APPROVED ANCESTORS

 

 

Listing of Those Who were Accused, Tried, or Convicted of Witchcraft Prior to 1700

Name, Colony, year of first accusation or trial

 

ABBOTT, Arthur MA 1692
ABBOTT, Nehemiah MA 1692
ALDEN, Capt. John, Jr. MA 1692
ANDREWS, Daniel MA 1692
AUSTIN, Ann MA 1656 *
AYERS, Elizabeth (___) CT 1662
AYERS, William CT 1662
BAILEY, Elizabeth (___) DEARING ME 1660
BARKER, Mrs. George VA 1641 *
BARKER, Abigail (WHEELER) MA 1692
BARKER, Mary MA 1692
BARKER, William, Sr. MA 1692
BARKER, William, Jr. MA 1692
BARNES, Mary (___) CT 1662/3
BASSETT, Margery (___) CT 1651 *
BASSETT, Sarah (HOOD) MA 1692
BATCHELOR, (female) MA 1655 *
BAYLEY, Mrs. Nicholas CT 1655 *
BAYLEY, Nicholas CT 1655 *
BEAMON, Alice (YOUNG) MA 1677
BENHAM, Winifred CT 1697 *
BENHAM, Winifred (KING) CT 1697
BENNETT, Elizabeth MD 1665 *
BIBBER, Sarah MA *
BISHOP, Bridget (PLAYFER) WASSELBE OLIVER MA 1692
BISHOP, Edward, Jr. MA 1692
BISHOP, Sarah (WILDES) MA 1692
BLACK, Mary MA 1692 *
BLACKLEACH, Elizabeth (BACON) CT 1662
BLACKLEACH, John CT 1662
BOULTER, Grace (SWAINE) NH 1680
BOWDEN, (female) CT 1689 *
BRADBURY, Mary (PERKINS) MA 1692
BRADSTREET, Dudley MA 1692
BRADSTREET, John MA 1692
BRADSTREET, John MA 1652 *
BRIDGES, Mary (TYLER) POST MA 1692
BRIDGES, Mary MA 1692 *
BRIDGES, Sarah MA 1692
BROWNE, William MA 1657
BRUMIDGE, Hannah (VARNUM) TYLER MA 1692 *
BUCKLEY, Sarah (SMITH) MA 1692
BURR, (female) CT 1678
BURROUGHS, Rev. George MA 1692
BURT, Ann (HOLLAND) BASSETT MA 1669
BUSS, Rev. John MA
BUXTON, John MA 1692
BYRD, Anne (___) VA 1698 *
BYRD, John VA 1698 *
CANE, Nell VA 1693 *
CARRIER, Andrew MA 1692
CARRIER, Martha (ALLEN) MA 1692
CARRIER, Richard MA 1692
CARRIER, Sarah MA 1692
CARRIER, Thomas, Jr. MA 1692 *
CARRINGTON, Joanne (___) CT 1651 *
CARRINGTON, John CT 1651
CARROLL, Hannah (___) MA 1692 *
CARTER, Bethiah (PEARSON) MA 1692
CARTER, Bethiah MA 1692 *
CARTER, Paul VA 1678 *
CARTWRITE, Alice VA 1678/9 *
CARY, Elizabeth (WALKER) MA 1692
CHAMBERLAIN, Rebecca (__) MA 1692
CHURCHILL, Sarah MA 1692 *
CLARK, Mary (JOHNSON) DAVIS MA 1692
CLAWSON, Elizabeth (PERIMENT) CT 1692
CLINTON, Rachel (HAFFIELD) MA 1687 *
CLOYES, Sarah (TOWNE) BRIDGES MA 1692
COLE, Eunice (___) NH 1656 *
COLE, Sarah (ASLET) MA 1692
COLE, Sarah (DAVIS) MA 1692
COLLINS, (male) RI 1640 *
COLLINS, Jane (GREEPE) MA 1653
COLSON, Elizabeth MA 1692 *
COLSON, Mary (DUSTIN) MA 1692
CORY, Giles MA 1692
CORY, Martha (PENOIR) RICH MA 1692
COWMAN, John MD 1674 *
COX, Mary MA 1692
