When Dora Louise Griffith was born on 11 September 1923, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Archie Hendrix Griffith, was 36 and her mother, Minnie Belle Darby, was 24. She married Rudolph Locke on 19 November 1949, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Belton, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 2010 and Anderson, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 2010. She died on 1 February 2011, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Greenville Memorial Gardens, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.
Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief, lord’.