Who married Rebecca Walter?
Mather Byles married Rebecca Walter on May 12, 1761.
- Not to be confused with his father, Mather Byles I or his son Mather Byles III
Mather Byles II (12 January 1734/1735 – 12 March 1814), was a Congregational clergyman at New London, Connecticut Colony until 1768. In 1768 he entered the Established Church, and became rector of Christ Church, Boston.
Sympathizing with the royal cause, he settled, after the War of Independence in Halifax, Nova Scotia as Chaplain to the Garrison and later in Saint John, New Brunswick, where he was rector of a church until his death.
He graduated from Harvard College in 1751 at the age of twelve, and later received his MA from the school. He also graduated from Yale College and the University of Oxford.Read more...