Matlack family genealogy
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of five items, which originally came from MC 1120. The materials are all genealogical in subject, and were mostly compiled by Asa Matlack and Asa Matlack Stackhouse.
- Undated, 1895
- Matlack, Asa (Author, Person)
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Asa Matlack Stackhouse (1845-1916) was born in Philadelphia on July 21, 1845, the son of Robert
Stackhouse and Ann Roberts Matlack. He received his early education in public and private schools in
Moorestown, New Jersey. In 1863 Stackhouse entered the class as a junior in the Class of 1865. In 1868
he was awarded both an A. M. from the University as well as an M. D. from the Homeopathathic Medical
College (later Hahnemann Medical College), Philadelphia. The following December, Stackhouse married
Ella Jane Romig, the daughter of William Jacob Romig, a doctor at Jefferson Medical College. They were
married in Allentown, Pennsylvania where Stackhouse practiced medicine until 1871; he then engaged in
the insurance business until his retirement in 1891. A member of a number of historical and geneological
societies, Stackhouse served for many years as the curator of the Burlington County (New Jersey)
Historical Society. He was also the author of a number of published geneologies and histories, including
Maladies, Remedies and Physicians of Colonial Days in Burlington County New Jersey and a biography
of one of his ancestors, Timothy Matlack. Stackhouse died on October 16, 1916, in Moorestown, New
Source: Penn Biographies, Penn University Archives & Records Center
0.67 Linear Feet
Items were removed from collection 1120 at an unknown date.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed January 2016.
- Matlack family genealogy, undated
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- January 2016
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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