Martha (Tyler) Geer

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Martha Geer (Tyler)

Also Known As: "Salem Witch"
Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in North Groton, New London County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hopestill Tyler and Mary Tyler, Accused Witch
Wife of Robert Geer
Mother of Mary Geer; Ebenezer Gere; Martha Geer; Robert Geer and James Geer
Sister of Mary Farnham; Daniel Tyler; James Tyler; John Tyler; Hannah Tyler and 3 others

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About Martha (Tyler) Geer

Three daughters of Hopestill Tyler (1645 - 1734) and Mary Lovett (1652 - c1732) were accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials: Hanna, Joanna, and Martha. Their father and their uncle (John Bridges) posted a bond for surety in the sum of £100 for the appearance of Martha and Joanna.

In Nevin's " Witchcraft in 1692," in Appendix A appears the name of " Hope Tyler " in the list of the accused, but the author found no details of any proceedings in such cause. In all there were eleven of the Tyler name and blood who were accused and arrested. They were all acquitted.

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Martha (Tyler) Geer's Timeline

April 9, 1676
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
April 3, 1700
Age 23
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
May 14, 1701
Age 25
Groton, New London, Conn.
March 14, 1704
Age 27
April 5, 1707
Age 30
April 1, 1709
Age 32
N Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
December 7, 1711
Age 35
September 18, 1741
Age 65
North Groton, New London County, Connecticut
September 21, 1741
Age 65