William Perkins

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The Basics

Full Name: William Perkins
First Name: William
Last Name: Perkins
Maiden Name:
Birth Date:
Death Date: 1695
Father: Thomas Perkins
Mother: Judith
Spouse: [[]]
Marriage Date:
Town: Topsfield
Trial Role(s): witness
Trial Activity: witness summonsed vs Sarah Wilds
Record Number(s): [1]
Link to case file at the Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project: [ Case File]
Link to records containing the name William Perkins: Records


  1. Rosenthal, Bernard, Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt, (New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009, ISBN 0521661668 ), Record number(s):

Summary Narrative

M. William Perkins was an English Puritan minister, known for his book A Discourse of the Damned Art of Witchcraft