Lost and Frozen Boy Identified: Edward McKinley

TitleLost and Frozen Boy Identified: Edward McKinley
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsBest, Betty Boone
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsCemeteries, Death customs, Mountain people -- Genealogy, Personal narratives, Townsend

Recounts the story of a runaway whose body was found and buried by the residents of Gatlinburg, and the efforts of his sister to find the grave and erect a stone marker.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society. An update with more information and a photograph of the family is provided in the winter, 1998 issue, pages 7-10.