|Bartlett||Erastus||9 Apr 1867|
|Sutzer||Boy||9 Apr 1867||10yr|
|Sutzer||Mrs.||9 Apr 1867|
|Ward||Nicholas||9 Apr 1867|
The marker reads:
In the spring of 1867 a party of nine Pawnee and Oto Indians visited two homesteads several miles north and northwest from here. These Indians killed Mr. Nicholas Ward, Erastus Bartlett, Mrs. Sutzer, and her ten year old son. All were buried on the hill one-half mile east of this point.
The fifth grave is that of John Dahl. Also a settler of White Rock Creek, whom the Indians killed in May 1869.
Mrs. Sutzer & Son
Killed by Indians
April 9, 1867
This picture shows the actual grave site, 1/2 mile east of the monuments shown above. Note the large white cross above the small cliff. It is a large cross that has recently been either painted or replaced.
Submitted October 5, 2001, by Janet Tyler firstname.lastname@example.org