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    • Murdered spouses, Muncie, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murdered spouses;
    • Robin Gifford's transcribed personal story of murdered spouses in Muncie, Indiana. According to Gifford, a doctor's wife disappeared from Muncie, Indiana, following an argument with her husband. Rumors state that the doctor murdered his wife,...
    • Murdered spouses, Paris, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Witches;
    • Devon Scobee's transcribed interview of Charles Toma about murdered spouses in Paris, Illinois. According to Toma, a family from Paris, Illinois, lived in a large house and people thought that the mother and daughters were witches. Rumor had it...
    • Murdered spouses, Wisconsin

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Cannibalism;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed story of murdered spouses in Wisconsin. According to Riner, a man in Wisconsin killed his wife, pickled her body parts, and served them to another man. The man who was served pickled parts of woman never ate again and died...
    • Murdered spouses

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Fire; Suicides;
    • This anonymous account of murdered spouses tells the story of J. Garber and his wife. Garber found his wife having an affair, and he killed the young man and his wife. After mourning her for years, he set fire to his house and killed himself. The...
    • Murdered spouses, Jackson Hill, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Witches; Haunted houses;
    • Trevis L. Mayfield's transcribed interview of Don Dubree about murdered spouses in Jackson Hill, Indiana. According to Dubree, Susie Templeton tried to bury her husband in the back yard. People thought that she was a witch and now think that her...
    • Murdered spouses, Burnett, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Haunted houses;
    • Jennifer Lynn Brown's transcribed personal story about a murdered spouse in Burnett, Indiana. According to Brown, there was an old couple living alone in a run down house, and one night they got into a fight. The wife killed the husband with an axe...
    • Murdered spouses, Manhattan, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims;
    • Monty Records' transcribed interview of Virginia Craft Spelbring about murdered spouses in Manhattan, Indiana. According to Spelbring, a man named Mulnex lived in Manhattan, Indiana, and was convicted of murdering his wife. Mulnex maintained his...
    • Murdered spouses, Japan

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • Aaron Drumm's transcribed interview of Nancy Arthur about murdered spouses in Japan. According to Arthur, a young woman named Oiwa was married to a young samurai and was pregnant. The young samurai fell in love with another woman and wanted to...
    • Schoenenberger, Hermann 1919-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Socialists; Law enforcement; Proletarian; Political prisoners; Christmas; New Year; Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs in German, signed by Schoenenberger, Charles Hettier, J. Canova, Franz Odermatt, Emil Steinemann, William Alex, Gottlieb Haefelin, Adres Bacchi, Martha Jueth, Martha Garteman, Herman Buri, Anna Ruckstuhl, Mathilda Wehrli,...
    • Zsok, Joseph 1915-12-14

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1916; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs in German, 12/14/1915. Writes that he wants to discuss Eugene V. Debs' candidacy for President. Says that he cannot understand why Eugene V. Debs has refused to accept the Socialist Party's nomination. Tells Eugene V. Debs...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Derek Myers's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Sarah Martin. According to legend, the light is the ghost of a man who is searching for his daughter's body after she was...
    • Melinda, Vermillion County, Clinton, Indiana

    • Homicides; Light; Knives; Ghosts; Searching; Women;
    • Madeline Bonucchi's transcribed personal account of Melinda's light in the woods near Clinton, Indiana. Melinda was murdered and her spirit is looking for the man who killed her. She carries a knife in one hand and a lantern in the other. According...
    • Melinda, Vermillion County, Clinton, Indiana

    • Homicides; Light; Knives; Ghosts; Searching; Women;
    • Susie Cooper's transcribed interview of Cindy Donham's account of Melinda near Clinton, Indiana. According to Donham, if you go out by the strip pits just south of town, you can see Melinda's light as she looks for the man who murdered her.
    • Supernatural encounters, UFOs

    • Unidentified flying objects; Lightships; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Meier's typewritten account of a UFO story he knows. According to legend, a lady was walking down the street and these men murdered her and flew away in a UFO.
    • Licked hand, Edgar County, Illinois

    • Dogs; Homicides; Criminals;
    • Greg Metcalf's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Gerald Butler. In this variant, a girl returns home late and sleeps on the couch to avoid disturbing her mother. She believes her pet dog has been licking her hand...


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