W H Colclasure Death

Delaware Co Oklahoma Jan. 31 1913 Mr Colclasure took his own life with a shotgun because of an overpaid real estate transaction

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W H Colclasure Death - *• Of Delaware County, Worded Worded Over a...
*• Of Delaware County, Worded Worded Over a Real Estate Deal, Blew His Bratsia Out With a Shotgun. drove, Okla.. Jan. SI.—(Special-)-Word SI.—(Special-)-Word was received her,, today of the tragic death of one of Delaware county's county's prominent farmers. W. H. • ol- clasure. having committed suicide by placing tho muzzle of a double-barrel - ... —_.. M u.»,. U bird tho shotgun, leaded with number 8 •hot. In his mouth ana pulling trigger. It seems Mr. Colclasure for some time had been worrying over his fl nanctal affairs. having recentty bought a. farm for 14,000 and learned it could have been nought for 13.800. Rte friends thought htm --have --have become mentally deranged, he had told his wlf„ that he thought •t best that they should kill themselves themselves and get out of their troubles At the time of the tragedy, Mrs. i Colclasure was at a neighbor's home f and hearing the shot, she and several or the neighbors Went to the house and found the body of Mr- Colclasure lying on the flonr with spattered over the room. his brains

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 31 Jan 1913, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • W H Colclasure Death — Delaware Co Oklahoma Jan. 31 1913 Mr Colclasure took his own life with a shotgun because of an overpaid real estate transaction

    dwurd – 09 Dec 2012

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