Nancy De Forest Quimby

Brief Life History of Nancy De Forest

When Nancy De Forest Quimby was born about 1840, in Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Stewart Quimby, was 35 and her mother, Laura Almira Adams, was 20. She lived in Hickory Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Stewart Quimby
Laura Almira Adams
Nancy De Forest Quimby
Achsah Parke Quinby
Teresa Carver Quimby
Samuel Agustus Quinby
George Quimby
Jesse Reeves Quimby
Charles Smith Emmens Quinby
Ephraim Frederic Quimby
Benjamin Franklin Quinby
Laura Starlight Quimby
Lewis Reno Quimby

Sources (2)

  • Nancy Quinby in household of Charles Quinby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Quimby in household of Charles Quimby, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


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1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): habitational name from Whenby (North Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old Norse kvenna, genitive plural of kona ‘woman’, + ‘farmstead, village’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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