Michael Wigglesworth
(1631-1705)

Michael Wigglesworth is the husband of Rachel Wilcox Liberacki's sixth great aunt.

Michael Wigglesworth was born in Essex, England during 1631. After emigrating to the British Colonies, he married Martha Mudge. He died in 1705.

Michael Wiggesworth was an important minister in colonial New England. His most important work was the extremely popular The Day of Doom or a Poetical Description of the Great and Last Judgment.


Parents

Edward Wigglesworth
Esther Rayner

Spouse

Mary Reynor


Martha Mudge







Sibil Sparhawk

Children

Mercy Mary Wigglesworth


Abigail Wigglesworth
Mary Wigglesworth
Martha Wigglesworth
Edward Wigglesworth
Esther Wigglesworth
Dorothy Wigglesworth
Samuel Wigglesworth


Edward Wigglesworth


Photo Gallery

Library

Mudge, Alfred. Memorials: Being a Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical Account of the Name Mudge in America, from 1638 to 1868. Boston: Alfred Mudge and Son, 1868.

Mudge, James. "The Mudges of Malden." "The Register of the Malden Historical Society Malden, Massachusetts.". Number 4. Lynn, MA: Frank S. Witten Printer, 1916.

Wigglesworth, Michael. The Day of Doom; or, a Poetical Description of the Great and Last Judgment: With Other Poems. 1662. New York, NY: American News Company, 1867.



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