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Mary Sanford MP (c.1620 - c.1662)

Andrew Sanford settled in Harford, CT., where his uncle Andrew Warner lived. Freeman, May 1657. His first wife, Mary, was indicted with him for witchcraft; she was convicted, 13 June 1662, and presumab...

7/24/2011 10/28/2015

Frances Hutchins MP (1612 - 1694)

Birth surname has also been reported to be Olcutt . Frances Alcock Birth: 1612 Death: April 5, 1694 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA. Parents: unknown Husband: John Hutchins brie...

4/25/2008 10/23/2015

William Pynchon, Founder of Springfield, MA MP (1590 - 1662)

"William Pinchin", "William Pinchon"

William Pynchon (Pinchin), founder of Springfield, MA and one of founders of Roxbury, MA William Pynchon (October 11, 1590 – October 29, 1662) was a colonial assistant, treasurer and original ...

6/15/2007 9/29/2015

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...

5/21/2011 9/18/2015

John Alden, Jr. MP (1626 - 1701)


Son of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins of the Mayflower Captain John Alden Jr. (c.1623 - 4 March 1701) was the son of John Alden Sr. and Priscilla Mullins, who arrived on the Mayflower in 1620 and s...

4/18/2007 9/15/2015

Helen Duncan MP (1897 - 1956)

"Hellish Nell"

Helen Duncan Victoria Helen McCrae Duncan (25 November 1897 – 6 December 1956) was a Scottish medium best known as the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act of 1735. Sh...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Salem Witch Trials: Accused, tried, and convicted of witchcraft. Not executed. -------------------- Baptised September 3rd, 1615 at Hillmorton, Wawrickshire, England During her trial for witch ...

2/22/2007 2/1/2015

Note to researchers: I tidied up the formatting a bit for better readability, but these notes were written by different people and are inconsistent. More research is needed. Note that the Prof. Tyler m...

5/24/2008 1/28/2015

Abigail Dibble MP (c.1648 - c.1666)

Abigail Graves was the daughter of William Graves. She married Samuel Dibble, son of Thomas Dibble and Miriam (__?__), circa 1665 possibly in Stamford, Conn..1 She died 20 Jan 1666/67-30 Jan 1666/67 in...

7/11/2008 1/10/2015

Ita Lichtermutt (c.1503 - c.1532)


"Jte komt in 1532 voor in een akte van de stad Basel. Zij wordt met haar moeder als getuige in verband gebracht hekserij en diefstal van fruit en een baby. Witch Craze, Terror and Fantasy, door lyndal ...

7/5/2013 10/19/2014

Ninge Michiels (c.1530 - 1586)

Lived on a farm in Ouddorp. Continued the leases of her late husband 1669-1582. Lenaert Leerecop declared in 1581 that Ninge had caused him to have extensive pains. First information regarding charge...

10/18/2014 10/18/2014

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...

8/30/2008 10/5/2014

Amee Gage MP (c.1614 - 1658)


in 1658 she was burned as a witch Amee Wilford (daughter of Humphrey Wilford and Mrs. Humphrey Wilford)40, 41 was born 1615 and died June 1658 in Ipswitch, Essex, MA. She married John Gage on 1635 in...

7/4/2007 8/27/2014

Elizabeth Bassett Proctor, Salem Witch MP (1650 - 1700)


Elizabeth (Bassett) Proctor (1650 - ) - Elizabeth and her husband, John Proctor, were tragic victims of the infamous Salem witch trials. Daughter of Captain William Basset Sr and Sarah Basset, Elizabet...

7/24/2007 5/14/2014

Ann Burt (1602 - 1673)

"An", "Bassett"

Ann Holland Bassett Burt (1602 - 1673) - Ann Holland was a skilled midwife and healer who was accused of witchcraft in 1669 and was acquitted. Two decades later her granddaughters suffered the same acc...

7/21/2007 5/14/2014

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...

