It Took More than Three Centuries to Clear Her Name

Elizabeth Johnson Jr (1670 – 1716)

Salem Witch Trials

This has been in the news lately. This young woman was sentenced to be ‘hanged by the neck until dead’ but had her sentence thrown out by the Governor of Massachusetts, at the time. However, her name was never exonerated, until now.

On August 10, 1692, Elizabeth Johnson, according to the court documents, was examined by a judge. She confessed to working with Goody Carrier, saying that she saw George Burroughs on “Mock Sacrament” and Martha Toothaker and Daniel Eames a second time. She also confessed to suffering from Sara Phelps, Mary Wolcott, Ann Putnam and several others.

Google Translate of a report from Iceland

The timing of this chart is randomized, but it does capture an interesting Cosmic Cross, nevertheless. And the two inconjuncts may have recognized the specific energy of Elizabeth’s trial.

Uranus Inconjunct Ascendant

Your need to be free and do what you want is often in conflict with what others require of you and even with what you feel you ought to do. Sometimes this conflict can cause considerable and emotional tension. The task you face is to organized your life in a disciplined way that will enable you to satisfy your need for freedom through your everyday activities…

Neptune Inconjunct Midheaven

With this aspect you may have to build up your self-confidence considerably while you are young and learn that you are as worthy as anyone else. Even though these are your learning years, when you must develop a great deal of discipline, you still deserve as much consideration as anyone else. Your natural tendency is to yield to authority, so that those people who are most influential in your life, including your parents, should be careful about how they exercise their authority over you. If they try to control you too much, or if they make you feel that you just aren’t able to manage your own affairs, it will be difficult to correct the effects of this negative influence later in life.

It was a case of ‘damned if you do, and damned if you don’t’, a double-bind.

About cdsmiller17

I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And I am experimenting with birth and death charts. If you wish to contact me, or request a birth chart, send an email to (And, in case you are also interested, I have an extensive list of celebrity birth and death details if you wish to 'confirm' what you suspect may be a past-life experience of yours.) Bless.
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