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Last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned 329 years later

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Elizabeth Johnson Jr. was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death. She was never executed, but neither was she officially pardoned like others wrongly accused of witchcraft. Lawmakers agreed to reconsider her case last year after a curious eighth-grade civics class at North Andover Middle School.
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Last Salem ‘witch’ pardoned in Massachusetts, thanks to North Andover Middle School students

Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death at the height of the …

1 month ago·Boston, United States
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329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem “witch” who wasn’t has been officially pardoned.Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death at the height of the Salem Witch Trials.Johnson was never executed, but neither was she officially pardoned like others wrongly accused of witchcraft.Lawmake…

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Michigan Live

Last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned 329 years later

Lawmakers in Boston formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr. after students in an eighth-grade civics class took up her cause.

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WTOL 11

329 years later, last Salem 'witch' is pardoned

A curious group of middle schoolers had taken up the cause of Elizabeth Johnson Jr., who had no descendants to clear her name.

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329 years later, last Salem 'witch' is pardoned

A curious group of middle schoolers had taken up the cause of Elizabeth Johnson Jr., who had no descendants to clear her name.

1 month ago·Corpus Christi, United States
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329 years later, last Salem 'witch' is pardoned

A curious group of middle schoolers had taken up the cause of Elizabeth Johnson Jr., who had no descendants to clear her name.

1 month ago·Spokane, United States
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