Category Archives: JACOB WILKIE 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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BOOK: “The Autobiography of Jacob Wilkie Clock”

This autobiography of JWC (my great grandfather) covers much of his life …from his youthful years in New York City, then to upstate NY, Ohio, Indiana, on to Iowa ….and when he was an older man, living out in Kansas. … Continue reading

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WHAT A LIFE: Jacob Wilkie Clock

JWC PHOTO: Photo of my great grandfather, Jacob. Perhaps taken in early 1860s, when he was in his late 40’s or early 50’s. Do you notice any similarities to the appearance of the Clocks today? I do: the chin, eyebrows, … Continue reading

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THE METHODISTS and THE CLOCKS (1820’s – Present)

I would say …you can not understand the Clocks without understanding Methodism. But hold on… there is also much, much more to us. We are a complex batch. There is no doubt that the earliest Klocks/Clocks that immigrated to America … Continue reading

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BOOK: “The Diary of Jacob W. Clock (1835-1873)

After repeatedly trying, my dad (Charles Lewis Clock) finally persuaded me to transcribe his grandfather’s (JWC’s) diaries into readable, type written form. In spite of my background in history, I was not looking forward to reading and transcribing those diaries … Continue reading

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BAKER UNIVERSITY and THE CLOCKS: Jacob W Clock (1870) …Quentin Clock (1930’s)

Jacob Clock (my great grandfather) was the Financial Agent (Treasurer) at Baker University, KS. One of his main duties was to raise money for the young, struggling college. He successfully raised a large amount of money for Baker. A framed … Continue reading

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PROHIBITION and THE CLOCKS (1800’s – Present)

The article below was taken from Wikipedia and tells the story of prohibition in the United States. The background of the prohibition movement is especially relevant to understanding Rev Jacob Wilkie Clock’s (my great grandfather) writings and beliefs, as well … Continue reading

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