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Friday, August 29, 2014

1692 :: Confession of William Barker, Sr.


On this date in our family history . . . the 29th day of August . . . in the year 1692 . . . after being accused of and arrested for the supposed crime of witchcraft, William Barker, Sr. "Conffesses he has been in the Snare of the Divil Three Years" . . .




The entire case file for William can be seen HERE . . . this William Barker is an 8th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

1 comment:

BeNotForgot said...

WILLIAM BARKER ca 1646-1718
&1676 MARY DIX 1655-1744
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WILLIAM BARKER 1677-1745
&1704 MARY BARKER 1679-1752
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TIMOTHY BARKER 1720-1752
&1744 MEHITABLE KIMBALL †1797/
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ASA BARKER 1748-1822
&1767 LUCY PORTER 1751-1822
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JONATHAN BARKER 1785-1860
&ca 1805 MAHITABLE PORTER FARNUM 1785-1811
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TIMOTHY BARKER 1809-1870/
&1831 JERUSHA LAKIN HOBBS 1810-/1870
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JERUSHA MARILLA BARKER 1841-1899
&1857 ATWOOD FRANK SMITH 1837-1907
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THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
&1894 EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
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ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
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Mother of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
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Keeper

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