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
1806–1861
Laura Almira Adams
1821–1892
Nancy De Forest Quimby
1840–
Achsah Parke Quinby
1841–1940
Teresa Carver Quimby
1842–1931
Samuel Agustus Quinby
1844–1921
George Quimby
1849–1850
Jesse Reeves Quimby
1852–1915
Charles Smith Emmens Quinby
1854–1912
Ephraim Frederic Quimby
1856–1896
Benjamin Franklin Quinby
1857–1909
Laura Starlight Quimby
1860–1892
Lewis Reno Quimby
1862–1914

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)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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