Biography of Homer R. Lockwood
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Lockwood, the late Homer R., Madrid, was born on a farm in Madrid, October 20, 1851. Charles S. Lockwood, his father, was also a native of this county and was a farmer. Homer H. was his only son. He was educated in the common schools and withheld from a collegiate course on aoeount ot delicate health, He assisted on his father's farm until thirty years of age, then engaged in the hardware business in partnership with his uncle, Edward Lockwood, This partnership existed until 1890, when Mr. Lockwood bought his partner's interest, and continued the business alone until April, 1891. He then left the store in hopes of recruiting his health. But these hopes werc false, as he gradually declined and while in Burlington, Vt, where he had gone to be under the care of a specialist, he died, May 7, 1892. Mr. Lockwood was a man of considerable influence in this town and always took an active interest in school and church work. He was a member of the hoard of education for three years, an officer of the Methodist church, and its Sunday school superintendent a number of years. By his death the church lost one of its most active workers, the town an admirable citizen, and his family a loving husband and father. He married in 1878, Minnie, daughter of John Sullivan, of Louisville, who, with five children, survives him. The children are: Jessie Anna, Howard Charles, Frank Homer, Ruth Elizabeth and Harold Rollin.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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