People of the Salem Witch Trials: Abigail Williams

“Pioneers in the Settlement of America” by William A. Crafts. Vol. I Boston: Samuel Walker & Company, 1876

We’ve already talked about Betty Parris and her role in the Salem witch trials, but she had an accomplice in the earliest days of accusations. That accomplice was her cousin, Abigail Williams.

Abigail’s Life Before the Salem Witch Trials

Abigail Williams was born around 1680. One source claims her birthday was July 12…



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