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Matlack Early Origins



The surname Matlack was first found in Derbyshire, at Matlock, a parish, in the union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth. "This place, which was formerly called Mesterford or Metesford, is equally celebrated for the beauty of its scenery, and the purity of its medicinal springs, and consists at present of the village and the baths, nearly a mile and a half distant from each other. The waters were first applied to medicinal uses about the end of the seventeenth century." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Another source claims the early spellings of the place name differently as in Meslach [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
which was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 and later as Matlac in 1196. In this case, the place name literally meant "oak-tree where meetings are held," from the Old English "maethel" + "ac." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)


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Matlack Spelling Variations


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Matlack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Martlock, Matlock, Matlack, Marlott and others.

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Matlack Early History


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Matlack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matlack research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Matlack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Matlack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matlack Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Matlack In Ireland


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Matlack In Ireland



Some of the Matlack family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Matlack Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Matlack, who arrived in New Jersey in 1677

Matlack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D. J. Matlack, aged 59, who landed in America, in 1893
  • L.B. Matlack, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Mary Matlack, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1896

Matlack Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • J. C. Matlack, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Paul Matlack, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1908
  • E. S. Matlack, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1908
  • Albert F. Matlack, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Ellward Matlack, aged 13, who landed in America, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matlack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Matlack (post 1700)



  • White Matlack (1745-1824), American New York Quaker and abolitionist
  • Tom Matlack, American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author
  • Timothy Matlack (1730-1829), American merchant, surveyor, architect, statesman, and patriot in the American Revolution
  • James Matlack (1775-1840), American Congressional Representative from New Jersey
  • Jon Matlack (b. 1950), former Major League Baseball pitcher

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Matlack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matlack Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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