John Lewis Conklin

John Lewis Conklin

Male 1827 - 1911

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  • Name  John Lewis Conklin 
    Born  10 Oct 1827  Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8 Aug 1911  Westwood, Bergen County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Abt 11 Aug 1911  Roseland Methodist Church Cemetery, Roseland, Essex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3022  Main
    Last Modified  17 Jun 2016 

    Father  Lewis Conklin,   b. 5 Mar 1803, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1839, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Phebe Stevens,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Aft 1832 
    Married  Between 1820 and 1827 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • marriage date estimated by Lewis being at least 17 years old and before first son's birth.
    Family ID  F964  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Rachel Ann Hyer,   b. 24 Sep 1827, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1899 
    Married  2 Dec 1848  Little Falls, Passaic County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • LDS online has date of 2 Dec 1848 in Roseland, Essex County, NJ
      unfortunately Roseland did not exist until 1908, before then it was part of Livingston NJ

      the 1850 census indicates them being married within the previous 12 months putting the date between Jul 1849 and Jun 1850
    Children 
    >1. George Henry Conklin,   b. 22 May 1852, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1936
    Last Modified  20 May 2006 
    Family ID  F966  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Virginia Riker,   b. Dec 1855, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1906 
    Married  30 Dec 1900  Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  17 Jun 2016 
    Family ID  F3011  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Lavinia Ann Tallman,   b. 8 Jul 1833, Orangetown, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920 
    Married  22 Jun 1907  Pearl River, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • John L Conklin married Lavinia A Goble on 22 Jun 1907 in Pearl River NY by Rev. Joseph W Dally
      John L Conklin, age 79, living in Pearl River NY was born in Livingston NJ to Lewis Conklin and Phebe Stevens. Occupation: Shoe maker. Two previous marriages
      Lavinia A Goble, living in Pearl River NY, was born in Pearl River NY to John J Tallman and Winch[?] Hering
      Marriage was registered on 25 Jun 1907
      Source: Orangetown NY Town Clerk, Marriages Register; John Conklin US Civil War Pension records
    Last Modified  20 May 2014 
    Family ID  F1021  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1827 - Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1848 - Little Falls, Passaic County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1900 - Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1907 - Pearl River, Rockland County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1911 - Westwood, Bergen County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 11 Aug 1911 - Roseland Methodist Church Cemetery, Roseland, Essex County, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
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    1863 Conklins of Livingston NJ
    1863 Conklins of Livingston NJ
    Thomas Conklin Jr, age 31
    John L Conklin, age 35
    Abram Conklin, age 33
    Source: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record Group: 110, Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War); Collection Name: Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); NAI: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 3 of 3 Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863-1865. NM-65, entry 172, 620 volumes. NAI: 4213514. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), Record Group 110. National Archives at Washington D.C.
    1893 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - History of Claim
    1893 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - History of Claim
    1898 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Info Letter
    1898 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Info Letter
    1898 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Info Letter
    1898 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Info Letter
    1907 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Reissue
    1907 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Reissue
    1914 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Widow's Pension Declaration
    1914 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Widow's Pension Declaration
    1914 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Widow's Pension Rejected
    1914 John L Conklin - Civil War Pension - Widow's Pension Rejected

    Headstones
    John and Rachel Conklin
    John and Rachel Conklin

  • Notes 
    • John L Conklin
      b 10 Oct 1827 d 8 Aug 1911
      child of Lewis & Mrs. Lewis Conklin
      [source: LDS online]

      NOTE: see land records for George H & Lewis Conklin - 15 Aug 1936 book 360 pages 250-2 and heirs of Lewis P Conklin 28 Jul 1936 book 360 p249-250

      21 Jun 1860
      John L Conklin, Age 32, Born in NJ, Occupation: Shoemaker
      Living in Livingston NJ with Rachel A (32) and George H (8)
      NOTE: Isaac (67) & Phebe (65) Hire (sic) live in same dwelling. These are Rachel's parents
      [Source: 1860 Federal Census, NJ/Essex/Livingston, Page 21, Line 35-37, Dwelling 157, Family 173]

