NY; XENOPHEN BUTTERFIELD of Hartford, Niagara Co., NY; HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; AMANDA SHEPARD, wife of REV. HIRAM SHEPARD and WELLINGTON BUTTERFIELD OF Lockport, Niagara Co., NY. Appointed his son, HAMILTON BUTTERFIELD and REV. HIRAM SHEPARD as executors of the will. Will dated 5 February 1847. /s/ Cyrus Butterfield by P. G. KEYES at his request.
Witnesses: WILLIAM BOOM and WARREN WOODWORTH both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 8 July 1850.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 297.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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