Lucy Grace Quaintance1

b. 17 March 1852, d. 22 February 1932
Grace Quaintance
     Lucy Grace Quaintance was born on 17 March 1852 in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall.2,3 Lucy Grace Quaintance married Lewis Dixon Gordon, son of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd, on 4 December 1877 in Flemingsburg.1 Lucy Grace Quaintance and Lewis Dixon Gordon lived between 1878 and 1887 in Fleming County, Kentucky. The house on the Elizaville Rd. is still standing today, and has been restored to much of its original condition.4 Lucy Grace Quaintance and Lewis Dixon Gordon lived from 1887 to 1892 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri. His brother, Peter Albert Gordon, owned land near Lamar and Lewis moved his family there to work on it as a partner, splitting the profits with Peter. The land consisted of about 170 acres, part of which was referred to as the "Gulf lot." Lewis made numerous improvements on the property, including building a house. He raised hay and also some cattle. Peter made occasional visits to the area, staying as long as six months at a time. When Peter died unexpectedly during a visit in 1891, the disposition of his estate required that the property be sold. Lewis and Grace then returned to Fleming Co. in early 1892.5,6 Lucy Grace Quaintance and Lewis Dixon Gordon lived in 1900 in 834 West Seventh St., Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.7 Lucy Grace Quaintance and Lewis Dixon Gordon lived after 1900 in 1809 Madison Ave., Covington, Campbell County, Kentucky.8,9 Lucy Grace Quaintance died on 22 February 1932 in Covington, Campbell County, Kentucky, at age 79.1 She was buried in Flemingsburg Cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1

Children of Lucy Grace Quaintance and Lewis Dixon Gordon

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 47. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 44.
  3. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  4. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.
  5. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Pg. 27. Letter dated 20 Aug 1889 by William S. Quaintance, mentioning that his daughter (Grace) is living in Lamar, Missouri.
  6. [S100] Estate of P.A. Gordon v. Surviving relatives, Case 25697: Lewis Dixon Gordon gave a detailed deposition on his involvement in the Missouri farming enterprise., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.
  7. [S75] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Film 1277, Hamilton Co. Book 2, Page 205.
  8. [S4] Interview with William T. Gordon (Troy, OH), by W. Douglas Gordon. Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  9. [S106] "Address book of Ella Downing Parker," (MS, 1900-1926; Miami, Florida); unknown repository reference, Arva Jean Moore; Miami, Dade County, Florida. Hereinafter cited as "Ella Parker address book."

Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon1,2

b. 4 January 1879, d. December 1947
Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon
     Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon was born on 4 January 1879 in Fleming County, Kentucky.1,2 He was the son of Lewis Dixon Gordon and Lucy Grace Quaintance.3 Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon was a stenographer in 1900 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.4 He married Jeannette Nell Thompson on 8 April 1917.1,2 Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon died in December 1947 in Dayton, Campbell County, Kentucky, at age 68.1,2

Children of Peter Albert Quaintance Gordon and Jeannette Nell Thompson

  • William Thompson Gordon1,2
  • Betty Jean Gordon1,2

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968). Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S4] Interview with William T. Gordon (Troy, OH), by W. Douglas Gordon. Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 47.
  4. [S75] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Film 1277, Hamilton Co. Book 2, Page 205.

Robert J. Thompson1,2

b. circa 1877
     Robert J. Thompson was born circa 1877 in Ohio.2 He married Lydia Rauber, daughter of Jacob Rauber and Verena Johanna Hunziker.1 Robert J. Thompson was a "mechanic" (tradesman or artisan) in 1920 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.2 He and Lydia Rauber lived in 1920 in 4795 Rapid Run Rd., Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.2

Child of Robert J. Thompson and Lydia Rauber

  • Wilbert Lee Thompson1

Citations

  1. [S37] Interview with Joyce (Danenhauer) Gordon (Cincinnati, Ohio), by W. Douglas Gordon, 1990's. Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  2. [S181] 1920 U.S. Census, http://www.heritagequestonline.com, Heritage Quest Online, Series T625, roll 1393, page 104.