3/15/2009 5/12/2014

Ann Greenslade Pudeator (c.1622 - 1692)

"Greenslade", "Greenslit", "Greensleet", "Grinsell", "Poindexter"

Ann Greenslit Pudeator (c1622 - 1692) was a well-to-do septuagenarian widow who was executed for witchcraft on 22 September 1692. Marriages and Children Thomas Greenslade (c1625 Boston, Suffolk C...

5/2/2008 4/9/2014

Susannah Martin MP (1621 - 1692)

"Susannah North Salem Witch"

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...

2/19/2007 3/22/2014

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 ...

1/10/2009 12/22/2013

Mary Stockum (b. - 1863)

The story begins in Tuscarawas Township, part of Coshocton County, in the late 1800's. Christopher Stockum and his wife Mary Ann lived together on a large farm. Together they raised nine children. Due ...

12/20/2013 12/20/2013

Wealthean Richards, Accused Witch MP (c.1600 - 1679)

"Welthian Loring"

Immigration: 1630 "Mary and John" 1 Will: 3 JUL 1679 Boston, Suffolk Co, MA 2 Probate: 4 NOV 1679 Boston, Suffolk Co, MA 3 Note: dau of Thomas Immigration: MARY AND JOHN, Thomas Chubb, Mast...

7/2/2007 10/4/2013

Rebecka Eames MP (1641 - 1721)

"Rebecca Ames", "Rebecka Eams"

Rebekah was one of the woman accused of being a witch by her brother-in-law , Moses Tyler, during the mass hysteria that raged in Salem in this regard at the end of the 1600's. He eventually succeeded ...

6/24/2008 9/17/2013

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...

1/8/2009 9/17/2013

Margaret Prince, Accused witch MP (c.1625 - 1706)


From Witches of Massachusetts Margaret Skillings Prince (1625-1706) - Margaret was born to Mr. Skillings and Janet McIlwraith Skillings in 1625 in England. Somewhere along the line she immigrated to ...

7/5/2008 8/28/2013

Alice Kyteler (b. - 1324)

In 1324, Richard Ledrede , bishop of Ossory, declared that his diocese was a hotbed of devil worshippers. The central figure in this affair was Alice Kyteler , a wealthy Kilkenny woman who stood accuse...

7/29/2013 7/29/2013

Grace Dutch MP (1607 - 1694)


Grace Pratt Birth: Oct 1607 - Bridport, Dorset, England Parents: Bennett Pratt, Ann Primrose Married: about March 20, 1629 of Bridport, Dorset, England to Osmond Dutch Death: Oct 10 1694 - Gl...

8/6/2008 6/13/2013

Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis MP (1499 - 1537)

"Jonet Douglas", "The Grey Lady of Glamis Castle", "Lady Campbell"

Janet Douglas b. ? She died on 17 July 1537 at Castle Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, burned at the stake for threatening the life of King James V with sorcery. Her ghost is said to haunt Glamis...

3/22/2007 6/10/2013

Nicholas Disborough MP (1612 - 1683)

"Disbro", "Desbrough", "Disbrow", "Desbrow"

Nicholas Disborough Birth: June 16 1612 / Abt 1613 - Saffron Waldon, Essex, England Death: Aug 31 1683 - Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Parents: Nicholas Disbrowe, Mary Gylbye Married: Mary...

7/3/2008 5/4/2013

Mercy Disbrow MP (c.1637 - c.1718)

"The Beautiful Witch of Fairfield", "Mercy (Holbridge) Nichols Disbrow"

Mercy Holbridge b: Abt. 1640 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT m: 1676 Westport, Fairfield Co., CT d: Bet. 1682 - 1735 Fact 1: 1692 Tried and convicted of witchcraft in Fairfield, CT put on trial for ha...

5/21/2009 5/2/2013

Winifred Benham (1684 - 1778)

Winifred Benham and her mother, Winifred (King) Benham were accused of being witches in 1697. They're on the list of accepted ancestors of The Associated Daughters of Early American Witches.

