Category Archives: CHARLES LEWIS CLOCK

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 CIVIL WAR and THE CLOCK RELATIVES … Essay and Momentos

*************** MY DAD’S STAY AT PEA RIDGE BATTLEFIELD, ARKANSAS. ***************** Here we go …Civil War stuff! My dad, Charles Lewis Clock, collected these Minnie balls, in the two photos below, from Pea Ridge Battlefield, Arkansas. That part of Arkansas isn’t … Continue reading

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INDIAN TERRITORY and LAND RUSHES: Oklahoma’s Origins (1834-1907)

My mother (Ellen Clock) often spoke of the Indian Territory era that preceded the creation of the state of Oklahoma. Remember, she (and my dad, Charles) were born there only 6 years after Oklahoma was created out of the Indian … Continue reading

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THE TULSA RACE RIOT (1921)

My father (Charles L Clock) spoke to me several times about the race riot that raged through Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921, when he was just a boy. I listened, but I didn’t really get it …until years later when I … Continue reading

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TULSA CENTRAL HIGH ….Charles Clock and Ellen Collins (1931)

My parents (Charles & Ellen Clock) graduated from Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1931. I assume that all the rest of my grandparents’ (Wilkie & Margaret Clock) kids also attended it as well, at least for some of … Continue reading

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VIRG and CHARLIE: Postcards, Photos and Stories (1925-2008)

4 POSTCARDS (1930-1932): The two upper postcards were sent from Lawrence, KS, home of Kansas University …to Tulsa, OK (their home). Virgil Jonas Clock (my uncle) and Charles L Clock (were brothers and close friends) ….and Margaret M. Clock is … Continue reading

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AS SWEET AS FLOWERS IN MAY: Charles and Ellen Clock (Before 1931 – Forever)

DAD’s HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CARD & PHOTO OF MOTHER (Front & back of both). What message do you think I wrote on a greeting card to Julie, 41 years later, before we got married? You guessed it! …(see Barry & … Continue reading

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