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Benjamin Goard MP (1657 - 1674)

"Gorde", "Goad"

Not for the faint of heart: Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1925-1926) Vol. 1, p. 147. GOARD, Benjamin, s. Richard, bp. 7 : 7 m : 1656. CR1**↑ Roxbur...

11/2/2008 9/25/2021

Hugh Pugh, I (1685 - 1718)


execution- appeal to King for trial was not forwarded in violation of criminal code. Was accused in murder (wit 2 others) of the murder of John Hasys, Justice in Chester County, PA in 1718

9/12/2007 5/14/2021

Spencer Martin (1774 - 1795)

Isaac 1 did mention a John in his will and it is theorized that John was the father of Spencer Martin who was hanged for horse stealing in 1795. It was Spencer's 2nd offence. He was granted clemency th...

3/21/2016 11/17/2020

Sarah (Averill) Wildes, Salem Witch Trials 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...

8/9/2008 3/28/2020

George “Goodman” Spencer MP (b. - 1641)

"George ?"

The Origin of Hannah Spencer"… a "Goodman" Spencer was steward of Capt. Lamberton on the voyage over, but dying on the passage was succeeded as steward by Roger Alling. He left an only daughter in the ...

10/31/2009 3/28/2020

Elizabeth accused witch Kendall MP (1593 - 1643)

"Goody", "widow of Samuel Holly", "not Elizabeth Cogan"

"Elizabeth _______ was the wife of Samuel Holly and John Kendall. The first record of her by name is the sale of the property of Samuel Holly by son John Holly in which she is named as Elizabeth Kendal...

2/6/2008 2/20/2019

Capt. James L. Lindley MP (1735 - 1779)

Active Loyalist leader, hanged at Ninety Six, SC 1768 Settled in Rabun's Creek area of (present day Laurens, Co.) SC British Loyalist - hung for treason in April 1779. Ronald Bamberg 12/3/2018 at 12:30...

8/15/2007 2/1/2019

“Goody” Mary Bassett MP (c.1624 - 1651)

Family From Bassett married MARY.They had the following children:33* 24 M i. JOHN BASSETT was born about 1638.* 25 M ii. ROBERT Jr. BASSETT was born about 1640., marriedELIZABETH RIGGS* 26 F iii. MARY ...

10/7/2007 10/23/2018

Richard Clark, Pirate MP (bef.1665 - 1708)


From: Pirates on the Chesapeake, Donald G. Shomette, Tidewater Publishers, 1985: pg. 167: >“The leader of the band was a notorious desperado named Richard Clark from the South River region of Anne Arun...

4/10/2017 8/4/2018

Mary Latham MP (1627 - c.1644)

Around 1643, Mary Latham fell in love with a boy who rejected her. About 17 and impetuous, Mary Latham decided to marry the next man who asked. It was a bad decision. What followed was the case of the ...

1/4/2009 7/22/2018

James Britton (c.1615 - c.1644)

"John Brittain"

Without a single witness observing their crime, James Britton and Mary Latham were hanged by the neck until dead for an implicit act of adultery.From "The Price of Adultery in Puritan Massachusetts, 16...

7/22/2018 7/22/2018

Moses Paul (1742 - 1771)

His parents had came from Martha's Vineyard.his father died in1745 at the siege of Louisburg,and the widowed mother had been one of the Christian Indians who attended the Barnstable church.When Moses w...

6/12/2018 6/13/2018

Robert McMahan MP (c.1706 - 1769)

"Robert McMahon"

There is NO EVIDENCE that: * Robert McMahan died at sea. 'There is NO EVIDENCE that: * Catherine Cole / Coleman was a wife of Robert McMahan c.1706-1769 'There is NO EVIDENCE that: * Archibald McMahan ...

7/3/2007 5/23/2018

John Carrington, Sr., of Wethersfield MP (c.1610 - 1651)

"Sailed on "Susan & Ellen" to America"

"John Carrington thou art indited by the name of John Carrington of Wethersfield—carpenter—, that not hauing the feare of God before thine eyes thou hast interteined ffamilliarity with Sattan the great...

8/7/2007 1/15/2017

Daniel Kendrick, Jr (1761 - 1790)

Daniel Jr. Died by hanging in 1790. He lived near Patch's Corner for a short while after his marriage and then went to Vermont for a few years then returning to the old farm at Patch's Corner. Shortly ...

7/1/2016 7/1/2016

Elizabeth Emerson MP (1665 - 1693)

The following is from a website entitled "Executed" Emersons of Haverhill, Massachusetts, were the kind of family that just could not stay out of trouble. Death was a common feature in the Em...

7/13/2008 4/9/2016

Bathsheba Ruggles Spooner MP (1746 - 1778)

Ruggles Spooner (c. 1746 – July 2, 1778) was the first woman to be executed in the United States by Americans rather than the British. She was the daughter of Brigadier General Timothy Ruggles.Spooner ...

6/3/2007 2/6/2016

Mary Dyer MP (1611 - 1660)

"Marie", "Quaker Witness", "Seymour"

Find a Grave: Mary Barrett Dyer Wikipedia: Mary Dyer Her parents are unknown. Seymour was a royalty myth. Barrett was a name recorded in a parish register. Supposedly she had a brother Thom...

1/22/2007 1/26/2016

Mary ‘Convicted witch’ 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

Anthony Arnold, I MP (1627 - 1677)

Anthony Arnold and Bacon’s RebellionOn 5 Feb 1981, Hazel Arnold MacIvor published a report on the “The Anthony Arnold Research Project” on behalf of The Arnold Family Association of the South. In her i...

