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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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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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JOHN CLOCK (1696-1746)

JOHN CLOCK: Includes: List of his children. Birth/christening of John & Deborah Clock’s son Jacob (my gt gt gt grandfather). Admission to Stamford, CT. And his will.   John is my gt gt gt gt (x4) grandfather.  He moved from New … Continue reading

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ALL THE CLOCKS OF CONNECTICUT

HOME ….DARIEN (& NOROTON & STAMFORD), CONNECTICUT A large number of Clocks once lived in SW Connecticut …dozens and dozens …at least 73 are known to be buried there. All were close relatives of our family …brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts … Continue reading

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JACOB CLOCK (1738-1811)

JACOB CLOCK was my gt gt gt (x3) grandfather.  Born in Stamford, Connecticut colony.  Actually he probably lived in Noroton.  Long story.  But Noroton was absorbed into Stamford for a while, then absorbed into Darien …where it remains today.  And … Continue reading

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