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Willow Point<ref>[http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:848220 Willow Point] (GNIS)</ref> is a former station located in [[Paradise Valley]].
Willow Point<ref>[http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:848220 Willow Point] (GNIS)</ref> is a former station located in [[Paradise Valley]].
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Haywood Bill Haywood]'s 1929 autobiography mentions "Andy Kinniger" living near "Willow Creek."<ref>"[https://archive.org/details/autobiographyofb00whay/page/27/mode/1up?q=thacker Bill Haywood's book : the autobiography of William D. Haywood]," Haywood, Big Bill</ref>  Haywood states that "Kinniger" was killed allegedly by One Arm Jim. However, newspapers report that his name was Kinnegar, not "Kinniger".  Kinnegar was the proprietor of Willow Creek station.<ref name=elko1915>"[https://www.newspapers.com/clip/83479610/the-crime-of-one-arm-jim/ The Crime of One Arm Jim]." Daily Independent. Elko. February 10, 1915, page 1.</ref> One Arm Jim was tried for the 1886 murder of Kinnegar, convicted and sentenced to death.  His sentence was commuted to life in prison.  One Arm Jim died in 1915, while in prison, allegedly at the age of 109.<ref name=elko1915/>


In 1911 Bob Robinson was the station keeper.<ref>"The Indian Massacre of 1911." Mack, Effie Mona. Page 56.</ref>
In 1911 Bob Robinson was the station keeper.<ref>"The Indian Massacre of 1911." Mack, Effie Mona. Page 56.</ref>

Revision as of 13:11, 15 August 2021

Willow Point[1] is a former station located in Paradise Valley.

Bill Haywood's 1929 autobiography mentions "Andy Kinniger" living near "Willow Creek."[2] Haywood states that "Kinniger" was killed allegedly by One Arm Jim. However, newspapers report that his name was Kinnegar, not "Kinniger". Kinnegar was the proprietor of Willow Creek station.[3] One Arm Jim was tried for the 1886 murder of Kinnegar, convicted and sentenced to death. His sentence was commuted to life in prison. One Arm Jim died in 1915, while in prison, allegedly at the age of 109.[3]

In 1911 Bob Robinson was the station keeper.[4]

References

  1. Willow Point (GNIS)
  2. "Bill Haywood's book : the autobiography of William D. Haywood," Haywood, Big Bill
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Crime of One Arm Jim." Daily Independent. Elko. February 10, 1915, page 1.
  4. "The Indian Massacre of 1911." Mack, Effie Mona. Page 56.

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