      John L Conklin
      enlisted in Company D 26th NJ Infantry
      NOTE: an Abram & Thomas Conklin enlisted in D 26 as well
      [Source: NYSA microfilm]

      John L Conklin
      Enlisted as a Private on 03 September 1862
      Enlisted in Company D, 26th Infantry Regiment New Jersey on 18 September 1862.
      Mustered out Company D, 26th Infantry Regiment New Jersey on 27 June 1863 in Newark, NJ
      [Source: ancestry.com American Civil War Soldiers #1522332]

      1880
      Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      John L. CONKLIN Self M M W 52 NJ
      Occ: Works In Shoe Shop Fa: NJ Mo: NJ
      Rachel A. CONKLIN Wife F M W 52 NJ
      Occ: Keep'G House Fa: NJ Mo: NJ
      Virginia RIKER Other F S W 24 NJ
      Occ: Servant Fa: NJ Mo: NJ
      Rachel's family still lives next door
      Livingston, Essex, New Jersey Page 576D

      26 Jan 1880
      John L Conklin filed for Civil War pension - appl #342412, cert #315617
      regiment D 26 NJ Infantry - see Lavinia filing in 1914 below

      Household in 1885: Lewingston, Essex, New Jersey
      John L Conklin
      Gender Male
      Age Range Over 60 years
      Page 9
      John L Conklin M
      Racheal Conklin F
      Virginia Riker F
      John O Squire M
      Source: "New Jersey State Census, 1885," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:65LJ-CPZ : 18 November 2014), John L Conklin, Lewingston, Essex, New Jersey; citing p. 9, Department of State, Trenton; FHL microfilm 888,609

      1890
      John L Conklin living in Livingston NJ - ED 135 page 1
      [Source: 1890 NJ Census Index pages 70-1

      1900
      John L Conklin, Age 72, Born Oct 1827 in NJ, Widower
      Living on Eagle Rock Ave in Livingston NJ

      30 Dec 1900 marriage in Livingston, Essex County, NJ
      John L. Conkling
      Gender Male
      Marital Status Married
      Spouse's Name Virginia Riker
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Age 45
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1855
      Source: "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZPJ-9QB : 31 March 2016), John L. Conkling and Virginia Riker, 30 Dec 1900; citing Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, Division of Archives and Record Management, New Jersey Department of State, Trenton.; FHL microfilm 589,822

      Household in 1905: Essex County, New Jersey
      John L Conklin
      Gender Male
      Age 77
      Birth Year (Estimated) 1828
      Page 12
      John L Conklin M 77
      Virginia Conklin F 49
      Source: "New Jersey State Census, 1905," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMWF-YBN : 8 November 2014), John L Conklin, , Essex, New Jersey, United States; citing p. 12, line 11, Department of State, Trenton; FHL microfilm 1,688,596

      1 Jun 1907
      John L Conklin of Pearl River NY puchased property in Westwood NJ on 4th Ave near Park Ave from Retta B Collins for $1 and other considerations
      [Source: Bergen County Clerk Land Records Deed Book 663 Pages 561-563 Recorded 7 Jun 1907]

      27 Apr 1910
      John L Conklin, Age 82, Born in NJ, Married 3 times, 3rd time for 2 years
      Living in Westwood NJ with wife Lavinia A (76)
      [Source: 1910 Federal Census, NJ/Bergen/Washington Twp/Westwood, ED 56, Page 17A, Line 6-7, Dwelling x, Family 22]

      8 Aug 1911
      John L Conklin died in Westwood NJ
      [Source: various CW pension documents; LDS]

      no date
      John L Conklin was buried in Roseland Methodist Church cemetery
      was in Company D 26th NJ Infantry in Civil War
      wife Rachel A Hyer is buried next to him
      [Source: Roseland Methodist Church Cemetery tombstone and burial records of 1941]

      29 Oct 1914
      Lavinia A Conklin filed for Civil War pension
      Application # 1036203 - see original filing in 1880

      15 Jun 1915
      widow Lavinia A Conklin sold Westwood NJ property to George H Conklin for $250
      [Source: Bergen County Clerk Land Record Deeds Book 912 Pages 14-15 Recorded: 30 Jun 1915]


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