William Bouton Jr

14 March 1774–4 August 1845 (Age 71)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of William

When William Bouton Jr was born on 14 March 1774, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Bouton, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Benedict, was 21. He married Hannah Carrington on 26 March 1795, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Delaware, New York, United States in 1808. He died on 4 August 1845, in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States.

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William Bouton Jr
Hannah Carrington
Marriage: 26 March 1795
Anson Benedict Bouton
Hannah Bouton
Ira Bouton
Dr Bennett Ai Bouton
Mary Esther Bouton
William Bouton
Alma Bouton
Joseph Bouton
Oren "Orrin" Canfield Bouton
Sarah Boughton

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26 March 1795
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


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The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

French:1. from the Old French oblique case of the Germanic personal name Bodo meaning ‘messenger’, ‘herald’ ( see Bothe ). 2. nickname for someone with a prominent wart, carbuncle, or boil, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, ‘excrescence’ (from bo(u)ter ‘to thrust or strike’). 3. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton, the same word as in 2, specialized to mean ‘button’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William in entry for Anson Benedict Bouton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • William Bouton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • William Bouton, "Find A Grave Index"

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