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    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

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    • Vern Howald's transcribed account of gypsies in Clay County, Indiana. According to Howald, gypsies moved into Clay County, Indiana, in 1915. The townspeople were concerned at first, but after time they came to enjoy and trust the gypsies. When the...
    • Gypsies, Detroit, Michigan

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Jim Bellot's transcribed interview of Anne Oliver about gypsies in Detroit, Michigan. According to Oliver, there was an old gypsy woman who was thought to have magic powers. When she died it was said that she left a magic charm and whoever found it...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Dave Hall about the Gypsy Queen in Marshall, Illinois. According to Hall, Marshall, Illinois, was home to many gypsies. When the last Gypsy Queen died, she was buried there. Now gypsies from all over come there...
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. According to Ruby, a king called a gypsy woman and told her to find the most beautiful baby in the kingdom and give the baby a golden ball. The woman traveled all over the kingdom....
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed interview of Jean Pantley about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Pantley, a Gypsy Queen is buried in Marshall, Illinois, because it was called "the land of no tornadoes." Occasionally gypsies will come to...
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. Ruby tells a tale of a gypsy man who escaped punishment and ran until he found a place to sleep. When he was given a pillow he placed it under his feet because they had helped him...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mary Crocker's transcribed interview of Virginia Charlton about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Charlton, wind will not blow over the gypsy queen's grave in the Marshall cemetery.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Steven Nicoson's transcribed interview of Delana Good about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Good, there is a gypsy queen buried there and because of that no bad storms will ever hurt Marshall, Illinois, or the people there. Gypsies from...
    • Gypsies, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Pasierb's transcribed interview of Al Szymborski about gypsies. According to Szymborski, his mother was scared of gypsies because they might curse a person if the gypsies did not get what they wanted.
    • Gypsies, Hancock County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Gary Gardner about gypsies. According to Gardner, a band of gypsies were killed in a graveyard in Fortville, Indiana, and one woman put a curse on the spot before she died. The curse states that if you...
    • Gypsies, Green County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Inez Spainhower's transcribed interview of Connie Dayhoff about gypsies. According to Dayhoff, a mother thought that gypsies kidnapped her daughter and died of a broken heart. Now her spirit haunts places where gypsies are camping.
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • V.B. Chase's transcribed interview of Juanita Shearer about gypsies in Brazil, Indiana. According to Shearer, parents in Brazil, Indiana would tell their children to hide when gypsies came through town because gypsies might steal the children.
    • Gypsies, Henry County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • LeAnne Dugger's transcribed interview of an anonymous 59 year-old female about gypsies. According to this source, a young girl named Catherine Winters was kidnapped from New Castle, Indiana, by a band of gypsies. This source remembers that there...
    • Gypsies, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mitchell Chalos's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Chalos about gypsies. According to Mrs. Chalos, a gypsy told her when she was young that a man would come from far away and ask her to marry him then move far away. A few years later, a man from...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bryan Delph's transcribed interview of Mike Markley about gypsies. According to Markley, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. Before he died, he promised his wife that he would come back on the anniversary of his...
    • Gypsies, Parke County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Terri Dickey's transcribed interview of Gilbert Dickey about gypsies. According to Dickey, his grandmother was frequently visited by gypsies. Whenever they would visit, she would hide her money in a cupboard. Without ever going near it, the gypsies...
    • Gypsies, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Laura Jean Smith's transcribed account of gypsies in the Gypsy Cemetery near Crown Point, Indiana. According to Smith, there were gypsies who settled in that are ain the 1800s. She states that after the gypsies arrived, babies of the town started...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Paul Tucker's transcribed interview of Kurt Auzins about gypsies. According to Auzins, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. The man's last name was Ziko. Mrs. Ziko would frequently bring food and treats to her...

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