Jul. 5, 1788 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA
Graduate of Harvard University and Aberdeen, Scotland Theological Semimary. Prominent Boston Pastor before the Revolution. Was a Loyalist and hence lost his position. Was banished but later allowed to remain in Boston. Was the Father-in-law of Azor G Archbald in whose tomb he was buried.
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What is not mentioned in the biography on this thread is that you were the grandson of Cotton Mather (hence your first name) and that you were widely remembered as the wittiest man in Boston. That was what gave you sufficient popularity to be able to ret...(Read more) -
J. B. Added: Apr. 15, 2008