Alma Virgil Lockling

30 November 1890–29 May 1974 (Age 83)
Filley, Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alma Virgil

When Alma Virgil Lockling was born on 30 November 1890, in Filley, Cedar, Missouri, United States, his father, Artemus Ostenelli Lockling, was 40 and his mother, Alice Melissa Palmer, was 30. He married Grace Marie Chapman in January 1923, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jordan, Hickory, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Cross Timbers, Hickory, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 May 1974, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton Township, Henry, Missouri, United States.

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Alma Virgil Lockling
Grace Marie Chapman
Marriage: January 1923
Ammon Virgil Lockling

Spouse and Children

January 1923
Iowa, United States


    Ammon Virgil Lockling


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 14

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Laughlin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A V Lockling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma Lockling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Lockling in household of Asbonelli Lockling, "United States Census, 1910"

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