For other articles about people named Mary Parker, see Mary Parker (disambiguation)
Mary (Ayer) Parker of Andover, Mass., the daughter of John Ayer, was executed September 22, 1692, with several others, for witchcraft in the Salem witch trials. She was 55 years old and a widow. Mary's husband, Nathan, died in 1685. Nicholas Noyes officiated.
Her daughter, Sarah Parker, was also accused.
Mary was an 8th great-grandmother of U.S. President George W. Bush who is a descendant or relative of up to 217 of the trials' participants.
- ^ Anderson, R.C., Reitwiesner, W.A., Roberts, G.B. (1977) "The Matrilinear Line of President Ford" The American Genealogist 53:56
- ^ a b Kelly, Jacqueline "The Untold Story of Mary Ayer Parker: Gossip and Confusion in 1692." Revised for presentation at the Berkshire Conference. June 2005.
- ^ Robinson, Enders A. "Salem Witchcraft and Hawthorne's House of Seven Gables." pp. 251-5. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books. 1992.
Upham, Charles (1980). Salem Witchcraft. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 2 vv, v.2 pp 324–5, 480.
Chapel Hill News
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:47:48 -0700
The U.S. Postal Service forces you to have Chapel Hill addresses even though you aren't lucky enough to live here! (CHN, bit.ly/1v6P9Rh). I have a solution: let's change the addresses of people in Chapel Hill to say “Carrboro.” There would be several ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800
CAMDEN — Mary Parker's grandsons carried box after box of groceries into their Morton Street home on Sunday afternoon, eyeing the makings of this year's Thanksgiving dinner. "I feel good because Thanksgiving is coming up," said Shemar Parker, 6.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:52:30 -0800
The Waterford girls basketball team won ugly Tuesday night, defeating Burlington 48-38 on the road in both teams' Southern Lakes Conference opener. Wolverines coach Dena Brechtl said her team controlled the game but kept missing chances to pull away.
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:33:45 -0800
A day after losing 53-31 to New Berlin West, the Demons rebounded for a 54-35 victory over Kenosha Bradford in the Chocolate City Tip-Off Classic at Burlington High School. Burlington (1-1) was able to get into a better game flow, coach Mary Parker ...
Chapel Hill News
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:56:15 -0700
'The bear submerged herself in the cool water, and then began to moan. The sound was relief: long, low moans of pure delight to be immersed in the cool water on this very hot morning.' MARY PARKER SONIS ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:48:45 -0700
Miye D'Oench moved her point streak to nine games – dating back to last season – with a pair of bookending goals, on either side of Lexie Laing's first career score and Mary Parker's extra-effort goal in the third period. Sarah Edney made a fine ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:23:16 -0700
Classmate Mary Parker added 13 goals and 12 assists, while Hillary Crowe notched 30 points for Harvard in her junior season. The more prominent roles and increased ice time for these players ensured that this season's squad has a core of experienced ...
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0800
It depicted young versions of Aunt May, Uncle Ben, and Richard and Mary Parker, and led to a teenaged May getting pregnant, with Richard as the baby's dad. Once the baby was born, May gave up the baby to Mary… a baby named Peter. It was a curious ...
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