War of the Revolution

After a pause of a month or so in this project, I finally found the time to dig into the list of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried in Norwalk, Connecticut. Of the 59 names on that list, several had extensive battle experience in George Washington’s Army. Others served for a monthContinue reading “War of the Revolution”

PRIVATE DANIEL LOCKWOOD

1725 (Norwalk, CT) – August 30, 1788 (Norwalk, CT); 63 years oldMarried to Thankful Richards on August 20, 1751 in Stamford, CTChildren: Elizabeth, Hannah, Martha, DanielCaptain Nathaniel Webb’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; August – September 1776 Buried in Old Sound Beach Cemetery also known as Tomac Burying Ground, roughly 27 Tomac Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut

CAPTAIN STEPHEN LOCKWOOD

August 16, 1754 (Norwalk, CT) – February 13, 1830 (Norwalk, CT); 75 years oldMarried to Sarah Betts on April 14, 1782 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Sarah, Ralph, Stephen, Elizabeth, George, Henry, Esther, MaryCaptain Jabez Gregory’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; May – September 1777 In the fifth generation the ancestor was Stephen Lockwood, of Norwalk, Connecticut. OnContinue reading “CAPTAIN STEPHEN LOCKWOOD”

STAFF SERGEANT EDWARD LOCKWOOD; U.S. ARMY

October 21, 1917 (Connecticut) – April 7, 1945; 28 years old; unmarriedLast local address: Westport Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted September 11, 1940Service number: 1101965163RD INFANTRY DIVISION, 253RD INFANTRY REGIMENT, C COMPANY Awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. Citation to accompany the award of the Bronze Star Medal HEADQUARTERS 63RD INFANTRY DIVISION; GENERAL ORDER NUMBERContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT EDWARD LOCKWOOD; U.S. ARMY”