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Elizabeth Byles (Mather)

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Death: August 19, 1745 (76-84)
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Increase Mather and Maria Mather
Wife of William Greenough and Josiah Byles
Sister of Rev. Cotton Mather, Salem Witch Trials; Maria Fifield; Nathaniel Mather; Sarah Walter; Rev. Samuel Mather and 4 others

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About Elizabeth Byles

ID: I6795 Name: Elizabeth Mather Surname: Mather Given Name: Elizabeth Sex: F Birth: 6 Jan 1665/1666 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Christening: 3 Feb 1665/1666 Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Death: 19 Aug 1745 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Burial: Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Reference Number: 21 _UID: 748BFAAAE21BD6118724B5B86A52743E0D37 Note: !Elizabeth Mather was the sister of Reverend Doctor Cotton Mather and Reverend Samuel Mather, daughter of Reverend Doctor Increase Mather and grand-daughter of both Reverend Richard Mather and Reverend John Cotton. Her only son was Reverend Doctor Mather Byles, minister of the Hollis Street Church, Boston from 1733 until 1776. He sympathized with the British and his connection with the church ceased shortly after the Americans regained control of the city of Boston in 1776. As part of the will of Reverend Doctor Increase Mather, the education of Mather Byles was made the responsibility of Reverend Doctor Cotton Mather, his uncle. The young Byles was left fatherless and Reverend Doctor Increase must have loved him dearly to have mentioned him several times among his final words. His son, Reverend Mather Byles, was settled over the Congregational Church of New Haven, Connecticut in 1757. Afterwards he became an Episcopalian, and settled in St. Johns, New Brunswick. Change Date: 28 Dec 2010 at 18:40:34

Father: Increase Mather Reverend Doctor b: 21 Jun 1639 in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Mother: Maria Cotton b: 16 Feb 1641/1642 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts

Marriage 1 William Greenough Married: Jul 1696 in Boston, Massachusetts

Marriage 2 Josiah Byles b: 1656 in , England Married: 6 Oct 1703 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Children

Mather Byles Reverend Doctor b: 15 Mar 1706/1707 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
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Elizabeth Byles's Timeline

January 6, 1665
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
August 19, 1745
Age 80
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA