Person:Roger Toothaker (2)

Dr. Roger Toothaker, Jr
m. Bef 1635
  1. Dr. Roger Toothaker, Jr1634 - 1692
  2. Martha ToothakerAbt 1635 - 1703/04
  • HDr. Roger Toothaker, Jr1634 - 1692
  • WMary AllenEst 1644 - 1695
m. 9 Jun 1665
  1. Nathaniel Toothaker1666 - 1683
  2. Martha Toothaker1668 - 1725/26
  3. Allen Toothaker1670 -
  4. Roger Toothaker1672 - 1745/46
  5. Sarah ToothakerEst 1674 -
  6. Mary Toothaker1675 - 1675
  7. Mary Toothaker1676 - 1683
  8. Andrew Toothaker1679 - Est 1760
  9. Margaret Toothaker1682/83 - Aft 1695
Facts and Events
Name[3] Dr. Roger Toothaker, Jr
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1634 London, Eng
Immigration? 1635 Massachusetts, United StatesAboard the Hopewell
Occupation? 1654 Malden, Massachusetts (n. of Boston center)servant for Samuel Eldred
Marriage 9 Jun 1665 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Allen
Other? 18 May 1692 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesaccused of witchcraft;transferred to Boston Prison
Death[1] Jun 1692 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States In jail, awaiting trial for witchcraft
Reference Number? Q16854157?


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Roger Toothaker was convicted of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials.

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Came to the Americas in 1635 aboard the ship Hopewell.LDS IGI F#458375 and F# 1239646,P# 714, O# 25374

These are the correct parents and there was only one Roger with Roger Toothaker as his son living in Massachusetts at that time. Margaret (Widow) Toothaker was granted land on July 5, 1638. She was a widow at that time.


Salem Witchcraft Trials

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (70:65-66) reports from the accounts of John Arnold for "sundry expenses in connection with the gaol at Boston and for the keep of certain prisoners under accusation of witchcraft March to May 1692." For "Roger Toothaker of Salem villidge," 5 weeks & 5 days from 18th May at 2s 6d pr week, £01:08:00.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Roger Toothaker, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Pioneers of Billerica Settling the Shawshine Wilderness 1654-1660 by Shirley Moore Barnes
    p.188, pub 2005 Billerica Historical Society.

    "Dr. Roger Toothaker folk healer, self styled killer of witches, now a suspect, died in Boston jail." [Suffolk County Court Records, Vol. 32 #2690]

  3. "The Founders of New England", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    Vol 14 p. 322-323.

    "Sept: 1635. Theis vnder written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Hopewell...They have taken ye oaths of Alleg: and Suprem:...
    Roger Toothaker 23
    Margaret Toothaker 28
    Roger Toothaker 1"