when I first started researching my Barker ancestry. This coming
Wednesday night he'll be speaking at the North Andover Historical
Society about the effect the Salem Witch Trials had on the relations
between three families living in that turbulent time. If you're in the
area, you might want to attend his presentation.
I'm a descendant of Jonathan Barker and Nancy Swan.
Here are the details from the announcement of the NAHS Facebook
Two days before the Witch Trials in Andover Lecture:
A Re-conciliatory Marriage in Acton, MA.
Wednesday, October 17 - 7:30 - 9:00pm
How did the Andover families of accused and accusers continue to live
together in the years --and generations--following the Salem Witch Trials?
Member and Richard Barker descendant, Howard Kaepplein has discovered
a remarkable marriage that brought together the Swan, Barker and Faulkner
families. He will discuss his research and resulting hypothesis in this
Doors open at 7:15. Seating is limited--reserve your spot by emailing