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Lynn Betlock
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The Weekly Genealogist Survey

Last week’s survey asked what role, if any, your ancestor played in the Salem witchcraft trials. (More than one answer could be selected.)

7%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors was executed as a witch.
20%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors was tried as a witch.
22%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors was accused as a witch.
8%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors served as a judge during the witchcraft trials.
5%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors served as a juror during the witchcraft trials.
16%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors testified in court during the witchcraft trials.
11%, Yes, one (or more) of my ancestors accused someone of witchcraft.
57%, No, as far as I know none of my ancestors were involved in the 1692 Salem witchcraft hysteria.

This week's survey asks about your print genealogical journal and magazine subscriptions. Take the survey now!


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