Editor’s Note: This is a post by Bigfoot Evidence contributor Vicki W.
I love a good urban legend, and when it involves Bigfoot that's all the better. Poster Reynold McCallum shares a story his grandmother told him when he was growing up somewhere in the hills of Tennessee. It involves a Bigfoot attack that resulted in a half-squatch baby boy named Montgomery. This one's a doozie, folks. Gotta love it!
by Reynold McCallum
Here's an old wives' tale from the hills of Tennessee and this has to take the cake as the strangest story ever told - anywhere. In our little village-like town there are a lot of circulating stories about Bigfoot, and this is one that gets passed down that is just baffling, but might be true. Not only does it take the cake, but walks off with a bakery.
Back in the early 1920s somewhere in the Smokies there was a woman and her husband who were driving along an unpaved dirt road around nightfall. Their car blew a flat tire on a rock or something. Her husband got out to fix it and, having no spare, nightfall came and they couldn't see anything out there so they had no choice but to sleep for the night out in the car. At some point during the night, the wife got out to do who-knows-what and began to hear strange grunts or at least noises. She was grabbed up by none other than Bigfoot and - now get this - she was impregnated!!!
Oh, the story gets stranger. Now she and her husband the next morning fixed the car and headed back to town. Apparently, as the tale goes, nine or so months later she gave birth to (I know, I'm laughing too) a Bigfoot baby. This is real folklore out here! The baby had no hair even after several months and had a protruding apelike forehead. They named him "Montgomery" and he was raised as one of their own. He was reputed to be a bit of a wild boy. He would forage for wood from other people's homes, ripping apart anything and stashing it behind their home. He grew extremely large in short periods and refused to eat any meat, but reportedly would eat leaves outdoors at times. They claimed him mentally retarded, but after he began to grow to over five feet by age nine or so, the story didn't hold up any longer.
They tried to school him, but he was too wild for any school curriculum. They began to teach him about the woods and how to survive out there and at age 12 he lived off in the wild but came back all dirty visiting his home regularly. He was reported to be very large (7-8 feet tall at adulthood), completely hairless and would groan and howl at times from back in the woods. Often times it was said that he would raid fruit orchards for wind-fallen fruit (which I'm sure he's been shot at for as well).
When I was a kid growing up, my grandmother used to show me their old house back in the woods and scoff at that being the old "Bigfoot boy house" and tell me this story. His last reported sighting was in the mid-1970s as he was lumbering around a nearby farm road then hid quickly once the car came up and he was spotted. Some town's folk used to try to bring Montgomery food to which he would give them a gruff response and just take it.
Could this possibly be a true story? I would sure love to find out if there are other such stories of this as this is by far the weirdest tale I've ever heard. And probably true - maybe.
Very strange, indeed, but Mr. McCallum probably underestimates the world of Bigfootery. As outrageous as the story sounds, there are a few other stories floating around out there regarding half-squatch kids. The most well-known is the case of Zana, the captive Russian almasty who gave birth to four children fathered by local, and apparently very sex-deprived, Russian men. Better than sheep, I suppose.
A lesser known tale was related by Bigfootology's Rhettman Mullis on a July episode of the popular syndicated radio program "Coast to Coast". As the story goes, in the latter part of the 19th century a Colville Native American woman out collecting water was abducted by a sasquatch. The tribe heard her screams and set out to search but failed to locate her. Months later she managed to escape, but not before becoming pregnant by her captor. Here is the description of the child called Patrick:
Patrick's body structure was very different from that of other Indians as his arms were very long, reaching about to his knees. He was very short reportedly about 5' 4” tall. His mother was described as tiny. He possessed a sloping forehead, very large lower jaw, very large, wide mouth, straight upper and lower lips with straight protruding teeth and was kind of stooped or humped back. His ears were elongated upward, peaked and pointed at the top. He had very large hands and long fingers. He was described as very ugly although extremely intelligent.
He attended school on the reservation and was very smart, operated a ranch in the area, died at the age of 30 and is buried on the reservation. Patrick is described as a gentle man who never beat or mistreated his wife.
But that's not all. Patrick married and had 5 children, two boys and three girls. Only two of the girls survived until adulthood.
Mary Louise's physical appearance is relatively normal. However, both girls have wide mouths that look like they're split from ear to ear, protruding teeth, and squinty eyes. But Madeline has other very distinct features, such as a sloping forehead, long peaked ears, etc., very similar to her father Patrick. She's considered ugly by Indian standards.
According to Mullis, the two women are now in their 70s and have been located. Efforts have been made to involve them in the Oxford DNA project headed by Dr. Bryan Sykes. Both women are said to be aware that their paternal grandfather is believed to be a Bigfoot. At least we know this DNA sample won't come back as a bear.
To listen to the Coast to Coast broadcast:
Read Zana's story here: http://bigfootevidence.blogspot.com/2012/01/read-story-of-zana-captive-russian.html