FRED L. CONKLIN DIES SUDDENLY AT CHESTER 1912 Chester, July 25 (Special – Fred Lincoln Conklin, a prominent resident of this village, died very suddenly at his home here on Wednesday afternoon at 5:45 after an illness of three hours of oedema of the larynx, at the age of 49 years.
Mr. Conklin was born at Chester, the son of Mrs. Dorthea A. Conklin and the late Walter J. Conklin, and had always resided here, being engaged in the hardware business.
He was united in marriage on December 31, 1892, to Miss Euphemia Van Fleet, of this village, the Rev. Dr. Burroughs performing the ceremony. He is survived by his wife, and mother, and by one brother and three sisters: William R. Conklln, Mrs. Mary J. Helme and Mrs. Carrie Jenkins, of Chester, and Mrs. Nellie I. Bennett, of Goshen.
Mr. Conklin was a member of Walton Hose Company, of the local council of the Knights of Pythias, and of the Presbyterian Church of this village, and was a staunch Republican in politics.
The funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian Church in this village on Friday afternoon at 1:30; the services being in charge of the Rev. George A. MacAllister. The interment will be in the family plot in the Greycourt Cemetery.
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