John William Conklin (1598 - 1684) MP

‹ Back to Conklin surname

Is your surname Conklin?

Research the Conklin family

John William Conklin, of Nottinghamshire's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Nicknames: "John", "William", "Conklyne", "1st glassmaker", "Concklyne"
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Province of New York
Cause of death: Died age 64
Occupation: John and Ananias were the first glassblowers in the New World, one of the first glassblowers in America and one of the founders and leaders of Southold.
Managed by: stanley w. duke, jr.
Last Updated:

About John William Conklin

There appears to have been a strong connection between John Concklin "The Orphan" and later "of Flushing & Rye" with John Concklin "The Puritan" (b.1598, Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England) and associated with Nuthall, England, Salem, MA, and Southold, LI, NY, where he died on 23 Feb 1684. DNA analyses of Conklin descendants strongly suggest that neither John "The Puritan" nor his brother, Ananais (b. 1594 in Kingswinford and associated with Nuthall, England, Salem, MA, Southold, LI, NY, and East Hampton, NY), is the father or uncle of John "of Flushing & Rye". Whether they are even of the same family is doubtful. It is possible that Jacob Conklin was not a blood relative or that Jacob was not the biological father of Elizabeth Hickton's son, John.*

http://www.rockleigh.org/history/families/Conklin_family.htm

My seventh great-grandfather, John Conklin (1) was born in England, probably in Nottinghamshire, around the year 1598. His father, whose name is not presently known by me (but may well have also been John), was a glass-maker ("glasseman") and probably a “Lorrainer,” that is, an immigrant Huguenot from the French province of Lorraine. John Conklin, too, was a glass-maker and had a younger brother, and partner in glassmaking, named Ananias.

http://www.lhconklin.com/bio/genealogy.htm

On January 24th, 1625, my ancestor, John Conckelyne married Elizabeth Allseabrook at St. Peter's Parish, Nottingham, England. Elizabeth’s parents are recorded as John Mylner and Winifred Ludlam, so perhaps Allseabrook was a married name and she was a widow when she married. Elizabeth died around, but probably before, 26 Mar 1671 at Southold, New York. Between the years of 1628 and 1635 John and Elizabeth appear to have lived in Nutthall, a few miles northwest of the city of Nottingham.

view all 16

John William Conklin, of Nottinghamshire's Timeline

1598
1598
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
1625
January 24, 1625
Age 27
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
1625
Age 27
England, (Present UK)
1626
1626
Age 28
Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
1630
1630
Age 32
Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, England
1636
1636
Age 38
1640
September 14, 1640
Age 42
Salem, Massachusetts
1644
1644
Age 46
Huntington, Long Island (Present Suffolk County), New Netherlands (Present New York), (Present USA)
1649
January 18, 1649
Age 51
Southold, Suffolk, NY
1649
Age 51
Southold, Livingston, New York