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Mary (Bliss) Parsons

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Mary Parsons formerly Bliss
Born about in Englandmap
Wife of — married in Hartford Connecticut U.S.A.map
Died in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusettsmap
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Contents

Name

Name: Mary /Bliss/
Source: #S2
Page: Ancestry Family Trees
Data:
Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=26914960&pid=2021917223
Note: #N656

Sources

Source S2
Title: Ancestry Family Trees
Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;
Repository: #R1
Repository R1
Name: Ancestry.com
Address: http://www.Ancestry.com

Notes

Note N656


Name

Name: Mary /Bliss/[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1625
Place: Gloucestershire, Canterbury, England[8][9][10][11]
Birth:
Date: 1620
Place: Gloucestershire, England
Birth:
Date: 07 FEB 1626
Place: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Birth:
Date: 07 FEB 1626
Place: Canterbury, Kent, , England
Birth:
Date: 07 FEB 1626
Place: Belstone, Devon, , England

Death

Death:
Date: 29 JAN 1711
Place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA[12][13][14][15]
Death:
Date: 09 JAN 1711
Place: Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA

Event

Event:
Type: Fact 1
Place: See Note Page
Event: Family moves back to Springfield.
Type: Moves back to Springfield
Date: 1679
Place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts[16]
Event: Court of Assistants has Mary imprisoned to await trial.
Type: Imprisoned
Date: MAR 1675
Place: Boston, Massachusetts[17]
Event: Mary and her son John are accused in relation to the sawmill death of John Stebbins. Accusations are delivered to Boston but no action is taken.
Type: Mary is accused of witchcraft a third time
Date: 1678
Place: Springfield, Massachusetts[18]
Event:
Type: Jury finds Mary innocent
Date: 13 MAY 1675
Place: Boston, Massachusetts[19]
Event: A magistrate finds Mary innocent of witchcraft and related charges. Bridgmans pay fine instead of apologize.
Type: Magistrate finds Mary innocent
Date: OCT 1656
Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts[20]
Event: The Bridgmans accuse Mary again. Mary is taken to Boston and her body is searched for "witch's teats" where "imps" suckle.
Type: Accused of witchcraft second time
Date: JAN 1675
Place: Springfield, Massachusetts[21]
Event: Neighbor Sarah Bridgman accuses Mary's "witchcraft" of killing Sarah's two week-old son. Others say Mary's witchcraft knotted yarn and killed a cow. Case is brought to Court in 1656.
Type: Accused of witchcraft
Date: 1654
Place: Northampton, Massachusetts[22]

Note

Note: #N48

Sources

  1. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  2. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  3. Source: #S48 Note: @N43@
  4. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  5. Source: #S32 Page: Source number: 1485.055; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: EnMarriage date: 1646Marriage place: Note: @N45@
  6. Source: #S22 Data: Text: Death date: 29 January 1711Death place: Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA Note: @N46@
  7. Source: #S21 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=8200781&pid=-984250227 Note: @N47@
  8. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  9. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  10. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  11. Source: #S32 Page: Source number: 1485.055; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: EnMarriage date: 1646Marriage place: Note: @N45@
  12. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  13. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  14. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  15. Source: #S22 Data: Text: Death date: 29 January 1711Death place: Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA Note: @N46@
  16. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  17. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  18. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  19. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  20. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  21. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  22. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  • Source: S15 Ancestry.com Public Member Trees. The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006.
  • Source: S21 Ancestry Family Trees online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
  • Source: S22 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Deaths. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.
  • Source: S48 Ancestry.com. Salem Witches online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original information from surviving legal records from the towns and villages in question and appearing in Godbeer, Richard, comp. The Devil's Dominion: Magic and Rel...


In 1656 Mary was accused of witchcraft by some of her neighbors who were supposedly jealous of her wealth and wanted to disgrace her. In 1674 formal charges were made and she was sent to Boston for trial. She was acquitted and returned but when her son Ebenezer was killed, neighbors said it was God's judgement. It was said that she possessed great beauty and talent, but was "not amenable".

Notes

Note N43http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=salemwitches&h=157&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

Footnotes

  • Therese Schmidt, Information is taken from Taylor Family tree compiled by Coreen Traverzo, circa 2010 and Taylor Families 1592-1993, Roderic Alan Davis, 2nd compiler on freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com, 14 March 2005. Information has not been verified with primary sources at this point.


  • Source: S-1938396353 Repository: #R-1938398764 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=26867133&pid=1127
  • Repository: R-1938398764 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
  1. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  2. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  3. Source: #S48 Note: @N43@
  4. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  5. Source: #S32 Page: Source number: 1485.055; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: EnMarriage date: 1646Marriage place: Note: @N45@
  6. Source: #S22 Data: Text: Death date: 29 January 1711Death place: Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA Note: @N46@
  7. Source: #S21 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=8200781&pid=-984250227 Note: @N47@
  8. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  9. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  10. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  11. Source: #S32 Page: Source number: 1485.055; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: EnMarriage date: 1646Marriage place: Note: @N45@
  12. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  13. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Mary Bliss
  14. Source: #S26 Data: Text: Birth date: 1626Birth place: Balstone, Devon, EnglandDeath date: 29 Jan 1712Death place: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Note: @N44@
  15. Source: #S22 Data: Text: Death date: 29 January 1711Death place: Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA Note: @N46@
  16. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  17. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  18. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  19. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  20. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  21. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons
  22. Source: #S15 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Coronet Joseph Parsons









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