||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
||1618 - 1728
||MATHER - MATSON
|Volume 3, Page 175
Catharine, d. of Joseph Wise of Roxbury, had Timothy, b. 20 Mar. 1681;
Elizabeth 20 Nov. 1682; Samuel, 23 Jan. 1684; and Joseph, 29 Jan. 1686.
He had sett. at Lyme, and d. 17 Aug. 1688. Goodwin calls his w. Elizabeth
wh. seems wrong. SAMUEL, Dorchester, eldest s. of the first Richard,
b. in Eng. freem. 1618, aft. large preparat. here for his profess. went
home, preach. in Eng. Scotland, and Ireland, sett. in Dublin, was made
a fellow of Trinity Coll. there, says fam. tradit. m. a sis. of Sir John
Stevens, and d. 29 Oct. 1671. SAMUEL, Windsor, eldest s. of Timothy,
preach. some time at Deerfield, and on destruct. of that town by the
Ind. 1675, went down with the surv. people to Hatfield, and there preach.
and elsewhere, but was call. from preach. at Branford to be ord. at W.
1682, lef. wh. he had m. Hannah, d. of Gov. Treat, wh. d. 8 Mar. 1708,
had Samuel, b. 1677, H. C. 1698, a physician, wh. d. 6 Feb. 1746;
Hannah, Sept. 1682, d. next yr.; John; Joseph; and Azariah, 29 Aug.
1685, a min. wh. d. at Saybrook, 11 Feb. 1737; Ebenezer, 3 Sept.
1687; Joseph, 6 Mar. 1689; Elizabeth 2 Jan. 1691; Nathaniel, 30 May
1695; Benjamin, 29 Sept. 1696; and John. He was one of the first
Trustees of Yale Coll. and d. 18 Mar. 1728. The s. kept up the
name to our times. TIMOTHY, Dorchester, s. of Richard, b. in Eng. m.
Catharine, d. of Humphrey Atherton, had Samuel, b. 6, bapt. 7 Sept.
1651, H. C. 1671, bef. ment.; Nathaniel, bapt. 30 Jan. 1653, prob. d.
very soon, wh. may explain the fail. of entry of b.; Richard, 22, bapt.
25 Dec. 1653, bef. ment. (of course not bapt. on Wednesday, 2 Nov. of
that yr. as print. in Geneal. Reg. III. 280); Catharine, 6, bapt. 13
Jan. 1656; Nathaniel, again, 2, bapt. 5 Sept. 1658; Joseph, 25, bapt.
26 May 1661; and Atherton, 4 Oct. 1663, bef. ment.; and he d. 14
Jan. 1686, by falling from a scaffold in his barn, says Blake's Ann. His
wid. Elizabeth wh. he had m. 20 Mar. 1680, d. 20 Feb. 1710, aged 70 yrs.
Of the eleven male descend. of famous Richard, bred at Harv. as above
enum. ten were of the seventeenth cent. and the other had his A. B. a
hundred and thirty yrs. since. From 1705 to 1837 eighteen have been
gr. at Yale.
MATSON, JOHN, Boston, s. of the first Thomas, m. 7 Mar. 1660, Mary, d.
of William Cotton, had Ann, Amey or Emma, b. 12 Mar. 1662; John, 26 Jan.
1665; Mary, 22 Dec. 1666; and Abigail, 19 Oct. 1668. JOHN, Simsbury 1690,
a gr.s. of first Thomas, had serv. his apprent. at Windsor, m. Mary, d. of Edward
Adams. THOMAS, Boston 1630, gunsmith, came prob. in the fleet with Winthrop
as among tbe early mem. of the ch. he is ent. as rec. br commun. of ch.
from a ch. in London, tho. at a later day, 17 July 1636, he was fully rec.
yet had been adm. freem. 4 Mar. 1634; by w. Ann, wh. was sis. of Abigail,
the first w. of Theodore Atkinson, had Thomas, bapt. 27 Oct. 1633;
John, 10 July 1636; rem. to Braintree, hav. been disarm. as one of the
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