Edward Lewis ConklinBirth: 20 Jun 1840 · Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey
Death: 4 Mar 1912 · Newark, Essex, New Jersey
Edward Lewis Conklin, born in 1840 in Paterson, New Jersey, was son of Lewis L Conklin and Susan Van Blarcom Conklin.
In 1965, Edward married Lenora King, and had four children; Lewis W (1867), Edward Dodd (1869), Leroy A (1873) and Herbert King (1875-1918).
Edward worked as the County clerk as well as with the postal service.
Edward L Conklin served with Company G in the 2nd New Jersey Infantry during the Civil War from May 27, 1861 to June 30, 1864. He enlisted as Private and was discharged as Corporal. The 2nd New Jersey took part in many of the major battles including Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and Spottsylvania.
Edward Lewis Conklin died in 1840 and is buried with his wife at Rosedale Cemetery Orange in Essex County, New Jersey.