John Dacus Locke

7 June 1890–12 February 1964 (Age 73)
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Dacus

When John Dacus Locke was born on 7 June 1890, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Beulah Washington Locke, was 20 and his mother, Martha E. Harbin, was 20. He married Eula Belle Levans on 25 December 1911, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 February 1964, in Pell City, St. Clair, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pell City, St. Clair, Alabama, United States.

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John Dacus Locke
Eula Belle Levans
Marriage: 25 December 1911
Grady A Locke
Jewell Locke
John D Loche
Ruby G Locke
Eula Mae Locke

Spouse and Children

25 December 1911
St. Clair, Alabama, United States


    Grady A Locke


    Jewell Locke


    John D Loche


    Ruby G Locke


    Eula Mae Locke


Parents and Siblings

    Beulah Washington Locke


    Martha E. Harbin




World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 5

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • J D Locke, "United States Census, 1940" - Saint Clair county, Alabama
  • John D Locke, "United States Census, 1930" - Saint Clair county, Alabama
  • John D Locke, "United States Census, 1920" - Saint Clair county, Alabama

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