William Southard Quaintance1,2

b. 8 October 1824, d. 29 November 1908
William Southard Quaintance
     William Southard Quaintance was born on 8 October 1824 in Fleming County, Kentucky.1,2 He was a farmer.1,3 He was the son of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.4 William Southard Quaintance lived before 1851 in Hickman, Fulton County, Kentucky. He is said to have lived there "for a while" and to have made trips from there on the Mississippi down to New Orleans and back.3 He married Martha Cunningham Darnall, daughter of Thomas Darnall and Lucinda Jane Armstrong, on 5 June 1851.1,2 William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall lived after 1851 in Fleming County. This was on the tobacco farm, in the house that still exists west of Flemingsburg, on the Elizaville Rd.3 He was the inventor of the "Farmers' Mutual Aid Association," a system of fire insurance. He organized a company for this purpose in Flemingsburg, and it was quite a success.3 William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall lived after 1901 in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.3 William Southard Quaintance died on 29 November 1908 in Maysville, at age 84.1,2 He was buried in Flemingsburg Cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1,5

Children of William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 44. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  3. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."
  4. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 43.
  5. [S32] Thomas Darnall Family Headstones, Flemingsburg Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, 1996.

Martha Cunningham Darnall1,2

b. 18 May 1829, d. 28 February 1907
Martha Cunningham Darnall
     Martha Cunningham Darnall was also known as Patsy. She was born on 18 May 1829 in Fleming County, Kentucky.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Darnall and Lucinda Jane Armstrong.2 Martha Cunningham Darnall married William Southard Quaintance, son of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard, on 5 June 1851.1,2 Martha Cunningham Darnall and William Southard Quaintance lived after 1851 in Fleming County. This was on the tobacco farm, in the house that still exists west of Flemingsburg, on the Elizaville Rd.3 Martha Cunningham Darnall and William Southard Quaintance lived after 1901 in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.3 Martha Cunningham Darnall died on 28 February 1907 in Maysville, at age 77.1,2 She was buried in Flemingsburg Cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1,4

Children of Martha Cunningham Darnall and William Southard Quaintance

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 44. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  3. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."
  4. [S32] Thomas Darnall Family Headstones, Flemingsburg Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, 1996.

William Durrett Quaintance1

b. 19 June 1856, d. 11 November 1902
     William Durrett Quaintance was born on 19 June 1856.1 He was the son of William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall.2,3 William Durrett Quaintance married Mary Kenner Dudley, daughter of Col. William Dudley and Kitty Bell DeBell, on 29 March 1883.1 William Durrett Quaintance died on 11 November 1902 at age 46.1 He was a farmer and stock raiser, then later a merchant in Maysville, Ky. He died as the result of an accident.1

Children of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 48. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 44.
  3. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).

Mary Kenner Dudley1

b. 23 March 1862, d. 13 March 1954
     Mary Kenner Dudley was born on 23 March 1862 in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of Col. William Dudley and Kitty Bell DeBell.2 Mary Kenner Dudley married William Durrett Quaintance, son of William Southard Quaintance and Martha Cunningham Darnall, on 29 March 1883.1 Mary Kenner Dudley died on 13 March 1954 in Lake Wales, Florida, at age 91.1

Children of Mary Kenner Dudley and William Durrett Quaintance

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 48. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 45.

Patty Darnall Quaintance1

b. May 1884, d. 19 March 1936
     Patty Darnall Quaintance was born in May 1884 in Fleming County, Kentucky.2 She was the daughter of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley.3 Patty Darnall Quaintance died on 19 March 1936 in Lake Wales, Florida, at age 51. She was buried in Flemingsburg Cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), 53. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Fleming Co., Film 520, Book 2, Page 57.
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 48.

William Dudley Quaintance1

b. August 1885, d. 2 October 1945
     William Dudley Quaintance was born in August 1885 in Fleming County, Kentucky.2 He was the son of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley.3 William Dudley Quaintance died on 2 October 1945 in Lake Wales, Florida, at age 60.

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), 53. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Fleming Co., Film 520, Book 2, Page 57.
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 48.

Elizabeth DeBell Quaintance1

b. 25 February 1888, d. 16 January 1985
"Lizzie D" Quaintance
     Elizabeth DeBell Quaintance was born on 25 February 1888 in Fleming County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley.2 Elizabeth DeBell Quaintance died on 16 January 1985 in Knoxville, Tennessee, at age 96.

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), 53. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 48.

