Anna Eliza Quailey

Female1848–1 April 1888

Brief Life History of Anna Eliza

When Anna Eliza Quailey was born in 1848, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Patrick Quailey, was 34 and her mother, Ellen Wright, was 27. She lived in Chatham Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and New Jersey, United States in 1870. She died on 1 April 1888, in Bernardsville Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in New Providence, Union, New Jersey, United States.

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Patrick Quailey
Ellen Wright
Anna Eliza Quailey
William H Quailey
Jane C Quailey
Eleanor S Quailey
John Joseph Quailey
George Andrew Quailey
Patrick Charles Quailey
Isabelle V Quailey

Sources (3)

  • Anna E Quaily in household of Patrick Quailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Eliza Quailey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eliza Quailey, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)

1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 0

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""


Age 9

Historical Boundaries 1857: Union, New Jersey, United States

1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 13

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Britt.

Americanized form of Norwegian Kvaløy; see Qualey .

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

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