CRAWFORD, Edith (___) PRIDE MA 1667 *
CROSHAW/CROTIA, Hugh CT 1692 *
DANE, Deliverance (HASELTINE) MA 1692
DANE, (male slave) MA 1692 *
DAY, Phoebe (WILDES) MA 1692
DeRICH, Mary (BASSETT) MA 1692
DIBBLE, Sarah (WATERBURY) CT 1669
DICER, Elizabeth (AUSTIN) MA 1692
DIKE, James MA 1692 *
DIKE, Rebecca (DOLLIVER) MA 1692
DISBOROUGH/DISBROW, Nicholas CT 1683
DISBROW, Mercy (HOLBRIDGE) NICHOLS CT 1692
DOLLIVER, Ann (HIGGINSON) MA 1692 *
DOWNING, Mehitabel (BRABROOK) MA 1692
DRAPER, Joseph MA 1692 *
DUNKIN, Elizabeth (___) VA 1695 *
DUNKIN, John VA 1695 *
DURRANT, John MA 1692
DUSTIN, Lydia (___) MA 1692
DUSTIN, Sarah MA 1692 *
DUTCH, Grace (PRATT) MA 1653
DYER, Mary MA 1638
DYER, Thomas MA 1692 *
EAMES, Daniel MA 1692
EAMES, Rebecca (BLAKE) MA 1692
EDMUNDS, Anna (___) MARTIN MA 1673 *
EDWARDS, Hannah (___) MD 1686 *
ELWELL, Esther (DUTCH) MA 1692
EMERSON, Martha (TOOTHAKER) MA 1692
EMONS, Joseph MA 1692 *
ENGLISH, Mary (HOLLINGWORTH) MA 1692
ENGLISH, Phillip MA 1692
ESTY, Mary (TOWNE) MA 1692
EVANS, (female) NH 1656 *
EVANS, (female) NH 1680 *
EVANS, Agnes (___) MA 1653 *
FARRAR, Thomas MA 1692
FARRINGTON, Edward MA 1692
FAULKNER, Abigail (DANE) MA 1692
FAULKNER, Abigail MA 1692
FAULKNER, Dorothy MA 1692
FISHER, Mary MA 1656 *
FLOYD, John MA 1692
FOSDICK, Elizabeth (___) BETTS MA 1692
FOSTER, Ann (___) MA 1692
FOWLER, Rebecca (___) MD 1685 *
FROST, Nicholas NH 1692 *
FRYE, Eunice (POTTER) MA 1692
FULLER, James MA 1683 *
FULLER, Rachel (BRABROOK) NH 1680
GARLICK, Elizabeth (___) LI 1657
GIFFORD, Margaret (TEMPLE) MA 1680
GILBERT, Lydia (___) CT 1654 *
GLEASON, (female) MA 1665 *
GLOVER, Mary (___) MA 1688
GODFREY, John MA 1658/9 *
GODMAN, Elizabeth (___) CT 1653 *
GOOD, Dorcas MA 1692 *
GOOD, Sarah (SOLART) POOLE MA 1692
GRADY, Katherine VA 1654 *
GRANT, Mrs. CT 1662 *
GRAVES, William CT 1666/7
GREEN, Mary (___) MA 1692
GREENSMITH, Nathaniel CT 1662 *
GREENSMITH, Rebecca (___) ELSING MUDGE CT 1662
GRISWOLD, Anna (WOLCOTT) CT 1667
HALE, Mary (___) MA 1681 *
HALE, Sarah (NOYES) MA 1692
HALES, (male) RI 1640 *
HALL, Mary (___) LI 1665 *
HALL, Ralph LI 1665 *
HAM, William NH 1656
HARDING, William VA 1656 *
HARDY, Thomas MA 1692 *
HARRISON, Catherine (___) CT 1668 *
HART, Elizabeth (HUTCHINSON) MA 1692
HARVEY, Hannah CT 1692 *
HARVEY, Mary (STAPLES) CT 1692
HATCH, Alice MD 1658
HAWKES, Candy (slave of Margaret) MA 1692 *
HAWKES, Margaret (___) MA 1692*
HAWKES, Sarah MA 1692
HAWKINS, Jane MA 1637
HENDRICKSON, Gertrude (___) PA 1683/4 *
