Margaret (Stevenson) Scott

Margaret (Stevenson) Scott

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Margaret Scott formerly Stevenson aka Stephenson
Born in Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
Died in Gallows Hill, Salem, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

Margaret Stevenson Scott was hung as a Witch on September 22, 1692 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She was over 70 years old, the mother of six children and a widow for over 21 years when she was accused of witchcraft on Sept. 15, 1692. She had been accused by Frances Wycum and by a husband and wife, Philip and Sarah Nelson, on September 15. She was executed seven days later.

(Indictment of Margaret Scott (copy))

Indicmt agst Margaret Scott, for bewitching Frances Wijcomb.

Essex in the Province Anno RR & Reginae Gulielmi of the Massachusetts & Mariae &c Quarto An- Bay in New Engld noq; Domi 1692. ss.

The Jurors for our Soue Lord and Lady the King and Queen doe Present That Margaret Scott, of Row- ley, In the County of Essex, Widdow: Upon the fifth day of August In the yeare aforesaid and divers other days and times as well before as after Certaine detesta- ble Arts Called Witchcraft and Soceries Wickedly Mal- litiously and feloniously hath used practiced and Exercised At and in the towne of Salem in the County aforesaid in upon and against one Frances Wijcomb, of Rowley, aforesaid Single Woman by which sd Wicked Acts the said Frances Wijcomb, ye day and yeae aforesaid and divers other days and times both before and after was and is Tortured Afflicted Consumed Pined Wasted and Tor- mented, and also for sundry other Acts of Witchcraft by the said Margaret Scott, Committed and done before and since that time against the Peace of our Soue Lord and Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and the forme of the Stattute In that case made and Provided. Billa Vera Ponet Se.

Thomas Gage, The History of Rowley. (Boston: Ferdinand Andres, 1840) 169-170

Name

Name: Margaret /Stephenson/[1][2][3][4]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1616
Place: Cambridge, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States[5][6][7]

Death

Death:
Date: 22 Sep 1691
Place: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States[8]

Note

Note: Margaret Scott
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=27fef814-4426-437b-9d93-088797458d91&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: CEM46606369_109761731940
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=983232ca-c89b-4662-8b2a-18ed6dae470b&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: Biography--Margaret Scott
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=d68832e1-375c-4ad2-ac82-3a8007725225&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: Margaret Scott
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=759fb811-b813-4767-9584-4d0697fe39a6&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: Margaret Scott--a witch of Salem
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=0cdd0782-fde5-4d91-bd47-4e0d7eb243e3&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: Margaret convicted as a witch
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=61eec916-6961-4da8-bbed-61977288d296&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: scottmargaret
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=b10261f5-9a4e-44b4-9f1b-6271ec0c37c8&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: More about Margaret Stephenson Scott
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=ecbbe338-2887-46e4-ae47-a559b06082d5&tid=11607705&pid=853
Note: Margaret Scott
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=2e524abe-2d4b-417b-8354-c214800d4e4b&tid=11607705&pid=853

Marriage

Husband: Benjamin Scott
Wife: Margaret Stephenson
Child: Hannah Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: John Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Peter Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Joseph Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Benjamin Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: John Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Elizabeth Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Mary Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Samuel Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: William Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Sarah Scott
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 1642-07-28 or 1634
Place: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA[9][10]

Could not interpret date in Marriage Date (1642-07-28 or 1634).

Sources

  1. Source: #S-2093374488 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=salemwitches&h=181&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: APID: 1,5141::181
  2. Source: #S-2083083773 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=agbi&h=1755257&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1620 Birth place: Massachusetts APID: 1,3599::1755257
  3. Source: #S-2083087492 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=millind&h=10232702&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: Cambridge, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Death date: 22 Sep 1691 Death place: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA APID: 1,7249::10232702
  4. Source: #S-2083067515 Page: Source number: 6035.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JDM. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1163741&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1634 Marriage place: APID: 1,7836::1163741
  5. Source: #S-2083083773 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=agbi&h=1755257&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1620 Birth place: Massachusetts APID: 1,3599::1755257
  6. Source: #S-2083087492 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=millind&h=10232702&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: Cambridge, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Death date: 22 Sep 1691 Death place: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA APID: 1,7249::10232702
  7. Source: #S-2083067515 Page: Source number: 6035.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JDM. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1163741&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1634 Marriage place: APID: 1,7836::1163741
  8. Source: #S-2083087492 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=millind&h=10232702&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: Cambridge, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Death date: 22 Sep 1691 Death place: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA APID: 1,7249::10232702
  9. Source: #S-2083067515 Page: Source number: 6035.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JDM. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1072661&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1612 Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1634 Marriage place: APID: 1,7836::1072661
  10. Source: #S-2083067515 Page: Source number: 6035.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JDM. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1163741&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1616 Birth place: MA Marriage date: 1634 Marriage place: APID: 1,7836::1163741

See also:

  • Source: S-2083067515 Repository: #R-2140972362 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived Note: APID: 1,7836::0
  • Repository: R-2140972362 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
  • Source: S-2083083773 Repository: #R-2140972362 Title: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genea Note: APID: 1,3599::0
  • Source: S-2083087492 Repository: #R-2140972362 Title: Millennium File Author: Heritage Consulting Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data - Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Note: APID: 1,7249::0
  • Source: S-2093374488 Repository: #R-2140972362 Title: Salem Witches Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - 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 Note: APID: 1,5141::0
  • Source: S-2096867049 Repository: #R-2140972362 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. 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=11607705&pid=853


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