Joseph H. Conklin

22 April 1862–11 January 1961 (Age 98)
Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph H.

When Joseph H. Conklin was born on 22 April 1862, in Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Michael L Conklin, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Egan, was 32. He married Nancy C Faucett on 26 February 1895, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Howell, Howell, Livingston, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 11 January 1961, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Deerfield Center, Livingston, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph H. Conklin
Nancy C Faucett
Marriage: 26 February 1895
Harriett Kathleen Conklin
Frances Mathew Conklin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1895Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 17
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 28
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Joseph Conklin, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Joseph Conklin, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Joseph Conklin, "United States Census, 1900"

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