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John L Fokes, Jr

Birth
Escambia County, Florida, USA
Death 1860 (aged 39–40)
Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA
Plot Unmarked or Marker No Longer Exists
Memorial ID 20698607 · View Source
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Information Received from Russ Fokes (July 9, 2012) via Facebook Post:
John Fokes 1819-1860 served in Colonel Robert M. Coleman's Original Ranger Battalion. He joined at the young age of 16. He also fought under 1st Lt. George B. Erath in the Battle of Elm Creek. He was killed by Indians in 1860.
From Stephen L. Moore's book Savage Frontier volume 1. Taken from the History of the Texas Rangers.


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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 30 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20698607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John L Fokes, Jr (1820–1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20698607, citing Locklin Cemetery, San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .