Dating randolph county
To ease fears in the area, militia units were dispatched and two small forts were constructed.One, Fort Clark, was located on high ground adjacent to The Cabins.31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.90. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.50 males.
The jury found on March 31, 1830 that: "After examining all the witnesses, and maturely considering the charges for which these Iowa Indians are now in confinement, we find them not guilty, and they are at once discharged." The acquittal of Big Neck seemed to have brought the war to a peaceful, if uneasy, conclusion.
Several miles to the northeast, another detachment of troops established Fort Matson.
After months of no hostile Native American activity in the Adair County area, both forts were abandoned.
The Trammell party lost three men in the skirmish, including Captain Trammell himself, and one additional casualty died of his wounds shortly afterward.
The surviving whites returned to the cabins, collected the women and children, and headed south for the Randolph County settlement of Huntsville. Clark pursued and apprehended Big Neck and his braves, capturing them in March 1830.