Carl D McConkey

6 September 1872–26 July 1945 (Age 72)
De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Carl D

When Carl D McConkey was born on 6 September 1872, in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, his father, William Hendrix McConkey, was 38 and his mother, Louisa Brooks, was 26. He married Lula D Winslow on 8 February 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 26 July 1945, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Carl D McConkey
Lula D Winslow
Marriage: 8 February 1899
Ruth McConkey
Mary L Mcconkey
Carl S Mcconkey

Spouse and Children

8 February 1899


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 5

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 20

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish McConachie or Irish McConaghy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Mcconkey in household of William Mcconkey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carl Mcconkey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl D Mcconkey, "United States Census, 1930"

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