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James Knox Polk Conkin (1851 - 1937)

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James Knox Polk Conkin
Born in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 19 Oct 1873 in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 9 Mar 1898 in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 14 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 14 Jan 2020
17:02: Janne (Shoults) Gorman added John Noble Conkin (1877-1942) as child for James Knox Polk Conkin (1851-1937). [Thank Janne for this]
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James Knox Polk Conkin was born December 7, 1851, in Sullivan county, Tennessee, a son of Hagen Conkin and Barbara (Moulton) Conkin. James is found on the United States Census of Sullivan county, Tennessee, living with his parents, the eighth of eleven children on the census. [1]

James married three times. His wives are: Martha Ellen Mowell, born 1855, died 1907; Hannah Crawford, born 1872, died 1911, and Sena Nelson, born December 29, 1867, died April 20, 1954. James died February 2, 1937, at the age of 85 years and is buried in the Mullins Cemetery, in Sullivan county, Tennessee. [2]


  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), James K Conkin in entry for Hagins Conkin, 1860

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