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  Rebecca Nurse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rebecca Nurse (February 21, 1621 - July 19, 1692) was an accused witch in the Salem witch trials.
Rebecca asked that others examine her before she was brought to trial, but the request was denied.
On July 3, Rebecca Nurse was excommunicated – "abandoned to the devil and eternally damned." On July 19, she was driven in a cart with four other women to Gallows Hill where she was hanged.
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 Rebecca Nurse
Rebecca (Towne) Nurse was baptized at Yarmouth, England, on February 21, 1621/22, the daughter of William Towne and Joanna Blessing.
As in other cases, Rebecca's examination by judges was accompanied by "great noyses by the afflicted." She repeated her assertion that she was innocent but was committed to the Salem jail.
Rebecca was indicted on June 2 and subjected to a physical examination by a jury of women.
www.mayflowerfamilies.com /enquirer/rebecca_nurse.htm   (800 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse Homestead
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is located at 149 Pine Street in Danvers, Massachusetts, and includes 27 acres of fields, pasture, and woods.
Nurse was at first found innocent by the jury, but they reversed their decision when the afflicted girls began to go into terrifying torments, and after the presiding justice asked them to reconsider some of the testimony.
In 1775 Rebecca's great-grandson, Francis, occupied the house.
www.rebeccanurse.org /RNH/nursehomestead.htm   (901 words)

  
 Genealogy.com: Rebecca Nurse Ancestry: NURSE Family
Nurse was born in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts 1645.
Rebecca Nurse was born in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts 1647.
Sarah Nurse was born in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts 1648.
www.genealogy.com /famousfolks/rebeccan/d0/i0000004.htm   (313 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse
Rebecca Nurse was the daughter of William Towne, of Yarmouth, Norfolk County, New England where she was baptized Feb. 21, 1621.
Nurse's husband was described as a "traymaker." The making of these articles and similar articles of domestic use was important employment in the remote countryside.
On the gallows Nurse was "a model of Christian behavior," which must have been a sharp contrast to Sarah Good, another convicted witch with whom Nurse was executed, who used the gallows as a platform from which to call down curses on those who would heckle her in her final hour.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/SAL_BNUR.HTM   (699 words)

  
 Salem Witch Trials: Court Examination of Rebecca Nurse
Rebecca Nurse, a sick and elderly woman of seventy-years old, stood for examination before the court on charges of practicing witchcraft on March 24, 1692.
The examination of "Goody Nurse" developed into a spectacle worthy of the attendance of so many onlookers, as a number of afflicted women launched into "grevious fitts" and openly denounced Rebecca Nurse as the cause of their torment.
The examination of Rebecca Nurse was recorded by the Reverend Samuel Parris, whose own young daughter Betty was one of the accusers together Betty's cousin, twelve-year old Abigail Williams.
jefferson.village.virginia.edu /salem/people/nursecourt.html   (727 words)

  
 Double Jeopardy!
Rebecca Nurse was one of the most devoted servants of God and The Church in the Salem Community.
Rebecca Nurse was excommunicated from the church, and then boarded onto a wagon which transported her along with a few others convicted of practicing witchcraft, out to Gallows Hill.
As Rebecca Nurse stood on the gallows, she opened her eyes to God and Heaven and spoke The Lord's Prayer word for word, telling the whole world that she was innocent, and the Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692 was a Kangaroo Court Sham.
www.angelfire.com /music3/EB/BillBaxterDTM/DoubleJeopardy.html   (749 words)

  
 Francis Nurse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Married Rebecca Towne, daughter of William Towne and Joanna Blessing c.
Rebecca Towne, born 21 Feb. 1621 in Yarmouth, England.
The Nurse line continues through the Tarbell family.
fergie34.tripod.com /nurse.htm   (172 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rebecca Nurse had been driven in a cart with four other women to Gallws Hill where she was hung on July 19.
Rebeccas bosy was found by her husband and sons and son-in-law in the common grave where they had carried her home for a proper burial.
Rebecca’s sister Mary Estey was also hung on charges of being a witch.The last of the executions in Salem took place in September 1692.
www.boomspeed.com /revivedsiren/kay.doc   (359 words)

  
 ~AUNT JAN & THE WARD OF HORRORS~
Rebecca grabbed the edge of the counter in front of her and swaying, tried not to think about the noise the poor man was making, feeling that she too was about to be sick herself.
Rebecca's attention was directed towards an older woman, slightly over weight, perhaps in her early or mid 60's.
Nurse Wytte, with a light touch on the shoulder directed the visitor out of the break area and then showed her around the ward.
www.ralabs.com /rebecca/HC_10.html   (6996 words)

