Harriet Quinlan

Female14 April 1837–8 February 1922

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Quinlan was born on 14 April 1837, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Patrick Frederick Quinlan, was 39 and her mother, Mary Done, was 30. She married James Lawson on 25 July 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Saint Helier, Jersey for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 8 February 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lawson
Harriet Quinlan
Marriage: 25 July 1863
Heber Michael Lawson
Isabella Elizabeth Lawson
Christina Agnes Lawson
Harriet Margaret Lawson
Harriet Margaret Lawson
Maud Mary Lawson
Blanche Louise Lawson
John Walter Lawson

Sources (33)

  • Hariett Lawson in household of James Lawson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Lawson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Harriet Quinley in entry for Harriet Margaret Lawson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Age 26

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Liam, Aileen, Caitlin, Cian, Conor, John Patrick, Kieran, Senan.

    Irish (Munster):

    shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoindealbháin ‘descendant of Caoindealbhán’, a personal name composed of the elements caoin ‘comely, fair’ + dealbh ‘form’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Harriet Quinlan conversion and immigration

    Harriet Quinlan was born in 1837 in Lanark, Scotland. She converted to the LDS Church, and was baptized in 1856 at age 19. She was the only member of her family to convert. She immigrated to the US …

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