Salem Witch Trials


Bridget Bishop Biography

  • She had been widowed three times in her life.
  • She married her second husband, Thomas Oliver, on July 26, 1666.
  • Thomas Oliver was also a widow and brought three children to their marriage.
  • Thomas and Bridget had a daughter together.
  • Thomas and Bridget had a very troubled marriage and fought often.
  • In 1679 Thomas died.
  • In 1680 she was charged with witchcraft, but wasn't convicted.
  • In 1687 she married Edward Bishop.
  • She was between 55 and 60 years old when she was charged with witchcraft on April 19, 1692.
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