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Matilda Churchill Vanmeter Conklin

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Death 8 Dec 1897 (aged 84)
Burial Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 45067006 · View Source
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Matilda Churchill Vanmeter Conklin, the daughter of Abraham and Sarah (Vanmeter) Vanmeter, was born May 14, 1813. She was the wife of James Wright Conklin, who was born on December 13, 1813 in Grayson County, Kentucky.
They were married in 1840.

Matilda Churchill Van Meter and James Wright Conklin were the parents of the following children born in Grayson County:
1. William Hubbard - 8 Mar 1842
-- m. Mattie Davis 04 Oct 1869 Warren Co
2. Sarah Palestine 08 Jan 1844 - 02 Jul 1919
-- m. G. A. Wortham
3. Abraham - 8 Feb 1846 - 15 Dec 1906
-- m. Elizabeth Butler 04 Jan 1876
4. Mary Jane - 17 Feb 1848 - aft 1880
-- m. John Quincy Kennedy
5. Emily - 1 Mar 1850 - 13 Nov 1850
6. Amanda Elizabeth - 19 Mar 1852 - 1924
-- m. William James Wortham - 06 Jun 1872
7. Hanley - 1 Mar 1854 - Aug 1854
8. Samantha - Oct 1856 - d. May 1859

At the time of the 1880 Census of Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky, Matilda Conklin was living in the houshold of son--in-law G. A. Wortham. It consisted of: G.A., a farmer, age 40, his wife Palestine, a house keeper, age 35; and their children: Mary G., age 11; Ismael H., age 9; and Ella B., age 3. Matilda Conklin is now age 66; and her daughter Mary Jane is age 30. Also living in the household id J. D. Cumming, a laborer, age 15.

Matilda Conklin died on December 8, 1897. She was buried in the Thomas Cemetery in Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: VirJean Potter Bozarth
  • Added: 3 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45067006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Churchill Vanmeter Conklin (14 May 1813–8 Dec 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45067006, citing Thomas Cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .