William Grimes Quinn

28 June 1869–6 August 1955 (Age 86)
Smith Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Grimes

When William Grimes Quinn was born on 28 June 1869, in Smith Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, Dr Charles Edward Quinn, was 30 and his mother, Lucinda M Noffsinger, was 27. He married Margaret S. Tinsley in 1907. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and McLennan, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 6 August 1955, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Grimes Quinn
1869–1955
Margaret S. Tinsley
1880–1949
Marriage: 1907
Elsie Lorraine Quinn
1908–1995
Helen Yuiell Quinn
1914–2010
William James Quinn Sr.
1917–1975
Charles Edward Quinn
1922–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1907
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Dr Charles Edward Quinn

    Male1839–1897Male

    Lucinda M Noffsinger

    Female1841–1909Female

siblings

(6)

    George Carl Quinn

    Male1867–Male

    Male1869–1955Male

    Female1872–1945Female

    Lula E Quin

    Female1872–1899Female

    Minnie May Quinn

    Female1875–1939Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 25

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinn ‘descendant of Conn’ ( see O'Quinn ). This is the name of several families in Ulster and counties Clare, Longford, and Mayo.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm J Quinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William G Quinn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wm Quinn, "United States Census, 1910"

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