Biography

Diadama Hyde was born 10 December 1740 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States to Jedediah Hyde (1712-1761) and Jerusha Perkins (1711-1742) and died 18 September 1771 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. She married Benjamin Butler (1739-1787) 27 December 1761 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States.

"Hyde Genealogy" says:

V. DIADAMA Hyde (310), born at Norwich, Conn,, 10 Dec, 1740, the youngest daughter of the Rev. Jedediah Hyde (46) by his first wife, Sarah Perkins, was a grand-daughter of William Hyde (6) of the third generation.
She m. 27 Dec., 1761, Dr. Benjamin Butler, b. 21 April, 1739, at Windham, Conn., the third son of Thomas Butler and Abigail Craft of Windham.
Benjamin Butler and his wife settled at Norwich. He was a physician, and a man of great wit and humor. She d. 18 Sept., 1777 [sic], at Norwich.
After the death of his first wife, he m. 3 Feb., 1784, Ruth Huntington, b. 1735, daughter of Peter Huntington and Ruth Edgerton, but had no issue by her. He d. 17 June, 1789 [sic], at Norwich.



Children


Offspring of Benjamin Butler and Diadama Hyde (1740-1771)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jerusha Butler (1762-1847)
Benjamin Butler (1764-1839)
Rosamund Butler (1766-1783)
Thomas Butler (1769-1822)
Minerva Butler (1771-1784)







Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • as noted, Hyde Genealogy says "1777"
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