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Fatha, Juliana and Leander Locke, TN>AR>TX
Posted by: Mitzi Moore (ID *****9683) Date: February 12, 2010 at 16:23:27
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I am trying to determine which Lock/e family my GGG-Grandmother Fatha Locke belonged to. She married Franklin Delmore Thrasher 1 Dec 1825 in Hardeman Co Tennessee. My first "find" was that a Juliana Lock married Green Parrish 30 Nov 1825 in Hardeman Co TN. Further research indicates the Lock/e and Parish families emigrated to Crawford Co Arkansas, then on to Lamar Co Texas.

In doing even more research, I discovered a Leander Lock/e was also with these families in TN/AR/TX. What caught my eye is that Franklin and Fatha had a son (my GG-GF) named Thomas Leander Thrasher.

I've seen Fatha connected with Leander, but I've never seen anything on Juliana. My guess would be she was Fatha's sister. The only census I've found her in:

1860 Census, J.P. 5, Paris, Lamar Co TX
p.113, 6/6, PARISH
Julian[a], 53, F, b. TN
John S, 19, M, b. AR
Isaac T, 13, M, b. AR

Some other notes:

1825 - Julianna Locke marr. Green Par/rish, Hardeman Co TN
Fatha Lock marr. Franklin Thrasher, Hardeman Co TN

1830 - Green and Franklin both on same page Lawrence Co AR census

1839 - Leander on Crawford Co AR Tax List

1840 Members of Dripping Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Crawford CO AR: Franklin and Fatha Thrasher, G. Parish, J. Parish, E R Locke, J W Morgan

1846 Leander Lock on Lamar Co TX Tax List

1845 - Green received Land Patent Johnson Co AR

1848 - Franklin received Land Patent Johnson Co AR

1850 Leander Lock on Lamar Co TX census (Precinct 6)

1860 Lamar Co TX:
James W Morgan and Emily Locke in Precinct 6, Paris
L[eander] and S[arah] Locke, Paris
Julian[a] Parish, Pct 5, Paris

1880 Leander Lock on Lamar Co TX census (Prec 4); age 68, b. TN, father b. VA, mother b. KY

Can someone give me hope that I'm on the right track?


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