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October 07, 2007

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On this date in 1663,* a husband and wife were hanged for witchcraft in colonial Connecticut. Salem, Mass. gets the publicity and the tourism but it was actually the Constitution State where the colonies first witch hangings took... [Read More]

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Kathleen

I descend from Elizabeth Seager....

Debi

I'm a descendant of Judith Varlet of Hartford, CT. Stumbled upon your blog post while researching her life. Wish there were more records online about her. Glad to see you posting about the usually forgotten Hartford witchcraft trials and troubles.

Lisa McKee

Thanks for posting this. I am also descended from Rebecca Greensmith through her daughter, Sarah Elson, from a previous marriage.

Catherine Stein

Does anyone have any info on Mary Barnes, who was executed with Nathaniel and Rebecca Goldsmith in Hartford, Ct.

Catherine Stein

Michele Collings

She was also one of my 512 eighth great grandmothers. Michele

Chelsea Howard

Rebecca Greensmith is my 10th great grandmother. Its interesting to see this.

Julie Kelly

Dawn if you see this and are still looking for information on R. Greensmith respond to: [email protected] My Great Aunt is a professional Geneaologist and R. Greensmith is our ancesstress as well. I recently called her for info on any family during colonial times for my childrens class project and she pointed me to the "fun" story of Rebecca. She is my 13th great.

Dawn Arden

I am currently looking for all of the information on Rebecca Greensmith that I can find, so any info you have would be most helpful. Rebecca was also my 11th great grandmother.

James vanBuskirk

Anyone looking for more information on these trials, Rebecca Greensmith was my 8th great grandmother.

Stevo

Nice man, Very nice

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