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John Julian Spikes
Birth: Aug. 31, 1872
Kaufman
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1902
New Mexico, USA

After John Julian Spikes moved from Kaufman County to Crosby County with his family in 1890, he settled with his brothers George Richard (Dick), Frederick Henry, and Wesley Ernest on what some called "some of the best ranchland in New Mexico". The brothers drove a herd of cattle to feast on the rich grasses and plentiful water on the land. On January 21, 1902, John and his brothers Dick and Fred were ambushed as they came riding home after removing a drift fence. Both Dick and John were killed, but Fred, even though seriously wounded, survived. Another brother, Joseph Jefferson Spikes, drove a wagon to New Mexico and brought his brothers' bodies back to Crosby County to be buried in the Emma Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley Spikes (1841 - 1892)
  Julia Ann Spikes (1843 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucindy Carter Spikes (1879 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  John Velton Spikes (1896 - 1965)*
  Robert Houston Spikes (1898 - 1966)*
  Fredda Spikes Carle (1901 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Spikes Paschall (1862 - 1926)*
  Robert Spikes (1864 - 1881)*
  Joseph Jefferson Spikes (1867 - 1964)*
  Etna Spikes Paschall (1871 - 1960)*
  John Julian Spikes (1872 - 1902)
  Elizabeth Ann Spikes Ellis (1874 - 1963)*
  Frederick Henry Spikes (1879 - 1951)*
  George Richard Spikes (1882 - 1902)*
  Samuel Israel Spikes (1883 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emma Cemetery
Crosby County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 03, 2007
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 Added: Mar. 23, 2012
 
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