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John Hathorne
Birth: Aug. 4, 1641
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 10, 1717

He was a magistrate who, along with Jonathan Corwin, presided over the pre-trial examinations in Salem Village (now Danvers, Massachusetts) prior to the actual Salem witch trials. (The judge during the trials was William Stoughton, Lieutenant-Governor of the colony.) Great-great-grandfather of writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hathorne (1606 - 1681)
  Ann Hathorne
 
 Children:
  Ruth Hathorne Putnam (1694 - 1761)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Hawthorne Helwise Coker (1634 - ____)*
  Eleazer Hathorne (1637 - ____)*
  Nathaniel Hathorne (1639 - ____)*
  John Hathorne (1641 - 1717)
  Anna Hathorne Porter (1643 - ____)*
  William Hathorne (1645 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Hathorne Porter (1649 - ____)*
  Mary Hathorne (1653 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burying Point Cemetery
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: By path in middle of cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 42.52075, -70.89207
 
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Record added: Oct 06, 1999
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This man was responsible for the deathsof innocent people. His own g-great grandson was ashamed of his ancestor's actions.
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
To my 10x great uncle:RIP--Hard to fully understand the times without living through them. Even thought you sentenced others of my ancestors to hang, I try to realize it was driven by the fears of the day.
- S. Dogood
 Added: Jul. 28, 2014
No flowers for you Judge Hathorne.
- Bridget Bishop
 Added: May. 10, 2014
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