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Jonathan Button

Male 1800 - 1888  (87 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jonathan Button was born 22 Jun 1800, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Jonathan Button and Alice Parsons); died 1888.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 22 Jun 1799, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: Aft 1880

    Notes:

    He was a harness-maker.

    He and his wife were third cousins, both of them great-grandchildren of the Rev. Nathaniel Collins (1677-1768) and Alice Adams (1682-1735). Alice Adams was in turn a great-granddaughter of Mayflower passenger and Plymouth Colony governor William Bradford (1590-1657).

    Jonathan married Elizabeth Terry 8 Apr 1823. Elizabeth (daughter of Solomon Terry and Hannah Pease) was born 28 Feb 1802, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 4 Dec 1864. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Harriet Maria Button was born 30 May 1833, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 23 Jul 1918, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jonathan Button was born Abt 1775 (son of Jonathan Button and Naomi Munsell); died 23 Apr 1840, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    "Died Apr. 24, 1840 at Enfield Conn. after 30 years of suffering which altered the shape and prevented the use of his limbs." [Button Families of America]

    Jonathan married Alice Parsons 29 Aug 1793, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Alice (daughter of Edward Parsons and Mehitabel Pease) was born 23 Nov 1775, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 15 Dec 1850, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Alice Parsons was born 23 Nov 1775, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Edward Parsons and Mehitabel Pease); died 15 Dec 1850, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1774

    Children:
    1. 1. Jonathan Button was born 22 Jun 1800, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1888.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jonathan Button was born 1750, Stonington, New London, Connecticut (son of Daniel Button and Elizabeth Palmetter); died 18 Jun 1837, Ellington, Connecticut; was buried , Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    According to DAR lineage books, in the Revolution he was a private in the Connecticut line under Colonels Gay, Terry, Chapman, and Pease.

    "He enlisted in 1776 in Capt. Simon Walcott's company; served in 1778 under Capt. Amasa Loomis and Capt. Richard Pitkin. 1779 under Capt. Bush. A pension was allowed in 1832 for 14 months actual service as a private in the Connecticut line." [Button Families of America]

    Notwithstanding the inconsistency between the DAR and Button Families accounts of his service, he did in fact receive a pension in 1832, although the document is unspecific beyond saying that he served as a private.

    Jonathan married Naomi Munsell Mar 1775. Naomi (daughter of Elisha Munsell and Kezia Taylor) was born 3 Apr 1758, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 27 Nov 1832, Ellington, Connecticut; was buried , Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Naomi Munsell was born 3 Apr 1758, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Elisha Munsell and Kezia Taylor); died 27 Nov 1832, Ellington, Connecticut; was buried , Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 2. Jonathan Button was born Abt 1775; died 23 Apr 1840, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Edward Parsons was born 25 Apr 1745, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Nathaniel Parsons and Alice Collins).

    Edward married Mehitabel Pease 25 Aug 1768, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Mehitabel (daughter of Ezekiel Pease and Hannah Chandler) was born 23 Sep 1745, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mehitabel Pease was born 23 Sep 1745, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Ezekiel Pease and Hannah Chandler).
    Children:
    1. 3. Alice Parsons was born 23 Nov 1775, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 15 Dec 1850, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Daniel Button was born 22 Jul 1724, Windham, Windham, Connecticut (son of Daniel Button and Anna Bell); died Abt 1786, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 26 Jul 1724, Hampton, Windham, Connecticut

    Notes:

    He was a cooper. His estate was valued at over £700 and included a cooper's shop and tools.

    Daniel married Elizabeth Palmetter 24 Sep 1744, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island. Elizabeth (daughter of Jonathan Palmetter and Penelope) was born 13 Dec 1725. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Palmetter was born 13 Dec 1725 (daughter of Jonathan Palmetter and Penelope).
    Children:
    1. 4. Jonathan Button was born 1750, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died 18 Jun 1837, Ellington, Connecticut; was buried , Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  Elisha Munsell was born 15 Sep 1723, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Jacob Munsell and Phebe Loomis); died 22 Nov 1803; was buried , Scantic Cemetery, East Windsor, Connecticut.

    Elisha married Kezia Taylor 27 Dec 1750. Kezia was born 23 Oct 1726, of Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 8 Apr 1784. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Kezia Taylor was born 23 Oct 1726, of Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 8 Apr 1784.
    Children:
    1. 5. Naomi Munsell was born 3 Apr 1758, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 27 Nov 1832, Ellington, Connecticut; was buried , Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut.

  5. 12.  Nathaniel Parsons was born 1712, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Philip Parsons).

    Nathaniel married Alice Collins 1736. Alice (daughter of Rev. Nathaniel Collins and Alice Adams) was born 14 Mar 1716, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Alice Collins was born 14 Mar 1716, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Rev. Nathaniel Collins and Alice Adams).
    Children:
    1. 6. Edward Parsons was born 25 Apr 1745, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

  7. 14.  Ezekiel Pease was born 20 Jun 1710, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Isaac Pease and Mindwell Osborn); died 1799, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1793

    Ezekiel married Hannah Chandler 10 Feb 1732, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Hannah (daughter of Henry Chandler and Lydia Abbott) was born Mar 1712, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 23 May 1756, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Hannah Chandler was born Mar 1712, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Henry Chandler and Lydia Abbott); died 23 May 1756, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mehitabel Pease was born 23 Sep 1745, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.