53. Robert F.9 Conkey (Elizabeth8 Haughey, Robert7, Robert6, Johannah5 King, Francis4, Pieter De3 Coninck, Pieter De2, Francois De1) (#3785) was born Medina Co., Ohio 19 Aug 1845. Robert died 27 Jun 1909 at 63 years of age. His body was interred Jun 1909 Columbia, Williams Co., Ohio, Billingstown Cemetery.
He married Flora M. Kindig 25 Oct 1866. (Flora M. Kindig is #3813.) Flora was born 20 Jun 1844. Flora was the daughter of Daniel Kindig and Catherine Hyde. Flora died 15 Jul 1889 at 45 years of age. King Family Flanders to America, page 1306
A brief history of R. F. Conkey family is included in Goodspeed's 1882 book: "County of Williams, Ohio", p.811. It notes that they lived and farmed in Medina County, Ohio intil 1869 when they moved to Williams County, Ohio, settling on the land his then deceased father owned in Northwest Township. In 1882 the R.F. Conkey's owned 140 acres, of which 90 were improved. He was a member of the IOOF.
Robert F. Conkey and Flora M. Kindig had the following children:
+ 91 i. William Arthur10 Conkey was born 25 Sep 1870.
+ 92 ii. Cynthia Elitha Conkey was born 20 Jun 1873.
93 iii. Elizabeth Loverna Conkey (#3818) was born 20 Jul 1876. Elizabeth died 13 Feb 1939 at 62 years of age. She married James Franklin Daniels 04 Jan 1896. (James Franklin Daniels is #3819.) James was born 21 Feb 1872. James died 30 Aug 1968 at 96 years of age. James worked as a store clerk at Cooney, Indiana and in 1906 secured a contract to house and operate the local rural telephone exchange. He and his wife operated the telephone business until 1833. They had no children.
94 iv. Franklin D. Conkey (#3820) was born 03 Aug 1879. Franklin died 1880 at less than one year of age. His body was interred 1880 Columbia, Williams Co., Ohio, Billingstown Cemetery.
95 v. Charles F. Conkey (#3821) was born 08 Feb 1881. Charles died 28 Oct 1928 at 47 years of age. His body was interred Nov 1928 Columbia, Williams Co., Ohio, Billingstown Cemetery. He never married.
+ 96 vi. Mary Melissa Conkey was born 25 Jul 1888.
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