I'm related to all the Butts, Earle and Lake family out of Little Compton, Rhoad Island.
1. Back in those times Nancy was a nickname for Hannah.
Nancy/Hannah was born around 1840 and she was my Great-Great Grandmother.
Married to William Riely Tracy.
Daughters- Hannah Ann (Anna) Tracy -Mills- Keep -Great Grandmother B. around 1862.
Irene Tracy-Keep-Great Aunt.
They Live in the area of Chautauqua County New York-Jamestown and Erie County PA.
Our oral History has Nancy Butts as part Native American of one of the tribes in the Northeast.
1. How is Nancy Butts connected in this, her father was Butts. On my Great Grandmothers marriage licence from the 188-90s time she list her mother as Nancy Butts not Nancy Butss Tracy or Nancy Tracy.
See Little Compton History on Lake, Butts etc. as well as the Paine-Joyce geneaology index. Massachusett, New York, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania by way of England.
Alice Lake wife of Henry Lake was one of about 14 women who were killed by Puritans for being a witch-Dorchester, Suffolk County Massachusetts.