Descended from witches

November 1992
Yankee;Nov92, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p86
Presents comments from four people descended from accused witches who figured prominently in the Salem Witch Trials 300 years ago. Donald Beaman, descendant of accused witches Susannah Martin and Mary Osgood; Abigail Dane Faulkner, descendant of accused witch Abigail Dane Faulkner; Warren Clark, descendant of Judge John Hathorne, accuser Ann Putnam, and accused witch Mary Clarke; Richard Trask, descendant of accused witch Mary Esty.


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