  
 Testimonial - Rebecca Schneider
Fitting into waders was a goal Rebecca Schneider set for herself when she decided to have weight loss surgery at St. Luke's September 12, 2004.
A rehabilitation nurse, Rebecca recently accepted a new assistant management position at a rehabilitation hospital in Philadelphia.
Rebecca thought about the prospect of having weight loss surgery for two years before she made her decision together with bariatric surgeon Dr. John "Luke" Lukaszczyk at St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus.
www.slhhn.com /body.cfm?id=864   (546 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse to Rex Clark: 9 Generations of nonconformists
This is a very abbreviated genealogy written for those descendants of hers who eventually joined with other early American families (the Scripps of Illinois) and the Revell(e)s of Maryland to produce the parents, siblings, and cousins known as the Clarks and the Revelles.
Rebecca Town was born and baptized in Yarmouth England and moved to Salem in 1632/1640.
The Nurse Homestead was in Danvers and is now a memorial to her, those killed with her, and the good citizens of Danvers and Salem who protested her slaying.
revelle.net /revelle/revellehistory/Clark-Revelle/RebeccaNurse.html   (1600 words)

  
 All about the Salem Witch Trials, by Mark Gribben
Nurse's family was quite influential in the village and it was not without some trepidation that the charges were brought against her.
She particularly had it in for Rebecca Nurse, as was evident in her compelling, yet utterly perjured testimony.
Rebecca Nurse was a pillar of the community; she could not be a witch.
www.crimelibrary.com /notorious_murders/not_guilty/salem_witches/10.html   (1698 words)

  
 Rebecca Town (21 Feb 1621 - 19 Jul 1692)
Rebecca was in the eyes of those who knew her well the very essence of what a Puritan mother should be.
When Rebecca spoke it was as if one of the grand women of the Old Testament were speaking Naomi or Ruth amid alien corn (Rebecca herself remembered her birthplace, Yarmouth, England), or the beloved Rachel, or indeed her own namesake.
Rebecca was one of 19 hanged as witches in the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
www.smokykin.com /ged/f000/f91/a0009164.htm   (351 words)

  
 Rebecca Dawn's Healing Work in Kodiak, AK
About Rebecca Dawn, R.N. Trained as a registered nurse, Rebecca Dawn first worked in the Mother/Baby Unit at St. Mary's Hospital, in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Rebecca Dawn currently teaches about flower essence therapy to many groups in her area, and presents at the annual Women's Wellness Conference.
In her beginning sessions, Rebecca works exclusively with the child to get a good sense of the emotional identity and family situation.
www.flowersociety.org /Rebecca_Dawn.htm   (1173 words)

  
 CatStuff: Rebecca's Black Cats
One morning Rebecca woke to the sounds of snorts and grunts; looking out her window, she saw the neighbors' pig uprooting vegetables in her garden.
Rebecca, angered even further by this attempted cruelty toward her beloved companion, called to her cats, then turned abruptly and walked back to her house, muttering under her breath.
Friends went to Rebecca's house to tell her; Rebecca, who had also been ill for several days, said, "I am innocent as the child unborne." Later, she pleaded with the court, "Oh Lord, help me! It is false.
www.xmission.com /~emailbox/rebecca.htm   (549 words)

  
 Harvey
Rebecca Nurse is one of those victims that was accused to be a witch though she was one of the christian role models for her godly behavior.
Rebecca nurse, on the other hand was one of the few people that could remain calm, and would always point out to people the most logical explanation when other people could not see the logic.
Rebecca is a source for comfort at times, but as for “reason”, she has nothing but her understandings.
harvey.harker.org /harker/comment.cgi?newsid=1710   (2679 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rebecca (Towne) Nurse, as well as her sisters Mary (Towne) Esty and Sarah (Towne) Cloyce, is my Greatx8 Grand Aunt.  She, along with 18 others who were tried by an illegal court, was heinously murdered by hanging.  There has been more literature written about her than probably any other victim of the so-called "Witch Hysteria".
   Also, Rebecca's two sisters were also accused for many of the same reasons.  Several years earlier Rebecca's mother was accused of witchcraft.  She was, however, never tried.  Local gossip during the trials suggested the profession was passed down from mother to daughters.
testified that the ghosts of Benjamin Houlton, Rebecca Houlton, John Fuller, and her sister Baker's children (6 of them) as well as her sister Bayley and her three children came to her at various times in their winding sheets and cried for justice of being murdered by Rebecca Nurse.  John Putnam, Sr.
www.ladyrhiannons.com /rebecca.html   (350 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse - Notable Women Ancestors
Rebecca, along with 18 others who were tried by an illegal court, was heinously murdered by hanging in Salem, Massachusetts.
Rebecca was 70 years old when she was tried by the Court of Oyer and Terminar (Hear and Determine).
On June 28, 1692, Rebecca petitioned the court for another physical exam citing one previous examiner to be of contradictory opinion from the others.
www.rootsweb.com /~nwa/nurse.html   (706 words)

