LARUE H. CONKLIN, who has been connected with some department of the county government since 1885, and who in
every capacity has proved a competent and efficient officer, was the grandson Of Hiram Conklin, an early settler
in Owego on Stanton Hill. Later on he removed to Big Island, where he died. His children were Ephriam, Henry, John,
Frederick, David, Lewis D., Joseph, Charles, Nancy and Caroline. Charles was born in Owego in 1832. and has generally
been a farmer, although he built many arks and run the river for years. He was one of the best pilots on the Susquehanna
in his time. His wife was Julia A. LaMonte, by whom he had five children, LaRue H., Frank H., Cornelia E., Carrie
A. and Minnie. LaRue Conklin was first appointed under sheriff in 1885, serving three years, and was then keeper
at the county farm from 1887 to 1893. In the fall of 1892 he was elected sheriff, and at the expiration of his
term was made under sheriff. Mr. Conklin married Gussie A., daughter of William Mitchell, of Smithville, N. Y.
They have three children.
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?
Tioga County, NY
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