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Examining Trial for John Bryant who shot Mon Williamson 21 Jun 1917
Posted by: Linda Baker (ID *****0902) Date: October 12, 2005 at 09:01:45
  of 1986

I am trying to find an article regarding the examining trial of John Bryant who shot my grandfather, Monroe (Mon) Williamson on June 21, 1917 SE of Elmo, TX. I have the following articles related to the shooting and subsequent death on Mon Williamson but have not been able to find information on the examining trial.

Dallas Morning News - June 22, 1917: Shooting Southeast of Elmo. Special to The News Terrell, Texas. June 21.-Mon Williamson, a farmer residing on the Taylor Boshear farm southeast of Elmo, was shot with a shotgun about 8 o'clock this morning. fifteen shot taking effect in his chest. John Bryant, another farmer residing on the same place, has been arrested and is being held by Constable Parker of Elmo, pending results of Williamson's wounds.

Dallas Morning News - June 23, 1917: Farmer Dies of Wounds. Special to The News
Terrell, Texas, June 22.- Mon Williamson, a farmer who was shot near Elmo yesterday, died this morning from the effects of his wounds. John Bryant, charged with the shooting, is being held under arrest. His examining trial will be held tomorrow.

Any help will be appreciated. Please contact Thanks

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