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cowboypoet Origin: Betsy Bell and Mary Grey (Child #201) (42) RE: Betsy Bell and Mary Grey 05 Feb 01


There are two hills called Betsy Bell and Mary Gray near the little town in Virginia where I was born and raised (dunno where I'll be when I grow up, but that's not germaine to this discussion). As I recall the local folklore said they were named after two girls who went berry-picking in the woods and were killed by Indians. What an amazing coincidence!


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