Lockwood, Leander S.

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Leander S. Lockwood was born in the town of Westerlo, November 4, 1833, the son of Samuel Lockwood and Margaret Swope, both natives of Westerlo.[1]


He was educated in the Troy Academy.[1]


He was a clerk for S.I. Peabody & Co., of Troy, then for T. Saxton of South Westerlo. He then, in partnership with Robert S. Cryne, bought out Mr. Saxton in 1859. After the death of his partner, he associated with J.B. Taets in the same business. In 1865, he bought out Mr. Taets and has since conducted the business at the old stand, where he carries a general line of goods found in country stores. He owns the old Lockwood homestead of 106 acres, which he carries on.[1]

Marriage & Children

In 1860 he married Hannah, a daughter of Benjamin Green and Avis Hunt of Westerlo.[1]
They have five children:

  • Margaret Lockwood[1]
  • Ella Lockwood[1]
  • Alida Lockwood[1]
  • Lillian Lockwood[1]
  • Anna Lockwood, who died at age 9.[1]


1917 at Westerlo, NY


Catskill, NY Recorder (day and month not displayed)
The funeral service of Lenader Lockwood was conducted by IM Austin Lodge, F & AM. Leander Lockwood reached the age of 83 years.

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Landmarks of Albany County, NY, Edited by Amasa J. Parker, Albany, NY