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Alexander Alfred "Alex" Prater
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1885
Katemcy
Mason County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1913
Santa Ana
Orange County
California, USA

Son of Augustus Joseph and Susan Francis Hindsley Prater, Alex married Mary Ruegner on the 25th of March 1908 in Mason county, Texas. One known child was born of this union, Agatha M. Prater.

"Dallas Morning News" Saturday, January 18, 1913, Page 5, Column 4/5

Texan Fatally Shot in California.
Special to The News.
Mason, Mason County, Tex., Jan. 17.----News has reached here of the death at Santa Ana, Cal., Jan. 11, of Alex A. Prater, who was shot Dec. 16 by a desperado, who first assaulted a young girl and then shot and killed Under Sheriff Squires and wounded Prater and two others of the posse, who were seeking to arrest him.
Young Prater was one of those who had volunteered to go with Sheriff Ruddock to the rescue of Officer Squires, who had been wounded by the desperado, and was shot in the head while on this mission. He was a son of A. J. Prater, a prominent farmer of Katemcy, in this county, where he was born and raised.
About two years ago he located in California and was working on the ranch where the assault occurred.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Augustus J Prater (1852 - 1933)
  Susan Francis Hindsley Prater (1861 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ruegner McCune (1885 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Agatha M. Prater Graham (1909 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur J Prater (1877 - 1940)*
  Alexander Alfred Prater (1885 - 1913)
  Pearl Prater Kruse (1898 - 1983)*
  Benjamin Seth Prater (1900 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairhaven Memorial Park
Santa Ana
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Lawn I
 
Maintained by: William G Prather
Originally Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
Record added: Sep 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59262306
Alexander Alfred Alex Prater
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Alexander Alfred Alex Prater
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Alexander Alfred Alex Prater
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- Debbie Rowe Clarkston
 Added: Feb. 25, 2011
 
 
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