HIBBINS, Anne (BELLINGHAM) MOORE MA 1655
HOAR, Dorcas (GALLEY) MA 1692
HOBBS, Abigail MA 1692 *
HOBBS, Deliverance (___) MA 1692
HOBBS, William MA 1692
HOLMAN, Mary MA 1659 *
HOLMAN, Winifred (___) MA 1659
HOLMES, Elizabeth (___) MA 1660
HOWARD, John MA 1692 *
HOWE, Elizabeth (JACKSON) MA 1692
HUTCHINS, Frances (ALCOCK) MA 1692
HUTCHINSON, Anne (MARBURY) MA 1640
INGHAM, Mary (___) MA 1676
IRESON, Mary (LEACH) MA 1692
JACKSON, John Jr. MA 1692 *
JACKSON, John Sr. MA 1692
JACOBS, George Jr. MA 1692
JACOBS, George Sr. MA 1692
JACOBS, Margaret MA 1692 *
JACOBS, Rebecca (ANDREW) FROST MA 1692
JAMES, Jane (___) MA 1650’s
JENKINS, Jane (___) VA 1675 *
JENNINGS, Margaret (POORE) CT 1659
JENNINGS, Nicholas CT 1659
JOHNSON, Abigail MA 1692
JOHNSON, Elizabeth (DANE) MA 1692
JOHNSON, Elizabeth MA 1692 *
JOHNSON, Mary CT 1648
JOHNSON, Rebecca (ASLET) MA 1692
JOHNSON, Rebecca MA 1692
JOHNSON, Stephen MA 1692
JONES, Hannah (WALFORD) NH 1682
JONES, Margaret (___) MA 1647 *
JONES, Thomas MA 1648 *
KENDALL, Elizabeth (___) HOLLY MA 1648
KNAPP, Mrs. Roger CT 1653
LACY, Mary (FOSTER) MA 1692
LACY, Mary MA 1692
LAKE, Alice (___) MA 1650
LEE, Mary MD 1654 *
LILLY, Jane (__) MA 1692
MANSHIP, Mrs. Richard MD 1654 *
MARSHFIELD, Mercy (___) MA 1649
MARSTON, Mary (OSGOOD) MA 1692
MARTIN, Susanna (NORTH) MA 1692
MATTSON, Margaret PA 1683/4
MEAKER, William CT 1657
MERRICK, Sarah MA 1651 *
MESSENGER, Katherine (___) CT 1678 *
MILLER, “Goodwife” CT 1692 *
MITCHELL, Joan (___) MD 1660 *
MONEY, Phyllis VA 1694 *
MOREY/MORRELL, Sarah MA 1692
MORRIS, Eleanor (___) VA 1695 *
MORSE, Elizabeth (___) MA 1680
NEAL, Mrs. Christopher VA 1671 *
NURSE, Rebecca (TOWNE) MA 1692
OLIVER, Mary MA 1650 *
OSBORNE, Sarah (WARREN) PRINCE MA 1692
OSGOOD, Mary (CLEMENTS) MA 1692
PAINE, Elizabeth (CARRINGTON) MA 1692
PALMER, Catherine (___) CT 1648
PARKER, Alice (___) MA 1692 *
PARKER, Mary (AYER) MA 1692
PARKER, Sarah MA 1692 *
PARSONS, Hugh MA 1651
PARSONS, John MA 1674
PARSONS, Mary (BLISS) MA 1656
PARSONS, Mary (LEWIS) MA 1651
PASSANAUTON, Samuel MA 1692 *
PEASE, Robert MA 1692
PEASE, Sarah (___) MA 1692
PENNY, Joanna (___) BRABROOK MA 1692
PERKINS, Elizabeth MA 1653 *
POST, Joanna MA 1692 *
POST, Mary MA 1692 *
POST, Susannah MA 1692 *
POWELL, Abel MA 1680 *
POWELL, Caleb MA 1680 *
PRESCOTT, Mary (BOULTER) NH 1680
PRINCE, Margaret (___) MA 1692
PROCTOR, Benjamin MA 1692
PROCTOR, Elizabeth (BASSETT) MA 1692
PROCTOR, John MA 1692
PROCTOR, Sarah MA 1692 *
PROCTOR, William MA 1692 *
