Biographical Sketch of Ebenezer Locke

(II) Ebenezer, son of William Locke, was born January 8, 1674, in Woburn, and married (first), October i8, 1697, Susannah, born March 1, 1674, died June 13, 1699, daughter of Israel Walker.. He married (second), October 14, 1701, Hannah Meads, born September 17, 1676, daughter of David and Hannah Meads, of Cambridge. She survived him, and died July 24, 1739. He lived with his father on the homestead, of which he had become owner by gift and purchase. He owned also other land and a house, previous to his father’s death, and later became the possessor of several lots in Woburn and a large tract in what is now (1910) Townsend. He was frequently elected to town offices and was lieutenant, but was released from military duties on account of “bodily infirmities.” He died December 24, 1723. Child of first wife: Ebenezer, born April 28, 1699. Children of second wife: Samuel, born August 24, 1702; Josiah, March 15, 1705; Joshua, mentioned elsewhere; Nathan, March 20, 1713, died December, 1723; Hannah, April 11, 1716.

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