Nancy De Forest Quimby

about 1840–
Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 34 and her mother, Laura Almira Adams, was 19. She lived in Hickory Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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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

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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

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

Age 32

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: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Quarmby, a habitational name from a place so called in West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (2)

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

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