The Free Dictionary  
mailing list For webmasters
Welcome Guest Forum Search | Active Topics | Members

First "Witch" Executed in the British American Colonies (1647) Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/7/2009
Posts: 28,235
Neurons: 83,883
Location: Inside Farlex computers
First "Witch" Executed in the British American Colonies (1647)

Nearly 50 years before the infamous trials that resulted in the execution of 20 people as witches in Salem, Massachusetts, Alse Young of Windsor, Connecticut, became the victim of the first recorded execution for witchcraft in the American colonies. Although she may have had a daughter who was also accused of witchcraft 30 years later, very little is known about Young's life, except that she was hanged at Meeting House Square in Hartford. A mention of her execution is recorded in whose diary? More...
Users browsing this topic
Guest


Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Main Forum RSS : RSS
Forum Terms and Guidelines | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2008-2019 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.