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Rev. Michael Wigglesworth

Male 1631 - 1705  (73 years)


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  • Name Rev. Michael Wigglesworth 
    Born 18 Oct 1631  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 21 Oct 1631  Wrawby, Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 10 Jun 1705  Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Bell Rock Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I15750  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2018 

    Father Edward Wigglesworth,   b. Bef 6 Aug 1603,   d. 1 Oct 1653, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Mother Esther Middlebrook,   d. Aft 10 Sep 1655 
    Married 29 Oct 1629  Wrawby, Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F9615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Reyner,   d. 21 Dec 1659, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 May 1655  Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Mudge,   b. Abt 1662,   d. 4 Sep 1690, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Aft 8 May 1679  [1
    Children 
    +1. Abigail Wigglesworth,   b. 20 Mar 1681, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1771, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12696  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Author of the eye-searingly dreadful Puritan epic poem (and early bestseller) The Day of Doom.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1726] Maxine Stansell, "The Middlebrook Sisters: Mother and Mother-in-Law of Michael Wigglesworth." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 156:309, 2002.

    2. [S2660] Memoir of Rev. Michael Wigglesworth, Author of The Day of Doom by John Ward Dean. Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell, 1871.