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Bridget Bishop, Salem Witch MP (c.1632 - 1692)

Bridget Bishop (ca. 1632, England – 10 June 1692 Salem, Massachusetts) was the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials of 1692. In the transcripts there is some indi...

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Rebecca Nurse MP (1621 - 1692)

Rebecca Towne Nurse (1621 - 1692) , daughter of William Towne and Joanna Blessing, was born in 1621 at Great Yarmouth, England, the second of eight children. She married Francis Nurse about 1645, with ...

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William Scarborough, ll MP (c.1615 - 1677)

Exactly where this character fits into the Scarborough family tree is highly unclear. He is said to have been the first cousin of Sir Charles Scarborough, who was the son of Capt. Edmund Scarborough (S...

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Martha Corey MP (b. - 1692)

Martha (England - 22 September 1692), became the third wife of Giles Corey on 27 April 1690. Two years later she was convicted of witchcraft and executed by hanging during the 1692 Salem witch trials. ...

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Elizabeth Howe, Salem Witch Trials MP (c.1635 - 1692)

Elizabeth (Jackson) Howe was one of the accused in the Salem witch trials. She was found guilty and executed by hanging on 19 July 1692. Marriage and Children James Howe (c1633 Hatfield, Essex, E...

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Margaret Scott MP (1616 - 1692)

Margaret Stevenson Scott (1616 - 1692) was the only person to be accused of being a witch from Rowley during the Salem trials. The daughter of Edward Stevenson (born circa 1592) and Margareta Dunn (bor...

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Wilmot Redd (c.1638 - 1692)

Wilmot Redd (c1638 - 1692) - Wilmot was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts about 1638, and executed for witchcraft by hanging at the age of 54 on 22 September 1692 in Salem Towne, Essex County, Massachu...

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George Jacobs, of Salem MP (1612 - 1692)

George Jacobs, Sr. (c.1620 – 1692) — George Jacobs was accused of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts in 1692, and was found guilty and hanged on 19 A...

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Susannah Martin MP (1621 - 1692)

Susannah (North) Martin (1621 – 1692) was executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials. The fourth daughter and youngest child of Richard North and Joan Bartram, Susannah North was bapt...

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Rev. George Burroughs MP (c.1650 - 1692)

Reverend George Burroughs (c1650 - 1692) - Executed for witchcraft in the infamous Salem witch trials, George Burroughs was born about 1650 in Suffolk County, England, the son of Nathaniel Burroughs (1...

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William Eltonhead MP (1614 - 1665)

William Eltonhead {1616-1655} left Sutton and St.Helens for Maryland in around 1640 to become the special envoy to Lord Baltimore , the proprietor of the Maryland colony whose interests he oversaw. Bac...

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Walter Peake (c.1609 - 1668)

PEAKE (PAKES), WALTER (ca. 1609-1668). BORN. ca. 1609, probably in England. IMMIGRATED: in 1646 as a free adult with his wife and son from Virginia. RESIDED: in St. Mary's County. MARRIED Fra...

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Hugh Stone, Sr. (1647 - 1690)

Notes for Hugh Stone: Died in 1689 by execution – was hanged for killing his wife, Hannah, in a drunken rage. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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James Pugh MP (c.1747 - c.1810)

James Pugh ~ was a leader in the Regulator movement. He was hanged on 19 June 1771 for his involvement. He was the brother of Herman Husband's first wife.[ ] James Pugh is buried next to his wife Jan...

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Robert Johann Messer (b. - 1771)

A concrete slab placed inside an iron railing gives the illusion of a grave here but no one is buried at this spot. The bronze plaque, which replaces earlier black plaque, marks only the site of the ha...

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Capt. Benjamin Merrill MP (1731 - 1771)

Captain Benjamin Merrill b abt 1730 Hopewell, Mercer, NJ, d 19 Jun 1771 Hillsborough, Orange, NC From This is the famous Benjamin Merrill so brutally executed for his participation in the Regulator...

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Francis Hopkins MP (1720 - 1779)

Francis Hopkins was born 1720 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island and died 1778 in Washington,Virginia. He was in Newsbury, New York; Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, and Washington County, Virginia. Fr...

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Robert Tucker, of Milton MP (1604 - 1682)

Robert Tucker, the first of that name in America, was born in Weymouth, England, and came to the new World with the Rev. Dr. Hull, locating first at Weymouth and later at Gloucester, where he was Town ...

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John Billington, "Mayflower" passenger MP (c.1580 - c.1630)

John Billington was born in England about 1580, but nothing has been conclusively established concerning his ancestry or exact location of birth. He married Elinor before 1605. They and their two sons,...

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Giles Bland (b. - 1676)

Giles Bland , son of John Bland, was hanged by Governor Sir William Berkeley in 1676, after participating in Bacon's Rebellion. Sources:

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William Drummond, Colonial Governor (c.1617 - 1677)

) William Drummond (born ca.1617, died 1677) was the first colonial governor of Albemarle Sound settlement in the Province of Carolina and a participant in Bacon's Rebellion. Early life and caree...

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Thomas Hansford (c.1646 - 1676)

Captain Thomas Hansford was hung for participating in Bacon's Rebellion, the first martyr for the American freedom. William Cole prosecuted the case against Thomas Hansford for Governor Berkeley. ...

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Captain Thomas Williford (c.1618 - 1676)

Captain Thomas Wilsford, Esquire, was one of the genuine Cavaliers who came to Virginia. In March 1651-1652 Thomas represented his country in the Virginia House of Burgesses. On Nov. 25, 1652 he became...

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Mary Barnes of Farmington, convicted witch MP (c.1620 - 1663)

Mary Barnes was born ABT 1631 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. She died 6 FEB 1662 in Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. ALT January 18, 1663.. Her maiden name has been given as Needha...

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Alice Bishop MP (1616 - c.1648)

Alice Martin, born 1616, died October 1648 in Plymouth, MA Married first: George Clark b: 1620 married about 1640 died before 1644 2 children of Alice and George: Abigail Clark born about 1642 ...

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