Bartholomew Gedney, Salem Witch Judge (1640 - 1697) MP

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Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: Played a big part in Salem during the Witch Trials as an Associate Magistrate/Judge.
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About Bartholomew Gedney, Salem Witch Judge

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Bartholomew Gedney was a physician and native of Salem, Massachusetts, who participated as a magistrate in the Salem witchcraft trials.

Gedney was present at several of the examinations and later served as a member of the Court of Oyer and Terminer. He was present at the examination of his friend John Alden on May 31, 1692, in Salem Village. When Gedney saw how Alden tormented the girls, he told Alden that he had "always look'd upon him to be an honest Man, but now he did see cause to alter his judgment." [1]

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-------------------- Birth: Jun. 14, 1640 Salem Essex County Massachusetts, USA Death: Feb. 28, 1697 Salem Essex County Massachusetts, USA

Son of John Gedney and Sarah Mary Bartholomew. Played a big part in Salem during the Witch Trials as an Associate Magistrate/Judge.


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Spouse:
 Hannah Clarke Gedney (1645 - 1696)*

Children:
 Lydia Gedney Corwin (1669 - 1700)*
 Bethiah Gedney Willoughby (1672 - 1713)*
 Samuel Gedney (1675 - 1705)*
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Burial: Burying Point Cemetery Salem Essex County Massachusetts, USA


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Created by: Alyssa Richelle Record added: Dec 02, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 16883842

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Bartholomew Gedney, Salem Witch Judge's Timeline

1640
June 14, 1640
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1662
October 22, 1662
Age 22
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March 9, 1669
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Salem Essex County Massachusetts, USA
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November 2, 1675
Age 35
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