Elizabeth Jane Locke

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Locke was born on 16 February 1841, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Locke, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Noland, was 41. She married John Russell Cole Jr. in 1858, in Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pickensville, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died on 6 March 1875, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Pickens, Alabama, United States.

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John Bryant Lewis
Elizabeth Jane Locke
Marriage: 1864
John William Lewis
James Edward Lewis
Andrew Ernest Lewis
Sallie E. Lewis
Lucy Lewis
Dolly Lewis

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Jane Locke Cole, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Lock in entry for Geo W Cole, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (5)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: variant of Lock .

Americanized form of Norwegian Løkke: habitational name from a farm name, from Old Norse lykkja ‘enclosure’.

Chinese: variant of Lok .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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