People/Characters: Marian Parker

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American murder ballads and their stories by Olive Woolley Burt
Native American balladry, a descriptive study and a bibliographical syllabus by G. Malcolm Laws
Southern Folk Ballads by W. K. McNeil

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Marian Parker: Murder victim whose death was commemorated in at least four contemporary ballads. Edward Hickman kidnapped her when she was eleven or twelve and killed her on December 14, 1927. Her father found the body three days later. Hickman was executed the following year.


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