Tuesday, June 28, 2011


[Ancestral Link: Harold William Miller, son of Edward Emerson Miller, son of Anna Hull (Miller), daughter of William Hull, son of Anna Hyde (Hull), daughter of Mehitable Marvin (Hyde), daughter of Deborah Mather (Marvin), daughter of Samuel Mather, son of Richard Mather.]

1812 Map Old Lyme descendants still present and marked on map
post 1812, Old Lyme, Connecticut

This map shows the location of the property of a R Mather a G Mather and a WE Mather who are all named on the map R Mather S of Laysville ( district 4) on the 1101, G Mather close by on 307 WE Mather in district 6 on the 448, a G Mather Neck district on the 95

Extract from Mather geneology, Old Lyme, Connecticut
9 Richard MATHER (Timothy- 2, Richard-1) was born on 20 December 1653 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He died on 17 August 1689 in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut. Richard was a farmer and settled at first in Dorchester, but later moved to Lyme, Connecticut. He died on the 53rd anniversary of his grandfather's landing in America. Although Richard died at the age of 35, his descendants far outnumber either of the other branches, the Windsor, or Suffield, and many of them have attained eminence in the professions and in business.
Richard MATHER and Catherine WISE were married on 1 July 1680. Catherine WISE was born on 8 December 1658 in Roxbury,
Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She died in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut.
found on ancestry.com

Notes for Richard MatherRichard, named for his paternal grandfather, Richard Mather, was a farmer and settled at first in Dorchester, but within a few years after his marriage he removed to Lyme, Connecticut. In the year 1687 he bought a tract of land in Lyme of Hezekiah Usher of Boston. As Mr. Mather died the following year, he could not have done much in his new enterprise. He died on the 53rd anniversary of the landing of his grandfather in New England, which was on the 17th of August 1635.
found on ancestry.com

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