Eighth Generation


373. Delia Marcell HAMMOND was born on 30 May 1836 in N. Abington, MA.834,982

Delia Marcell HAMMOND and Dean Jewett LOCKE were married on 8 May 1855 in North Abington, Plymouth, MA.983,984 They983,984 appeared in the census in 1860 in Elkhorn, San Joaquin, CA.985 They985 appeared in the census in 1880 in Elliot, San Joaquin, CA.986 Dean Jewett LOCKE was born on 16 April 1823 in Langdon, Sullivan, NH.987,988 He died in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.983 Bank of Stockton Collection - information provided with the picture of the Locke house.

Dean Jewett Locke (1823-1867) was born in Langdon, New Hampshire and earned his medical degree at Harvard. He worked as a teacher in his early career, then signed on as the doctor for the Boston and Newton Joint Stock Company heading for California in 1849. D J Locke and his brother founded the community of Lockeford and were very generous and civic minded indeed. He funded the school, several churches and improved the levees, roads and landscaping. He was also involved in the post office, a member of the school board and rancher. He married Delia M Hammond and they had thirteen children, each reared to regard the high importance of a good education.

NB: Josiah Gorham, father of Elizabeth Gorham, wife of Alden Hammond, was the proprietor of the hotel in Lockeford in 1867 according to the 1867 Pacific Coast Directory.

Delia Marcell HAMMOND and Dean Jewett LOCKE had the following children:

415

i.

Luther LOCKE was born in 1856 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.985 He appeared in the census in 1880 in Elliot, San Joaquin, CA.986

416

ii.

Ada LOCKE was born in 1857 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Elkhorn, San Joaquin, CA.985

417

iii.

Nathaniel LOCKE was born in 1859 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986 He appeared in the census in 1860 in Elkhorn, San Joaquin, CA.985

418

iv.

Horace M LOCKE was born in 1860 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

419

v.

Ida LOCKE was born in 1862 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

420

vi.

Mary LOCKE was born in 1864 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

421

vii.

William W LOCKE was born in 1865 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

422

viii.

Hannah LOCKE was born in 1867 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

423

ix.

John C LOCKE was born in 1869 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

424

x.

Edward M LOCKE was born in 1871 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

425

xi.

Eunice LOCKE was born in 1874 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

426

xii.

George H LOCKE was born in 1877 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986

427

xiii.

Theresa LOCKE was born in 1879 in Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA.986