James Quillen

1834–6 December 1863 (Age 29)
Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life of James

When James Quillen was born in 1834, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, John Quillen, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Johnson, was 22. He married Sarah A. Ewing on 28 April 1853, in Vinton, Ohio, United States. He lived in Cadiz, Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Vinton, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1860. In 1862, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as farmer in Ohio, United States. He died on 6 December 1863, in Salem Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 29.

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James Quillen
Sarah A. Ewing
Marriage: 28 April 1853

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    Sarah A. Ewing


28 April 1853
Vinton, Ohio, United States

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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 2

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McQuillan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Quillen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Quillen in household of John Carnahan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Quillen in household of John Quillen, "United States Census, 1850"

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