5/9/2009 4/12/2013

Winifred Benham (c.1635 - 1697)

"Winnie", "Winifried", "Benom"

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 186 WINIFRED KING was born in an unknown place about 1639, and died equally unknown, after 1703. She married in Boston 15 January 1657 Joseph ...

12/18/2007 4/12/2013

Mary Prescott MP (1648 - 1735)

"Bolter/", "Boulter/"

•Name: Mary BOULTER •Sex: F •Birth: 15 MAY 1648 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH Father: Nathaniel BOULTER Mother: Grace SWAINE Marriage 1 James PRESCOTT b: ABT 1648 in Lincoln...

7/10/2007 4/12/2013

Isabella Towle (1633 - 1719)

Isabella (Austin) Towle is included on the list of accepted ancestors for The Associated Daughters of Early American Witches. She was first accused in 1680 in New Hampshire. Isabella was sent to prison...

5/17/2010 4/12/2013

Beatrís de los Ángeles MP (1570 - d.)

Beatrís and her daughter Juana were denounced to the Inquisition as hechiceras, women who bewitched people with potions and enchantments. Testimony was collected by numerous residents of New M...

2/25/2008 2/16/2013

Juana de la Cruz MP (1610 - 1656)

Juana and her mother Beatrís were denounced to the Inquisition as hechiceras, women who bewitched people with potions and enchantments. Testimony was collected by numerous residents of New Mex...

2/25/2008 2/16/2013

Elizabeth Warren Philbrick MP (1655 - c.1720)

Family Elizabeth Knapp was the daughter of James Knapp and Elizabeth Warren. She married Ephraim Philbrick. Witchcraft As a girl, one Elizabeth Knapp was sent to the neighboring town of Lancaster...

7/4/2007 10/24/2012

Elizabeth Garlick MP (deceased)

She was accused of being a witch and brought before the Magistrates of East Hampton, NY on May 5, 1658, and sent to Connecticut for trial. She was released but had to pay court costs. "Goody" Garlick...

4/2/2010 10/24/2012

Sarah Rist MP (1620 - 1698)

"Sarah (Clark) Davis Rice"

Sarah Clark 1620 - England probably Death: May 3 1698 - Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Parents: sister of Thomas Clarke of Reading Married: George Davis, Nicholas Rist AKA. Nicholas Rice ...

5/12/2008 10/15/2012

Edward Dimond MP (c.1646 - c.1732)

from Myths and Legends of our Own Land, by Charles M. Skinner, [1896 , at] John, or Edward, Dimond, grandfather of Moll Pitcher, was a benevolent wizard. When vessels were trying t...

9/12/2007 10/1/2012

Aholiab (John) Dimond MP (1679 - c.1732)

from The 'Headers In Life & Legend by Russell Knight (Marblehead Magazine) Aholiab Dimond was an outlandish, implausible character whose incomprehensible accomplishments gave our forefathers the cr...

9/6/2009 10/1/2012

Margaret Henderson, Lady Pittadrow MP (1575 - 1649)

"Margaret Hendirsoun"

Death information from Darryl Lundy: Through Burke's Peerage. She married William Echlin of Pittandro. She died in December 1649, she was accused of witchcraft and was found dead in prison, while...

5/12/2008 9/26/2012

Robert Cochrane (1931 - 1966)

"Roy Bowers aka Robert Cochrane"

) Robert Cochrane (26 January 1931 - 3 July 1966), who was born as Roy Bowers , was an English Neopagan witch who founded the tradition known as Cochrane's Craft, which is seen by some to be a form o...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on John Stewart: John Stewart, Earl of Mar and Garioch [1] M, #102113, b. between 1456 and 1459, d. 9 July 1479 Last Edited=24 Jan 2011 Consanguinity In...

