Adam K. Conrad first married Eliza Jane Lingenfelter 7 Sep 1851 in Guernsey County, Ohio, according to Ancestry.com family information. Adam Conrad (43 VA) was listed with Eliza J. Conrad (27 OH) on the 1860 Grand Detour, Ogle, Illinois census. Albert, 6; Lillian, 5; Lorenzo D., 2; & Mary, 9 months, were all born in Illinois. Eliza Lingenfelter, age 65, born in Pennsylvania, was also listed with the family.
Adam K. Conrad remarried in Franklin County, Kansas to Martha Ellen Taylor in 1862. (Franklin County Marriage Index) A file of Kansas Vital Records Abstracts states that they were married at the home of the bride's father by a Methodist Minister.
Adam & Ellen were listed together on the 1865 Peoria, Franklin, Kansas State census with Albert, 11 IL; Lilly A., 9 IL; Lorenzo, 7 IL; Mary A., 5 IL; & Zachary, 2 KS. This family moved to Allen County, Kansas. The 1880 Allen County census lists their children as Zacharia, 16; John, 15; William, 11; & Franklin, 4, all born in Kansas. Adam's wife is listed as Ellen, Martha, or Martha E. in various reports.
Adam Conrad was listed both in 1900 & 1905 in Allen County, Kansas, with his son Frank and his daughter, Lillian. The death date and burial location of his first wife are unknown. Eliza Lingenfelter, b. ca. 1795 in Pennsylvania, was also listed in Peoria, Franklin, Kansas in 1865. She was living with Lydia (nee Lingenfelter) Jones (memorial # 39182714) and her family.
Martha Ellen Taylor Conrad (1834 - 1893)*
Zachariah Conrad (1864 - 1918)*
William Conrad (1868 - 1901)*
Franklin Conrad (1875 - 1957)*
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Record added: Mar 13, 2007
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