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SWP No. 57.1

(Summary of the Confessions of Dorothy Faulkner , Abigail Faulkner, Jr. , Martha Tyler , Johannah Tyler , Sarah Wilson, Jr. , and Joseph Draper )

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[September 17, 1692]

dorritye Forknor and Abigale Forknor children: to [Abigall Forknor of Andover now in prison confarsed before the honoured majastrats upon thire exsaminations heare in Salam the 16 day of this enstant subtember: 1692 that thire mother apared and mayd them witches and also marth [a] Tyler Johanah Tyler: and Sarih Willson and Joseph draper all acknowlidge that they ware lead into that dradfull sin of witchcrift by hir meanse: the fores'd Abigale forknor

The above named persons Each & Every one of them Did affirm before the Grand inquest that the above written Evidences are truth:

17 sept: 1692
(Reverse) Dorety Falkner vs Abigail Falkner
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 45 )