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Sarah Churchill, Salem Accuser (c.1667 - c.1731)


Sarah Churchill Andrews (circa 1667 - after 1731) - Known as one of the "afflicted girls" during the Salem witch hysteria, Sarah was both an accuser and a confessor. Born to Arthur and Eleanor Churchil...


Hannah Carroll (deceased)

"Hannah Carrell"

Married to Nathaniel Carroll, a warrant was issued on 10 September 1692 for Hannah Carroll and Sarah Cole for having afflicted William Brage, the son of Henry Brage. Of Salem Towne, the two women were ...


Candy, of Salem Village (1680 - d.)

"Candy Hawkes"

An African-American slave from Barbados, Candy belonged to Margaret Hawkes of Salem Village. She was examined on 4 July 1692, saying that her mistress, Margaret Hawkes had made her a witch and taught h...


Ruth Wilford Ayer (1672-1708) , daughter of Gilbert Wilford and Mary Dow, was born on 15 November 1672, probably in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. On 20 August 1692, Ruth was arrested on charg...


John Jackson, Jr. (1670 - d.)

"Salem Witch"

John Jackson, Jr. (1670-??) of Rowley; his father John Jackson, Sr; and another man named John Howard, were all accused of witchcraft by Susanna Post. The three were laborers in Rowley and are thought ...


John Jackson, Sr., of Rowley (1653 - 1718)

"Salem Witch"

John Jackson, Sr. (1653-1718) of Rowley; his son John Jackson, Jr; and another man named John Howard were all accused of witchcraft by Susanna Post. The three were laborers in Rowley and are thought to...


Deliverance Hobbs (c.1642 - d.)

"Salem Witch"

Deliverance (Unknown) Hobbs, born about 1642, was the mother of Abigail Hobbs (c.1675). The Hobbs family was from Casco, Maine, the frontier of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, during a time when there we...


William Hobbs (c.1639 - d.)

"Salem Witch"

William Hobbs, husband of Deliverance MNU and father of Abigail Hobbs (c.1675), was from Casco, Maine, the frontier of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, during a time when there were many attacks by the Wa...


Abigail Hobbs (c.1675 - d.)

"Salem Witch"

Abigail Hobbs , daughter of William Hobbs and Deliverance MNU, was from Casco, Maine, the frontier of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, during a time when there were many attacks by the Wabanaki Native Ame...


Mary Warren, Salem Witch Accuser MP (c.1674 - 1697)

"Mary Warren "afflicted girl""

Both an accuser and then an accused during the Salem Witch Trials, Mary Warren (c1674 - 1697) was the oldest of the "afflicted" girls and became one of the most rigorous accusers. She also became a def...


Susannah Sheldon (1674 - d.)

Susanna Sheldon (born 1674) was 18 years-old at the time of the Salem witchcraft trials. Like Mercy Lewis, she was a refugee from the Indian wars. In April 1692, four days after Reverend George Burroug...


Betty Hubbard, Salem Witch Accuser (c.1675 - d.)

"Hobart", "Hubburd", "Hobard"

Elizabeth Hubbard (1675?-??) - Seventeen year-old Elizabeth Hubbard followed Elizabeth Parris, Abigail Williams, and Ann Putnam Jr., in claiming to have been bewitched. Like many of the other "afflicte...


Mercy Lewis 1675 - before 1703) , daughter of Philip Lewis and (unknown) Skilling, was born on the Maine frontier on her parents' farm in Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine in 1675; she died before 170...


Abigail Williams, Salem Witch Accuser MP (c.1680 - 1697)

"Abigail Williams "afflicted" girl"

Abigail Williams (c1680 - before 1697) , parentage unknown, was one of the "afflicted girls" whose accusations of witchcraft fueled the Salem witch trials. Abigail, who lived in the home of Reverend Sa...


Dorcas Good, Salem Witch (c.1688 - d.)


Dorcas Good (born c.1688) - Dorcas was the daughter of William Good and Sarah Solart. William Good was a poor man and her parents lived a life of homelessness and begging, earning them a reputation as ...


Elizabeth Colson (c.1676 - d.)

Elizabeth Colson (1676?-??) - Granddaughter of accused witch Lydia Dustin, Elizabeth's widowed mother Mary Colson and Mary's sister Sarah Dustin were also arrested and examined for witchcraft. A warran...


Mary Colson (1650 - d.)

Mary Dustin Colson (1650-??) - Accused of witchcraft, Mary Colson was the last in her family to be examined. Her mother, Lydia Dustin and sister, Sarah Dustin, were both sitting in jail awaiting trials...


