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date: 21 November 2019

Mather, Cottonlocked

(12 February 1663–13 February 1728)
  • Robert Middlekauff

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Mather, Cotton (12 February 1663–13 February 1728), Puritan minister, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Increase Mather, a Puritan minister, and Maria Cotton. The marriage of Increase Mather and Maria Cotton continued the union of two great New England families. Richard Mather...

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