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The Outcasts – now in paperback

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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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Investigating Our Family Lore

Hello, my name is Adrian and I came across this website while preparing a paper on my 8th great grandmother Goody Carrier (Martha). I am currently in school to complete my PHD in history and as part of my thesis I … Continue reading

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Events for 2013

Hoping there will be some activities around Salem this year.  I just learned I am a descendant of Martha and family this winter…really enjoyed Kathleen Kent’s books!..I know I’ve got cabin fever, but would like to plan a trip to Salem this … 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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Help for a College Student on a Paper

Hi Cousins! I am trying to help a college student with a Sociology paper.  He is writing about the Salem Witch Trials and would like to ask a few questions of descendants about any oral history passed down in the … Continue reading

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Iowa branch checking in

Hi, all, My name is John Choiniere, and I believe I’m a 10th-generation near-direct descendant of Martha.  My mother’s maiden name was Rebecca Carrier.  I’m here basically to either confirm the research my grandmother did a few years back or … Continue reading

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2012 Carrier Reunion?

Hello Cousins, Is there a 2012 Carrier Reunion planned?  I have to chose vacation dates soon for 2012.  Sue King-Marschalk,  Bristol Tennessee

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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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