Button, John Wesley
Button, John Wesley an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Gainsborough, March 28, 1798. In 1820 he was sent to Shaftesbury as supply for his father, Rev. George Button. The following year he went to Witney his first appointment by Conference. In 1846 he was sent to Oxford, and in 1847 was made chairman of the district. In 1850 he became supernumerary; and on May 26, 1879, he died at Wimborne. He stood high in the estimation of his brethren. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1879, p. 39.