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Since 2000, I have been researching my 5th Great Grandfather James Conklin b.1763 location unknown, and his sons Jacob Conklin b.1790, and James Conklin b. 1800, suspected both born Florida/Warwick, Orange, NY. Family details are on both LDSFamilySearch and Jacob married Johanna Armstrong b.1796 in Florida, Orange, NY. James and his sons moved to Owego, Tioga, NY about 1835. My brick wall is when and from where did James Conklin arrive in America? Is there any other Conklins out there from this family?
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in The Tree House by anonymous G2G Crew (460 points)
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Hi Tom,

Welcome to WikiTree and G2G!

If you upgrade your membership you will be able to start building your family tree. Using the information that you do have. When you get to the profile that you are having a hard time finding sources for come ask here in G2G and connect the profile. Do this the same way that you connected yours to this post. That will make it easier for other members to help you find sources for that profile.

I hope that you will enjoy WikiTree! There are a lot of members who would be happy to help you. smiley

by Laura DeSpain G2G6 Pilot (405k points)
selected by Cheryl Hess
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James Conklin, 1850 US Census, Owego, Tioga, NY

James Conklin 50 born NY, Chloe Conklin 49 born PA, Aaron Conklin 21 b NY, Adelia 19 b NY, Elizabeth 17 b NY, Henry Rosebrook 20 b NY.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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Hi Tom, and welcome to WikiTree.  Thank you for introducing yourself in our g2g forum.  This is a great place to get help from all of the other wonderful genealogists that call WikiTree home.

I hope you enjoy WikiTree as much as I have, and welcome, once again.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)

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