Ben Franklin Quarles Jr.

16 October 1873–18 March 1955 (Age 81)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Ben Franklin

When Ben Franklin Quarles Jr. was born on 16 October 1873, his father, Benjamin Franklin Quarles, was 27 and his mother, Mary Alice Rogers, was 25. He lived in Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 March 1955, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81.

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Benjamin Franklin Quarles
Mary Alice Rogers
Ben Franklin Quarles Jr.
James E Quarles
Alice Quarles
Charles Gordon Quarles
Jessy Evelyn Quarles
Jean Juan Quarles
Albert Henry Quarles

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Quarles


    Mary Alice Rogers




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 4

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Huerueles, named in Old English as hwerflas ‘circles’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Quarls in household of Ben F Quarls, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ben F Quarrel Jr. in household of Ben F Quarrel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin Quarles, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1900-1964"

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