Sarah Dustin (deceased)

Sarah Dustin - The unmarried daughter of Lydia Dustin, Sarah was arrested shortly after her mother. Her father was Joshia Dustin, who had been one of the founders and leading land owners of Reading, Ma...


Lydia Dustin, Salem Witch Trials (c.1626 - 1693)


Lydia Dustin/Dastin (1626?-1693) - Accused as a witch during the Salem hysteria, Lydia was found not guilty, but, died in prison before she could be released. Thought to have been born about 1626, li...


Mary Black (born before 1680 - died after 1693) - An African-American slave of elderly Lieutenant Nathaniel Putman of Salem Village, Mary was accused of witchcraft on April 21, 1692. Putnam was a res...


Sarah Smith Buckley (1636-??) - The wife of William Buckley of Salem Village, Sarah Smith Buckley was indicted and imprisoned for practicing witchcraft in May 1692. Her widowed daughter, Mary Buckley W...


Hannah Varnum Tyler Brumridge (c.1635 - d.)

"Farnum", "Brumidge", "Bromage"

Hannah Varnum (or Farnum) Tyler Brumidge (1635-??) - From Haverhill, Hannah Varnum would grow up to marry Abraham Tyler on 26 December 1650. After he died in 1973, she married Edward Brumridge. During ...


Nehemiah Abbott, Sr. (1632 - 1706)

He was aged 60 in a deposition in court on 30 Jun 1692. "Testimony of Nehemiah Abbott Sr. v. Elizabeth How: The testimony of Nahamiah Abot Aged about 60 yers: saith that after any difrencis with Ja...


Salem Witchcraft Trials On 1 June 1692, while Marry Warren was testifying against Bridget Playfer Bishop, she would also accuse Elizabeth's husband, Captain Nathaniel Cary, but, nothing apparently ca...


Elizabeth Cary (1650 - 1722)

"Elizabeth Walker Cary", "Salem Witch Trials"

Elizabeth Walker Cary (1650-1722), daughter of Captain Augustine and Hannah Walker, was born about 1650. Elizabeth married Captain Nathaniel Cary on 9 July 1674 at Lancashire, Massachusetts. Settling...


Joan Penney (b. - 1669)

Joan Penney of Gloucester, Massachusetts was among many of the women arrested but not prosecuted during the Salem outbreak because the trials came to an end before the judges heard their cases. Sourc...


John was the husband of Tituba. Both were slaves owned by Rev. Samuel Parris.


Tituba was a slave owned by Reverend Samuel Parris . In early 1692, Rev. Parris’s 9-year-old daughter Elizabeth, 12-year-old niece Abigail Williams, and other neighborhood girls began to fall ...


Stephen Johnson (deceased)


Thomas Brattle (1657 - c.1713)

Thomas Brattle (1657–1713) was a well-educated and prosperous Boston merchant who served as treasurer of Harvard College, and was a member of the intellectually elite Royal Society. Thomas...


Philip English, Escaped Salem Witch MP (1651 - 1736)

"Philippe L'Anglois"

hilip English, the most successful merchant in Salem Town, emigrated from Isle of Jersey as Philippe D'Anglois in 1670. He rose out of obscurity to become the largest entrepreneur and ship owner in Sal...


Mary Hollingworth, Escaped Salem Witch MP (c.1652 - 1694)


[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 32 (Disk #2), Ed. 1, Tree #0349, Date of Import: Sep 20, 1999] Charged with the baneful offence of witchcraft, and had the happiness of being remitted from the Salem gaol ...


Sarah Bridges (1675 - d.)

Found not guilty of witchcraft.


Hezekiah Usher (1639 - 1697)

Hezekiah Usher (1639 - 1697), son of Hezekiah Usher (1615 - 1676) and Mary Alford (1618 - 1693), a Boston merchant, was accused of witchcraft by Susannah Sheldon, one of the "afflicted girls". Influent...


Mary Parker MP (c.1634 - 1692)

Mary Ayer, daughter to John and Hannah, married Nathanial Parker. Mary (Ayer) Parker was accused of witchcraft in 1692. Mary Parker refused to confess during the witchcraft trials saying, "I know nothi...


Hannah Tyler (1681 - d.)


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 B...


Accused of witchcraft at the age of 12


John Batchelder MP (1650 - 1684)


Listed as John Bacheldor in the Salem birth records; John Bacheler in the marriage records; John Bacheler in the Salem witch trial records. --- From the Bachelor Genealogy by Frederick Clifton Pier...


Sarah Bibber, Salem Witch Trials (1656 - d.)

