Susannah Martin

Where was she executed?

Salem, Massachusetts

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

Martin was accused of casting a spell to drown a neighbor's oxen in a river.

Other Information:

  • One of her sons was accused of being her imp, a devilish sprite.

  • Martin was first accused of witchcraft in 1669, but the case was dismissed. The second accusation in 1692 led to her death by hanging.

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