Mather
I. biographical name Cotton 1663-1728 American clergyman & author II. biographical name Increase 1639-1723 father of Cotton American clergyman & author; president Harvard College (1685-1701)

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  • Mather — may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Other uses 4 See also People Mather (surname), and a list of people w …   Wikipedia

  • Mather — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ben Mather (* 1981), australischer Mountainbikefahrer Berkely Mather (1909–1996), englischer Schriftsteller Bruce Mather (* 1939), kanadischer Komponist Cotton Mather (1663–1728), puritanischer Geistlicher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mather — podría referirse a: Mather (California) Mather (Pensilvania) Todas las páginas cuyos títulos comienzan con «Mather». Todas las páginas cuyos títulos contienen «Mather». Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mather —   [ mæȓə], Cotton, amerikanischer Theologe und Schriftsteller, * Dorchester (heute zu Boston, Massachusetts) 12. 2. 1663, ✝ Boston (Massachusetts) 13. 2. 1728; stammte von puritanischen Geistlichen ab (sein Vater war der Theologe und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mather — Math er, n. See {Madder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mather — [math′ər, math′ər] 1. Cotton [kät′ n] 1663 1728; Am. clergyman & writer 2. Increase [in′krēs΄] 1639 1723; Am. clergyman & writer: father of Cotton …   English World dictionary

  • Mather — /madh euhr, math /, n. 1. Cotton, 1663 1728, American clergyman and author. 2. his father, Increase /in krees/, 1639 1723, American clergyman and author. * * * (as used in expressions) Greene Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Mather Cotton Mather… …   Universalium

  • Mather — (as used in expressions) Greene, Charles Sumner y Greene, Henry Mather Mather, Cotton Mather, Increase …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mather — This is an English medieval surname of occupational origins. It usually derives from the pre 7th century Olde English word moethere , meaning one who mowed or who possibly operated a primitive form of mowing machine. The need for good hay and… …   Surnames reference

  • Mather — n. family name; Cotton Mather (1663 1728), Puritan American author and minister; Increase Mather (1639 1723), Puritan American author and minister; town in Pennsylvania (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

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