February 12, 1663, Boston, Massachusetts.

February 13, 1728, Boston, Massachusetts.

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts.


Mather was pastor at the Second Church of Boston, Massachusetts, from 1685 until his death. He was one of the best known leaders of colonial Massachusetts, and was elected to the Royal Society in 1713. His works include:

  1. Eternal God, How They’re Increased
  2. I Lift My Eyes up to the Hills