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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


HENRY CONKLIN, Brock, Penn., born in Greene County, November 17, 1834, is a son of Josiah and Cassandra Conklin (nee Brown), who were also natives of this county, where they were married and remained through life.  His father dies in September, 1856, and his mother August 13, 1884.  Of their ten children, eight are now living.  Henry is the third child and was untied in marriage November 22, 1857, with Eleanor Hoy, born in this county January 16, 1839.  She is a daughter of James and Isabella (Kuhn) Hoy, also natives of Greene County.  Mr. Hoy died November 8, 1878; his widow is still living.  Mr. and Mrs. Conklin are the parents of eleven children—James H., Sarah E., wife of Richard Stewart; Sanford M., Israel, Ruie, William A., Lissie J., Clara B., Emma L., Lewis H.; and John S., (deceased).  Mr. Conklin is one of the most substantial farmers and stock-dealers of Wayne Township, and owns 400 acres of land.  He has served as school director in his township.  He and wife belong to the Methodist Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 30 July 2007

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