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2021 Reunion

The 2021 reunion will be August 7! As last year, the business meeting will be held online (Zoom), with a remembrance at the Locke Memorial for those in town. An announcement was sent to all members June 9, or contact secretary@lockefamilyassociation.org.…

Geoff Smith

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Harry Mowe Opens Bowling Alley

In 1909 Harry Plummer Mowe, 7th geat-grandson of Capt John Locke, and his brother-in law William Lessor opened the Arcade Bowling Alleys on Daniel Street, in Portsmouth. They rebuilt the entire building for this purpose and the new alleys were said to be the best in the state, with the latest in ball-return equipment, and with a fine steel ceiling throughout.…

Geoff Smith

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Supplement I Back in Stock

Supplement I books are back in stock! You can order Locke Genealogy Supplement Volume I (1979) on this site. Supplement I is pictured along with the reprint of the original 1916 genealogy and Supplement II (2001), both of which can also be ordered here.…

Geoff Smith

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We Will Be At NERGC 2021!

We are pleased to again be part of the Society Fair at this year’s NERGC Conference.…

Geoff Smith

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Museums Page Has Important Photos

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Donald Hayes

New Supplement to the Genealogy Announced

NEWS AT THE REUNION – GENEALOGY UPDATE Our Genealogist, Geoff Smith, announced that Supplement III to the genealogy has been edited and is ready for printing. He showed a mock up of the book, which is as large as our second supplement. It will be published “On Demand” allowing for individual orders. In addition, Geoff reported that he has enough for a fourth supplement! Look for ordering information to be posted soon.…

Donald Hayes