Reverand Azariah Mather

M, b. 29 August 1685, d. 11 February 1726
FatherReverand Samuel Mather b. 5 Jul 1650, d. 18 Mar 1727/28
MotherHannah Treat b. 1 Jan 1659, d. 8 Mar 1707/8
[Courtesy of Nareen Lake]
     Azariah was born on Wednesday, 29 August 1685 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut. He was a minister at the Congregational Church of Saybrook in 1710, and a tutor at Saybrook College. He continued his ministry until 1732. Azariah departed this life on Monday, 11 February 1726 in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut. He was buried at Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut, in Cypress Cemetery. The inscription on his stone reads: "Here lyeth the Body of Rev. Azariah Mather born at Windsor August 22, 1685 expired in Saybrook February 11, 1736. He was a faithful minister, a general scholar, an eminent Christian, a very great sufferer, but now in glory a triumpher."1


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