Lewis Perry Conklin

Lewis Perry Conklin

Male 1854 - 1930

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  • Name  Lewis Perry Conklin 
    Born  21 Feb 1854  Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  9 Apr 1930  Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Abt 12 Apr 1930  Brick Church Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I192  Main
    Last Modified  3 May 2012 

    Father  Thomas P Conklin,   b. 7 Apr 1832, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1885 
    Mother  Phebe Jane Benjamin,   b. Abt 1837, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1870 
    Married  Abt 1852 
    Family ID  F71  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Nettie,   b. Abt 1858, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1882-1885 
    Married  Between 1874 and 1878 
    Children 
     1. Lewis H Conklin,   b. 20 Jul 1877, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1885
    >2. Ida L Conklin,   b. 8 Sep 1882,   d. Aft 1939
    Last Modified  18 Sep 2004 
    Family ID  F348  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Emma Louise Oakley,   b. 28 Jul 1867, Congers, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1940, Haverstraw Road, Ladentown, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 May 1885  Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Louisa Conklin,   b. 25 May 1886,   d. 9 Mar 1888, Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Ada Virginia Conklin,   b. 28 Feb 1889, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1914
     3. Stella May Conklin,   b. 21 Jul 1894, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1911, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. John Lewis Conklin,   b. 5 Nov 1898, Suffern, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1977, Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Emma C Conklin,   b. 12 Sep 1900,   d. 22 Nov 1900, Pomona, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Harvey Roosevelt Conklin,   b. 13 Aug 1902, Pomona, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1980, Ruth Taylor Institute, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 Jul 2007 
    Family ID  F238  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1854 - Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 May 1885 - Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Apr 1930 - Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 12 Apr 1930 - Brick Church Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland County, New York Link to Google Earth
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    John, Harvey and Lewis Conklin
    John, Harvey and Lewis Conklin

    Documents

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    1860 Census in Orange NJ
    1860 Thomas Concklin household in Orange NJ
    2 Aug 1860
    Lewis Concklin, Age 6, Born [abt 1854] in NJ
    Living in Orange NJ with [father] Thomas (28), [mother] Phebe (23), [brother] Elias (4) and [sister] Harriet E (2)
    Source: 1860 US Federal Census, NJ/Essex/Orange/3rd Ward, Page 121, Lines 10-14, Dwelling 702, Family 906
    1870 Census in Ramapo NY
    1870 Thomas Conklin household in Ramapo NY
    13 Jul 1870
    Lewis Conklin, Age 16, Born [abt 1854] in NJ, Farm laborer, Cannot write
    Living in Ramapo NY with Thomas (38), Charlotte Smith (28), Elias (14), Harriot (13) and Easter A (10)
    [Source: 1870 Federal Census, NY/Rockland/Ramapo, Page 29, Line 32-37, Dwelling 235, Family 226]
    1885 Lewis P Conklin-Emma L Oakley marriage in Ramapo NY
    1885 Lewis P Conklin-Emma L Oakley marriage in Ramapo NY
    3 May 1885
    Lewis P Conklin, age 32, a farmer of Ramapo [NY] and Emma L Oakley, age 18, of Ramapo, were married in Ramapo, NY by Rev. Thomas Mack
    Lewis was born in New Jersey to Thomas Conklin and P.J. Benjamin
    This was Lewis' second marriage
    Source: Ramapo Town Clerk Marriage Record Transcript, District 4353, No. 121 - 1885
    1892 Census in Ramapo NY
    1892 Lewis P Conklin household in Ramapo NY
    16 Feb 1892
    Lewis P Conklin, Age 39, Born [abt 1853] in US, Laborer
    Living in Ramapo NY with [wife] Emma (25) and [daughter] Ada (3)
    Source: 1892 NY State Census, Rockland/Ramapo, 1st Elect Dist, Page 8, Column 2, Lines 7-9
    1919 John L Conklin-Sarah F Babcock marriage in Spring Valley NY
    1919 John L Conklin-Sarah F Babcock marriage in Spring Valley NY

  • Notes 
    • 21 Feb 1853
      Hervey CONKLIN, Sex: M
      Birth: 21 Feb 1853 in Livingston Twp, Essex, New Jersey
      Father: Thomas CONKLIN
      Mother: Phebe J.
      Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
      C508451 1849-1868 0493712 V. I Film NONE
      Source: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/IGI/individual_record.asp?recid=500104102940

      Abt 1853
      Lewis P Conklin was born in NJ to Thomas Conklin and P.J. Benjamin
      NOTE: Age is 32 in May 1885
      Source: Marriage certificate, District 4353, No. 121 - 1885

