1815–1867

May 5, 1815, Shutes­bu­ry, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Ap­ril 30, 1867, Eliz­a­beth, New Jer­sey.

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Ithamar was the son of John Con­key and Eu­nice Bee­man.

He played the organ for a while at Cen­tral Bap­tist Church in Nor­wich, Con­nec­ti­cut. In 1850, he moved to New York Ci­ty and was a bass so­lo­ist in choirs at Cal­va­ry Epis­co­pal Church and Grace Church. Be­gin­ning in 1861, he was the bass so­lo­ist and quar­ter choir di­rect­or at the Mad­i­son Av­e­nue Bap­tist Church, where he served un­til his death.

  1. Rathbun

Conkey’s burial place