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Margaret Jones

Enchantress + Midwife
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Margaret Jones was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in Massachusetts Bay Colony during a witch-hunt that lasted from 1648 to 1663. About eighty people throughout New England were accused of practicing witchcraft during that period. Thirteen women and two men were executed. Margaret Jones, who resided in the Charlestown section of Boston, was a midwife and practiced medicine.… Read More

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Born in 1648.
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