      21 Feb 1854
      Lewis P Conklin was born
      Source: Tombstone; Burials at Brick Church Cemetery 1774-1994, Section 3 Page 5

      1855 NJ State Census
      approx age 2

      1865 NY/NJ State Census
      approx age 12

      1870 census
      possibly Louis Conklin, Age 17, Born [abt 1853] in NY
      Farm laborer on Debora Odell farm in Ramapo NY (Page 651)

      8 Jun 1875
      Lewis Conklin, Age 21, Born [abt 1853] in NJ, Single
      Living with grandmother Harriet Conklin (55)
      Thomas Conklin lives next door
      Source: 1875 NY State Census, Rockland/Ramapo, ED 1, Page 24, Lines 1-5

      15 Jun 1880
      Lewis Conklin, Age 26, Born [abt 1853] in NJ, Married
      Living in Ramapo, NY with wife Nettie (22) and son Lewis H (2)
      Source: 1880 Federal Census, NY/Rockland/Ramapo, ED 57, Page 12D, Line 48-50, Dwelling 128, Family 133

      1880-1885
      Searched NYS Archives for Rockland/Ramapo death records for wife Nettie and son Lewis H

      3 May 1885
      Lewis P Conklin, Age 32, and Emma L Oakley, Age 18, were married in Ramapo, NY by the Rev. Thomas Mack
      Source: Marriage certificate, District 4353, No. 121 - 1885

      1892
      Lewis P Conklin, Age 39
      Living in Ramapo NY with Emma Conklin (25), Ada (3)
      Also living with them or next door:
      Harriet Conklin (74), John Van Houten (45), Cornelius Conklin (32), Ralph Conklin (7)
      Occupation: Farmer
      Source: 1892 NY State Census - Ramapo Election Dist 1 pg 8

      24 Aug 1895
      Lewis P Conklin purchased 1 acre in Ramapo
      Source: RCC LR Deeds Book 180 Page 321 Recorded 24 Aug 1895

      Jun 1900
      searched New York-Rockland-Ramapo Enum Dist 73, 74, 75, 76
      searched ED 59 - clarkstown Elect dist 1
      approx age 47
      Source: 1900 Federal Census

      Jun 1905
      Louis P Conklin, Age 51[, Born abt 1853]
      Living in Ramapo with Emma D (37), Ada V (16), Stella M (10), John L (6), Harvey R (3)
      Occupation: Farmer
      Source: 1905 NY State Census, Rockland/Ramapo, ED 1, Page 19, Line 1-6, Census date: 1 Jun 1905

      29 Apr 1910
      Louis P Conklin, Age 56, Born [abt 1853] in NJ, Married 25 years, 2nd Marriage
      Living in Ramapo, NY with Emma L Conklin (43)
      Occupation: Stone Mason
      Source: 1910 Federal Census, NY/Rockland/Ramapo, ED 16, Page 8A, Line 4

      Jun 1915
      TODO: Search 1915 NY State census record - Rockland/Ramapo/Election Dist 1

      21 Jan 1920
      Louis P Conklin, Age 65, Born [abt 1854] in NJ, Married
      Living on Haverstraw Rd in Ramapo NY with wife Emma? L Conklin (52)
      [right next to Garret Conklin (37) and John L Conklin (22)]
      Occupation: Farmer
      Source: 1920 Federal Census, NY/Rockland/Ramapo, ED 229, Page 4B, Line 71

      Jun 1925
      approx age 72
      TODO: Search 1925 NY State census record - Rockland/Ramapo/Election Dist 1
      Source: 1925 NY State Census

      probable death
      9 Apr 1930
      Lewis P Conklin died in Ramapo NY age 82 [obit] age 76 years 1 month 18 days [cemetery records]
      Survived by wife and two sons - lived in Ladentown
      Interred in Brick Church Cemetery - west of church
      NOTES: approx age would be 77 - aged 17 years since 1920 census? implied birth year is 1848
      no names in obit given but wife is Emma, and two sons are John and Harvey - Ada and Stella are implied to be deceased
      TODO: get death certificate from Ramapo town clerk
      Sources: Nyack Evening Journal obit published 11 Apr 1930; NYSA DI #26116; Burials at Brick Church Cemetery 1774-1994, Section 3 Page 5

