Prudence Marrs Bevis was not your typical witch. When Thomas Bevis, founder of Victoria, Missouri, brought his young bride home, the local residents were convinced she was a witch. Every bad thing that happened in the community was blamed on her. Did she truly practice black magic, or was she a victim of superstition and ignorance?
The story of Queen Beavers concludes Season One of Murder and Mayhem in Jefferson County, Missouri. We'll return in a few weeks with more interesting stories from the county's colorful past. In the meantime, be sure to catch up on all 16 of our earlier episodes.
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