Moses Butts

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Moses Butts, son of Thomas Butts and Elizabeth Lake, was born at Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, 20 July 1673.1 He died at Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island, 9 June 1734.2,3

Moses married Alice Lake, daughter of Thomas Lake, about 1695.4,5


Alice Lake b. 6 Dec 1677
  • Thomas Butts3 b. 18 Oct 1700
  • Zaccheus Butts3 b. 27 Jun 1702
  • Abraham Butts+1 b. 23 Nov 1704, d. say 1775
  • John Butts3 b. Aug 1707
  • Anna Butts3 b. 28 Mar 1709
  • Elizabeth Butts3 b. 5 Dec 1719
  • Hepzibah Butts3 b. 19 Dec 1722
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S982] , Vital Records of Dartmouth Massachusetts to the Year 1850: Volume I-Births (Boston, Massachusetts: The New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929), 53, further cited as Vital Records of Dartmouth: Vol I.
  2. [S602] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850: First Series: Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, 21 vols. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing, 1891-1912), 4:6:99, town record 27, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island.
  3. [S913] John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690 (With Many Families Carried to the Fourth Generation). Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887, 34. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Rhode Island Dictionary.
  4. [S626] G. Andrews Moriarty Jr., "The Early Rhode Island Lakes," The American Genealogist 12 (Jul 1935): 17-24, further cited as Moriarty, "Rhode Island Lakes."
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 267, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).