"Biber", "Vibber", "Vibbard", "Barber"

Sarah Bibber aka Vibber (born c. 1658) - Her surname is variously listed as Bibber, Biber and Vibber. Married to John Bibber, she had a four-year-old child in 1692. As one of the "afflicted" who test...


Elizabeth Parris, Salem Witch Accuser (c.1682 - c.1760)


Betty Parris, ten-year-old daughter of Samuel Parris, whose strange behavior beginning in February, 1692 started everything off. Elizabeth "Betty" Parris (November 28, 1682 – March 21, 176...


He was the Rev. involved in the salem witch trials. source of profile picture He was born in London, England, the son of cloth merchant Thomas Parris. His family was one of modest financial suc...


Mary Ireson MP (1654 - 1711)

"Salem Witch"

Mary (Leach) Ireson (1654 - 1711), daughter of Richard Leach and Sarah Ann Fuller, was born in 1654 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Benjamin Ireson of Lynn, Massachusetts. They had o...


Mary Sergeant MP (1655 - 1706)

"Hull Phips"

Dame Mary Sergeant was a daughter of Roger Spencer. She married first, John Hull of Boston, not the mint-master; 2nd, Sir William Phips, the first governor of Massachusetts; 3rd and lastly, Peter Serge...


Thomas Hart MP (deceased)

Petitioned on behalf of his mother Elizabeth (Hutchison) Hart for her release from prison.


Peter Tufts, of Mystic Side MP (c.1628 - 1702)

"Peter Tuffes", "Peter Tuffts"

Peter Tufts 1628-1702 probably built the Peter Tufts House in Medford, Massachusetts. He sold the house in 1680 to his son, Captain Peter Tufts, Jr. for whom the house is named. Child: Captain Peter ...


Wilmot Redd (c.1638 - 1692)

"Wilmott", "Reed", "Rett"

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...


Rebecca Dolliver , daughter of Samuel Dolliver (1608 - 1683) and Mary Elwell (1639 - 1708), was born circa 1638 at Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Richard Dike , who held a large a...


Sarah (Wilson) Preston (1678 - 1720) , daughter of Joseph Wilson and Sarah Lord of Andover, was just 14 years old when she and her mother were arrested for witchcraft on 7 September 1692, after the Rev...


Wikipedia says [downloaded March 2010 from ]: Col. Nathaniel Saltonstall (also spelled Nathanial Saltonstall) (c. 1639 – 1707) was selected as a judge for the special Court of Oyer and Termine...


William Arnold (1649 - 1697)

Wikipedia entry for William Arnold: William was a deputy during the Salem Witch trails. Link : _______________________________________ (Warrant for Arrest of Elizabeth Colson in Suffolk Cou...


Henry Salter MP (c.1642 - c.1746)


George Corwin (February 26, 1666 – April 12, 1696) was the High Sheriff of Essex County, Massachusetts during the Salem witch trials. George Corwin/Lydia Gedney Family Father: John Corwin ...


Thomas Fisk MP (c.1630 - 1707)

"Thomas Fiske"

Jury Foreman, Salem Witch Trials


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...


Thomas Carrier, Jr. (1682-1739) - The son of Thomas and Martha Allen Carrier of Andover, Thomas, Jr. and his siblings would be examined after their mother was arrested for witchcraft on 28 May 1692. Al...


Mary (Green) Green (c.1658 - d.)

Mary (Green) Green (1658 - ?) - Mary's maiden name was also Green, so perhaps she married a cousin. Living in Haverhill with husband Peter Green, Mary was accused of witchcraft on 28 July 1692 for ha...


Judge Peter Sargent MP (c.1648 - d.)


Salem Witch Trials: Magistrate of the Court of Oyer and Terminer, 1692 Sources Sargent, Aaron and John S. Sargent. Sargent genealogy : Hugh Sargent, of Courteenhall, Northamptonshire and his desc...


Ezekiel Cheever (1655 - c.1731)

Not flattering, accurate? This Ezekiel Cheever is the one who was the obsequious toady clerk during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. His unfortunate role was immortalized by Arthur Miller in "The Cruc...


Dorothy Nurse MP (1680 - 1751)

Accused of witchcraft as a child. Released on bond.


John Richards MP (1647 - 1713)

John Richards (1644 - 1713) , son of Edward Richards (1615 - 1690) and Ann Knight (1621 - 1691), was born in 1644 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. He served as a magistrate of the Court of Oyer an...


Thomas Fiske (1653 - 1723)

Jury member, Salem Witch Trials


Sarah (Warren) Prince Osborne (c.1643 - 1692)

"Osbourne", "Osburne", "Osborn", "Prince"

Sarah Osborne (c. 1643 – 10 May 1692) , variously spelled Osbourne, Osburne, or Osborn , was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692. Born abou...


