Letter to Mary Graham Walker from cousin [[Person:Florence Very (1)|Florence A. [Very] Blakely, Severance, Kansas, 15 Feb 1911 “ . . . great-grandmother . . . was left a widow like so many other women by having her husband slain by Indians . . . . Losing her husband & only son left her lost to the Veaches, Vetches
About the 20th of June, 1788, three Indians made an incursion into Scott county, and stole three horses from the farm of Jacob Stucker, on North Elkhorn. On the succeeding day, a lad was killed near Col. Johnson's mill.