Although Mary Elizabeth Lockey was the only child of Robert Lockey and Minnie Horler, both parents had children from previous marriages as is shown in her obituary published by the Johnson Funeral Home, Lake Wales on Saturday, March 20, 2004.
On January 15, 1853 the Weekly Freeman’s Journal reported on the execution of Henry Horler who had been convicted of the murder of his wife. This report names her as Anne Horler, although other reports refer to her as Mary Horler.
On November 21, 1852, the Weekly Dispatch reported on the murder of Mary Horler, a married woman of 25, the subsequent apprehension of her husband Henry Horler and his commital hearing. In December, 1852, Henry Horler was tried and convicted of the murder of his wife. (Note that other reports name the victim as Anne Horler).
November 10, 2007 at 4:00 am (Biography, Genealogy)
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The following members of my extended tree gave their lives for their Country during the First World War. If you are connected with or have further information on any of them I would be pleased to hear from you.
Isaac Horler was baptised at Kilmersdon, Somerset, England on September 28, 1834 the son of William Horler and Ann Bryant who lived at Stratton. It is presumed that Isaac came to Single Hill, Somerset, England to work in the coal mines, his occupation in the 1871, 1881 and 1891 census returns.