Thursday, October 31, 2013

Goody Pease of Salem Town

Article from The Essex Genealogists Volume 4, Number 3 August 1984 Click Link to download by Elaine K. Pease    See also Three Mary Peases of Salem Massachusetts and Sarah Pease, Accused Witch of Salem
Sarah Pease
(See also: Benjamin Proctor -- Complaint, Warrant.)

(Warrant for Arrest of Sarah Pease )

To the Marshall of Essex or his dept or Constables of Salem
You are in theire Majest's names hereby required to apprehend and forthwith bring before us ( Sarah pease the wife of Robert pease of Salem Weaver who stands charged with sundry acts of Witchcraft by her Committed Lately on the Body of Mary Warren of Salem Village whereby great Injury was do[nbar ] her. &c) in order to her Examination Relateing to the same faile not Dated Salem May 23'd 1692
*John Hathorne
*Jonathan. Corwin
[Pbar ]r ord'r of the Govern'r & Councill
I heave aprehended the parson mensioned within this warrant and heave broghte hir
[Pbar ]r me. *Peter Osgood Constable in Salem May. the 23: 1692
( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 51 )


  1. I am trying to find a link to the article: "Sarah Pease, accused witch in Salem Mass". It appears to no longer be active. Does anyone have a copy they can share with me? Sarah Pease was the wife of my 9th great uncle and I am fascinated by her story! Many thanks!

    1. I think we’re related. My grandmother is Patricia Pease.

    2. I am also a direct relation of Sarah Pease! Hello cousin!

    3. My family is related to Sarah Pease direct descendent!

  2. I think we’re related somewhere down the line. My grandmother is Patricia Pease