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John Conkin (1856 - 1937)

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John Conkin
Born in Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 18 Jan 1880 in Sullivan, Missouri, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Eldora, Hardin, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 22 Jan 2020 | Created 16 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 22 Jan 2020
18:41: Paula (Hawkins) Reinke edited the Birth Place for John Conkin (1856-1937). (Data Doctor - 608 Misspelled country in birth location - corrected spelling.) [Thank Paula for this]
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John Conkin was born June 19, 1856, in Tennesee, a son of Jonathan Jackson/Jacob "J.J. Conkin. By the time that John was 13 years of age, his family had moved to Missouri, where he is found living in Buchanan Township, Sullivan county, Missouri, with his parents and six siblings. [1]

On January 18, 1880, in Sullivan county, John Conkin married Missouri, Martha Williams was born February 14, 1861, a daughter of Francis Thomas Williams and Elizabeth (Bybee) Williams.Williams was born February 14, 1861, a daughter of Francis Thomas Williams and Elizabeth (Bybee) Williams. [2]

John and Martha are buried in the Unionville cemetery, in Putnam county, Missouri. [3]


  1. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 June 2019), John A Conkin in entry for Jacob J Conkin, 1870
  2. "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2019), Mr John Conkin, 18 Jan 1880; citing Marriage, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City; FHL microfilm 00751567

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