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About clockbear13

Enough about me. More importantly, this blog is intended to be a gathering spot for all available materials relating to the Clock family, past, present & future ....an interest of mine for many years.

FRONT COVER: The Clocks

(detail from a birthday postcard sent by one of the Clocks, early 1900’s)

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If you would like to contribute something to this family history, just send it to me via email …or even US Post Office mail …and I will post it.  I hope you will help out!  This blog can rather easily … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION: Starting Out

TRIAL RUN & 1st POSTING: This is it, folks …first day of my first blog. Oh I hope it’s not gonna be a slog, with or without the help of a frog, living in the bog, croaking under a log, … Continue reading

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FAMILY TREE: THE CLOCKS (1640 – Present)

–THE FAMILY TREE– —————- WHAT’S IN A NAME?   — ——————- UPPER 3 CLOCK FAMILY TREE CHARTS (Approximately 1900 – Present): Now, this is really simple. Honest. This family tree begins with my grandparents (Wilkie Clyde Clock & Margaret McCullick … Continue reading

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THE CLOCKS/KLOCKS OF NEW AMSTERDAM (1600’s)

Here is the beginning of the story of the first Klock/Clock to come to America, in the mid-1600’s ….Abraham Martensen Klock. Coming from across the sea from The Netherlands to the Dutch colony of New Netherland (NY today). It appears … Continue reading

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ABRAHAM MARTENSZEN KLOCK (approx 1626-1667)

It’s surprising to me how much is known about Abraham …the first of our Clock ancestors in the New World …nearly 400 years ago.  Many records from the New Amsterdam (NYC today), New Netherland colony, show: exactly where he lived, … Continue reading

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ALBERTUS KLOCK (1660-1725)

Albertus Klock is my gt (x5) grandfather.  He was the youngest of Abraham & Tryntie Klock’s 4 children …Sarah, Tryntie, Marten & then Albertus.  Spent his entire life in New Amsterdam/New York City and saw the permanent switch from Dutch … Continue reading

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