Giles Corey was accused of practicing witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials. But he was never convicted of witchcraft. He was being pressed by the court because he refused to plead to the charge. He basically refused to submit to the recognition of authority. He died after about 3 days of pressing. Corey’s only statement during this time was to demand more weight be placed upon him. Here is my post on the Salem Witch Trail for those interested. (Source)
At just 4 years old, Nadine passed away shortly before Christmas in 1933. According to locals, Nadine wanted a dollhouse for Christmas that year. As a way of giving her the dollhouse she never got, the family built this amazing dollhouse at her grave. They filled it with her toys and personal belongings.
Jack Crowell owned the last wooden clothespin manufacturing factory in the United States. He originally wanted a real spring in the clothespin so that children could play on it. He is buried in Middlesex, VT.