Alexander Locke

27 April 1825–29 May 1908 (Age 83)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Locke was born on 27 April 1825, in Ontario, Canada, his father, John Locke, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Foster, was 22. He married Annis Clow on 17 December 1873, in Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 29 May 1908, in Matilda, Dundas, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brinston, South Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Locke
1825–1908
Annis Clow
1842–1897
Marriage: 17 December 1873
Effie Locke
1876–1877
Mary Hattie Locke
1878–1878
Locke
1879–
Minnie Locke
1881–1953

Spouse and Children

    Male1825–1908Male

    Annis Clow

    Female1842–1897Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1873
Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

    Effie Locke

    Female1876–1877Female

    Mary Hattie Locke

    Female1878–1878Female

    Locke

    Male1879–Male

    Female1881–1953Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 42

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 44

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 58

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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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Sources (3)

  • Alexander Lock in entry for Mary Hattie Lock, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Alex Locke in entry for Mimmie Locke, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Alexander Lock, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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