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AP Photo Leann Pelvit checks the sex of the deceased using an ancient but controversial method called witching near the old ghost town of Dore April 18. Witchers or dowsers also claim they can identify the gender of the interred by suspending an L-shaped rod on their fingertips like a pendulum. If it spins clockwise, it's a male; counterclockwise, a female.

Women 'witch' for graves with divining rods in Oil Patch

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DORE -- Buried somewhere between a hill and the old schoolhouse site here are the remains of two young siblings who succumbed to illness and were interred by their family nearly a century ago. Except for dim recollections of relatives generations removed, the Bauer children -- a brother and sister -- and their gravesites are all but forgotten.

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