John Batcheller
Jan-1638, MA

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JOHN BATCHELLER, baptised 20-Jan-1638 in Salem, MA;
son of Joseph BATCHELLER born 1604 & Elizabeth DICKENSON born ____;
died 17-Nov-1698 in Wenham, MA.

John Batcheller was one of the jury that tried the famous witchcraft cases in Salem.  With the other members of the Jury, in 1692 he signed a statement asking forgiveness for the error of their judgment.


Married (1) 12-Jul-1661 in First Church, Salem, MA, to Mary DENNIS;
born ____ in _____;
daughter of _____ DENNIS & _____;
died 26-Jun-1665 in Salem, MA.

Children of John & Mary:

  1. Joseph Batchelder, born 1662; married Sarah _____;

Married (2) 4-May-1666 in First Church, Salem, MA, to Sarah GOODALE;
born ____ in Salem, MA;
daughter of Robert GOODALE & _____ of Salem, MA; died 22-Mar-1729.

Children of John & Sarah:

  1. John Batchelder, born 13-Jan-1667 [modern date];
    married (1) 28-Apr-1702 in Wenham, MA, to Hannah TARBOX;
    married (2) Anne _____;
    married (3) Sarah _____;
  2. Mark Batchelder, born May-1668; died 1668;
  3. Elizabeth Batchelder, born 1675;
    married 1696 to Thomas MILLET of Ipswich, MA;
  4. Ebenezer Batchellor, born 1670 in Wenham, MA;
    married 29-Dec-1699 to Sarah TARBOX;
  5. Hannah Batcheller, born ____;
  6. Mary Batcheller, born ____;
  7. Sarah Batcheller, born ____;
  8. RedBullet David Batcheller, born 1673;

Sources:

  • Family history information collected from living relatives;
  • "Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy", Frederick Clifton Pierce, 1898,
    Chicago, IL: pgs 349-352, #7;
  • Bachelor, Batchelder, etc. family information on the Internet, including corrections to the Pierce book, from the Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH, 1999;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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