The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised

Jackson County News: 1874

    Last Saturday night week, the denizens of Kanaka Flat, a suburb of Jacksonville, had a lively row, which resulted in the shooting of the negro wood chopper, Jackson, and his subsequent death. The coroner's inquest showed that the deceased, Jackson, came to his death on Kanaka Flat, Jackson County, on Sept. 12th, by means of a rifle ball supposed to have been fired by Geo. Ephraim. The last seen of Eph. he was taking a beeline for California at double-quick time.
"Pacific Coasters," Albany Democrat, Albany, Oregon, September 25, 1874, page 2

Last revised January 2, 2018