VII.1783. Dr. Benjamin Thomas Maltby, D.D., b. May 6, 1879 (Harrison 6, Dan.5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. July 19, 1906, Caroline Robinson Almy, b. July 1, 1880. Res. Long Beach, Calif. Many years ago they were for a few hours in Vancouver, B.C. We went over one evening to see them at the Hotel Georgia and found both Dr. Maltby and his wife, delightful people. (They may have had two children, but doubtful).
VII.1785. Anna Julia Conkling, b. Mar. 31, 1862 (Mary 6, Dan.5, Benj. 4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. May 6, 1886, Prof. Arthur Bliss Seymour, of Champaign, Ill., b. Jan. 3, 1859, Moline, Ill. "He was a son of Frank and Mary Elizabeth (Bliss) Seymour. She was the only child of Rev. Isaac and Emily (Curtis) Bliss; Rev. Isaac Bliss, b. May 24, 1837, at Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, d. June 24, 1870, at Mo- line, Ill., mar. Dec. 22, 1857, at Moline, Frank Seymour, b. Mar. 4, 1831, at Gramville, Mass., d. Mar. 3, 1864, at Moline. Son of Alex- ander and Electa (Parker) Seymour." (The item was not clearly worded)
Prof. Arthur Bliss Seymour was professor of Botany at Harvard University, a Botanist of not only national, but international repu- tation. He has been said to be "supreme" in his chosen specialty. She was a member of the Maltby Association, and Prof. Seymour was for long years an old and valued friend through his letters.
Children: VIII.3144. Mary Elizabeth Seymour, b. Jan. 27, 1889, Cambridge, Mass. VIII.3145. Rosa Margaret " b. Apr. 28, 1890 " " VIII.3146. Frank Conkling " b. July 21, 1895, Waverly, " VIII.3147. Edith Katharine " b. Sept. 28, 1896 " "
VII.1787. William Johnson Conkling, b. June 9, 1867 (Mary 6, Dan.5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. July 10, 1901, Ella Orella Evans, in Green Co., Mo. She d. Oct. 28, 1909, Springfield, Mo.; she b. Oct. 2, 1869. He mar. (2) July, 1911, Sarah Silver. Res. Route 1, Brownsville, Texas. He d. Feb. 8, 1936.
Children: VIII.3148. Mary Janette Conkling, b. May 10, 1902, Springfield, Mo. VIII.3149. Margaret Belknap " b. Mar. 10, 1904 " " VIII.3150. William Evans " b. July 10, 1906 " " Res. 517 St. Charles St., Brownsville, Texas. 1936 Res. San Francisco, Col.--"an invalid."
VII.1789. John Maltby Conkling, b. Apr. 13, 1869 (Mary 6, Dan.5, Benj. 4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. Dec. 10, 1903, Sarah Wright Shaw, at Springfield, Mo.; she b. Aug. 20, 1869, Trumbull City, O. She d. May 16, 1908, Springfield, O. He mar. (2) April 7, 1910, Maude Eliza- beth Luckey of Vinton, Iowa. Res. 1237 Benton Ave., Springfield, Mo. He was a member of the Maltby Association.
Child: VIII.3151. Henry Belknap Conkling, b. Feb. 27, 1905, Springfield, Mo.
Note. At Christmas, 1952, John Maltby Conkling sent a card and letter; there was nothing from him Christmas, 1953. His address was 1337 Benton Ave., Springfield, Missouri.