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Thomas Jefferson Conkin (abt. 1860 - abt. 1905)

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Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Conkin
Born about in Sullivan County, Tennesseemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] (to about 1894) [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Sullivan County, Tennesseemap
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Profile last modified 5 Feb 2020 | Created 3 Nov 2018 | Last significant change: 5 Feb 2020
13:11: Janne (Shoults) Gorman edited the Biography for Thomas Jefferson Conkin (abt.1860-abt.1905). [Thank Janne for this]
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Thomas Jefferson Conkin was born in 1861. Thomas married Sarah Burke, born in 1868. Children of Tom and Sarah include:

  • Florence A Conkin, born 1899, died November 12, 1915, in Sullivan county, Tennessee [1]
  • Hassie Conkin, born 1901, married Henry Spillman, son of Frank Spillman and Sarah Hutchins, on August 14, 1922, in Nevada, Story county, Iowa. [2] Hassie died two years after her marriage, and is buried in the Colo Cemetery, in Story county, Iowa. [3]
  • Tommie Conkin (daughter) born circa 1906, (from census)

Thomas Jefferson Conkin died in 1905 and was buried in the Lone Star Cemetery, in Sullivan county, Tennessee. [4] Sarah is found on the United States Census of 1910, living in Civil District 15, Sullivan county, Tennessee, a widow with their three daughters. [5]

Sarah (Burke) Conkin died in 1912, and is buried in the Lone Star cemetery, [6]


  1. "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 August 2019), Sarah Burk in entry for Florrence A. Conkin, 12 Nov 1915; Death, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville
  2. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : 26 September 2017), Sarah Burke in entry for Henry Spillman and Hassie Conkin, 14 Aug 1922, Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States; citing reference p 276 cn 6064, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,403,713
  5. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 February 2020), Sarah Conkin, Civil District 15, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 167, sheet 3B, family 63, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1522; FHL microfilm 1,375,535
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