An American Family History

Mary Conklin Lupton


The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia borders Maryland and Virginia. The first European settlers started arriving about 1730.


Alternate spellings of Conklin: Canklin, Conklin, Conkling, Conklyn, Cunklin

Women played an essential role in American society as mothers and homemakers.

Mary Conklin Lupton was born July 5, 1765 in Frederick County, Virginia that is now Jefferson County, West Virginia. Her father was Jacob Conklin.

She married Benjamin Lupton about 1785 in Jefferson County. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Benjamin and Mary Lupton.

Mary died May 23, 1803.

The Jacob Conklin Family

  • John Conklin
  • David Conklin
  • Mary Conklin Lupton
  • Hannah Conklin West
  • Jacob Conklin
  • Henry Conklin
  • In 1607 the London Company established Virginia as the first permanent New World English colony.