Oct. 28, 1838 Portsmouth Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA
Feb. 28, 1899 Newington Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA
He was the son of Frank Levi Carkin and Lydia Priscilla Dow. He married 1st Frances Jane Geer on Aug. 29, 1864 in Norwich CT He married 2nd Elizabeth A Moody on Jan. 1, 1880 in Newburyport MA
He served as a Private in the 2nd Connecticut Infantry Co. C during the Civil War. This info comes from a 1907 booklet of a Grand Army of the Republic Post in the area of veteran graves that they decorated and flagged in the area.