QUINN, Julia 1835-1912
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/12/2016 at 15:30:22
Mrs. Wm. Quinn Passes Away
Mrs. Wm. Quinn, one of Grundy Center's pioneer settlers, died at her home Saturday, Sept. 7th, at 8:30 o'clock, after four weeks of suffering from the effects of pleurisy, which later developed into cardiac asthma.
Mrs. Quinn was born in Killarney, Ireland, June 14, 1835 and came to America in 1855. A few years later she married Wm. Quinn, of Trempealeau, Wis., at which place they lived several years. They moved to Carroll county, Ill., where they lived five years. In the fall of 1875 they, with their family, moved to Grundy Center where they have made their home up to the time of her death.
Mr. Quinn died in the fall of 1893.
She leaves to mourn her loss, besides her own immediate family, the entire community in which she lived.
Auntie Quinn, as she was familiarly known, was a kind and loving mother and neighbor, always ready with a smile to lend a helping hand whenever needed.
It is with a great degree of satisfaction that all who survive may look back on the life of this beautiful character with only the pleasantest memories. The sorrow being relieved by the comforting prospect of a blessed reunion in the bright future, of God's enfolding providence.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 September 1912, pg 1
Was Grundy Resident 37 Years
Mrs. Wm. Quinn Died After Month's Sickness
Grandma Quinn died at her home in this city at 4:30 Saturday afternoon at the age of seventy-seven. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Father Hogan were held at the Catholic church in this city at ten o'clock Tuesday.
Mrs. Quinn had been a resident of Grundy Center for thirty-seven years. She possessed a genial temperament, a generous heart and a most helpful disposition. Up to the time of her final illness she was always ready when the opportunity came to lend a helping hand to one who needed it and because of this her many friends as well as the surviving relatives feel her loss most keenly.
Mrs. Wm. Quinn, one of Grundy Centers pioneer settlers died at her home, Saturday, September 7th, at 8:30 o'clock, after 4 weeks of suffering from the effects of pleurisy which later developed into Cardiac Asthma the cause of her death.
Mrs. Quinn was born in Kilarney, Ireland, June 14th, 1835. Came to America in 1855. A few years later she was married to W. Quinn of Trempealeau, Wisconsin, at which place they lived for several years. They moved to Carroll county, Ill., where they lived for five years. In 1875 they, with their family, moved to Grundy Center where she has lived up to the time of her death. Mr. Quinn having died in the year of 1893. She leaves to mourn her loss, three sons and one daughter.
--Grundy County Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 September 1912, pg 1
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