Sarah Chapman (Carrier) (1684 - 1772)

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Birthplace: Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died
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About Sarah Chapman (Carrier)

Sarah Carrier (1684-1772) - The seven year-old daughter of Thomas and Martha Allen Carrier, she and her three siblings would be among those accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts.

After her mother, Martha, was arrested for witchcraft on May 28, 1692, she and her siblings were brought in to be examined. Young Sarah unwittingly helped to send her mother to the gallows by relating that her mother had "baptized" her, as well as her siblings into the Devil's service.

Sarah also testified against her aunt and uncle, Roger and Mary Allen Toothaker, as well as their 10 year-old daughter, Margaret. Just a week after Sarah and her siblings testified, their mother, Martha Allen Carrier, was hanged on August 19, 1692.

All four of the Carrier children, would themselves confess to witchcraft and be imprisoned. However, they would all be later released. She would grow up to marry John Chapman. She died on December 6, 1772.

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Sarah Carrier Chapman, Salem Witch Trials's Timeline

November 17, 1684
Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
December 6, 1772
Age 88