Richard William Locke Sr

Brief Life History of Richard William

When Richard William Locke Sr was born before 1708, in Northumberland, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Locke, was 57 and his mother, Sarah Pierson, was 38. He married Winifred West in 1730, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. He died in 1783, in Amelia, Virginia, United States, and was buried in Amelia, Virginia, United States.

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Richard William Locke Sr
Winifred West
Marriage: 1730
William Locke
Richard W Locke Jr
Thomas Locke
Joseph Locke
Benjamin Lock
Stephen Locke
James Locke
Charles Christopher Locke Sr

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Locke - Published information: birth-name: Richard W. Locke
  • Richard Locke Find-a-Grave

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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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