52 Relatives in 2018 #39 Andrew Carrier (1677-1749)

Andrew Carrier

relationship:  2nd cousin 9x removed

Another victim of the Salem Witch Trial.  Andrew’s mother Martha Allen Carrier, 2 brothers Thomas and Richard, and a sister Sarah were accused, arrested, and his mother executed.  After his mother’s death, the family moved to Connecticut.

arrest warrant and transcription

carrier richard and andrew salem arrest warrant

[July 21, 1692]

To the Sherriffe of the County of Essex or Deputy or Constable
of Andover You are in their Majesties names hereby required to
Apprehend and forthwith bring before us Richard Carrier and
Andrew Carrier Son of Thomas Carier of Andivor Husband-
man who Stands charged on behalfe of their Majesties with have-
ing Comitted Sundry acts of wichcraft on the body of Mary
Warren of Salem &c & that in order to his Examination relating
to the abovesaid premisses and hereof Faile not & you are like-
wise to inquire after & make Serch for any paper or popetts.
that may relate to witchcraft.

*Bartho’ Gedney
*John Hathorn
*Jonathan. Corwin
*John Higginson
Jus’s Peace
Dated in Salem 21 July 1692
in obedience to this warrant I have
sessed the body of richard carier and
andrew carier and have brought them
to the house of Mr Thomas [Beadle]:
By me *John Ballard
Constable in Andover

 

birth:  7 April 1677 in Billerica, Massachusetts, United States

parents: Thomas Carrier (1626-1735) and Martha Allen (1649-1692)

marriage:  11 January 1704 in Colchester, Connecticut, United States

spouse:  Mary Addams (?-1748)

children:

Andrew Carrier (1705-1776) married 1) Ruth Addams (1716-1734):  2) Rebeckah Rockwell (1715-1807)
John Carrier (1707-) married Rebecca Banister
Mary Carrier (1708-)
Thomas Carrier (1711-) married Deborah Day
Benjamin Carrier (1713-) married Elizabeth Kneeland

death:  23 July 1749 in Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, United States

burial:  Old Cemetery, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, United States

photo from FindAGrave memorial

 

Sources:

New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
Ancestry.com. Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: The Charles R. Hale Collection. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut State Library.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 25 August 2018), memorial page for Andrew Carrier, Sr (7 Apr 1677–23 Jul 1749), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7015846, citing Colchester Burying Ground, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Linda Mac (contributor 47062703) .
Ancestry.com. New England, Salem Witches and Others Tried for Witchcraft, 1647-1697 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: Original information from surviving legal records from the towns and villages in question and appearing in Godbeer, Richard, comp. The Devil’s Dominion: Magic and Religion in Early New England: Appendices A & B. [Information taken from Boyer, Paul and Stephen Nissenbaum, eds. The Salem Witchcraft Papers: Verbatim Transcripts of the Legal Documents of the Salem Witchcraft Outbreak. 3 vols. New York, NY: 1977.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Ray, Benjamin ed. “Warrant for apprehension of Richard Carrier and Andrew Carrier and Officer’s Return”, Salem Witch Trials Document Archive and Transcription Project, The Rectors and Visitors of the University of Virginia, 2002.  retrieved 25 Aug 2018  from http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/texts/tei/swp?term=carand&div_id=n25.1&chapter_id=n25

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