The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised

Jackson County News: 1869

    A man named Oliver Evans committed suicide in Jacksonville, Oregon, under horrible circumstances. He was charged with incest with his own daughter, a girl of sixteen, and immediately went to the mountain and shot himself. The body was found yesterday, badly decomposed. The girl has confessed that the charge was true. He was a widower and leaves considerable property.
The Cariboo Sentinel, Barkerville, British Columbia, July 10, 1869, page 1

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