Upton Blackwell

    During 1874, the Indians killed Upton Blackwell, about two miles from the present town of Perrin, while he was returning to his home, on Rock Creek, in Parker County, Upton Blackwell was traveling alone and had been to Jacksboro.

    Note: Author interviewed: A. M. Lasater; James Wood; and others, in that section.

The above story is from the book, The West Texas Frontier, by Joseph Carroll McConnell.