Salem Witch Trials



Y/M/D Description Place
1692/03/00 With Jonathan Corwin and John Hathorne presiding, testimony is presented that Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are witches.
1692/05/31 Martha Ingalls Allen Carrier's trail begins before judges John Hathorne, Jonathan Corwin and Bartholomew Gedney at the Salem Village Meeting House.
1692/08/19 Martha Ingalls Allen Carrier (granddaughter of Edmund Ingalls), is denounced as a rampant hag by Cotton Mather and hanged as a witch at Gallows Hill.
1692/08/19 Accused of witchcraft, Robert Newman's great-grandfather, Rev William Burroughs is hanged in Salem.
1692/09/19 Giles Corey, accused of witchcraft along with his wife Martha Corey during the Salem Witch Trials, is crushed to death after two days of pressing. Salem, Massachusetts
1696/00/00 Samuel Sewall becomes convinced that the deaths of his two sons in 1696 was God's punishment for his participation in the Salem witch trials.
1697/01/17 At the Old South Meeting House (razed), Minister Samuel Willard reads Samuel Sewall's apology for his involvement in the Salem witch trials. Sewall ask for both man's and God's forgiveness. Old South Meetinghouse, Boston

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Event: Witch Trials
Area of Significance: Witchcraft

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