Lucy Gordon Quaintance1

b. September 1891, d. 1969
     Lucy Gordon Quaintance was born in September 1891 in Fleming County, Kentucky.2 She was the daughter of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley.3 Lucy Gordon Quaintance married Stuart Ross on 27 August 1952 in Lake Junaluska, N. Carolina. Lucy Gordon Quaintance died in 1969.4

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), 53. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Fleming Co., Film 520, Book 2, Page 57.
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 48.
  4. [S185] Brian Gordon, "E-mail from Brian Gordon," e-mail message from e-mail address (Nashville, Tennessee) to Douglas Gordon, 2009. Hereinafter cited as "Brian Gordon E-mail."

Stuart Ross

     Stuart Ross married Lucy Gordon Quaintance, daughter of William Durrett Quaintance and Mary Kenner Dudley, on 27 August 1952 in Lake Junaluska, N. Carolina.

William Quaintance1

b. 7 December 1785, d. 5 January 1867
William Quaintance
     William Quaintance was also known as William Quaintance Jr.2 He was born on 7 December 1785 in Rappahannock County, Virginia.1 He was a farmer, miller, and distiller of whiskey.1,3 He was the son of William Quaintance and Grace Glasscock.4,5 William Quaintance was in military service enlisted in Capt. Joseph C. Belt's company, Col. Robert Pogue's regiment, War of 1812 in 1813 in Fleming County, Kentucky. He was shown as "substitute for Samuel Rodes" and was stationed in northern Ohio, possibly helping construct Fort Amanda, near present day Lima.6,7 He married Sabra Southard on 1 June 1815.1 William Quaintance died on 5 January 1867 in Fleming County, at age 81.1 He was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1

Children of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  3. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."
  4. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 40.
  5. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 41.
  6. [S12] Wade Cooper, Early Fleming County Pioneers (Ashland, Kentucky 41101: Economy Printers, 1974), Page 58. Hereinafter cited as Fleming Co. Pioneers.
  7. [S29] "Military Payroll Record, War of 1812"; National Archives; Washington, D.C.. Hereinafter cited as "Payroll Record."
  8. [S102] William Quaintance will (1865), Will of William Quaintance Book M, Page 243: William lists the names of five deceased children in the family cemetery, including Joshua. There are no other references to Joshua in the family history., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as William Quaintance's Will.

Sabra Southard1

b. 3 January 1786, d. 22 June 1833
Sabra Southard
     Sabra Southard was born on 3 January 1786 in Fleming County, Kentucky.1 She married William Quaintance, son of William Quaintance and Grace Glasscock, on 1 June 1815.1 Sabra Southard died on 22 June 1833 in Fleming County, at age 47. She died in one of the widespread cholera epedemics that were not uncommon in those times.1 She was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1

Children of Sabra Southard and William Quaintance

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S102] William Quaintance will (1865), Will of William Quaintance Book M, Page 243: William lists the names of five deceased children in the family cemetery, including Joshua. There are no other references to Joshua in the family history., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as William Quaintance's Will.

William Quaintance1

b. 1 February 1747, d. 23 April 1832
     William Quaintance was also known as William Quaintance Sr.2 He was born on 1 February 1747 in W. Nantmeal, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson.3 William Quaintance married Grace Glasscock, daughter of Gregory Glasscock and Elizabeth Elder, circa 1778.1 William Quaintance married Mary Lee.1 William Quaintance and Grace Glasscock were divorced in September 1829 in Fleming County, Kentucky.4 William Quaintance died on 23 April 1832 in Fleming County, at age 85.1 He was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1 He was the first Quaintance to come to the Fleming County area, moving along with a number of other families from Virginia.1

Child of William Quaintance and Mary Lee

Children of William Quaintance and Grace Glasscock

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 40. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 39.
  4. [S50] William Quaintance v. Grace Quaintance, County court judgements.

