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Martha Carrier Salem Witch Trials
Updated: 9/11/2020
Martha Carrier Salem Witch Trials
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  • She Did It!
  • I have cough cough
  • Martha Carrier
  • The Salem girls accused her of leading a 300 strong witch army, using her occult powers to murder and afflict people with terrible diseases
  • Martha was accused of witchcraft by her neighbor Benjamin Abbot after he fell sick and blamed his illness on her bewitching him after they had gotten into an argument that involved a land dispute
  • Here lies Martha
  • All evidence shown in court were peoples issues and failures blamed on Martha. Some even told lies. The evidence presented would have never been able to be proven but it didn't matter to the judges.
  • She was hung 2 August 1692 for witchcraft along with 4 men.
  • She was a target because she was poor and her family has been blamed for small pox epidemics. Both those made her an easy target.
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