Joseph Quattlebaum

27 January 1821–6 January 1892 (Age 70)
Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Quattlebaum was born on 27 January 1821, in Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Capt. John Quattlebaum, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Metee Burkett, was 38. He married Lucy Ann Merritt about 1851, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Norris Township, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 6 January 1892, in Ridge Spring, Saluda, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ridge Spring, Saluda, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Quattlebaum
Lucy Ann Merritt
Marriage: about 1851
Clara Meta Quattlebaum
Celeste Elizabeth Quattlebaum
Dr Joseph Morgan Quattlebaum
Julius William Quattlebaum
Lucy Cornelia Quattlebaum
Dr Edwin Gustavus Quattlebaum
Marvin Wilhelmina Quattlebaum

Spouse and Children


    Lucy Ann Merritt


about 1851
South Carolina, United States


    Clara Meta Quattlebaum


    Celeste Elizabeth Quattlebaum


    Dr Joseph Morgan Quattlebaum


    Julius William Quattlebaum



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World Events (7)

1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 1

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Quattelbaum, probably a topographic name from Middle Low German quattele ‘quail’ + bōm ‘tree’.

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

Sources (3)

  • J Quattlebum, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jos Quallebaum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Quattlebaum, "United States Census, 1880"

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