Cotton Mather

Puritan Minister Cotton Mather Full Name: Cotton Mather


Profession: Puritan Minister
Why Famous: Socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister. He is often remembered for his role in the Salem witch trials.

Born: February 12, 1663
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Died: February 13, 1728 (aged 65)

Historical Events in the Life of Cotton Mather

  • 1693-04-01 Cotton Mather's four-day-old son dies, and witchcraft is blamed

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