Person:Nehemiah Walter (1)

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Rev. Nehemiah Walter
  • HRev. Nehemiah Walter1663 - 1750
  • WSarah Mather1671 - 1758
m. bef 1692
  1. Increase Walter1692 - 1718
  2. Sarah Walter1695 -
  3. Rev. Thomas Walter1696 - 1724/25
  4. Hannah Walter1699 - aft 1773
  5. Nehemiah Walter1701 - 1702
  6. Maria Walter1703 -
  7. Nehemiah Walter1705 - 1707
  8. Rev. Samuel Walter1710 -
  9. Rev. Nathaniel Walter1711 - 1776
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Name[1][2][3] Rev. Nehemiah Walter
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] Dec 1663 Youghal, Cork, Ireland
Emigration[2] 1679
Degree[1][2] 1684 A.B., A.M., Harvard College.
Occupation[2] bet 1688 and 1750 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United StatesMinister at Roxbury.
Ordination[1][2] 17 Oct 1688 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United StatesColleague of Rev. John Eliot at Roxbury.
Other[1][4] 18 Apr 1690 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1692 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Sarah Mather
Death[1][2] 17 Sep 1750 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Nehemiah Walter, 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), 4:403.

    Nehemiah (Walter), Roxbury, br. of Thomas, b. at Youghall in Ireland, and tradit. says he was sent by his f. to be apprent. to an upholsterer in Boston in 1674, but H. C. 1684, ord. 17 Oct. 1688, collea. with blessed John Eliot at first ch. freem. 1690, m. 1691, Sarah, third d. of Rev. Increase Mather, had Increase, b. 8 Oct. 1692, H. C. 1711, d. at 26 yrs.; Sarah, 4 Mar. 1695; Thomas, 13 Dec. 1696, H. C. 1713; Hannah, 8 July 1699; Nehemiah, 22 Apr. 1701, d. within a yr.; Maria, 4 Aug. 1703; Nehemiah, again, 17 Sept. 1705, d. young; Samuel, 24 July 1710; and Nathaniel, 15 Aug. 1711, H. C.1729; was an able man, d. 17 Sept. 1750, and his wid. d. 1758. Sarah m. 25 Sept. 1723, John Walley; Hannah m. 18 Sept. 1718, Rev. Caleb Trowbridge of Groton as his sec. w.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Nehemiah Walter, A.M., 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), 214.

    Nehemiah Walter, A.M., b. Youghall, Ireland, Dec 1663, son of Thomas Walter of Lancashire, England; came to N. E., 1679, H. C. 1684; A.B., AM.; Fellow, H. C, 1692-1703; Ord. Roxbury, Oct. 17, 1688; sett. Roxbury, 1688-1750; Artillery Election Sermons, 1697, 1711; Convention Sermon, 1723; d. Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1750, a. 86.

  3. Nehemiah Walter, in Sibley, John Langdon. Biographical sketches of graduates of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Cambridge [Mass.]: C.W. Sever, 1873- 1885), 3:294-301.
  4. Paige, Lucius R. List of Freemen. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1849), 3:348.