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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, 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 ...
North Country Now
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:45:00 -0700
She had been competing for a few years now, according to her mother Mary Parker. “She won her class and became a pro athlete,” she said. “She will be home for the next week visiting before going back to California. The show she just won was The North ...
Tahlequah Daily Press
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:30:00 -0700
“I like having fun and coming to play,” said Mary Parker, 9. Mary plays the fiddle, piano, guitar, mandolin, bass and the banjo. Her brother Gordon plays the mandolin, as well as the fiddle. Mary ended each song with a quick forward kick followed by ...
Whatever A Spider Can
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:22:30 -0700
This is after we see both Richard and Mary Parker seemingly plummet to their deaths on a plane in an attempted assassination attempt. However Richard Parker's fate is morally ambiguous as it's only presumed that he dies in the plane crash rather than ...
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:09:19 -0700
Keepers — Houston, Mary Parker Powell; Briarcrest, Marianne Agee. Records — Houston 2-0-1, Briarcrest 4-0-1. FACS 7, FAYETTE ACADEMY 1. FACS 3 4 — 7. Fayette Academy 0 1 — 1. Goals — FACS, Claire Isom (Allie Grooms), Emmy Coleman, Grooms ...
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:03:45 -0700
The show is directed by Scott Holman and Mary Parker Williams, who said Desert Star's “Dracula” is a zany variation on the theme of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic horror novel. “It's your usual Dracula story but with our own comedy, twists and turns and ...
Sioux City Journal
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:00:00 -0700
Members Mary Parker and Mary Grasso enlisted the help of more than 30 women, including Suing. Together, they have made 76 sundresses. Through a poster, a pastor's announcement and weekly bulletins, three churches got involved: Blessed Teresa of ...
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Scott Holman directs along with assistant director Mary Parker Williams. The show was originally written by Peter Van Slyke. Holman said it's the perfect show heading toward Halloween and lends itself to timely, humorous updates. "I almost rewrote it ...
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