Adam H. Garlock

Brief Life History of Adam H.

When Adam H. Garlock was born in February 1823, in New York, United States, his father, Adam Garlock Jr., was 33 and his mother, Magdelana Garlock, was 24. He married Elizabeth "Eliza" Seeber before 1860, in Canajoharie, Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Canajoharie, Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States for about 50 years. He died on 9 April 1903, in Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Adam H. Garlock
Elizabeth "Eliza" Seeber
Marriage: before 1860
Ransford H. Garlock
Augusta Garlock

Sources (10)

  • Adam H Garlock, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Adam H Garlock, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Adam H Garlock, "New York State Census, 1875"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Jewish Gorelik .

Americanized form of German Gerlach or the North German form Garlach. Compare Carlock .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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