The Victims of the Salem Witch Trials

Those Who Died

During the Salem witch trials of 1692, twenty-four accused witches died, 19 were hanged, one was pressed to death, and four died in prison.

  • Arrested April 18, 1692
  • Executed by hanging June 10, 1692
  • Age: 50s
  • Resident of Salem Town
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  • Wrrant for arrest issued April 30, 1692; arrested in Maine May 4, 1692
  • Executed by hanging August 19, 1692
  • Age: 42
  • Resident of Wells, Maine
  • Former minister at Salem Village church
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  • Arrested May 31, 1692
  • Executed by hanging August 19, 1692
  • Age: 33
  • Resident of Andover
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  • Arrested April 18, 1692
  • Pressed to death September 19, 1692
  • Age: 70s
  • Resident of Salem Village
  • Farmer
  • Husband of Martha Corey
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  • Arrested March 21, 1692
  • Age: 70s
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Resident of Salem Village
  • Third wife of Giles Corey
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  • Arrested April 30, 1692
  • Died in prison March 10, 1693
  • Age: 60s or 70s
  • Resident of Reading
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  • Arrested April 21, 1692, released May 18, 1692, re-arrested May 20, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 56
  • Resident of Salem Village
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  • Arrested July 15, 1692
  • Died in prison December 3, 1692
  • Age: 70s
  • Resident of Andover
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  • Arrested February 29, 1692
  • Executed by hanging July 19, 1692
  • Age: 38
  • Resident of Salem Village
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Elizabeth How

  • Arrested May 29, 1692
  • Executed by hanging July 19, 1692
  • Age: 50s
  • Resident of Topsfield
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George Jacobs Sr.

  • Arrested May 10, 1692
  • Executed by hanging August 19, 1692
  • Age: 80s
  • Resident of Salem Town
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Susannah Martin

  • Arrested May 2, 1692
  • Executed by hanging July 19, 1692
  • Age: 71
  • Resident of Amesbury
  • Arrested March 24, 1692
  • Executed by hanging July 19, 1692
  • Age: 71
  • Resident of Salem Village
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Sarah Osborne

  • Arrested February 29, 1692
  • Died in prison May 10, 1692
  • Age: 40s
  • Resident of Salem Village
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Alice Parker

  • Arrested May 12, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: not known
  • Resident of Salem Town
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Mary Parker

  • Examined September 2, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 55
  • Resident of Andover
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John Proctor

  • Arrested April 11, 1692
  • Executed by hanging August 19, 1692
  • Age: 60
  • Resident of Salem Village
  • His wife, Elizabeth Proctor, was condemned with him, but avoided hanging because she was pregnant, and the executions had ended by the time she gave birth. 
  • Arrested May 12, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 70
  • Resident of Salem Town
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Wilmott Redd

  • Arrested May 31, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 50s
  • Resident of Marblehead
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Margaret Scott

  • Examined August 5, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 77
  • Resident of Rowley
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Roger Toothaker

  • Arrested May 18, 1692
  • Died in prison June 16, 1692
  • Age: 58
  • Resident of Billerica
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Samuel Wardwell

  • Arrested September 1, 1692
  • Executed by hanging September 22, 1692
  • Age: 49
  • Resident of Andover
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Sarah Wildes

  • Arrested April 21, 1692
  • Executed by hanging July 19, 1692
  • Age: 65
  • Resident of Topsfield
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John Willard

  • Arrest warrant issued May 10, 1692
  • Arrested and examined May 18, 1692
  • Executed by hanging August 19, 1692
  • Age: 20s
  • Resident of Salem Village