Sarah Good - the accused (see biography)
Ann Putnam - the accuser (see biography)
Judge Hathorne - one
of the presiding judges of the witchcraft trials and an ancestor of
Salem's famous author Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Tituba - Reverend Parris' West Indian slave who entertained the
girls in Parris' kitchen with stories of her native Caribbean. Tituba and
the girls 'in the kitchen are generally credited with having started the
hysteria. Tituba was among the first accused of witchcraft. She confessed
and was imprisoned.
Reverend Parris - minister of Salem Village.
Tituba was his slave, and it was in his kitchen where the girls
William Good - husband of Sarah. He testifies against her
describing her as "an enemy to all that is good". She denounces
him as a wizard.
Dorcas Good - four year old daughter of Sarah.
She also testifies against her mother claiming that her mother has three
"familiars" - two yellow birds and one black.
Sarah Osborne - along with Sarah Good and Tituba the first to be
accused of witchcraft. During her trail, Sarah Good accuses Osborne of
being a witch. Old and infirm to begin with, Osborne dies while
Giles Corey - accused of witchcraft, he was pressed to death
while refusing to enter a plea. By refusing to enter a plea he preserved
his estate for his sons