Original Highland Township Landowner
Edmond a/k/a Edmund Lockwood
Edmond a/k/a Edmund Lockwood was born January 29, 1814, at Cherry Valley, New York, and died May 31, 1882, at Highland Township, Oakland County, Michigan, at age 68 years, 3 months, 10 days. He married first Sobrina Lockwood, who was born July 6, 1816 and died March 12, 1858. He married second Mary Patten, who was born July 18, 1833 and died May 15, 1927. Edmond Lockwood donated a portion of his purchase (i.e., the southwest corner of Hickory Ridge and Clyde Roads) for use by the Freewill Baptist Church. He also donated land further south, on the west side of Hickory Ridge Road, for construction of the Hickory Ridge stone school.
Edmond Lockwood's ancestry is uncertain, although there is circumstantial evidence he was a descendant of Edmund Lockwood, the English immigrant. There are also indications he was related to Lewis Lockwood, such Lois/Louisa Lockwood, the widow of Lewis, is buried at Wet Highland Cemetery in the Edmond Lockwood plot.