About Mary Webster
Mary ""Molly"" Reeve Webster Birth: 1617, England Death: June 3, 1698 Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Wife of William Webster, daughter of Thomas & Hannah (Rowe) Reeve of Springfield, MA. She was tried as a witch 1683 in Boston accused in Hadley, Hampshire County, MA. She was aquitted of the charges yet locals took it upon themselves to hang her anyway. They abused her and hung her naked in a tree cutting her down the next day and buried her in the snow. She was about 66 years old when this vicious attack occured, no charges were ever brought against those that did this. She survived this and lived eleven years more. A woman of true grit!
Spouse: William Webster (1614 - 1688)
Burial: Old Hadley Cemetery Hadley Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA Created by: terri clark Record added: Jun 02, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 70743503 -tcd