Adam Lockhart

Brief Life History of Adam

When Adam Lockhart was born on 20 April 1885, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Lockhart, was 34 and his mother, Louisa Ellerbe, was 30. He had at least 2 daughters with Elizabeth Hardison. He lived in United States in 1949 and Wadesboro Township, Anson, North Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 13 June 1974, in Wadesboro, Anson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wadesboro, Anson, North Carolina, United States.

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Adam Lockhart
Elizabeth Hardison
Ann Lockhart
Elizabeth Lockhart

Sources (17)

  • Adam Lockhart, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Adam Lockhart, "North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964"
  • Adam Lockhart, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname from Old French locart, a Normanno-Picard form of Old French lo(s)chart ‘one who squints, who is cross-eyed’, attested in 13th- and 14th-century Arras (Pas-de-Calais) as Louchard, Lochard, Locard and Locart. It is a derivative of Latin luscus ‘one-eyed’. In France Locard is mostly found in Normandy (especially Calvados) c. 1900, while Louchart is mainly concentrated in Pas-de-Calais at the same time.

Americanized form of German Luckhardt .

History: According to family tradition, Sir Simon Locard held the key to the locked silver casket in which Robert the Bruce's heart was taken to be buried in the Holy Land in 1329. This unverifiable story is no doubt related to the later spelling of the Scottish surname as Lockhart and to the addition of a heart and fetterlock to the family coat of arms (date unknown).

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

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