5/2/2007 7/24/2012

Alse Young MP (c.1600 - 1647)

"Alice Young", "Achseh Young", "Achsah Young", "Achsah", "Alice"

Alse Young (sometimes cited as Achsah Young or Alice Young) (b. cal 1600) (died May 26, 1647) of Windsor, Connecticut, was the first person in the records executed for witchcraft in the thirteen Americ...

10/25/2008 5/27/2012

Leonard Grey, 1st Viscount Grane MP (1479 - 1541)

"Leonard Gray"

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Leonard Gray: Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane [1] M, #118799, d. 28 July 1541 Last Edited=10 Apr 2004 Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane married Elean...

7/4/2008 5/1/2012

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...

11/19/2008 3/27/2012

Janet Scott MP (c.1510 - 1569)

"Janet Beaton", "Janet Beatoun"

Janet Beaton Janet Beaton, Lady of Branxholme and Buccleugh (1519–1569) was an aristocratic Scottish woman and a mistress of James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell.[1] She had a total of five husband...

12/22/2008 3/10/2012

Mary Rowe MP (1658 - 1723)

"Mary Roe", "Mary Rowe", "Elwell", "Rowe", "roe"

Accused of witchcraft in 1692; her daughter Abigail was later accused by "afflicted girl" Mary Fitch.   One of the three women listed in the petition from Ipswich jail (as "the wife of Hugh Roe ...

7/5/2008 10/28/2011

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...

8/6/2008 10/24/2011

Sarah Vinson MP (c.1618 - 1660)


accused of withcraft in 1653. Married abt 1635 to William Vinson (1608 - 1690) Children Sarah Vinson (1637 - 1707/08) m. Jeffrey Parsons. Hannah Vinson b. Bef 1643 - m. William Ellery ...

5/21/2008 10/19/2011

Rachel Vinson MP (c.1632 - 1707)

"Rachel Cooke", "Rachel Langton", "widow Vincent"

Rachel Varney was born 1632 in Barbadoes, West Indies or more likely in England, and died February 15, 1707/08 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts.  Notes President Millard Fillmore and co...

9/13/2007 10/18/2011

Tammy Younger, the Witch of Dogtown (1753 - 1829)

"Queen of the witches"

The cellar at the southern corner of the locality [of Dogtown], on the brow of a steep rise of ground near Alewife brook, known as Foxhill, was covered by the residence of Lucy George, and later of her...

10/16/2011 10/16/2011

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...

9/10/2008 10/15/2011

Elizabeth Sacheral MP (c.1600 - 1647)

Widow of Samuel Holly. Accused of witchcraft. Links

8/9/2008 8/20/2011

Mary Barnes of Farmington, convicted witch MP (c.1631 - 1663)

"Mary Needham", "Mary Brockett", "Mary Andrews", "Mary Eizabeth"

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...

8/26/2007 8/12/2011

Mary Botsford Sanford MP (1643 - c.1688)

TAKE NOTE: THIS Person, born Mary Botford, is NOT the convicted witch... It was her mother-in-Law who was the witch. SO, all the comments below should be moved or at least attributed to [ Mary Sanford ...

7/4/2008 2/19/2011

Joanne or Joan Carrington (c.1632 - 1651)

John and wife Joan are listed as executed in the Wethersfield, Connecticut witch trials in 1651. Joan Carrington was found guilty of witchcraft and executed c.1651 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. The e...

8/7/2007 2/19/2011

John Carrington, Sr. (1628 - 1651)

John and wife Joan are listed as executed in the Wethersfield, Connecticut witch trials in 1651. The execution of John Carrington and his wife was the second known execution for witchcraft in New Eng...

8/7/2007 2/19/2011

Mehitable Bellamy MP (c.1690 - 1751)

""Goody", ""Bellamy"

Maria, Mariah or Mehitable Possibly the wife of John Hallett, was at Crosby's Tavern one night when a terrible storm forced a ship full of seamen to come ashore to wait out the storm. The storm lasted ...

