Biography of Henry C. Lockwood
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Lockwood, Henry C., was born at Chestertown. Warren county, N. Y., December 9, 1848. His father, Henry F. Lockwood, being a son of Col. Jeremiah Lockwood, who served in the war of 1812. The subject of this sketch came to Holley, Orleans county, N. Y., in the fall of 1871, and for six and one half years was employed in the general store of H. G. Newton. In 1878 he succeeded Mr. Newton in the dry goods business, and has since that time carried on a general dry goods, carpet and wall paper business. He has held the office of school trustee of the village and is prominently identified with the Methodist Episcopal Church of which he is a member, holding at present the office of trustee and steward. He is a member of the Murray Lodge No. 380 F. & A. M. He is also national vice president of the National Protective Legion, an insurance company which gives benefits to living members at actual cost, paying them $500 in five year periods. In 1871 Mr. Lockwood was married to Mary Van Benthuysen and they have had five children, two sons and two daughters are living.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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