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the Salem witchcraft outbreak of 1692


Giles Corey
Deliverance Dane
Mary Bradbury
Mary De Rich
Ann Dolliver
Lydia Dustin
Sarah Dustin
Rebecca Eames
Mary Easty
Esther Elwell
Martha Emerson
Joseph Emons
Phillip English
Thomas Farrer
Edward Farrington
Abigail Faulkner, Sr.
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Mary Bridges, Sr.
Mary Bridges, Jr.
Sarah Bridges
Hannah Bromage
Sarah Buckley
George Burroughs
Martha Carrier
Richard Carrier
Sarah Carrier
Bethia Carter, Sr.
Elizabeth Cary
Sarah Churchill
Mary Clarke
Rachel Clenton
Sarah Cloyce
Sarah Cole (of Lynn)
Sarah Cole (of Salem)
Elizabeth Colson
Mary Black
Sarah Bassett
Mary Barker
John Alden
Bridget Bishop
Sarah Bibber
Martha Corey
Sarah Churchill

(Confession of Sarah Churchill)
Sarah Churchwell confesseth that Goody pudeator brought the
book to this Examin't and she signed it, but did not know her at
that tyme but when she saw her she knew her to be the same and
that Goody Bishop als Olliver appeared to this Examinant & told her
she had killed John Trask's Child, (whose Child dyed about that
tyme) & said Bishop als Olliver afflicted her as alsoe did old George
Jacobs, and before that time this Examin't being afflicted could not
doe her service as formerly and her s'd Master Jacobs called her bitch
witch & ill names & then afflicted her as #[before] above and that
pudEater brought 3: Images like Mercy Lewis, Ann putnam, Eliza'
Hubbard & they brought her thornes & she stuck them in the Images
& told her the persons whose likeness they were, would be afflicted
& the other day saw Goody Olliver [sitt] sate upon her knee,

Jurat in Curia by
Sarah Churchill

This Confession was taken before John Hathorne and Jonathan
Corwin Esq'rs l'o Juny 1692, as attests

*Tho Newton

( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 110 )

(Sarah Ingersoll for Sarah Churchill)
The diposition of Sarah Ingelson Aged about 30 yers: saith that
seing Sarah Church after hur exsamination She came to me Crieng
and wringing hur hands seming to be mutch trobeled in Sparet I
asked hur what she ailed she answered she had undon hur self I asked
hur in what she saied in belieng hur salfe and others in saieing she

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had seat hur hand to the divells Book whairas she saied she naver did
I told her I beleved she had saet hur hand to the Book she answered
Crieng and said no no no: I naver, I naver did I asked then what had
maed hur say she did she answered because they thratened hur: and
told hur thay would put her in to the dongin and put hur along with
mr Borows and thus saverall times she folowed one up and downe
tealing me that she had undon hursalfe in be lieng hur salf and others
I asked hur why she did writ it she tould me be Cause she had stood
out so long in it that now she darst not she saied allso that If she told
mr Noys but ons she had sat hur hand to the Book he would be leve
her but If she told the truth and saied she had not seat her hand to
the Book a hundred times he would not beleve hur:

Sarah Ingrsol
*AnnA. AndRuSle

( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 54 )