Monthly Archives: March 2016

Catherine & Scipio Pt. II

This is the page from the 1924 print copy of Salem’s Vital Records showing the recording of┬áCatherine’s marriage to Scipio on September 7, 1743. (The asterisk indicates that their intention was also recorded.) How did Scipio come to be held … Continue reading

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Katherine and Scipio – I

I’m going to try to tell a story. Be warned – there’s no happy ending. This is Katherine’s August 9 1741 baptismal record as entered by the Reverend Joseph Emerson in his ledger for the Topsfield Church. Katherine was a … Continue reading

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