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Some genealogies claim he is John Bouton, the French Protestant, who left Gravesend, England in 25 July 1635 on the barque "Assurance," with father John.The one who arrived in Boston, December 1635. That is not possible, based on his birth date. He may be descended from John Bowghton of Colchester, England.
John was in Norwalk in 1655 as one of the earliest proprietor's, though his name did not appear on the Ludlow agreement.
He is the John who served as deputy for Norwalk to the Connecticut Legislature in October 1671, October 1673, May 1674, May 1675,May and October 1677, May 1678, October 1679, May 1680, May 1681, May and October 1682, May 1683, May and October 1685.He also served as a Sergent of the Norwalk Train band.His will was dated 25 December 1706, proved 27 January 1707.He signed his will as "John Bouton," of Norwalk.