Lockwood, Samuel

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Samuel Lockwood was born on September 13, 1800 in Fairfield Co., CT a son of Ira Lockwood and Betsey Utter. His known siblings were:

  • Mary Lockwood born August 2, 1796
  • Nancy Lockwood born August 16, 1798
  • Lydia Lockwood born March 7, 1804
  • Henry Lockwood born February 3, 1806
  • Harvey Lockwood born October 10, 1807
  • Ira S. Lockwood born July 20, 1809
  • Lewis Lockwood born November 5, 1813
  • Stephen B. Lockwood born July 17, 1817

Marriage & Children

On January 1, 1826 in Westerlo, he married Margaret Swope who was born in Westerlo on February 25, 1803, a daughter of Frederick Swope and Adria Whitmarsh. The known children of Samuel and Margaret were:

  • Sylvia A. Lockwood born August 13, 1827. She married Thaddeus Ingalls
  • Angeline Lockwood born about 1832, married a Stanton
  • Leander S. Lockwood born November 4, 1833, married Hannah Green
  • Horace R. Lockwood born February 28, 1841, married Esther Green


Samuel was a farmer and a wheelwright.[1]
In politics he was a Whig, then a Republican, and a member of the Christian church.[1]


Samuel died on May 31, 1875. Margaret died on December 9, 1896. They’re buried beside each other at the Westerlo Central Cemetery in Westerlo.

Samuel Lookwood Will

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 Landmarks of Albany county, New York, Edited by Amasa J. Parker