|Birthplace:||Billerica, Essex, MA|
|Death:||Died in Haverhill, Essex, MA|
|Managed by:||Tammy Swingle (Tucker), Volunteer Curator|
About Martha Emerson (Toothaker)
Note : On May 18th, 1692, the conspiracy of accusers in Salem Village filed a complaint against Dr. Roger Toothaker. They charged him with afflicting, among others, Elizabeth Hubbard, servant of his rival, Dr. William Griggs, Of Salem Village. Dr. Toothaker was arrested and sent to Boston Prison.
On May 28th, the Salem Village conspitacy filed a complaint again his wife, Mary (Allen) Toothaker, his young daughter, Margaret Toothaker and his sister-in-law, Martha (Allen) Carrier of Andover. On May 31st, they were arrested and imprisoned in Salem.
On July 23rd, 1692, Mary’s daughter, Martha (Toothaker) Emerson, was accused and arrested. Mary Toothaker, now a widow, made a confession before the magistrates at Salem. Mary confessed to having made a covenant with the Devil in the past May for protection from the Indians.
married Joseph Emerson in Haverhill, MA on July 16, 1690.
b. 23 JUL 1668 Billerica, Mass.
d. 14 JAN 1725/26 Haverhill, Mass.
Father: TOOTHAKER, Roger
Mother: ALLIN, Mary
Marriage: 16 JUL 1690 Haverhill, Mass.
Spouse: EMERSON, Joseph
b. 26 FEB 1668/69 Haverhill, Mass.
Father: EMERSON, Robert
Mother: GRANT, Ann
Martha Emerson's Timeline
July 23, 1668
Billerica, Essex, MA
July 16, 1690
October 26, 1693
March 21, 1697
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Essex, Essex, MA, USA
January 14, 1725
Haverhill, Essex, MA