Walter Abner Lockwood

Brief Life History of Walter Abner

When Walter Abner Lockwood was born on 26 April 1879, in Liberty Township, Union, Ohio, United States, his father, Warren Safford Lockwood, was 29 and his mother, Martha Jane Elliott, was 30. He married Mary Lydia Blanche Beatty on 24 February 1904, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Logan, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Jefferson Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 22 March 1966, in Huntsville, Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Zanesfield, Jefferson Township, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Abner Lockwood
1879–1966
Mary Lydia Blanche Beatty
1882–1960
Marriage: 24 February 1904
Lewellyn Dewitt Lockwood
1905–1973
Robert Donald Lockwood
1907–1996
Ruby Mae Lockwood
1910–2004
Opal Emma Lockwood
1912–2008
Wilma Doris Lockwood
1916–2005

Sources (14)

  • Walter Lockwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Abner Lockwood, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Walter A Lockwood in entry for Ruby May Lockwood Carter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one of three places called Lockwood, one in Yorkshire, one in North Yorkshire and another in Staffordshire. The Yorkshire and Staffordshire placenames both derive from Old English loc ‘lock, enclosure, fold’ + wudu ‘wood’. The North Yorkshire placename derives from Old English loc + Old Norse vithr ‘wood’. The surname appears to have migrated to East Anglia.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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