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Ann(?) Jacobs- MOODEY wife of Rev. Joshua Moodey once thought to be a Witch?

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Re: Ann(?) Jacobs- MOODEY wife of Rev. Joshua Moodey once thought to be a Witch?

Posted: 1034702839000
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Surnames: MOODEY, JACOB
I checked Richard Godbeer's _The Devil's Dominion: Magic and Religion in Early New England_ (Cambridge University Press, 1992). This book contains two appendices which list all of the people accused at Salem (or, all the ones that had legal proceedings initiated against them) and all of the pre-1692 witch trials in New England.

Ann Jacobs/Moodey did not appear in either list, which means that either she wasn't accused, or her case never went to trial. None of my other books mentioned her, though they did refer to two witchcraft cases in which the Reverend Moodey played a small roll.

John Putnam Demos' _Entertaining Satan_ (New York, 1982) contains a list of the New England witchcraft cases which did not reach trial (it's on pp. 402-409, according to Godbeer). Unfortunately I don't have a copy of this excellent book, so I can't check to see if Ann appears on that list.

Jenny
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