  
 Rush of pain hits heroic Pinay nurse - Sept. 13, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CEBU CITY-A rush of pain hit Filipino nurse Rebecca Canalija as she was reading the names of the victims of the bombing of the World Trade Center during the emotionally charged memorial rites in Ground Zero in New York on Wednesday morning.
What made it even tougher for Rebecca was that for the reading, she was paired with a 28-year-old widow whose husband died in the twin bombings.
Rebecca carries around with her the memory of burned faces, of mangled extremities, the anguished cries.
www.inq7.net /gbl/2002/sep/13/gbl_2-1.htm   (609 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse Homestead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On April 19, 1775, Nurse received the alarm that British troops were marching to Concord; and from this house he shouldered his musket and marched to the battle.
In 1784 Phineas Putnam purchased the property, and it remained in the Putnam family until 1908, when the house was purchased and restored by the Rebecca Nurse Memorial Association.
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead Preservation Society is an auxiliary of the Danvers Alarm List Company, Inc. Membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in aiding the development and preservation of the Nurse Homestead.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /salem/witchcraft/Homestead.html   (1053 words)

  
 History
Rebecca's local doctor even diagnosed Rebecca as now "semi-comatose." It is true that this doctor does not have the range of coma experience various other doctors have, but anyone who has spent significant time with Rebecca understands that indeed she is making real, if still seemingly slow, progress.
Rebecca seems more and more to be making (conscious??) choices as to what sort of person she likes, to whom she may show more, and those not yet on her "A" list.
Rebecca was only on the ventilator for the two weeks immediately following the accident.  When she was taken off, she consistently breathed on her own and never had to be put back on the vent.  On Christmas Eve she was doing well enough to have the trach tube removed permanently.
www.caringbridge.org /or/rebecca/history.htm   (20723 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse: Mother of Thousands of Millions
While we do not know for certain that Rebecca was the midwife in attendance at these births, we do know that the Nurse family had few stillbirths and had recently been able to obtain increasing amounts of land in the community.
Given the Putnam's testimony against Rebecca, it is very plausible that she was chosen to represent the midwife-witch in the play the Crucible because the testimony against her surely casts a similar light to testimony against European midwives.
Rebecca Nurse is my great X7 aunt and she is not the only witch who is my ancestor.
pearllakehist.com /witchrebecca.html   (685 words)

  
 {NMN} New Music Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After all it's pure idiocy to brag about priority, for it's simply unconscious conceit, not to admit frankly that one is a plagiarist.
The answer may be that Rebecca Nurse is none of the above and all of the above, and then some - all at once.
Rebecca Nurse is a highly professional and exceptionally skilled act, which you will be proud to show-off as your very own discovery.
newmusic.clearchannel.com /artist/rebeccanurse   (236 words)

  
 Rebecca Nurse
NURSE, Rebecca, reputed witch, born in Yarmouth, England, in February, 1621: died in Salem, Massachusetts, 19 July, 1692.
Her maiden name was Towne, and she became the wife of Francis Nurse, who settled in Salem village, and in 1678 purchased the valuable Bishop farm.
She was arrested on 24 March, 1692, for practising "certain detestable arts called witchcraft." She was confronted before the examining magistrates with the children, who went into spasms on seeing her.
www.famousamericans.net /rebeccanurse   (345 words)

  
 Thomas Preston 1643-1697   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rebecca was the daughter of Francis Nurse and Rebecca Town and granddaughter of William Towne and Joanna Blessing.
Rebecca Preston b.5-12-1670 in Salem, MA and died 1711.
Martha Preston, the fourth child of Thomas Preston and Rebecca Nurse, b.10-21-1676 married David Judd on 12-7-1705.
members.fortunecity.com /fpreston/nethomas.htm   (428 words)

  
 Parish Nurse
Rebecca Monfalcone, RN, has recently joined the staff at Winter Park Presbyterian as the Parish Nurse.
Rebecca brings over 30 years of experience and expertise to the position.
The Health Cabinet is looking forward to working with her to ensure the success of the Parish Nurse Program, and the Project H.O.P.E at Winter Park Presbyterian Church.
www.winppc.org /parishnurse.htm   (763 words)

  
 Genealogy.com: Rebecca Nurse Ancestry: Index
Nurse, Francis (marriage to Sarah Tarbell) (i23), b.1660-d.1716
Nurse, Rebecca (marriage to Thomas Preston) (i12), b.1647-d.1695
Nurse, Samuel (marriage to Mary Smith) (i16), b.1649-d.1715
www.genealogy.com /famousfolks/rebeccan/nindex.htm   (176 words)

  
 Salem Witch Trials
Rebecca (Towne) Nurse, as well as her sisters Mary (Towne) Esty and Sarah (Towne) Cloyce, is my Greatx8 Grand Aunt.
The first reason was her relationship to a prominent citizen of the town of Topsfield, Francis Nurse, her husband.
Rebecca was 70 years old when the Court of Oyer and Terminar (Hear and Determine) tried her.
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 Essex National Heritage
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead includes 27 acres of fields, pasture and woods.
It was on March 19, 1692 that the frail 71-year-old matriarch, Rebecca Nurse, was accused of practicing witchcraft by young girls living in Salem Village, who had been suffering from horrid fits of an unknown cause.
After the execution, Rebecca's children secretly buried their mother's body in an unmarked grave on the Homestead.
www.essexheritage.org /sites/rebecca_nurse.shtml   (216 words)

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