Pioneer Families

Lockwood Family

Samuel & Jane (Pickard) Lockwood, moved from Alexandria, Nebraska to Hopeville, Iowa, prior to 1887 when he was named postmaster. Their 6th and last child, Flossie Grace, was born in Hopeville on January 18, 1891. Four of their children were Raymond, Edmond, Grace, and Myrtle. Edmond Lockwood owned and operated a general mercantile business in Weldon for many years. In 1955 Herb Owens wrote an article for an unnamed newspaper about Edmond.

Thanks to Sherry Balow for sharing this information and picture.

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