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
Margaret S. Tinsley
Marriage: 1907
Elsie Lorraine Quinn
Helen Yuiell Quinn
William James Quinn Sr.
Charles Edward Quinn

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Dr Charles Edward Quinn


    Lucinda M Noffsinger




    George Carl Quinn




    Lula E Quin


    Minnie May Quinn


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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.

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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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