Thomas W. Conklin

Thomas W. Conklin

Birth
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Jan 1912 (aged 74)
Bird City, Cheyenne County, Kansas, USA
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 55427693 · View Source
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(Posted courtesy of the Table Rock Historical Society.)

Table Rock Argus, Jan. 25, 1912.

Thomas W. Conklin.

The funeral exercises of Thomas W. Conklin, who died at his home in Bird City, Kansas on Tuesday morning, were held in the M. E. Church Thursday morning at ten-thirty, being conducted by the Rev. Howard P. Young, pastor. The remains were laid to rest beside those of his first wife in the Table Rock cemetery. Mr. Conklin came to Table Rock from Pennsylvania in 1879. He lived in town and vicinity for twenty-three years forming many acquaintances through-out the country. He was born in Susquehanna county, Pennsylvania in 1837 and died at Bird City, Kansas January 16, 1912, aged 74 years, 8 months and 2 days. On February 25, 1861, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Julia Billings, who died June 14, 1901, to this marriage four children were born, Matilda R., Ruby A., William A. and Maud I., all of whom were present at the funeral, except William A. who lives at Galt, Calif. After the death of his first wife he was twice married the last time to Mrs. Mary Bennet , of Table Rock who survives him and with the daughter Maud, accompanied the remains to Table Rock. In 1902 he moved to Smith county, Kansas, where he resided until 1907, when the family moved to California, but returned to Kansas in 1909, living in Bird City, where he engaged in the restaurant business. He was a good husband and father, a good citizen and many friends sympathize with the widow and children in their loss.


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  • Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
  • Added: 25 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55427693
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas W. Conklin (14 May 1837–16 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55427693, citing Table Rock Cemetery, Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .