Charles E Quinn departed this life January 9, 1926, at the home of his daughter, Mrs A.B.Curless, Burrton, Kansas, at the age of 80 years, 11 months, and 20 days, after an illness of 26 days, following a fall.
Mr Quinn was an old soldier, joining Co A, 31st reg. Mass infantry, January 28 1862. Discharged for disability, June 17 1862. He was born near Burlington, Vermont and as a young man moved to Illinois, where he met and married Delilah King, March 9, 1868. To this union were born five children, two boys and three girls; of which the wife and two boys, George aged 18 mo. and Frank aged 8 years have gone on before.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his three daughters; Mrs A.B.Curless, Burrton, Kans, Mrs W.O.Mathews, Alden, Kans, and Mrs Lafayette Eisiminger of Buhler, Kans, 21 Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Grandchildren and a host of friends.
Mr Quinn moved from Illinois to Kansas in an early day, having lived in and close to Hutchinson for over 50 years. He with his wife were converted and joined the Baptist Church of Salt Creek, about 40 years ago of which he remained a faithful member.
Mr. Quinn was an honest, upright man in all his dealings and a kind neighbor, a loving husband and father. To know him was to love him. He will be greatly missed in the neighborhood where he lived and in the homes of his daughters. The funeral was held at Schooly Voss Funeral Parlor at 2:30 p.m., January 12, 1926, conducted by Rev. Cook, pastor of the Church of God. Hutchinson, Kans. Burial was made at Eastside Cemetery.
Shared by Descendant, Marilyn James