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Alse Young of Windsor, Connecticut, sometimes Achsah Young or Alice Young, was the first recorded instance of the execution for witchcraft in the thirteen American colonies. Very little is recorded of Alice 'Alse' Young, her existence is only known through her reputation as a witch.
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