Anna Dolliver MP (1652 - 1738)

"Ann", "Dolever"

Ann Higginson , daughter of Reverend John Higginson and Sarah Whitfield of Salem Town, Massachusetts, was born 11 October 1652 at Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut; and died at the age of 86 in 1738 at ...


Daniel Eames MP (1663 - d.)

Daniel was accused of being a witch during the infamous Salem Witch Trails. It was alleged that his mother, Rebekah, gave his soul to the Devil when Daniel was a baby. Click on 'media' to read his tria...


Elizabeth was a daughter of John Proctor II and his second wife, Elizabeth Thorndike. Members of both the Proctor and Very families were involved with the trials.


Sarah Bishop MP (c.1647 - 1725)

III. Sarah- b.c.1651, m.c.1675 Edward Bishop of Beverly (d. 12 May 1711 Rehoboth) Sarah and Edward were also accused of witchcraft, but they escaped from the Boston jail and went to Rehoboth. notes ...


Sarah Johnson (1671 - 1716)


Margaret Toothacher, Salem Witch (1683 - c.1695)

"Toothaker", "Toothakker"

Note : On ABT 5 Aug 1695, in Billerica, MA she was kidnapped by Indians and never heard of again. Note : On May 18th, 1692, the conspiracy of accusers in Salem Village filed a complaint against Dr. R...


Sarah Cole MP (1662 - 1741)


Sarah Aslett Cole (1662-1741) - Sarah Aslett was born on 17 August 1662 in Andover, Massachusetts and grew up to marry John Cole in 1686 in Lynn. Sarah was accused of witchcraft by Mary Browne of Rea...


Sir William Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts MP (1651 - 1695)

"The New England Knight", "Phipps"

Sir William Phips (or Phipps, February 2, 1650/1 – February 18, 1694/5[1]) was a shipwright, ship's captain, treasure hunter, military leader, and the first royally-appointed governor of the P...


Martha Allen Carrier, Salem Witch MP (1643 - 1692)

"Martha Allin"

Martha Carrier - A Spiritual Giant, and Pioneer Puritan Feminist. Martha Carrier , one of the alleged "witches" killed during the Salem Witch Trials. She boldly proclaimed her innocence as those arou...


Sarah Carrier Chapman (1684-1772), daughter of Thomas Morgan Carrier (1624 - 1734) and Martha Allen (1654 - 1692), was accused of accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts, along with her mother ...


Wait-Still WINTHROP [Parents] was born on 27 Feb 1642 in Boston, Suffolk, Ma. He died on 7 Nov 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Ma. He was buried in King's Chapel, Boston. He married Mary BROWNE in 1678 in ?, ...


Giles Corey, Salem Witch MP (c.1621 - 1692)

"Cory or Coree"

Giles Corey (circa 1621 - 1692) - One of the six men to be executed during the Salem witch trials of 1692. Five were hanged after being convicted of witchcraft, but Giles Corey was pressed to death wit...


Mehitable Downing (deceased)

'Mehitable Braybrooke 'F, #76730, b. circa 1651 Father Richard Braybrooke b. c 1613, d. 1681 Mother Joanna b. c 1620, d. a 1681 ' Mehitable Braybrooke was born circa 1651 at of Salem, Essex, MA...


Eunice Frye MP (1641 - 1708)

Eunice (Potter) Frye (1641-1708) , daughter of Deacon Luke Potter (1615 - 1697) and Mary Edmunds (1621 - 1710) was born on 2 February 1641 at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. She ma...


Mary Pease (1646 - d.)

"Goody Pease", "Salem Witch"

Mary (Hobbs) Pease (b.1646) , wife of Nathaniel Pease , was born in 1646 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. It is believed that the Mary Pease of the Salem witch trials was his wife, ...


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bartholomew Gedney was a physician and native of Salem, Massachusetts, who participated as a magistrate in the Salem witchcraft trials. Gedney was present at s...


Mary Williams MP (1668 - 1706)

Witchcraft accused Sarah Hale and Sarah Good in 1692 in Salem notes From Mary Endicott Wife of Isaac Williams Not the wife of Joseph Herrick "Mary Endecot, daughter of Zerubbabel, was baptized ...


Elizabeth Austin Dicer , daughter of (born c.1641 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts), wife of William Dicer., was accused of witchcraft in 1692 and was jailed for a period of time in Ipswich, Massachu...


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 ...


