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Subject: Re: [LOCKE] Lock /George W. Locke (was Locke DNA project update)
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 22:07:00 +0000
1930 Grayson County, Texas
Andrew J. Locke, White Male, age 50, b. Texas, Parents b. North Carolina, he is a widow
Son: Allen G. Lock, age 15, b. Texas, Father b. Texas, mother b. Arkansas
Daughter: Mildred M. Locke, age 11, b. Texas
1920 Grayson County, Texas
Andrew J. Locke, White Male, age 40, b. Texas, Father b. North Carolina, Mother b. Georgia
Wife: Nellie C. Locke, White Female, age 30, b. Arkansas, Parents b. Illinois
Son: Allen G. Locke, age 5, b. Texas
Daughter: Mildred M. Locke, 9 Months, b. Texas
Haven't located this family in the 1910 census just yet, still looking
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From: "Elaine Oakes" <>
> I don't think your George Washington Locke fits the one I mentioned but some
> of the family, including at least one George W, went to Texas so you might
> be related.
> You will need to start backtracking and see what you can find. What year
> was your grandfather born? You can probably find his family in Census
> records, and with luck that would show when and where his father (George W)
> was born.
> Census records are available on-line. Depending on where you live,
> HeritageQuest may be free through your state or local library system. Ask a
> librarian (if it is, you will need a password to use it from your home
> computer). I think you can subscribe if you can't get it another way, check
> HeritageQuest.com. They have all of the Census images but not quite all are
> indexed (also some older books and other records). Ancestry.com requires a
> paid subscription but has other records (some libraries have it on their
> computers, for in library use only), and Genealogy.com also had a
> subscription service (I haven't looked at what is available lately).
> FamilySearch.org (the Mormon website) has a lot of extracts from marriage
> records, mostly ending around 1900. You do need a little information to
> know where to look.
> Rootsweb.com is the free part of Ancestry.com. Compare what you know to the
> family trees posted there (WorldConnect) and you might get lucky. Also try
> the links to websites of the state and county where your family lived. Some
> have a lot of information, others not much. If Whitesboro is in Greyson
> County (I couldn't quite tell from the map), that has a good site. My
> grandmother (not on the Locke side) was born there, and I think some of the
> Lockes I saw there might have been from the Rowan County group.
> The Godfrey Memorial Library (godfrey.org ?) is a fairly inexpensive paid
> site. I subscribed a few years ago when they had HeritageQuest but that is
> no longer available to them. At the time they had images of the Dallas
> newspaper from the late 1800s and early 1900s at least (and several in other
> cities), and I found some interesting items about my relatives in those.
> Elaine Oakes
> >>Elaine Oakes, I Just began thinking of researching the Locke family! My
> mother Mildred Marie Locke Keith (Born in Whitesboro Texas) her father
> Andrew Jackson Locke also from Whitesboro Texas, his father's name was
> George Washington Locke from (unknown) wondering if this could be a link to
> the mystery you are talking about in your email?
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