The most famous Salem witch trial descendants

Which famous individuals have a family lineage connected to this tragic historical event?

Stars Insider

26/09/23 | StarsInsider


The well-known events of the Salem witch trials, which occurred between the years 1692 and 1693, resulted in the tragic deaths of 20 individuals. A significant number of people, totaling over 200, were accused of practicing witchcraft, and out of these, upwards of 150 were apprehended. This dark chapter in American history has left a lasting impression not only on our literature, media, and popular culture, but also in the bloodlines of those affected. After more than three centuries have passed, the descendants of those involved in the trials have dispersed to various corners of the world, including well-known figures such as actors and even members of the British royal family.

To explore this further, click through the gallery showcasing the most renowned descendants of these individuals.

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