7/7/2009 10/1/2015

Richard Carver, of Watertown had no sons. Disconnected Capt. William Carver, of Lower Norfolk as his son on June 2016 and again on 18 May 2022. William Carver Birth: 1626 - probably of the City o...

2/9/2010 10/1/2015

Thomas Granger MP (1626 - 1642)


Thomas Granger or Graunger (1625? – September 8, 1642) was the first person hanged in the Massachusetts Bay Colony (the first hanged in any of the colonies of New England being John Billington) and the...

7/12/2008 7/20/2015

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 6/3/2015

John Proctor (1632–1692) was a farmer and tavernkeeper in 17th-century Salem, Massachusetts. During the Salem witch trials he was accused of witchcraft, convicted and hanged. His wife and all of his ch...

7/24/2007 5/13/2015

Thomas Cornell, II MP (1627 - 1673)

"Thomas Cornell"

Who killed Rebecca Cornell on the afternoon of Feb. 8, 1673, as she sat alone in her room in her home in Portsmouth? To this day no one knows for certain, yet one man, her son, Thomas, was convicted (o...

1/22/2007 2/28/2015

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

"Wassellbee Oliver", "Salem Witch Trial"

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 indication of...

8/30/2008 10/5/2014

Rebecca Nurse MP (1620 - 1692)

"Salem Witch Trial"

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 ...

4/14/2007 8/21/2014

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...

8/6/2007 5/31/2014

Martha Corey MP (1628 - 1692)

"Salem Witch Trial", "Panon", "not Martha Pennoyer"

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. ...

9/21/2007 5/15/2014

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


Elizabeth Jackson came to America as a servant in the household of Ezekiel Rodgers, founder and first minister of Rowley, Mass. She was convicted of practicing witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials,...

3/15/2009 5/12/2014

Margaret Scott MP (1616 - 1692)

"Salem Witch Trial", "Margaret Stephenson"

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...

9/27/2007 4/28/2014

Wilmot Redd MP (c.1638 - 1692)

"Wilmott", "Reed", "Rett", "Salem Witch Trial"

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...

10/20/2009 4/9/2014

George Jacobs, Salem Witch Trial MP (1612 - 1692)

"George Jacob"

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 August 1692. Hi...

3/2/2007 4/3/2014

Susannah (North) Martin, Salem Witch Trials MP (bef.1621 - 1692)

"Susannah North", "Salem Witch Trial", "Accused Witch", "Susanna North"

Biography== Susannah (North) Martin, Salem Witch Trials was born before September 30, 1621 in Olney, Buckinghamshire , England (United Kingdom) and was baptized on September 30, 1621 in Olney, Milton K...

2/19/2007 3/22/2014

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...

9/6/2008 1/2/2014

William Eltonhead MP (1614 - 1655)

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...

5/16/2009 12/6/2013

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 Frances...

7/10/2009 11/12/2013

Hugh Stone, Sr. MP (1647 - 1690)

Notes for Hugh Stone:Died in 1689 by execution – was hanged for killing his wife, Hannah, in a drunken rage.Hannah Stone, whose husband, Hugh Stone, killed her in a drunken rage in 1689 and was hanged....

12/24/2008 10/22/2013

James Pugh MP (c.1749 - bef.1810)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A106132 James Pugh ~ was a leader in the Regulator movement. He was hanged on 19 June 1771 for his involvement. He was the brothe...

9/16/2007 10/17/2013

Captain Robert Johann Messer (1731 - 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...

4/7/2008 10/17/2013

Capt. Benjamin Merrill MP (1731 - 1771)

Red Flagged: "THIS LINE MAY NOT BE USED FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE DAR."[ ]Created: 2002-03-27 23:23:50.97, Updated: , By: Conversion 1) BATTLE OF THE ALAMANCE WHICH IS NOT ACCEPTED AS REV SERVICE. The Batt...

9/14/2007 10/16/2013

Francis Hopkins MP (1720 - 1779)

"The Tory Bandit", "Francis Hopkins"

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...

9/15/2007 7/27/2013

Robert Tucker, of Milton MP (1604 - 1681)

"Robt. Tucker", "Deacon William Tucker"

Not the same as Robert Tucker, of Milton-Next Origins from TUCKER 911 Born , 16 , See "Tucker-Darrell" by Rufus Stickney Tucker, Ph.D., Cambridge, Mass., vol. 76, p. 232, N.E.H.&G.Reg. for refutation o...

9/15/2007 6/27/2013

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

"John Billington"

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,...

8/11/2007 6/19/2013

Giles Bland (c.1647 - 1677)

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

4/28/2013 4/28/2013

Drummond was the governor of Albemarle County in the Province of Carolina (1664–1667) and a participant in Bacon's Rebellion (1676–1677). Sheriff of James City County, bailiff of the Quarter Court, and...

11/21/2008 4/28/2013

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. Th...

9/6/2008 4/28/2013

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...

10/12/2008 4/28/2013

Mary Barnes MP (c.1625 - 1663)

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

Mary's birth date and place are unknown. Her parents and maiden name are also unknown. Mary, wife of Thomas Barnes , died 25 Jan 1663 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, hung as a witch. Family Ma...

8/26/2007 3/29/2013

Alice Bishop MP (1616 - c.1648)

"Alice (Martin) Clark Bishop", "Allis Bishop"

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 # Marth...

2/22/2007 3/27/2013