Rebecca Nurse

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Birthday
21, 1621
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 19, 1692 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1621
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 19, 1692 (71)

About

A victim of the Salem Witch Trials that occurred in the Massachusetts colony where she resided, she was hanged despite a lack of evidence against her.

Before Fame

Prior to being accused of witchcraft, she was regarded as one of the most pious members of her community.

Trivia

She appeared as a character in Arthur Miller's famous play The Crucible.

Family Life

In the mid-1640s, she married a carpenter named Francis Nurse.

Associated With

Shirley MacLaine portrayed her in the 2002 miniseries adaptation of the Arthur Miller play.