      11-12 Apr 1930
      Louis Concklin, Age 76, Born [abt 1853] in NY, Married, Occupation: Deceased
      Not living in Tallman Road in Ramapo NY with son Harvey (27), wife Emma (62), son John L (31), daughter-in-law Sarah F (29), grandson John L (9), granddaughter Catherine M (6) and grandson Robert W (3/12)
      NOTE: Because the census date was 1 Apr 1930 and Louis was alive then but happened to die 2 days before the 11 Apr enumeration, he is listed with the family
      Source: 1930 Federal Census, NY/Rockland/Ramapo, Enum Dist 44-39, Dwelling 222, Family 232, Page 9A, Line 25-32

      27 Jun 1933
      Description: TOWN OF RAMAPO
      Grantors - HARVEY R CONKLIN; LEWIS P CONKLIN-DECD; IDA CONKLIN; JOHN L CONKLIN; ETHEL CONKLIN; SARAH CONKLIN
      Grantees - EMMA L CONKLIN
      Harvey R Conklin and John L Conklin residing in Ramapo NY
      Ida Conklin of Paterson NJ
      all heirs of Lewis P Conklin, deceased
      Sarah Conklin, wife of John Conklin
      Ethel Conklin, wife of Harvey Conklin
      Emma L Conklin of Ramapo NY
      $10 for 1 acre
      - bordering Edmond Onderdonk, Clinton G Cooper, highway
      - conveyed by Jacob Hogenkamp & wife on 1 Jun 1895 recorded in D180p321
      27 Sep 1933 - executed this instrument
      Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book 344, Pages 127-129, Recorded: 3 Oct 1933

      28 Jul 1936
      Description: RAMAPO
      Grantors - HARVEY R CONKLIN; ETHEL B CONKLIN; LEWIS CONKLIN-DECD; SARAH F CONKLIN; EMMA OAKLEY CONKLIN,
      JOHN L CONKLIN; IDA L CONKLIN
      Grantees - JOHN M GILLETTE; ALPHA WALDRON GILLETTE
      Emma Oakley Conklin, widow - signed with her mark
      Ida L Conklin residing at 121 Heights Ave, Fairlawn, [Bergen County] NJ
      John L Conklin and wife Sarah F Conklin residing in Suffern, [Rockland County] NY
      Harvey R Conklin and wife Ethel B Conklin residing in Suffern, [Rockland County] NY
      all heirs at law and next of kin of Lewis Conklin, deceased, intestate
      sold parcel No. 35 in Ramapo, Rockland County, NY for $35 - contains 22.3 acres
      - bordering lands of Bessie F Gillette, Palisades Interstate Park and Calvin T Allison
      Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book 360, Pages 249-250, Recorded: 13 Oct 1937 5:00PM

      5 Aug 1936
      Description: RAMAPO
      Grantors - GEORGE H CONKLIN; JOHN L CONKLIN-DECD; ELIZABETH S CONKLIN
      Grantees - JOHN M GILLETTE; ALPHA WALDRON GILLETTE
      George H Conklin & wife Elizabeth S Conklin residing in Watchung [Somerset County] NJ - only child of John L Conklin, deceased
      John L Conklin being a son and one of four children of Lewis Conklin, deceased
      $30 for 22.3 acres of land in Ramapo NY - parcel No. 35
      - bordering lands of Bessie F Gillette, Palisades Interstate Park and Calvin T Allison
      21 Aug 1936
      Witness Lewis Conklin of Wharton, Morris County, NJ is son of and knows George H & Elizabeth S Conklin
      NOTE: This is a case of related Lewis Conklins but not this Lewis. John L Conklin is this Lewis' uncle. John L's father Lewis Conklin is this Lewis' grandfather. The Lewis Conklin witness is John Lewis Conklin, a cousin once removed of this Lewis. Got it? This might help sort things out
      Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book 360, Pages 250-252, Recorded: 13 Oct 1937 5:00PM

      4 May 1949
      Description: R 1A
      Grantors - HARVEY R CONKLIN; EMMA L CONKLIN-DECD; JOHN L CONKLIN; LOUIS P CONKLIN-DECD
      Grantees - RUTH E CONKLIN; HARVEY R CONKLIN
      John L Conklin residing at (no number) Route 202 in Suffern NY
      Harvey R Conklin and wife Ruth E Conklin residing at (no number) Route 306 in Suffern NY
      Sole distributees and only surviving children of Emma L Conklin, deceased, intestate, widow of Louis P Conklin
      $200 for 1 acre - see RCC LR D180p321 & D344p127 (above)
      signed by John L Conklin and Harvey R Conklin
      Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book 495, Pages 29-30, Recorded: 5 May 1949 3:32PM


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