Finding aid for the George D. Lockwood Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Lockwood, George D. Family
Title: George D. Lockwood Family Papers
Dates: 1819-1960
Extent: 3.10 linear feet (7 containers and 2 oversize volumes)
Abstract: Stanley G. Lockwood (1789-1860) moved from Connecticut to Painesville, Ohio, where he opened a general store, in 1835. His sons, George D. Lockwood (1830-1874) and John S. Lockwood (born 1834), continued the firm. In 1856 George moved to Davenport, Iowa and opened another store, Livingston and Lockwood. During the American Civil War he was an officer in Companies D and I of the 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. His brother, Stanley B. Lockwood (1840-1884), served in Company G. of the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry Regiment and in Company K of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The collection consists of correspondence, military records, financial records, diaries, and newspaper clippings. A major topic of the correspondence is the American Civil War.
MS Number MS 3576
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English