Thomas Mather1

#2120, (say 1567 - )
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis


Margarite Abrahms b. s 1572
Children 1.Rev. Richard Mather+2 (c 1596 - )
 2.Elizabeth Mather+5 (s 1620 - 1690)
Birth*say 1567He was born say 1567 at Lowton, Winwick Par., Lancashire, EnglandG.2,3 
Marriage*30 September 1591He married Margarite Abrahms on 30 September 1591 at St. Elphin, Warrington Par., Lancashire, EnglandG.1,4 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S1697] W. Ferguson Irvine, "The Parents of Richard Mather", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 54:348-349 (July 1900).
  2. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995-2011), V:84-90 (entry for Richard Mather).
  3. [S1696] Rev. Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana, Two Volumes (Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son, 1853), p. 444, for the parish name. Mather goes on: "[Richard's parents] sent him to school at Winwick, where they boarded him in the winter; but in the summer, so warm was his desire of learning, that he travelled every day thither, which was four miles from his father's house."
  4. [S1698] OnLine Parish Clerks for the County of Lancashire, online, Marriages at St Elphin in the Parish of Warrington, recorded in the Register for 1591 - 1625. 14 Sep 1591, St Elphin, Warrington, Lancs. Thomas Mather - Margret Abram. Source: Private Transcription.
  5. [S183] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (GPC) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), p. 839. Henry Woodward (?1607- ) and Elizabeth [Mather?] ( -1690), citing birth of child in 1642; of Dorchester, Northampton and Deerfield. Online