James Buchanan McQuinn

1857–1931 (Age 74)
Quicksand, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Buchanan

When James Buchanan McQuinn was born on 15 March 1857, in Quicksand, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Brooks McQuinn Jr., was 36 and his mother, Ester Howard, was 33. He married Laura Belle Carpenter on 23 December 1877, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mangan Township, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 August 1931, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Faxon, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States.

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James Buchanan McQuinn
Laura Belle Carpenter
Marriage: 23 December 1877
Leslie Eugene McQuinn
Luly McQuinn
Irvin McQuinn
Scott McQuinn
Mattie McQuinn
Meda McQuinn
Jessie Mae McQuinn
Jimmie McQuinn

Spouse & Children

23 December 1877
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Brooks McQuinn Jr.


  • Ester Howard




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuinn ‘son of Conn’ ( see Conn ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Buckman Mcquinn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dick Mcquinn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • B H Mcquinn, "United States Census, 1930"

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