Leslie Lavern Lockrey

Male30 September 1896–July 1975

Brief Life History of Leslie Lavern

When Leslie Lavern Lockrey was born on 30 September 1896, in Alba, Chestonia Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States, his father, Francis Gleason Lockrey, was 40 and his mother, Harriet Creasy, was 31. He married Sarah Elva Montgomery on 4 July 1923, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit Ward 22, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died in July 1975, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78.

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Leslie Lavern Lockrey
Sarah Elva Montgomery
Marriage: 4 July 1923
Eugene Alfred Lockrey
Dolores Lockrey

Sources (13)

  • Leslie L Lockry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leslie L. Lockrey, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Leslie Lavern Lockrey, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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  • Marriage
    4 July 1923Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

    Age 1

    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 21

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of Loughran .

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

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