Connecticut Woman Is Fighting To Clear Her Ancestor Of Witchcraft

Posted by admin on Oct 3, 2012

Despite the fact her great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother was convicted centuries ago of entertaining “familiarity with Satan,” Bernice Telian is continuing her fight to clear her ancestor’s name.

Mary Barnes and 10 others were convicted of witchcraft and hanged in the gallows between 1647 and 1663 but now their descendants are fighting to get their names cleared, citing the fact that witchcraft isn’t actually a crime, according to WilmingtonFAVS.

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