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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
ED 55
Page 264b
Sheet 7b
Line 74
Farm Laborer
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
ED 112
Page 226b
Sheet 14
Line 66
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
-------------- Original message --------------
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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