Person:Giles Corey (1)

Giles Corey
b.abt 1611
  • HGiles Coreyabt 1611 - 1692
  • W.  Margaret (add)
  1. Martha Coreyabt 1655 - Bef 1686
  2. Elizabeth Coreyabt 1660 -
  3. Margaret Corey
  4. Mary Corey
  • HGiles Coreyabt 1611 - 1692
  • WMary Brightabt 1621 - 1684
m. 11 Apr 1664
Facts and Events
Name Giles Corey
Alt Name Giles Coree
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1611
Marriage 11 Apr 1664 to Mary Bright
Death[1] 19 Sep 1692 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Pressed to death for refusing to plead to charges of witchcraft
Reference Number? Q1354988?

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Giles Corey (1621 – September 19, 1692) was accused of witchcraft along with his wife Martha Corey during the Salem Witch Trials. After being arrested for witchcraft, Corey refused to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. He was subjected to pressing in an effort to force him to plea, but instead died after two days.

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