PUDEATOR, Ann (___) GREENSLADE MA 1692
RANDALL, Mary MA 1691 *
READ, Margaret MA 1680 *
REDD, Wilmot (___) MA 1692 *
RICE/RIST, Sarah (CLARK) DAVIS MA 1692
RICHARDS, Welthian (LORING) MA 1653/4
RICHARDSON, Elizabeth MD 1658 *
ROBINSON, “Mistress” VA 1659 *
ROOTES, Susanna (___) MA 1692
ROWE, Abigail MA 1692 *
ROWE, Mary/Martha (PRINCE) MA 1692
SADIE, John Jr. MA 1692 *
SALTER, Henry MA 1692
SALTONSTALL, Nathaniel MA 1692
SANFORD, Andrew CT 1662
SANFORD, Mary (___) CT 1662
SCARGEN, Elizabeth (__) MA 1692 *
SCOTT, Margaret (STEVENSON) MA 1692
SCRIPTURE, Elizabeth (KNAPP) MA 1671
SEAGER, Elizabeth (MOODY) CT 1662/3
SEARS, Ann (___) FARRAR MA 1692
SEWELL, Bessie (___) MA 1651
SHERWOOD, Grace (WHITE) VA 1698
SOAMES, Abigail (___) MA 1692 *
SOMERS, Henry MA 1692 *
SPARKS, Martha (BARRETT) MA 1691
STAPLES, Mary (___) CT 1654
STEPHENS, Alice (___) VA 1668 *
STEVENS, Ephraim MA 1692
STRATTON, Alice (___) MA 1650
TAYLOR, Mary (HARRINGTON) MA 1692
THATCHER, Margaret (WEBB) SHEAFE MA 1692
THATCHER, (Slave of Margaret) MA 1692 *
TITUBA (a slave) MA 1692 *
TOOTHAKER, Margaret MA 1692 *
TOOTHAKER, Mary (ALLEN) MA 1692
TOOTHAKER, Roger MA 1692
TOWLE, Isabella (AUSTIN) NH 1680
TOWNE, Joanna (BLESSING) MA
TRAVALLY, Hannah (HORTON) TERRILL HILDRETH LI 1683 *
TUCKEY, Job MA 1692 *
TYLER, Hannah MA 1692
TYLER, Joanna MA 1692 *
TYLER, Martha MA 1692
TYLER, Mary (LOVETT) MA 1692
USHER, Hezekiah MA 1692 *
VARLET, Judith CT 1662 *
VINSON, Rachel (VARNEY) COOKE LANGTON MA 1692
VINSON, Sarah (___) MA 1653
WAKELEY, James CT 1662 *
WALFORD, Jane (___) ME 1648
WALTON, George NH 1682
WARDWELL, Mercy MA 1692
WARDWELL, Samuel MA 1692
WARDWELL, Sarah (HOOPER) HAWKES MA 1692
WARREN, Mary MA 1692 *
WATKINS, Mary (a slave) MA 1693 *
WEBSTER, Mary (REEVE) MA 1683 *
WELLS, Thomas MA 1669 *
WHITE, Judith MA 1692 *
WHITTRIDGE, Mary (BUCKLEY) MA 1692
WILDES, Sarah (AVERILL) MA 1692
WILFORD, Ruth MA 1691
WILLARD, John MA 1692
WILLIAMS, Robert MA 1669 *
WILSON, Sarah (LORD) MA 1692
WILSON, Sarah MA 1692
WINGBOROUGH, Barbara VA 1657 *
WOOLAND, Edward MA 1692 *
WRIGHT, Joan (___) VA 1626 *
WRIGHT, Mary LI 1660
YOUNG, Alice/Elsie CT 1647

Compiled by Kimberly Nagy, Registrar General 2006-2010.


Note: This is the most complete listing available. If you have documentation that your ancestor was accused, tried or convicted of witchcraft in the colonies prior to 1700, we welcome your application and will add your ancestor to this listing.


* = No known issue