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 Eva <I>Burke</I> Locklin

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Eva Burke Locklin

  • Birth 11 Apr 1891 Carthage, Panola County, Texas, USA
  • Death 3 Feb 1970 Thorndale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20691322

Eva Burke - Daughter of Rev Dowen Sibley Burke and Cora Louise Page.

Sister of James Clyde Burke.

Eva married, 12 May 1912, Theodore Francis "Rat" Locklin, a son of Samuel Griffith Locklin and Sarah Frances Large.

Mother of Francis "Burke", Samuel "Dixon", James Lee and Edna Earle Locklin.

Granddaughter of Rev James Dowen Burke & Emma Louise Smith and George Washington Page & Martha A Liles.
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The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.)
Vol. 40, No. 10, Ed. 1
Thursday, May 15, 1913
Page: 2 of 12 - Court House News
Marriage Licenses

Theodore Locklin and Eva Burke.

Article Image Found online - The Portal to Texas History - and Transcribed by:
Sarah Locklin Taylor ($46921363)

Note: All records prior to finding this article show they married in 1912.
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The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.)
Vol. 40, No. 37, Ed. 1
Thursday, November 6, 1913
Page: 8 of 10 - Lilac News Column

(Excerpt from Column)

The Lilac school is progressing nicely with Mrs. Locklin, of Thorndale, and MIss Tidwell, of Davilla, as teachers.

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Sarah Locklin Taylor ($46921363)
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LOCKLIN, Mrs. Eva (T.F.) of Thorndale. Age 78. Died 2/3/1970. Services held (Thursday) from the Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial in the family plot at the Locklin Cemetery. Rev. Stan Brown and Rev. George Doss officiated. Condra Funeral Home in Taylor in charge of arrangements.

She was BORN 4/11/1891 in Carthage, Tx., the daughter of Rev. D.S. & Cora Page Burke. Married T.F. "Rat" Locklin who preceded her in death on 5/18/1954, also preceded in death by a son, Samuel Dixon Locklin and brother, Clyde Burke. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Thorndale Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Known as "Miss Eva" she was busily doing for others, and her deeds of thoughtfulness to those less fortunate were many.

SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mrs. E.L. (Edna Earle) Byrer of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; 2 sons, Francis Burke Locklin of Torrance, CA., James Lee Locklin of Thorndale; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

~♥~ My Paternal Grandmother ~♥~


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LOCKLIN
EVA
APR. 11, 1891
FEB. 3, 1970

Gravesite Details Double Marker with husband, Theodore Francis Locklin.
  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 29 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20691322
  • Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eva Burke Locklin (11 Apr 1891–3 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20691322, citing Locklin Cemetery, San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .