Richard Carrier, Salem Witch Trials

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Richard Carrier

Birthplace: Andover, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Colchester, New London, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Morgan Carrier and Martha Allen Carrier, Salem Witch
Husband of Thankful Carrier and Elizabeth Carrier
Father of Amos Carrier; Timothy Sr. Carrier and Elizabeth Pinney
Brother of Andrew Carrier, Salem Witch Trials; Jane Carrier; Thomas Carrier, Jr., Salem Witch Trials; Sarah Carrier Chapman, Salem Witch Trials and Hannah Wood

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About Richard Carrier, Salem Witch Trials

Richard Carrier (1674-1749) - The son of Thomas and Martha Allen Carrier of Andover, Richard and his siblings would be examined after their mother was arrested for witchcraft on May 28, 1692. All four children would confess to witchcraft and be imprisoned.

Just a week later, their mother, Martha Allen Carrier, was hanged on August 19, 1692. The children would later be released.

He died in Colchester, Connecticut in November, 1749 and was interred at the Old Burying Ground.

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Richard Carrier, Salem Witch Trials's Timeline

July 19, 1674
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts
July 18, 1694
Age 19
Andover,Essex Co.,Massachusetts
June 3, 1695
Age 20
Andover, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Age 24
July 3, 1722
Age 47
November 16, 1749
Age 75
Colchester, New London, Connecticut
November 19, 1915
Age 75
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, United States