The True Story about the “Witch of Northampton”

Come hither if Mary Bliss Parsons and Cornet Joseph Parsons are your ancestors, or if they affected your ancestors, or if you are interested in how fear blew up into accusations of witchcraft in the early settlements of New England. Come close, for Goody Parsons has a story to tell you. She would have your mind for a while if you are willing to entertain forgiveness.

You may find her story, Silencing the Women: The Witch Trials of Mary Bliss Parsons at:,, Barnes and, and all on-line bookstores in paperback and ebook versions.

You may also find books at local bookstores in the Pioneer Valley.

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