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Jessie May Roper on the family's Dysartsville farm
Jessie May Roper on the family’s Dysartsville farm

Jessie May Roper Groves was a child in the East Marion mill village, lived on a farm in Dysartsville, worked as a cook on a Mississippi river boat and can trace her lineage back to Sir Thomas More. She also loves a good ghost story. In this segment, she tells the story of the ghost of John Allen. (A written version of this tale was featured in Stories Not Told in History Books, compiled by Nina Greenlee.)

 

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