Lillie Augusta Conklin

10 January 1892–December 1985 (Age 93)
Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lillie Augusta

When Lillie Augusta Conklin was born on 10 January 1892, in Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, John Franklin Conklin, was 24 and her mother, Emma M. Dewey, was 21. She married Robert Ellis Smith on 25 October 1911, in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Woodbury Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died in December 1985, in Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ellis Smith
Lillie Augusta Conklin
Marriage: 25 October 1911
Jack Orr Smith

Spouse and Children

25 October 1911
Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Franklin Conklin





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 21

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Lillie A Conklin in household of John F Conklin, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lillie Smith in household of Robert Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie A Smith in household of Robert E Smith, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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