Murder of Mr. Jackson
About 1866, Mark Steward, and a Mr. Jackson, who lived on the Burnet and Blanco County line, near Cypress Creek, about fifteen miles southeast of Marble Falls, were out hunting hogs a short distance from the latter's home. The Indians killed Mr. Jackson, but Mark Steward escaped.
Note: Author interviewed: C. Dorbant, an early settler of that section, and one or two others who lived in Blanco County.
The above story is from the book, The West Texas Frontier, by Joseph Carroll McConnell.