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William M. Locklear

Also Known As: "Billy"
Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: November 11, 1951 (90)
Rowland, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Locklear and Mary Ann Locklear
Husband of Lucy Locklear
Father of Rellar Spaulding; Mary Jane Brooks and Flagley locklear
Brother of Rev. Israll Locklear; John Eleby Locklear; Mary Ann Oxendine; Hosanna Chavis; Patterson Locklear and 5 others

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About William M. Locklear

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Birth: 1861 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Nov. 11, 1951 Rowland Robeson County North Carolina, USA

William was the son of William and Mary Ann Lowry Locklear. He married Lucy Hunt.


  • Amarette Locklear Strickland Barnes
  • James "Mack" Locklear
  • Bethany Locklear Hunt
  • Israll Locklear
  • Hosanna Locklear Chavis
  • John Eleby Locklear
  • Patterson Locklear
  • Amanda Locklear
  • Rev. Peppers "P.M." Mahoney Locklear, Sr.
  • Mary Ann Locklear Oxendine
  • William M. Locklear

The following was taken from the Nov. 13, 1951 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral services for William Locklear, 90, who died Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of his son, Roosevelt Locklear near Rowland, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Old Bethel Baptist church near Rowland. Rev. Fuller Lowry and Rev. Walter Smith will officiate and burial will be in Dogwood cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters Mrs. Rella Spaulding, Mrs. Mary J. Brooks, Mrs. Pearl Hunt and Mrs. Marie Locklear; three sons, Roosevelt, Flagley, and Ventiage Locklear, 25 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

  • **NOTE: His birth date was taken from his NC death certificate. According to the 1900 Federal Census, his birth year was closer to 1873.
    • *NOTE: His headstone is in the newer (upper) section of the cemetery, while his wife's headstone is in the older (in front of church) section.
      • NOTE: His paternal grandfather, Isham Locklear, is buried at Prospect United Methodist Church in Maxton, NC. His maternal grandfather, Allen Lowry, is buried at Plesant Grove United Methodist Church (aka Allen Lowry Family Cemetery) in Rowland, NC.

Family links:

  • Lucy Hunt Locklear (1880 - 1918)*
  • Rellar Locklear Spaulding (1892 - 1963)*
  • Mary J. Locklear Brooks (1897 - 1968)*

Burial: Dogwood Church Cemetery Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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William M. Locklear's Timeline

Robeson, North Carolina, USA
August 15, 1892
Age 31
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
November 29, 1897
Age 36
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
November 11, 1951
Age 90
Rowland, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Robeson, North Carolina, USA