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Rev. Richard Mather from England in 1635

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Re: Rev. Richard Mather from England in 1635

John Thompson (View posts)
Posted: 22 Jun 2003 8:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Mather Woodward
"Dr Henry Woodward, also my X great grandfather, was married to Elizabeth Mather,who may have been related to the Rev. Richard. I am sending a short history of Dr Woodward.
"WOODWARD, Henry, Dorchester 1639, came, says Clapp, in his careful Hist. of Dorchester, p. 141, in the James, Capt. Taylor, in the summer of 1635, with Richard Mather, and he calls him a physician. He had there, Experience; Freedom, bapt. 1642; Thankful; and John; rem. 1659 to Northampton, with those ch. and the mo. Elizabeth there was one of the founders of the first ch. and had been an early mem. at D. He was k. by accid. at the grist-mill, 7 Apr. 1685; and next mo. the wid. made her will, tho. she d. not bef. 13 Aug. 1690. Of her s. she says "has been a dutif. and well carriaged s. to me all my life." Experience m. 21 Nov. 1661, Medad Pomeroy; Freedom m. 18 Nov. 1662, Jedediah Strong; and Thankful m. 18 Dec. 1662, John Taylor; all of Northampton. "
A GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY of THE FIRST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND by James Savage.
Yours truly,
John A. Thompson
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John Thompson 22 Jun 2003 2:39PM GMT 
rehwalt 26 Jul 2003 6:09AM GMT 
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John Thompson 7 Sep 2003 12:36AM GMT 
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