John Locke was born on August 29th, 1632 in Wrington United Kingdom to parents Agnes Keene and John. His father, John Locke, was a country lawer and a military man who had served as a captain in the Civil War. His mother, Agnes Keene was the daughter of Edmund Keene who was a tanner.
This event in significant because a couple years after his birth, Agnes would pass away and John would have to raise the child. This lead John to being tutored and starting his education.
Source: (Byers 478)