12/7/2010 2/5/2011

Elizabeth Morse, Witch of Newbury MP (c.1616 - 1690)

"Witch of Newbury"

Elizabeth Morse was accused and found guilty of being a witch. She was initially sentenced to be hanged, but the execution was never carried out and, after a year in jail in Boston, Morse was sent home...

2/20/2007 1/26/2011

Anne Hibbons was found guilty twice of being a witch. She was hanged at Boston Neck in June, 1656. She was the sister of Governor Richard Bellingham, 8th governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Mr. H...

1/26/2011 1/26/2011

Gruoch 'Lady Macbeth' MP (c.1007 - c.1060)

"Lady Macbeth", "Macgille Coemgain", "Gruoch ingen Boite", "Gruoch of Scotland", "Lady Macbeth /Gruoch/", "Gruoch /MacKenneth/"

Grouch, daughter of Boite mac Cinaeda mhic Dubh. Crowned Queen of Scots in 1040. Later Dates unknown Married 1. Gille Comgain, one child, son: Lulach 2. Macbeth - no confirmed children of this ma...

5/9/2007 1/26/2011

Nathaniel Greensmith (b. - 1663)

Hanged as a witch in Hartford, CT. Source:

12/1/2010 1/25/2011

Rebecca Mudge Mudge MP (1625 - 1662)

Lived in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Hanged as a witch. Published in the Connecticut Magazine November, 1899 THE case of Rebecca Greensmith and her husband, now to be related, was considered by In...

5/28/2008 1/25/2011

Elizabeth Gilbert MP (c.1586 - 1654)

Thomas Gilbert Apr 25 1589, Yardley, Worcester, England, married Aug 29 1610, in Yardley, Worcester, England, Elizabeth Bennett, born circa 1586, England, died Jan 1654, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn...

2/27/2007 1/25/2011

Alice Lake MP (1614 - 1649)

Link to grave BIOGRAPHY: Alice (Mrs. Henry) Lake, executed as a witch - by Alice Marie Beard BIOGRAPHY: In about 1651, near modern-day Boston, a mother of five lost her baby to death. After her b...

7/23/2008 1/25/2011

Elizabeth Hutchinson Hart (1622-1700) - Accused and imprisoned during the Salem witchcraft trials, Elizabeth was born at Oulton, Suffolk, England on 22 February 1622, daughter of Thomas Hutchinson and ...

6/1/2007 1/25/2011

Mary Garner (c.1613 - 1631)

11/19/2008 1/21/2011

Katharn Garner MP (c.1610 - 1636)

"Katharn Lacye"

Our English ancestor, John Garner, grandfather of the first John Garner in Virginia, was born ca. 1580 in England (possibly Shropshire District, died 24 July, 1628; m. Joan …….. d. before...

7/7/2007 1/21/2011

Hannah Elizabeth Davis MP (c.1716 - 1812)

Hannah Matson is thought to have been the great-granddaughter of the accused in the only witchcraft trial ever held in Pennsylvania. Margaret Mattson of Chester Co, Pennsylvania was tried in the year 1...

11/25/2007 1/6/2011

Francis Stewart, Earl Bothwell (b. c. December 1562 – d. April 1612, Naples), [n.b. note alternate death date of 1624, documented below] was Commendator of Kelso Abbey and Coldingham Priory, a...

2/9/2008 1/4/2011

Nathaniel Whittier MP (c.1658 - 1722)

Basics Son of Thomas Whittier and Ruth Whittier (Green) Married: Mary Stevens Osgood Children: Reuben Ruth Married: Mary Ring Biography Elizabeth and Joseph II Nathaniel t...

2/25/2007 11/14/2010

Kaika Laine MP (1927 - 2013)

"Kaika Laine", "Tädi Laine", "Kaika nõid"

Laine Roht , tuntud ka kui Kaika Laine ja Kaika nõid (sünninimi Laine Laas; 4. mai 1927 Kaika küla, Antsla vald – 21. aprill 2013) oli eesti rahvaravitseja. Witch of Kaika...

1/20/2010 11/7/2010