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Family History Month: The Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692: History and Sources

  • Dates: October 30, 2016
  • Address: 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Times: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: (260) 421-1225
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The Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692: History and Sources – John Beatty, Discovery Center.
The trials and executions of the men and women charged with witchcraft at Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 has become an iconic event in American history. Many genealogists today are descendants of one of these unfortunates or one or more of their accusers. This talk provides an overview of the event and discusses some of the historical and genealogical sources for researching this event.

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