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James Booth Lockwood
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1852
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1884

James Booth Lockwood, an Artic explorer and 2nd Lieutenant, US Army, was born in Annapolis, MD, the son of General Henry Hayes Lockwood. He was second in command under Adolphus W. Greeley of the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881 to 1884). In April 1882, Lockwood, and two others, reached the farthest northern point ever reached at that time (350 miles from the North Pole), and the island was named Lockwood Island. After returning to the base camp at Fort Conger, the situation became dire. When supply ships were unable to arrive in 1882 and 1883, the expedition attempted to return, but many died of cold and starvation, including James Lockwood, who died at Cape Sabine, Canada before rescuers arrived.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Hayes Lockwood (1814 - 1899)
  Anna Rogers Booth Lockwood (1820 - 1894)
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Rogers Lockwood Sigsbee (1850 - 1926)*
  James Booth Lockwood (1852 - 1884)
  Anna Lockwood Peck (1854 - 1936)*
  Caroline Reed Lockwood Rittenhouse (1856 - 1936)*
  Julia Lockwood Orme (1859 - 1948)*
  Mary Murray Lockwood (1861 - 1945)*
  Virginia Lockwood (1863 - 1868)*
  Henry Lockwood (1866 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Cheryl Sigsbee
Record added: Sep 13, 2010
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James Booth Lockwood
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James Booth Lockwood
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James Booth Lockwood
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- ejosse1
 Added: May. 28, 2012
Thank you for your service in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace knowing that you truly embodied the ideals of "Duty, Honor, Country."
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Feb. 24, 2012
You faced your death with valor and dignity. Your epitaph has served as a guiding force for many years of my life. I hope you have found the peaceful rest that eluded you in life.
- The Rebel Innovator
 Added: Apr. 23, 2011
 
 
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