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Susanna Rootes (unknown)

Also Known As: "Clarke"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: June 18, 1692 (63-71)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (Wrongfully accused of witchcraft, jailed and put in irons in Boston, 5/23/1692 and died less than a month later in Salem. Reportedly released due to insufficient evidence.)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Josiah Rootes
Mother of Josiah Rootes; Thomas Roots; Susanna Roots; John Roots and Bethia Lovett

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Susanna Rootes

http://dougsinclairsarchives.com/roots/josiahrootes.htm

Accused of being a witch and was placed in jail but must have been released as no evidence was found.


Children of "Josiah and Susanna Rootes : They had baptized, Sep. 24, 1648, the first four.

  • 5. I. Josiah, b. a. 1642, f. ; d. a. 1685.
  • 6. II. Bethia, b. a. 1644.
  • 7. III. John, b. a. 1646, f. ; d. May 25, 1723.
  • 8. IV. Susanna, m. Haskins and had a child baptized in 1668, 2 yrs. 6 mo. (no name given)
  • 9. V. Thomas, bap. Feb. 16, 165 1 , f. ; d. 1683-4.
  • 10. VI. Jonathan, b. a. 1666, f. ; d. before 1729

References

  • from https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Clarke-5507
  • Salem Witchcraft Papers, Edited by Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum, (Da Capo Press: New York, 1977).link
  • Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635; digital images, American Ancestors (accessed 2013), 5 (2007): 71-74, "Emma Mason."
  • Sidney Perley (1858-1928), The History of Salem Massachusetts, 1626-1716, 3 vols; digital images, _Hathi Trust_ (accessed 2013), 1 (1924): 373, text and footnote about Josiah Roots.
  • Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Towns Records, 1579-2001, images, FamilySearch: accessed 2013, Essex > Beverly > Births, marriages, deaths 1653-1890 > image 258 of 589 for John 2d Lovett and Bethia Rootes family entries.
  • “Josiah Rootes” (sketch), Doug Sinclair’s Archives : accessed 2013 link
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Susanna Rootes's Timeline

1625
1625
England
1642
1642
Age 17
<Badby, Northamptonshire, England>
1647
1647
Age 22
1648
September 24, 1648
Age 23
1648
Age 23
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1648
Age 23
Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692
June 18, 1692
Age 67
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony