Benjamin Lockwood (1777-1852)

Benjamin Lockwood, of Norwalk, Connecticut & Brooklyn, New York

The Lockwood family had lived in Norwalk since the 1640s. Benjamin was described as "an honest cobbler" who aged 55 moved to Brooklyn, New York, to join his eldest sons who had made their fortune in the clothing industry. 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 06/03/2019 and last updated on 06/03/2019.