Stephen Conklin

25 May 1791–5 August 1878 (Age 87)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Conklin was born on 25 May 1791, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Usher Conklin, was 26 and his mother, Lucretia Meigs, was 20. He married Betsey Scranton on 12 June 1817. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years and Connecticut, United States in 1870. He died on 5 August 1878, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in West Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Conklin
1791–1878
Betsey Scranton
1790–1878
Marriage: 12 June 1817
Margaret L. Conklin
1820–1864
Antoinette Betsey Conklin
1823–1892
Mary Landon Conklin
1825–1846
Leonidas Wadsworth Conklin
1828–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 June 1817
children

(4)

    Margaret L. Conklin

    Female1820–1864Female

    Antoinette Betsey Conklin

    Female1823–1892Female

    Mary Landon Conklin

    Female1825–1846Female

    Leonidas Wadsworth Conklin

    Male1828–1851Male

Parents and Siblings

    Usher Conklin

    Male1765–1823Male

    Female1771–1849Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1791–1878Male

    Richard C. Conklin

    Male1793–1841Male

    Samual Benjamin Conklin

    Male1796–1829Male

    Jehiel Meigs Conklin

    Male1798–1841Male

    Joseph Conklin

    Male1800–1828Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 11

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Most likely of Dutch origin (the name is found in the 18th century in the Hudson Valley), or possibly a variant of Irish Coughlin .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Conkling, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Stephen Conkling, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen Conklin, "United States Census, 1840"

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