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b. c1873 North Thoresby, Lincolnshire; son of Charles BUTTON & Mary Ann Browne BEMROSE (mar. 1863 Louth, Lincs.); bricklayer; 1906 ship to Buenos Aires; ship to Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales; independent farmer at Puerto Prat, Ultima Esperanza; d. 1956

m. 1897 Nottingham


b. c1874 Oakham, County of Rutland; dtr of Frederick William GAMBLE & Fanny Maria BROUGHTON née THORPE (mar. 1873 Oakham, Rutland); 1907 (with children) by ship to Punta Arenas; d. 1940


1. Frances Mary Peace, b. 1902 Basford, Notts.; d. 1978? Puerto Natales

2. Leslie Francis Ingersol, b. 1903 Basford, Notts.; d. after 1943

3. Arthur F[rancis], b. 1910; d. 1930 ; bur. Puerto Natales

Arthur Button's cattle brand

1. Civil Registration Index, England and Wales
2. Census Records, England and Wales
3. Posesión Efectiva, Puerto Natales, 1943, María Ana Gamble
4. El Magallanes, Punta Arenas, 23-IX-2012, p.12, "Rescatan artículo histórico sobre pioneros natalinos", article by Ramón Arriagada
5."Indicador de Marcas y Señales de Ganado del Territorio de Magallanes (Chile)", Mondejar y Arán, 1920
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