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Pratt Nicholson / PD Cocke Longview, Texas 1899
Posted by: Betsy DeVault (ID *****8632) Date: December 20, 2011 at 09:45:54
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I have tried all doors to learn what happened to my Great Grandfather, even the clerk of court , library ... does anyone have a suggestion that might help me get the following? or learn more about what happened?
any and all help appreciated
Sincerely, Betsy B DeVault

What do I need to do to get a copy of the court Records on a P.D. Cocke who was under arrest for the Death
of my Great Grandfather James Pratt Nicholson.

Historical Newspaper - San Antonio, Texas 1899 December 31


Longview Shooting
Pratt Nicholson, Victim of the affair is Dead.

Longview, Tex Dec 30 (Special)
Pratt Nicholson , who was shot in the leg
Xmas night, Died of the injury after the
leg was amputated.

P.D. Cocke is under arrest

Pleasant DeSha Cocke who was born in 1850 in DeSoto, Mississippi, and who died in Longview, Gregg County, Texas.
He's in the 1900 US Census

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