PETER BUTTON
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born 17 July 1660 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass.
Christened 24 Sept 1704 in Stonington, CT
Died 1726/7 in Westerly, Washington, RI
Married on 24 Apr 1687 in Westerly, Washington, RI to

MARY LAMPHERE (LANPHEAR, LANDFEAR)
Born 5 Oct 1671 in Westerly, Washingotn, RI
Died 1737 in Westerly, Washington, RI
Daughter of   GEORGE LAMPHERE (1634 -1731) and   JANE HULET

CHILDREN OF PETER AND MARY BUTTON:

1. PETER BUTTON, JR.
Born 1 Jan 1688 in Stonington, New London, Ct.
Died 25 Mar 1763

2. MARY BUTTON
Born 6 Oct 1689 in Stonington, New London, Ct
Died 16 June 1692 in Rhode Island

3. MATTHIAS BUTTON
Born 16 Jan 1692 in Stonington, New London, CT
Died 4 July 1759 in Plainfield, Windham, Ct
Buried in Preston, Ct

4. ELIPHALL BUTTON
Born 16 Dec 1694 in Stonington, New London, CT
Died 3 Nov 1781;  Buried in Preston, CT.

5. JEDEDIAH BUTTON
Born 1696 in Westerley, Washington, Rhode Island
Died 1760 in Groton, New London, CT

6. SAMUEL BUTTON
Born 1697/98 in Westerley, Washington, RI
Died 1778 in Groton, New London, CT

7. CYRUS BUTTON
Born 1700 in Westerly, Washington, RI

8.  JOSEPH BUTTON
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born 1702 in Westerley, Washington, Rhode Island
Died 20 may 1750 in Westerly, Wash. RI
Married 22 Dec 1737 in Westerly, Wash, RI to
ABIGAIL RHODES
Born abt. 1702;  Died 22 Dec 1737 in Westerly, Wash, RI
Click HERE to see Joseph and Abigail's family.

9. ELIZABETH BUTTON
Born 1704 in Stonington, New London, CT;  Died before 1725

PETER BUTTON
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born 17 July 1660 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass.
Christened 24 Sept 1704 in Stonington, CT
Died 1726/7 in Westerly, Washington, RI
Married on 24 Apr 1687 in Westerly, Washington, RI to

MARY LAMPHERE (LANPHEAR, LANDFEAR)
Born 5 Oct 1671 in Westerly, Washingotn, RI
Died 1737 in Westerly, Washington, RI
Daughter of   GEORGE LAMPHERE (1634 -1731) and   JANE HULET

CHILDREN OF PETER AND MARY BUTTON:

1. PETER BUTTON, JR.
Born 1 Jan 1688 in Stonington, New London, Ct.
Died 25 Mar 1763

2. MARY BUTTON
Born 6 Oct 1689 in Stonington, New London, Ct
Died 16 June 1692 in Rhode Island

3. MATTHIAS BUTTON
Born 16 Jan 1692 in Stonington, New London, CT
Died 4 July 1759 in Plainfield, Windham, Ct
Buried in Preston, Ct

4. ELIPHALL BUTTON
Born 16 Dec 1694 in Stonington, New London, CT
Died 3 Nov 1781;  Buried in Preston, CT.

5. JEDEDIAH BUTTON
Born 1696 in Westerley, Washington, Rhode Island
Died 1760 in Groton, New London, CT

6. SAMUEL BUTTON
Born 1697/98 in Westerley, Washington, RI
Died 1778 in Groton, New London, CT

7. CYRUS BUTTON
Born 1700 in Westerly, Washington, RI

8.  JOSEPH BUTTON
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born 1702 in Westerley, Washington, Rhode Island
Died 20 may 1750 in Westerly, Wash. RI
Married 22 Dec 1737 in Westerly, Wash, RI to
ABIGAIL RHODES
Born abt. 1702;  Died 22 Dec 1737 in Westerly, Wash, RI
Click HERE to see Joseph and Abigail's family.

9. ELIZABETH BUTTON
Born 1704 in Stonington, New London, CT;  Died before 1725
NOTES ON PETER BUTTON:
Peter Button was first married to Sarah Crandall about 1687 in Stonington, New London Co., Conn.  They had the following children:  Peter, Mary, Matthias, Eliphal, and Jedediah.

From Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America:
Peter Button was born in Haverhill, Mass. and took the oath of allegiance there 28 Nov 1677.  He later lived in Stonington, CT and was of New London, CT per Savage, this was during the time of his first marriage.  He moved before moving to Westerly, Rhode Island  1695-6 and married there abt. 1696.  Peter Button's marriage to Mary Landfear does not appear in Rhode Island.  He may have died in Stonington, rather than Westerly.
From Westerly Wills, p. 217: The will of Peter Button of Westerly, RI is dated 4 Jan 1726 and was proved 8 Feb 1726.  In it is named his wife, Mary, sons Matthias, Jedediah, Samuel, Cyrus, Joseph and Peter, daughters Eliser Parks and Mary Lewis. 

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