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From that site the witch practiced her conjuring arts on unsuspecting Cherokees and whites. The witch was said to be elderly at the time and probably in her 80s. Cherokee elders of the community said the witch was a bothersome shape-shifter.
My grandmother told me she encountered the witch in the 1910s as a child at the addielee spring. The witch was mysterious and cranky but left hobbling thru the forests for her shack. My grandma said she
heard her father warn her to avoid the woods where the witched lived because the witch was the source of illnesses hallucinations and misfortunes of local
By the 1920s my grandma had married and her husband bought land across ''the holler'' from the woods where the witch lived. At that time she said that Hunters in the area found the witch dead amid her shack full of potions and ''mojos'' and what was alleged to be a few shrunken bodies of ''little people.
'' being a witch she wasn't permitted burial in nearby Cherokee cemeteries but local concerned Cherokee elders buried her near her
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