Tombstone of Judge John Hathorne, Hawthorne's great-great grandfather

Gravestone of John Hathorne, Hawthorne's great-great-grandfather, who was a presiding judge at the Salem witch trials. In the row of Hathornes, the judge is the second from the right. The inscription on the tombstone reads: Here lyes inter de y body of Co lo Ioh n Hathorne Esq r Aged 76 years who died May ey 10th 1717
(courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA) close window
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