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John Cotton
Birth: Dec. 4, 1585
Derby Unitary Authority
Derbyshire, England
Death: Dec. 23, 1652
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Religious Figure. He was a Puritan minister at St. Botolph's Church in Lincolnshire, England, before leaving for America in 1633. His daughter Maria later wedded to Increase Mather and borne son, Cotton Mather. John Cotton became a minister at the First Church of Boston in Massachusetts, forming the basis for Congregationalism. He figured prominently in the Antinomian Controversy and the trial of Anne Hutchinson and the Cambridge Synod, which led to the adoption of the Half-way Covenant. (bio by: K) 
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  Rowland Cotton (1550 - 1604)
  Sarah Hawkred Mather (1601 - 1676)*
  Seaborn Cotton (1633 - 1686)*
  John Cotton (1639 - 1699)*
  Maria Cotton Mather (1642 - 1714)*
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Kings Chapel Burying Ground
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jul 17, 2002
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