- Married: 5 Nov 1677, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Another name for Rebecca was BUTTER.
Ancestral File Number: G8B5-ZQ.
Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855, p819:
"(I.) John Lawrence settled in Watertown probably in 1635 as his eldest child was born there 14 Mar 1635/1636. His name is on the earliest list of proprietors extant, and he was adm freeman 17 Apr 1637. The date of his arrival in Americal has not been ascertained nor is it known whether he was married before or after his arrival. Nothing has yet been ascertained from American records or archives with respect to his parentage or ancestry...
11.12. Jonathan, mentioned in his father's Will. He d 1725. Perhaps he was the one who m in Cambridge 5 Nov 1677 Rebecca Rutter. If so they d. s. p., for Jonathan of Groton in his Will does not mention wife or children; but he gave to the town of Groton L100, to the Church of Christ in Groton L40 to be laid out for the procurring some silver vessel or vessels for the churche's use, as they shall order. Also L20 the income to be annually paid or accounted for to the settled or ordained minister..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 24V4-94 Born 1657 Watertown Middlesex MA, Mar 5 Nov 1677 Rebecca BUTTER (RUTTER) (AFN:G8B5-ZQ) Cambridge Middlesex Massachusetts, Rebecca RUTTER (AFN:NXG0-9L).
Rebecca married Jonathan LAWRENCE, son of John LAWRENCE, VIII and Elizabeth COOKE, on 5 Nov 1677 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. (Jonathan LAWRENCE was born in 1657 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and died on 19 Sep 1725 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)