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William Conkey
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1717
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1788
Pelham
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

William Conkey, my 5th gr-grandfather, was the son of Alexander Conkey and Margaret Thurston, husband to 1st, Mary Young and 2nd, Rebekah Hamilton. He was an original proprietor of the town of Pelham, MA and the owner of Conkey's Tavern where Daniel Shays and his followers planned an insurrection against the Massachusetts government. He and Rebekah were first buried in Pelham Hollow Cemetery, Prescott, MA and were reinterred in Quabbin Park Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Conkey (1678 - 1759)
  Margaret Thurston Conkey (1681 - 1756)
 
 Spouses:
  Rebekah Hamilton Conkey (1727 - 1811)*
  Mary Young Conkey (1719 - 1754)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Conkey Thomas (1742 - 1825)*
  Martha Conkey (1742 - 1748)*
  Margaret Conkey Hamilton (1746 - 1845)*
  David Conkey (1748 - 1828)*
  William Conkey (1751 - 1841)*
  Alexander Conkey (1753 - 1847)*
  Margaret Conkey Abercrombie (1756 - 1832)*
  Thomas Conkey (1758 - 1845)*
  Ezekiel Conkey (1761 - 1837)*
  Martha Conkey Houston (1764 - 1839)*
  John McCrelis Conkey (1767 - 1778)*
  Mary Rebecca Conkey Choate (1771 - 1815)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Conkey (1708 - 1784)*
  James Conkey (1711 - 1795)*
  Sarah Conkey Peebles (1713 - 1785)*
  William Conkey (1717 - 1788)
  Alexander Conkey (1721 - 1817)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of Mr. William Conkey who died November ye 5, 1788 in the 70 year of his age.
 
Burial:
Quabbin Park Cemetery
Ware
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot No. 1865-66, Grave No. 9.
 
Created by: Cindi Shearer
Record added: Aug 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40953536
William Conkey
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William Conkey
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William Conkey
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