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Early Origins of the Klocke family

The surname Klocke was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Klocke family

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Klocke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Klocker, Klockker, Kloccker, Kloocker, Klockere, Klockeres, Klockers, Klockerr, Klockerrs, Kloccker, Clocker and many more.

Early Notables of the Klocke family (pre 1700)

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United States Klocke migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klocke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • E C Carl Klocke, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1879 [1]

New Zealand Klocke migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Klocke Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Simon Klocke, (b. 1833), aged 23, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Joseph Fletcher" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 24th October 1856 [2]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from on Facebook