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Mary “"Molly"” Reeve Webster

  • Birth 1617 England
  • Death 3 Jun 1698 Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 70743503

Wife of William Webster , daughter of Thomas & Hannah ( Rowe )Reeve of Springfield, MA . She was tried as a witch 1683 in Boston accused in Hadley , Hampshire county , MA. She was aquitted of the charges yet , locals took it upon themselves to hang her anyway . They abused her and hung her naked in a tree cutting her down the next day and buried her in the snow .She was abt 66 years old when this vicios attack occured ,no charges were ever brought to those that did this. She survied this and lived eleven years more. A woman of true grit!


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  • Created by: terri clark
  • Added: 2 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70743503
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “"Molly"” Reeve Webster (1617–3 Jun 1698), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70743503, citing Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by terri clark (contributor 47103261) .