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Mather, Doctor Cotton D. D., FRS

Male 1663 - 1728  (65 years)


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  • Name Mather, Cotton  [1
    Title Doctor  
    Suffix D. D., FRS 
    Born 12 Feb 1663  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    AFN M5HD-9VD 
    Died 13 Feb 1728  [1
    • He had married three times and had 15 children
    Initiatory 17 Feb 1898 
    Occupation Christ Church in the City of Boston (a/k/a Old North Church), 193 Salem Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    a Minister of the Gospel and prolific author (more than 450 books and pamphlets) 
    Reference Number 772 
    Person ID I772  Goodwin
    Last Modified 11 May 2014 

    Father Mather, Increase B. A., M. A., D. S. T. (Hon),   b. 21 Jun 1639, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1723, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Cotton, Maria,   b. Abt 1641,   d. Aug 1714  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 06 Mar 1661  Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Clarke, Elizabeth,   b. Feb 1674, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1713, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1703  Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mather, Elisabeth,   b. 13 Jul 1704, of, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1726  (Age 22 years)
     2. Mather, Samuel,   b. 30 Oct 1706, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1786, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Mather, Nathaniel,   b. 16 May 1707, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1709  (Age 2 years)
     4. Mather, Jerusha,   b. Apr 1711, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713  (Age ~ 1 years)
     5. Mather, Eleazar,   b. 30 Oct 1711, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1713, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Mather, Martha,   b. 1713, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phillips, Abigail,   b. 19 Jun 1670, Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1702, Charlestown, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 04 May 1686  Charlestown, Middlesex County, Dominion of New England, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mather, Catharine,   b. Abt 1685, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1716  (Age ~ 31 years)
     2. Mather, Abigail,   b. 22 Aug 1687, Boston, Suffolk County, Dominion of New England, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1721, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     3. Mather, Maria,   b. 1691, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1693, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Mather, Joseph,   b. 28 Mar 1693, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1693, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Mather, Mehetable,   b. 1695, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1696  (Age 1 years)
     6. Mather, Hannah,   b. 1697, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728  (Age 31 years)
     7. Mather, Increase,   b. 09 Jul 1699, of, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1728, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     8. Mather, Samuel,   b. 13 Dec 1700, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1701, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Mather,   b. May 1702, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1702  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lee, Lydia,   b. Abt 1665, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1734, Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 05 Jul 1715  Boston, Suffolk County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2658] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton_Mather (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S2658] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Increase_Mather (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S2421] (Reliability: 2).