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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.
Victorville Daily Press
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:07:13 -0700
APPLE VALLEY — After operating several businesses in the Victor Valley for nearly 50 years, a popular community leader has passed away. Mary Parker, who opened the first of five businesses with her late husband Wayne, died on Friday at the age of 84, ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:23:08 -0700
Una-Mary Parker's books have just been added in e-book format so we take the opportunity to ask her about them, starting with the release of Riches, Scandals, Temptations, Enticements and The Palace Affair. What can you tell us about the books that ...
The Daily News Journal
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:24:10 -0700
Mary (Pittard) and Paul Ranz of Murfreesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Eliza June Ranz, at 1:12 a.m. June 22, 2014. Born at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, the baby weighed 5 pounds. Grandparents are the late John Baxter ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
Some of those “indispensables” include Ann-Carol Pence (music director) and 11 live musicians, Jen MacQueen (choreographer), Shannon Robert (set design), Daniel Terry (sound design), Mary Parker (lighting design), and glorious costumes by Sydney ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:11:15 -0700
The prison would include 1,000 one-man and two-man cells, with extra space set aside for 200 single-cell isolation units, vice chairwoman Mary Parker said. "The core of this is to support our existing units and that population that is harder, they're ...
Comic Book Movie
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:17:30 -0700
Ben and Mary Parker were an elderly couple with no children of their own, and they raised Peter as if he were their son. They rarely spoke about Peter's real parents, so Peter became convinced that his parents had left him because of something he had done.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:58:43 -0700
Purse dipping bells have been handed out to shoppers in Bracknell town centre by PCSO Mary Parker, to protect against attempts to steal purses or wallets. Shoppers are advised to keep all belongings, including valuable mobile phones, close to them and ...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:56:15 -0700
Mary Parker Sonis: They restored the wall to it's original “funeral home” beige? Really?? Stacie Nagy: I read the (owner's) non-apology. Not buying it. How hard would it be to have asked for a retouch of the painting? What about commissioning a new one?
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