Note: !Captain Timothy Mather was the eldest child of Captain Timothy Mather and was born in Lyme, Connecticut on October 9, 1711. He married Sarah Lay of of Lyme on February 12, 1735/1736. They had nine children, four girls and five boys. He was a veteran of the French and Indian War where he was Captain of the 3rd Regiment, 11th Company. His younger brother was Captain Joseph Mather, also of Lyme, and their graves are together in the Duck River Cemetery in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Timothy's grave is marked with a DAR stone proclaiming him a veteran of the above- mentioned war. A privately published list of tombstone inscriptions is housed in the Lyme library. It makes note of the fact that there was a "veteran flag" at Joseph's grave also in the year when the work was compiled. Captain Timothy Mather lived to the age of 90. He died in Lyme on December 18, 1800. His wife Sarah had died many years before, May 25, 1761, at the age of 43. She is beside her husband in the Duck River Cemetery. The sons of both Captains Timothy and Joseph fought in the American Revolution and after the war began settling in the new lands opened up in New York State.
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