- He was the second Salem Village minister, but quarreled over his salary and left.
- He had five children.
- He was widowed three times.
- His second wife died about a year after their arrival in Salem Village.
- After his second wife's death, he remarried and moved to Maine.
- He was rumored to have mistreated his wives.
- One of his children was not baptized; a fact that was brought up in his trial.
- He was well known for his physical strength.
- Upon his arrest for witchcraft, his wife took everything that was valuable in the house, sold his books and loaned the money for interest. She then took her own daughter and left George's children to fend for themselves.
- During his trial, witnesses testified that his two dead wives came to them in their dreams explaining that he had killed them.
- He was also identified by the afflicted girls as the "Black Minister" and leader of the Salem Coven.
- At his execution, he repeated the Lord's Prayer flawlessly.
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