Eva Belle Quinn

23 January 1869–14 June 1953 (Age 84)
Madison Township, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Eva Belle

When Eva Belle Quinn was born on 23 January 1869, in Madison Township, Madison, Iowa, United States, her father, James Harrison Quinn, was 31 and her mother, Eliza Louisa Eldridge, was 24. She lived in South Township, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 14 June 1953, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ainsworth Cemetery, Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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James Harrison Quinn
Eliza Louisa Eldridge
Melvin Martin Quinn
Eva Belle Quinn
Herbert Louis Quinn
Clayton Alvia Quinn
Wilbert L. Quinn
Cora Anna Quinn

Parents and Siblings

    James Harrison Quinn


    Eliza Louisa Eldridge




    Melvin Martin Quinn



    Herbert Louis Quinn



    Wilbert L. Quinn


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World Events (8)

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.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 15

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Eva B Quinn in household of Elisa Quinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva Quin in household of James Quin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eva Quinn in household of Eliza Quinn, "United States Census, 1920"

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