Rebecca Butters

30 August 1698–before 1733 (Age 34)
Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Butters was born on 30 August 1698, in Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Butters, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Jones, was 24. She married William Hamblett on 8 December 1719, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1698. She died before 1733, at the age of 33.

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William Hamblett
Rebecca Butters
Marriage: 8 December 1719
Rebecca Hamblet
William Hamblet

Spouse and Children

    William Hamblett



8 December 1719
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings



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Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Butter 1.2 English: occupational name for a servant working in a wine cellar, Norman French boterie ( see Buttery ), with the Middle English genitive -s.3 German: variant of Butter 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Will of William Butters

From Butters Family Book, p35: Upon the death of the father the two sons, Samuel Butter and William Butter, both of Wilmington, took upon themselves the office of executors to the last will and test …

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca in entry for William Hamblet, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rebecca in entry for William Hamblet, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rebeckah Button, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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