Name: Harvey Condron Lockard
Birth: 1871 in Mount Union, Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania
HARVEY CONDRON LOCKARD. Harvey Condron Lockard, one of the prosperous business men of Johnstown, was born in 1871, at Mount Union, Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania, son of Jacob C. Lockard, and grandson of John Lockard, who was of Scotch-Irish extraction and settled at New Granada, Fulton county, Pennsylvania, where he engaged in farming.
Jacob C. Lockard, son of John Lockard, was born in 1821, and was brought up in Fulton county, where he enlisted during the Civil war in Colonel Decker's regiment, serving throughout the conflict. After his return home he entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and was afterward employed by the East Broad Top Railroad company. At the time of his death he held the office of supervisor. Jacob C. Lockard married Elizabeth Frances Willett, and their children were: David B., married Anna Early, has one daughter, Alice M., wife of Frederick Hess. Winfield Scott, married Sally Brightbill. Thomas G., married Lily Walker, one son, Ralph Harvey Condron, of whom later. Annie B., deceased, was wife of Jacob Sproul, six children. Ella M. Jacob Lockard, the father, was killed in a railroad accident in 1889.
Harvey Condron Lockard, son of Jacob C. and Elizabeth Frances (Willett) Lockard, was well educated in the schools of Orbisonia, Huntingdon county, and after finishing his studies was employed as a clerk by E. M. McNeil and by the firm of Reed & Gilliand, of Orbisonia. He then moved to Johnstown, where, for three years he was employed by George M. Cypher, in the grocery business. In 1897, in partnership with James H. Hunter, he opened a grocery store at Moxham, in the Seventh ward. At the end of four years the connection was dissolved and Mr. Lockard has since successfully conducted the business alone. He belongs to Moxham Lodge. No. 1044, Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Mr. Lockard married Myrtle, daughter of John and Lavinia (Steck) Reel, and they are the parents of a daughter and two sons: Helen Elizabeth, Donald Reel and Harvey Atley.
Father: Jacob C. Lockard b: 1829 in Wells Valley, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania
Mother: Elizabeth Frances Willett b: ABT 1833 in Wells twp., , Bedford Co., PA
- Helen Elizabeth Lockard
- Donald Reel Lockard
- Harvey Atley Lockard