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Riley R Luke
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1875
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1900
Coffee County
Georgia, USA

Son Of Richard Benjamin & Janie Yawn Luke.

>Was killed by John B. Graham in a knife fight at the Lax School Closing party over "some trivial matter" (girl). Luke was cut under the right shoulder blade - Graham received a dangerous wound in the right side. Luke died Saturday night - Graham improved.< (From the Oct. 5, 1900, Ocilla Dispatch) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Benjamin Luke (1853 - 1926)
  Janie Ruth Yawn Luke (1855 - 1943)
 
 Siblings:
  Lucious L. Luke (1873 - 1920)*
  Riley R Luke (1875 - 1900)
  John J Luke (1876 - 1939)*
  Eunie Luke Vickers (1877 - 1968)*
  Olive Luke Youngblood (1879 - 1925)*
  Elizabeth Luke (1883 - 1884)*
  Ida Luke Smith (1886 - 1923)*
  Henry Luke (1887 - 1964)*
  Oscar Lamar Luke (1889 - 1970)*
  Thomas Luke (1891 - 1904)*
  Tally L Luke (1893 - 1970)*
  Malissie Luke (1894 - 1912)*
  Youngie L Luke (1895 - 1975)*
  Allie Luke Tyson (1898 - 1982)*
  Ruby Luke Gaskins (1901 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Riley R. Luke
son of R.B. & Jane Luke
b. Feb. 27, 1875
d. Sept. 29, 1900
"Mothers, Friends, his life was stolen from him. Sleep In Jesus"
 
Burial:
Luke Cemetery
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: MCW
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35129643
Riley R Luke
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- Terri Smith
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
R.I.P.
- MCW
 Added: Mar. 25, 2009
 
 
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