Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Locke Cemetery, Town of Veteran, Chemung County NY
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
Tri-County Genealogy Site Home Page
How to Use This Site
Warning & Disclaimer
Town of Veteran Page
No Commercial Use Permitted
Contact Joyce 
Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -
Do You Know that you can search just the search just the 860 pages of Chemung County Cemetery Records on on the site by using the Cemeteries -Chemung button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Chemung
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Comfort or Carr] AND a surname.
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 

Locke Cemetery

Veteran, Chemung County, New York  
Copied from DAR records by Ralph Weller and retyped by Mary PARIS Copp, formatted for the web by Joyce M. Tice - Original Listing from 1930s
Veteran Township, away up on a hillside under an old Apple Tree is one lone grave marked with a field stone.

SLEEPER Thomas A.   1884 73yr  
SLEEPER Sarah LOCKE   1875 57yr w/o Thomas Sleeper and d/o James Locke
LOCKE James   Aug 1849 71yr war 1812

James Locke was a soldier in the War of 1812. He was a graduate of Harvard University. When the branch of the Pennsylvania Rail Road was built through this valley, Cholera broke out among the workers. Mr. Locke, a farmer, contracted the disease and died. This grave is just off the Watkins road almost to the line of Schuyler and Chemung Counties.

This information was supplied by a grandson of James Locke, Charles Sleeper. He has erected markers for this grandfather, James locke and for his parents.

Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 23 MAY 1998
By Joyce M. Tice

You are the  visitor since the counter was installed on May 23, 1998. - 
Page relocated & Counter reset 11 OCT 2003