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NAME HISTORY AND ORIGIN OF NAME :

MATLOCK/MEDLOCK

English: habitational name from Matlock in Derbyshire, named in Old

English as 'meeting-place oak', from maethel 'meeting', 'gathering', 'council' + ac 'oak'.

(Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press)

 

TOP PLACES OF ORIGIN:

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MATLOCK

 

Scotland......4

Germany.......2

England.......1

 

MEDLOCK

 

Ireland.......2

England.......1

 

PORTS OF DEPARTURE:

MATLOCK

Liverpool, England, and Queenstown, Ireland    6

Liverpool, England                             5

Glasgow Scotland                               4

Aspinwall, Panama and Havanna Cuba             1

Le Havre, France and Stettin, Germany          1

Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France          1

 

                                                                       MEDLOCK

Liverpool, England, and Queenstown, Ireland    6

 

CIVIL WAR SERVICE

MATLOCK

Confederate 140

Union           126

      Total            266       

MEDLOCK

Confederate 113

Union              33

Total             146

 

 

 

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