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Cousin Kathleen Kent has a new book

Early Reviews for The Outcasts Starred Kirkus Review: After two novels re-imagining the history of her own New England ancestors (The Heretic’s Daughter, 2008; The Traitor’s Wife, originally titled The Wolves of Andover, 2010), Kent turns her attention to post–Civil … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine on the Salem trials

This is old, but I just ran across this Smithsonian magazine short summary of Salem’s famous trails. Click here. Jim Carrier

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Salem memorial to be re-dedicated

Dear Carrier Family: On September 9, 2012, the Salem Award Foundation will present a twentieth anniversary rededication ceremony of the memorial stones for the 20 men and women who were hanged as a result of the witch hysteria. I am … Continue reading

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New witch hunt film blames Rev. Parris

A new film playing at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site describes the Rev. Samuel Parris as the key figure in the 1692 hysteria. The film, based on the latest research, produced by the Essex National Heritage Commission, plays four … Continue reading

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Another Carrier looking for roots

My maiden name is Sheila Carrier.  I live in Rochester, New York, and have just finished reading Kathleen Kent’s novels about Martha and Thomas Carrier.  They have renewed my desire to learn about my heritage.  My niece has gone as … Continue reading

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Salem expands beyond witch history

Salem, the witch city, is rebranding itself, in hopes of luring more than the witch tourist. With a new logo — half hat, half sail — Salem wants to remind people of its maritime history, and attractions that can bring … Continue reading

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New Martha Carrier site registration rules

Dear Carrier cousins and family: Because of a steady number of bogus registrations from “ru” and “po” servers, we will now require any new user to send an email verifying your Carrier connection or interest, along with real name. You … Continue reading

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Salem Video from Kathleen Kent

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Death in Salem: The private lives behind the 1692 Witch Hunt

A new, nonfiction book from a Salem descendant. According to Amazon, Diane Foulds breaks participants into groups such as: The Accusers, the Victims, the Clergy…the Elite. Click here for more from Amazon.

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Salem reunion video is live

Little Brown, the publisher of Kathleen Kent’s two novels on the Carrier family, has posted a two-minute video of our reunion in Salem. You can find it by clicking here. Also, Wolves of Andover is available in an audio book, … Continue reading

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