Mercy D. Locke

29 March 1813–December 1836 (Age 23)
Barrington, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mercy D.

When Mercy D. Locke was born on 29 March 1813, in Barrington, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Locke Jr, was 48 and her mother, Mercy Dame, was 44. She died in December 1836, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

John Locke Jr
1764–1838
Mercy Dame
1768–1822
Abner Locke
1801–1801
John Ordione Locke
1802–1878
Abigail Locke
1804–1876
Abner D Locke
1806–1867
Silas Locke
1809–1849
Sampson B Locke
1811–1863
Mercy D. Locke
1813–1836

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 7

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

1 English, Dutch, and German: variant of Lock .2 Dutch (van Locke): habitational name from any of various places called Loock, from look ‘enclosure’.

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

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