Homer Caples Conkling Jr

Male30 June 1913–13 August 1985

Brief Life History of Homer Caples

When Homer Caples Conkling Jr was born on 30 June 1913, in Titusville, Brevard, Florida, United States, his father, Homer Caples Conkling Sr, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Josephine Best, was 25. He married Martha Elizabeth Fort on 20 June 1944, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 13 August 1985, in Titusville, Brevard, Florida, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Titusville, Brevard, Florida, United States.

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Homer Caples Conkling Jr
Martha Elizabeth Fort
Marriage: 20 June 1944
Martha Carol Conkling-Berry

Sources (12)

  • Homer Conkling in household of Homer Conkling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Capler Conkling, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Homer Caples Conkling, "Florida, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1944Mississippi, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

    Age 1

    Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


    Age 19

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Conklin .

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

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