Person:John Conklin (10)

John Henry Conklin
d.4 Feb 1903 St. Louis, MO
m. 17 Feb 1835
  1. David Ross Conklin1839 - 1903
  2. Lewis Pierson Conkling1842 - 1843
  3. John Henry Conklin1845 - 1903
  4. Amos Lurton Conklin1849 - 1921
  5. Lydia Ann Conklin1851 - 1914
  6. Laura Belle Conklin1854 - 1927
  • HJohn Henry Conklin1845 - 1903
  • WJennie Kirby1844 - 1911
m. 25 SEP 1866
  1. Henry Joseph Conklin1868 - 1943
  2. Helen E. Conklin1870 - 1930
Facts and Events
Name John Henry Conklin
Gender Male
Birth? 26 Jan 1845 Reily Township, Butler Co., OH
Marriage 25 SEP 1866 Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United Statesto Jennie Kirby
Death? 4 Feb 1903 St. Louis, MO
Burial? Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United StatesOak Grove Cemetery

John Henry Conklin, son of Joseph and Charlotte (Ross) Conklin was born on 26 January 1845 in Reily Township (Butler County), Ohio. In 1863 he moved with his parents to Jerseyville (Jersey County), Illinois. On 25 September 1866 he married Jennie Kirby, daughter of Thomas and Rebecca Kirby, in Jerseyville. In 1900, John Henry was living on Bell Avenue in St. Louis with his wife, Jennie and children Harry and Helen. Jenny was born in Butler County, Ohio in September, 1843 or 1844. She died in 1911. John died on 4 February 1903 in St. Louis (St. Louis County), Missouri. His brother David died two days later. According to a letter written by their niece, Cora Conklin to her sister Etta, there was a double funeral for brothers John and David According to Cora Conklin, persons attending the funeral included her cousin, Lillie Beaty and either Mrs. or Wm. McFarland who brought “little Miss Elizabeth Conklin”. The relationship of Elizabeth to this family is unknown. John and Jennie are buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, Illinois.