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I've "rescued" an old photograph of Sarah Anna CONKLING of The Dalles, OR.
The photograph appears to have been taken in the early 1900's with Sarah
likely in her 50's or 60's at the time it was taken. Based on limited
research I was able to locate the following information regarding Sarah and
Sarah Anna VAN TRUMP or TRUMP was b. 24 Mar 1844 in Ohio to parents Isiah
VAN TRUMP (b. 9 Jan 1810 in Virginia-d. 10 Dec 1893 in Doniphan, NE - son of
Jacob TRUMP and Christina POWLAS both born in Holland) and Lydia RICHARDS
(1815-d. 1847 in Kenton, OH). Sarah was one of 5 children born to this
couple including, Mary; Ruben; Sarah Ann; William Harrison; and Isiah C. VAN
TRUMP, all born in Ohio between 1838 and 1847. After her Mother died in
1847 her Father remarried Jermina PARISH (b. 31 May 1830 in Ohio) in Wyandot
Co. OH on 5 Jun 1848 and 7 more children were born including, Hiram; Menerva
Jane; Ada Belsy; Francis Marion; Olive; Andrew Jackson; and Charles Edgar
VAN TRUMP, all born in Iowa between 1849 and 1866.
Sarah married Hezekiah CONKLING or CONKLIN (b. 12 Jun 1843 in Shieldsville,
IN-1926) on 20 Sept 1870 in New London, IA and together they had 5 children
including, Clarence Edwin; Elta Isiah or Isaiah; Benton or Berton or Burt
Elmer; Ernest Henry; and Mary Grace CONKLIN or CONKLING, all born between
1874 and 1884 in Albia, IA; Creston, IA; Malvern, IA; Greenwood, NE; and
Avoca, IA respectively. Sarah died 30 Oct 1914 and is buried in the Odd
Fellows Cemetery in The Dalles, OR.
Census records provide the following details:
1910 census of The Dalles, OR:
Sarah A. CONKLING, age 66, married 40 years, born OH, parents born OH
Grace CONKLING, dau, age 25, born IA, parents born IN/OH
I am hoping to be able to return the photograph to family and would
appreciate you contacting me if you are a member of this family, or you know
someone who might be.