Hiram Ferrall Quaintance

1851–Male (Age NaN)
Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hiram Ferrall

When Hiram Ferrall Quaintance was born in 1851, in Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Quaintance, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Crothers, was 23. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Joseph Quaintance
Rebecca Crothers
Hiram Ferrall Quaintance
John Quaintance
Ester Quaintance
Alma Quaintance

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Quaintance


    Rebecca Crothers




World Events (3)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 0

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Quintance, a Scottish name of unexplained origin.

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

Sources (1)

  • Hiram Quaintance in household of Joseph Quaintance, "United States Census, 1870"

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