The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 9, July 1905 - April, 1906 Page: 219
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Col. William G. Cooke. - 219
Miss Angela Navarro, daughter of Don Luci Navarro, a brother
of Don Jos6 Antonio Navarro.
Col. Cooke's commission as Adjutant General of Militia, from
the State of Texas, is signed by Gov. J. Pinckney Henderson,
"Commander-in-chief of the Army, Navy, and the Militia thereof,"
and by David G. Burnet, Secretary of State. It bears date, April
But the gallant and battle-tried soldier did not wear his new
honor long. He died on December 24, 1847; he was buried at
Seguin. He left one child-a son-then about a year old, Wil-
liam Navarro Cooke, who now lives at Eagle Pass, Texas. A pros-
perous county of Texas bears the family name.
Col. Cooke's widow afterward married a Mr. Martin, and be-
came the mother of the learned lawyer, Judge I. L. Martin, of
Uvalde, Texas. She died at Brackett, September 22, 1880.
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