NameThomas Butts
Birthabt 1641, England
Death1703, Little Compton, RI
Misc. Notes

Thomas emigrated from Norfolk, England by 1662 to Portsmouth where he bought four acres from Richard Hart 16 Nov 1662. On 1 Oct 1666 he bought from Richard Bulgar two acres in Portsmouth for a cow and 10 s in wampum. On 20 Nov 1668 he deeded William Earle seven acres, and he bought from Richard Earle, of Dartmouth, a quarter of a purchaser's share of meadow, an eighth share of upland, etc. in Dartmouth. On 31 Oct 1682, in Little Compton, he and James Case were to be sent for to the next court to give reason tof their being and continuance at Punckateest without liberty first obtained so to do from the government. On 27 Oct 1685 Thomas was granted a division of land in Dartmouth, purchased of Woosamequin and Wamsutta.

One source gives Thomas' parents as Giles & Marie (Muse) Butts, but gives no reference.

Will: He died in 1703, leaving a Will which was proved Feb. 2,1703, and is
    recorded in the probate Office at Taunton, Bristol County, Mass,
    in Book 2, p. 71


Ref: John Osborne Austin, Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, 1968 (first ed. was 1887).
Spouses
Birthabt 1642, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA
Deathaft 1709, Little Compton, RI
FatherHenry Lake (~1611-1673)
MotherAlice (-~1650)
ChildrenHepsibah (1673-1722)
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