Jan 3, 1835 - Dec 2, 1912
Capt. Fielding Yeager Doke, Confederate veteran and member of Camp Winkler, No. 147, U. C. V., passed from earth December 2, 1912. Capt. Doke was born in Garrard Co. KY, January 3, 1835. He was an ardent Southerner, and enlisted in April, 1861, as a private in Captain Splawn's company, Brace's Battalion, Gen.
Martin E. Green's brigade. The first battle in which he was engaged was at Shelbina, MO., on the Hannibal and St. Joe Railroad. The second was at Lexington, where Gen. Mulligan, the Federal officer in command, together with 3,500 prisoners, was captured. His third battle was at Pea Ridge, after which
he, together with Colonel Brace, Major James, Adjutant Holliday, and Dr. Stroud, was captured and finally taken to Alton. After six months they were exchanged at Vicksburg, and at the reorganization of exchanged prisoners in North Arkansas Captain Doke was elected captain of Company F, 9th MO Infantry. After this he
took part in various movements and battles in Arkansas until he surrendered with General Price at Shreveport.
Captain Doke was a Mason for forty-five
years, a member of the Baptist Church, and a typical Christian gentleman. He was buried with the Confederate flag. In 1870 he was married to Miss Emma Scogin. In 1878 they moved to Kosse, Texas, where he was in the lumber business. Later they moved to Corsicana, where they have lived for the last fifteen years. He is
survived by his wife and three children.
- 1912 - Confederate Veteran, Official Journal of the Sons of Confederate Veterans
- Buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
- Submitted by Norman Stubbs, Commander of J. L. Halbert Camp 359, SCV
Martha Emma (Scogin/Scoggins) Doke
May 18, 1846 - Oct 25, 1938
Mrs. F. Y. Doke, 92, mother of Mrs. Rufus Caldwell of Dallas, died Tuesday
at the home of her son, M. Y. Doke, at Hubbard, Hill County. Funeral
services will be held on Wednesday morning at Corsicana. Her husband, the
late Capt. F. Y. Doke, one operated lumber companies in Corsicana, Kosse and
Martha Emma (Scogin/Scoggins) Doke
MRS. F. Y. DOKE, FORMER CORSICANAN, DIED AT HUBBARD
Mrs. F. Y. Doke, aged 92 years, former resident of Corsicana, died at
the home of her son, Maurice Y. Doke, at Hubbard, at an early hour
Funeral services will be held from the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home
chapel here Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock with interment in Oakwood
cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Rev. E. T. Miller, pastor of
the First Baptist church.
Mrs. Doke was the widow of the late Capt. F. Y. Doke who was a pioneer
lumberman and operated lumber companies in Corsicana, Hubbard and Kosse.
She had made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Rufus Caldwell in Dallas for
a number of years.
The Doke home here was located at the intersection of Collin and
Surviving are a son, a daughter, a grandson, Rufus Caldwell, Jr.,
Dallas; a granddaughter, Mrs. Deborah Berry, Hubbard and other
Corsicana Daily Sun -
Tues., Oct 25, 1938
- Submitted by
- w/o Fielding Yeager Doke married
May 26, 1870 DeSoto, La. d/o Taliferro Lang Scogin/Scoggins &
Sarah Caroline (Davenport) Scogin/Scoggins (on Maurice Yeager Doke
who is buried in Fairview cem., Hubbard, Texas she is listed
Scoggins and on daughter Emma Caldwell as well) (J. P. Scrogin is
listed as John Pilley Scoggins)
FUNERAL SERVICES WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR MRS. F. Y. DOKE
Funeral services for Mrs. F. Y. Doke, aged 92 years, former resident of
Corsicana, who died at Hubbard early Tuesday morning were held from the
Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock, with
interment in Oakwood cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. E. T.
Miller, pastor of the First Baptist church.
Mrs. Doke had made her home in Dallas for a number of years with her
daughter, Mrs. Rufus Caldwell.
A native of Louisiana, Mrs. Doke had resided in Texas for many years.
Mrs. Doke was the widow of the late F. Y. Doke, pioneer lumberman in
Surviving are a son, M. Y. Doke, Hubbard; a daughter, Mrs. Rufus
Caldwell; a grandson, Rufus Caldwell, Jr., Dallas; a granddaughter,
Deborah Doke, Hubbard, and other relatives.
Active pallbearers were Rufus Caldwell, Jr., Dallas; J. D. Seale,
Dallas; John P. Scrogin, Dallas; M. W. Berry Hubbard, and R. A.
Friends of the family were honorary pallbearers.