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Jonathan Corwin (1640 - 1718)

Captain Jonathan Corwin
Born in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 20 Mar 1669 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Mar 2011
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Jonathan Corwin was involved in witch trials

Jonathan Corwin was born on November 14, 1640 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay. His parents were George Corwin and Elizabeth Herbert. He married Elizabeth Sheafe on March 20, 1669

Together they had 10 children:

  1. Elizabeth Corwin
  2. George Curwen
  3. Anna Corwin
  4. Harbert Corwin
  5. John Corwin
  6. Jonathan Corwin
  7. Jonathan Corwin
  8. Margerett Corwin
  9. Margerett Corwin
  10. Sarah Corwin

He died on July 09, 1718 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay

"Jonathan Corwin (also Curwin or Corwen, November 14, 1640 – June 9, 1718) was a wealthy New England merchant, politician, and magistrate. He is best known as one of the judges involved in the Salem witch trials of 1692, although his later work also included service as an associate justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court of Judicature, the highest court of the Province of Massachusetts Bay."[1]


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Jonathan Corwin," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed December 30, 2019).

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Best known today as one of the judges of the Salem Witch Trials. His house still stands, and is open to the public.

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