Gen. Matthew Locke

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Gen. Matthew Locke

Birthdate:
Birthplace: probably, Cork, Ireland
Death: Died in Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Locke and Elizabeth Brandon
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Locke
Father of John Locke; George Locke; Lt. Francis Locke; William Locke; Elizabeth Phifer and 8 others
Brother of Margaret Brandon; Colonel Francis Locke and George Locke

Occupation: US Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he was a brigadier-general of the state troops. He served over ten years in the State legislature before being elected for three terms as a United States Representative from North Carolina (1793-1799)
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About Gen. Matthew Locke

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A070976

US Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he was a brigadier-general of the state troops. He served over ten years in the State legislature before being elected for three terms as a United States Representative from North Carolina (1793-1799) - (bio by: Evening Blues)


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Gen. Matthew Locke's Timeline

1730
September 1730
Cork, Ireland
1750
August 12, 1750
Age 19
North Carolina, Colonial America
1752
September 17, 1752
Age 22
North Carolina, Colonial America
1754
December 29, 1754
Age 24
Rowan County, North Carolina, Colonial America
1756
November 17, 1756
Age 26
North Carolina, Colonial America
1758
December 22, 1758
Age 28
Rowan County, Province of North Carolina
1760
December 13, 1760
Age 30
North Carolina, Colonial America
1763
December 17, 1763
Age 33
Rowan County, North Carolina, Colonial America
1765
September 13, 1765
Age 35
North Carolina, Colonial America
1767
March 2, 1767
Age 36
North Carolina, Colonial America