Michael Barnet Locke

Michael Barnet Locke

Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Death 20 Apr 1871 (aged 31)
Bullock County, Alabama, USA
Burial Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 105878743 · View Source
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Michael Barnet Locke was the son of Richard Locke (1791-1864) and 2nd wife Susanna Reynolds Motherhed Locke (-1842). His mother is buried next to first husband Micheal Barnett, Jr. (1796-1736) in High Log Cemetery. Michael Barnett Locke's father was married 4 times. His father's first wife was Elvie/Elva/Elvy Davenport (1792-1836), whom he married in 1812 and had seven children. Richard Locke's third wife was Mariah C. Jones (1800- 1877), whom he married in 1843 and had three children. Richard Locke's fourth wife was Anna Maria 'Annie' Barr (1829-1904), whom he married in 1861 and had 1 daughter Laura Hill Locke.

Richard Locke and Susanna Reynolds (nee Mothershed) Barnet(t) Locke had 3 children: 1)son Michael Barnet(t) Locke (1839-1871); 2)daughter Elvie/Elva T. Locke (abt 1841-1901) married first Harvey Tucker Clark(1838-1861); and second married William Jefferson Lewis (1830-bef 1893); 3)daughter Susannah Locke (1838- unknown).

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Barnet Locke married Jonnie Beatrice Blackmon, daughter of Colonel Homer Blackmon and Virginia Amanda Powell Blackmon, on March 24th 1868 in Bullock County, Alabama. The Minister of the Gospel Joseph B. Cottrell performed the marriage ceremony.

On 1870 Census in Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, Michael B. Locke is listed as Age 30; Merchant & Banker.

**Note on his inscription Michael Barnett Locke's name is written with only one "t" in Barnett - Michael Barnet Locke.


son of
Richard & Susana Locke
and Lieut. Col of the 1st
Regiment Alabama Volunteers. C.S.A.
Sept. 10th, 1839.
April 20th, 1871

He is not dead, but only lieth sleeping,
In the sweet refuge of his Masters breast.
And far away from sorrow, toil and weeping.
He is not dead, but only taking a rest.

Thou hast given him long life even
forever and ever.

The first internment in this Cemetery.

Gravesite Details Richard Locke & Susana Reynolds Mothershead Locke named their son after her decesaed first husband Michael 'Micheal' Barnett, Jr. and their daughter Elvie/ Elva T. Locke after his deceased first wife Elvie/Elva Davenport Locke.



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  • Originally Created by: Connie
  • Added: 26 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 105878743
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Barnet Locke (10 Sep 1839–20 Apr 1871), Find a Grave Memorial no. 105878743, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Judy Schriver (contributor 47422002) .