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  • 1.  John Proctor was a farmer in 17th century Massachusetts. During the Salem Witch Trials he was accused of witchcraft, convicted and hanged.  Born: March 30, 1632, England, United Kingdom  Died: August 19, 1692, Salem, MA  Children: Thorndike Proctor  He was the son of John Proctor, and Martha Harper. During the Salem Witch Trials he
  • 2.  Accusations were first aimed at his wife  Defended his wife which caused him to be accused  Accused by Abigail Williams, Mary Walcott, and Mary Warren  Challenged spectral evidence  First male accused of witchcraft/executed  Recited Lord’s Prayer before execution  Executed on August 19, 1692  Wrote letter to Boston clergy before his death which caused them to change their position on spectral evidence
  • 3.  He was the son of John Proctor, and Martha Harper. During the Salem Witch Trials he was accused of witchcraft, convicted and hanged.  He was called the “Confessed Witch”  Wife of William Hobbs and mother of Abigail Hobbs  Not a member of the church  3 members of family was accused of witchcraft  Daughter testified against her  Plead guilty to being a witch (4th resident to do so)  Testified against other people including her husband  Confession saved her life but caused other accusations  All three Hobbs avoided hanging
  • 4.  Ann Putnam, along with Elizabeth "Betty" Parris, Mary Walcott and Abigail Williams, was an important witness at the Salem Witch Trials of Massachusetts during the later portion of 17th century Colonial America.  Born: October 18, 1679, Salem, MA  Died: 1716  Parents: Thomas Putnam
  • 5.  Age of 12 during Salem Witch Trials  One of the group of teenagers who claimed to be afflicted by witchcraft  One of the most active accusers  Claimed to have been attacked by 62 people  Testified against many in court  Apologized publicly after trials
  • 6.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salem_witch _trials  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history -archaeology/brief-salem.html  http://www.history.com/topics/salem- witch-trials