John Williams (minister)John Williams (10 December 1664 – 12 June 1729) was a New England Puritan minister who became famous for ''The Redeemed Captive'', his account of his captivity by the Mohawk after the Deerfield Massacre during Queen Anne's War. He was an uncle of the notable pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards.
His first wife Eunice Mather was a niece of Rev Increase Mather and a cousin of Rev. Cotton Mather and was related to Rev. John Cotton. Provided by Wikipedia