James Elwood Quinn

17 December 1922–28 July 1985 (Age 62)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Elwood

When James Elwood Quinn was born on 17 December 1922, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Leon Quinn, was 27 and his mother, Dollie Susan Edwards, was 27. He lived in Limestone Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 July 1985, in Beulaville, Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Beulaville, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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James Elwood Quinn
Virgina Adele Pickett

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    Virgina Adele Pickett


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    Clifton Lee Quinn


    Cecil Durwood Quinn


    Morris Quinn


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Elwood Quinn in household of Leon Quinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James E Quinn in household of Leon Quinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Elwood Quinn in entry for David Lee Quinn, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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