Mary Stewart Elwood

6 September 1866–23 December 1944 (Age 78)
Elwood, Clinton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Stewart

When Mary Stewart Elwood was born on 6 September 1866, in Elwood, Clinton, Iowa, United States, her father, Kinsey Elwood, was 40 and her mother, Percey Elizabeth Dawes, was 30. She married George Walter Lockie on 26 March 1885, in Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Stevens, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 23 December 1944, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States.

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George Walter Lockie
Mary Stewart Elwood
Marriage: 26 March 1885
Grace E. Lockie
Lucile Irene Lockie
Elva May Lockie
Glen Elwood Lockie
Clara Belle Lockie
Flora Lockie
Floyd Elwood Lockie
Velma Berdale Lockie
Robert Lorelle Lockie

Spouse and Children

26 March 1885
Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 5

GNIS Detail - Elwood, Clinton, Iowa USGS Database describes Elwood as Post Office, Locale. Post Offices Opened as Brookfield Centre 11/20/1871. Name changed to Elwood 12/12/1871.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 23

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’. 2. from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Elwood in household of Kinsey Elwood, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Mary Elwood in household of Kinsy Elwood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary S Lockie in household of George W Lockie, "United States Census, 1930"

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