Locken History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Locken family

The surname Locken was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Locken family

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Locken Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lackner, Lachner, Lackener, Lachenai, Lacken and others.

Early Notables of the Locken family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Locken family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martin Lackner and his wife Catharina Barbara, who settled in Georgia in 1733; Nicholas Lachner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764; Georg Michael Lackner, who made his home in Pennsylvania in 1788.

Contemporary Notables of the name Locken (post 1700)

  • Thomas Locken, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1928 [1]
  • Magnus Locken, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 55th District, 1947-50 [1]
  • Ed Locken, American Republican politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1951-56 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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