Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Rock Creek, a small stream in the eastern part of Morris county, was well known to travelers in the time of the Santa Fe trade, the "Rock Creek Crossing," becoming a historic point. The Indian name of the stream was Ne-ko-its-ah-ba, meaning "Dead men's creek," which was conferred upon it on account of the large number of human bones found there by some of the modern tribes, indicating that a severe battle had been fought on its banks, probably about the beginning of the 19th century. On the night of July 3, 1862, A. I. Baker and George Segur were killed at the Rock Creek crossing by Anderson's gang of guerrillas.

Page 600 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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