Person:Eleazer Mather (1)

m. 29 Sep 1624
  1. Rev. Samuel Mather1626 - 1671
  2. Timothy Matherest 1628 - 1684/85
  3. Rev. Nathaniel Mather1630 - 1697
  4. Joseph Matherest 1632 -
  5. Rev. Eleazer Mather1637 - 1669
  6. Rev. Dr. Increase Mather1639 - 1723
m. 29 Sep 1659
  1. Eunice Mather1664 - 1703/04
  2. Rev. Warham Mather1666 - 1745
  3. Eliakim Mather1668 - 1669
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][4][5] Rev. Eleazer Mather
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 13 May 1637 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Degree[1][3] 1656 Harvard College.
Occupation[3] bet 1658 and 1669 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United StatesMinister at Northampton.
Marriage 29 Sep 1659 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Esther Warham
Ordination[2][3] 18 Jun 1661 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United StatesFirst minister at Northampton.
Death[2][3] 24 Jul 1669 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[6] Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Richard Mather, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 5:89.

    Eleazer Mather, b. Dorchester 13 May 1637 [NEHGR 5:244; DVR 3; Magnaliz 457]; Harvard College 1656 [Sibley 1:405-9].

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eleazer Mather, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:172.

    Eleazer (Mather), Northampton, s. of Richard, was the first min. at N. ord. 18 June 1661, m. 29 Sept. 1659, Esther, youngest d. of Rev. John Warham, had Eunice, b. 2 Aug. 1664; Warham, 7 Sept. 1666, H. C. 1685; and Eliakim, 22 Sept. 1668; and d. 24 July 1669, only 3 mos. aft. his f. His wid. m. Rev. Solomon Stoddard, success. of her h. outliv. him, and d. 10 Feb. 1736, in her 92d yr. Eunice m. Rev. John Williams, and was k. by the Ind. the day aft. the capt. of Deerfield by them and their French allies, 29 Feb. 1704; Eliakim d. bef. mature age; but the other ch. freem. of Mass. 1690, aft. some yrs. preach. and many yrs. teach. sch. sat down at New Haven, was judge of Pro. Ct. and there d. 12 Aug. 1745.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Eleazer Mather, A.B., in Weis, Frederick Lewis. The Colonial Clergy and the Colonial Churches of New England. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: The Society of the Descendants of the Colonial Clergy, 1936), 136.

    Eleazer Mather, A.B., b. Dorchester, May 13, 1637, son of Rev. Richard and Katharine (Hoult) Mather; H. C, 1656, A.B.; Ord. Northampton, June 18, 1661, as the first minister; sett. Northampton, 1658-1669; d. Northampton, July 24, 1669, a. 32.

  4. Eleazar Mather, in Sibley, John Langdon. Biographical sketches of graduates of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Cambridge [Mass.]: C.W. Sever, 1873- 1885), 405-09.
  5. 8 Rev. Eleazer Mather, in Mather, Horace Eli. Lineage of Rev. Richard Mather. (Hartford, Conn.: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., c1890), 57-61.
  6. Find A Grave, Rev Eleazer Mather.