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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
Thomas Farrer

(Ann Putnam, Jr., Thomas Putnam and Robert Morrill
v. Thomas Farrer)
the deposistion of Ann putnam who testifieth and saith that on the: of may 1692 : there appeard to me the Apperishtion of an
old gray-head man with a great nose which tortored me and almost
Choaked me and urged me to writ in his book: and I asked him
what was his name and from whence he came for I would complaine
of him: and he told me he came from linne and people used to call
him old father pharoah and he said he was my grandfather: for my
father used to call him father: but I tould I would not call him:
grandfather: for he was a wizzard and I would complaine of him:
and ever sence he hath afflected me by times beating me and pinch-
ing me and all most Choaking me and urging me continewally to
writ in his book

we whose names are under writen haveing been conversant with Ann
putnam have hard hir declare what is above writen what she said
she saw & heard from the apperishtion of old pharoah and also have
seen hir tortors: and perceived hir hellish temtations by hir loud out
cries I will not writ old pharaoh I will not writ in your book

*Thomas putnam
*Roburt Morrell

Ann. putnam ag. Tho. Farrer

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

- 324-
(Indictment v. Thomas Farrer)
Essex in the Province
of the Massachusets Bay
in New England Anno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi
& Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe
Domini: 1692

The Juriors for our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King and Queen doe
present that Thomas Pharoh -- of Linn In the County of Essex
husbandman -- the 10th of May In the yeare aforesaid and Divers
other Dayes and Times as well before as after Certaine Detestable
Arts called Witchcraft and Sorceries wickedly malitiously & felon-
iously hath used practised and Exersised at and in the Towne of
Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in and upon and against one
Ann Putnam of Salem. Singlewoman by which said wicked acts the
Said Ann Putnam The day and year aforesaid and Divers other Dayes
and Times both before and after was and is tortured afflicted Con-
sumed wasted Pined and Tormented against the peace of our Sover-
aigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen their Crowne & Dignity and
the law in that Case made & Provided

Ann Putnam
Elizabeth Hubbard
Sarah Vibber


*Robert Payne
cleared by proclamation
paying fees

( Suffolk Court Records Case No. 2667 Page 149 )