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Catalog Number 2011.1.103
Object Name Douglas County
Scope & Content Suicide Creek, Sugar Pine Mt. area.
Alan Knudtson is the authority for the data that one of the Standley family committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree on this creek, thus giving it the name. The suicide arose from an unrequitted love affair with a usnell girl. She reportedly married John Standley, a brother of Adrian and Noble Standley.
Title Douglas County Place Names, A-69
Collection Library
Accession number 2011.1