Abigail Somes, Accused Witch MP (1655 - 1734)

Somes, Abigail (___) 1655- Gloucester, MA. 1692, Imprisoned and cleared of charges of witchcraft. See (doc attached) The connection of Anthony Bennett to Abigail Somes, daughter of Morris Somes...


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...


Edward Farrington (1662 - 1747)

Edward Farrington (1662 – c1745) - Edward was born in Lynn, Essex County Massachusetts to John and Elizabeth Knight Farrington on 5 July 1662. He was living in Andover when he was accused of wit...


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

"Wassellbee Oliver"

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...


Edward Bishop, "the Tavern Keeper" MP (1648 - 1711)

"Byshop spelling on Salem", "Mass death record"

notes Much of their estate was confiscated during their imprisonment, leaving their large family practically homeless. From "History of the town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine, from its settl...


Thomas Farrar, of Lynn MP (c.1615 - 1694)

"Old Pharoah"

Because of his old age, presumably he was hard of hearing, he was allowed to sit in the pulpit to be able to hear the minister. Teenager Ann Putnam accused him of witchcraft because in her dreams she s...


Andrew Carrier (1677-1749), son of Thomas and Martha Allen Carrier of Andover, Andrew was born 7 April 1677 at Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He and his siblings were examined after their ...


Rachel Clinton (1629 - 1694)

Rachel Haffield Clinton (1629-95) - The best known of those accused of witchcraft in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Rachel was born to Richard and Martha Haffield, in Suffolk County, England, in 1629. Her fat...


Rebecca Fox MP (c.1620 - 1698)

"Rebecca (MNU) Andrews Wyeth Fox"

Rebecca (MNU) Andrews Wyeth Fox (c1620 - 1698) - Rebecca MNU, was born c1620; she died 19 May 1698 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married (1) Thomas Andrews (c1610 - c1647) about 1640 in Wa...


John Dane (1643 - 1707)

Served as a juror for the Salem witch trials


Sarah (Averill) Wildes, alleged Salem witch MP (c.1627 - 1692)

"Salem Witch", "Wild", "Averell"

Sarah Averill Wildes (c1627 - 1692) - Sarah Averill, daughter of William Averill, Sr. (c1611 - 1652) and Abigail Hinton (c1610 - 1655), was born about 1627 at Chipping, Norton, England; convicted of wi...


Esther Elwell, Accused Witch MP (1639 - 1721)


Warrant filed against her in Salem Witch Trials along with Abigail Rowe and Rebecca Dike. They were accused of witchcraft by 17 year old Betty Hubbard, and killing their neighbor Mary Fitch. (Mary Fitc...


Margaret Thacher MP (1625 - 1693)

"Sheafe", "Sheaffe", "Schaefe"

Margaret (Webb) Thacher (1625 - 1693) , only known child of Henry Webb and probably Dowsabel Smith, was baptized 25 September 1625 at Salisbury, England. She died at the age of 67 on 4 February 1693/4 ...


Mary Tyler Born: 31 JAN 1669 at: Worcester Co., Massachusetts Martha Tyler Born: ABT 1676 at: Massachusetts Daniel Tyler Born: AFT 1676 at: Massachusetts John Tyler Born: 19 FEB 1677 at: Massachu...


Mary Bridges, Salem Witch (c.1644 - 1675)

tried for witchcraft at Salem, sentenced, then reprieved -------------------------------------- Mary Tyler Post Bridges (1644-??) - Mary Tyler was born to Job and Mary Horton Tyler in about 1644. S...


Daniel Andrews, Accused Witch (1643 - 1702)

"Andrew", "Andrewes"

Accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials: Twenty-six villagers, 11 of whom were Putnams, voted to give Parris a parsonage, a barn, and two acres of land. Some villagers thought that these ...


John Buxton MP (1644 - 1715)

•ID: I571 •Name: John BUXTON •Given Name: John •Surname: Buxton •Sex: M •_UID: E940B0DA57EE384C9DD918E844C7E43A1B82 •Change Date: 27 JUN 2005 •No...


John Arnold MP (1655 - 1725)

John Arnold Born: April 2, 1655 at Braintree, Ma., the third of four sons born to Joseph Arnold and Rebecca Arnold (Curtis). The children of Joseph Arnold and Rebecca: William Arnold: born Ma...


Elizabeth Fosdick MP (1656 - 1716)

Elizabeth Betts Fosdick (1660-1716) - wife of John Fosdick, a carpenter in Malden. A complaint of witchcraft was made against Elizabeth Fosdick on 30 May 1692 by Lieutenant Nathaniel Putnam and Joseph ...