John cotton sentence example

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  • His mother was a descendant of the celebrated John Cotton.
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  • Of the six sons, four - Phillips, Frederic, Arthur and John Cotton - entered the ministry of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
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  • She married William Hutchinson, and in 1634 emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, as a follower and admirer of the Rev. John Cotton.
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  • He was the grandson of Richard Mather, and the eldest child of Increase Mather, and Maria, daughter of John Cotton.
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  • His later years were clouded with many sorrows and disappointments; his relations with Governor Joseph Dudley were unfriendly; he lost much of his former prestige in the Church - his own congregation dwindled - and in the college; his uncle John Cotton was expelled from his 8 8 4 _ Mather, Increase charge in the Plymouth Church; his son Increase turned out a ne'er-do-well; four of his children and his second wife died in November 1713; his wife's brothers and the husbands of his sisters were ungodly and violent men; his favourite daughter Katherine, who "understood Latin and read Hebrew fluently," died in 1716; his third wife went mad in 1719; his personal enemies circulated incredible scandals about him; and in 1724-1725 he saw a Liberal once more preferred to him as a new president of Harvard.
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  • He married in 1662 Maria, daughter of Sarah and John Cotton.
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  • His first wife died in 1714; and in 1715 he married Ann Lake, widow of John Cotton, of Hampton, N.H., a grandson of John Cotton of Boston.
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