In the days of the Salem Witch Trials, fears ran rampant as villagers worried about the dark magic of its inhabitants. Superstitions of ancient spells took flight, and many fell victim to false accusations of witchcraft. Even the animals of the region did not escape allegations, for many believed animals would aide witches with their dark craft. Many villagers would often be on the lookout for any creature that exhibited odd behavior.
In the cold of winter, a darkness spread through the town of Salem, Massachusetts. The people of this village were haunted by the fears of the unknown. Whispered worries about a force of evil from the realms of hell created a mass hysteria that flowed through the town and caused panic, discord, and even murder, for a civilized people truly believed that witches walked among them, and they believed these spirits came to cause them harm. Continue reading “The Haunting of Salem”
Too much time has passed since I last shared on my blog. But, I have been busy….I have just been busy researching. I have saved new family ties with added pages and saved them to the A ~ Z ~ The Family Index and the Ahnentafel Family Tree. In addition, I have found more information about ancestors and placed them on the Heroes and Patriots site. Continue reading “Research, Research, and More Research!”