Grace Glasscock1,2

b. 1 September 1738, d. 7 November 1832
Marker as moved to Flemingsburg Cemetery
     Grace Glasscock was born on 1 September 1738 in Fauquier County, Virginia.3,4,5 She was the daughter of Gregory Glasscock and Elizabeth Elder.3,6 Grace Glasscock married John Rector Jr. before 1771.7 Grace Glasscock married William Quaintance, son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson, circa 1778.8 Grace Glasscock and William Quaintance were divorced in September 1829 in Fleming County, Kentucky.9 Grace Glasscock died on 7 November 1832 in Fleming County, at age 94.1 She was buried in the Ringo family cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.1 She was reburied on 4 July 1978 in Flemingsburg Cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky. She was moved when the Ringo cemetery was threatened due to flooding.10 Grace had a reputation for being very energetic and ambitious, and also rather eccentric. At 75 years of age, she decided to go back for a visit to Virginia with a party that was preparing to make the journey. She climbed onto a four-year-old stallion at the Court House steps in Flemingsburg and rode it all the way to Culpepper, Virginia and back, showing no more fatigue than the rest of the group. Shortly afterwards, she rode to Maysville on horseback to bring back some apples newly arrived from upriver, planted the seeds, and eventually ate the apples from a large orchard grown from them.11

Children of Grace Glasscock and John Rector Jr.

Children of Grace Glasscock and William Quaintance

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 41. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S103] Lawrence A. Glassco, Glasscocks of England and America (Virginia: Lawrence Glassco, 1984), Page 168. This is later information than that published in "The Glasscock Saga", which showed her as "Jane Grace Glasscock", daughter of Peter.. Hereinafter cited as Glasscocks of America.
  3. [S103] Lawrence A. Glassco, Glasscocks of America, Page 168. New information since Glasscock Saga was published.
  4. [S102] William Quaintance will (1865), Will of William Quaintance Book M, Page 243: William states that his mother lived to age 94., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as William Quaintance's Will.
  5. [S101] Ringo Family Headstones, Flemingsburg Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, Sep 2002, Headstone states her age as 94 at death.
  6. [S2] Lawrence A. Glassco, The Glasscock-Glassco Saga (3rd Edition) (Niles, Ohio: Self published, 1975). Hereinafter cited as The Glasscock Saga.
  7. [S2] Lawrence A. Glassco, The Glasscock Saga, Page 89.
  8. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 40.
  9. [S50] William Quaintance v. Grace Quaintance, County court judgements.
  10. [S101] Ringo Family Headstones, Flemingsburg Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.
  11. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."

John Quaintance1

b. 1780, d. 29 April 1856
     John Quaintance was born in 1780.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Grace Glasscock.2,1 John Quaintance married Nancy Baker Harford on 28 July 1804 in Fauquier County, Virginia.1 John Quaintance died on 29 April 1856 in Rappahannock County, Virginia.1 He died after being thrown from a horse -- a colt named "Major Lewis". He migrated with William to Kentucky, but returned to Virginia to get married.1

Children of John Quaintance and Nancy Baker Harford

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 41. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 40.

William Quaintance1

b. before 5 March 1711
     William Quaintance was born before 5 March 1711 in Silverton Parish, South Devon, England. He was christened on 5 March 1711 in Silverton Parish, South Devon. He was the son of James Quaintance and Susanna (?) William Quaintance married Thomasina Orson, daughter of George Orson.1 He is reputed to have been an English sailor that "jumped ship" in the colonies.

Children of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 39. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.

Thomasina Orson1,2

b. circa 1715, d. circa 1814
     Thomasina Orson was also known as Tamson Orson.2 She was born circa 1715 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,2 She was the daughter of George Orson.2,1 Thomasina Orson married William Quaintance, son of James Quaintance and Susanna (?).3 Thomasina Orson died circa 1814.4

Children of Thomasina Orson and William Quaintance

Citations

  1. [S171] William Orson will (June 1741), York County Will Administration Book B2, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as York County Wills.
  2. [S170] Paul Henke, "Message from Paul Henke," e-mail message from e-mail address (Heber City, Utah) to W. Douglas Gordon, Feb 2008. Hereinafter cited as "Paul Henke E-mail."
  3. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 39. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  4. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Will of William Quaintance Jr. states that his grandmother lived to the age of 99.

George Quaintance1

b. 1747, d. after 1790
     George Quaintance was born in 1747 in E. Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson.2 George Quaintance died after 1790.

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), 40. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 39.

James Quaintance1

b. 1753, d. 1835
     James Quaintance was born in 1753 in East Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson.2 James Quaintance married Susan (?).1 James Quaintance married Lydia Ellen Watson. James Quaintance died in 1835.1 He established the "Minnesota line" of the Quaintance family.1

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 40. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 39.

Joseph Quaintance1

b. 17 July 1754, d. 17 July 1840
     Joseph Quaintance was born on 17 July 1754 in East Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson.2 Joseph Quaintance married Susanna Fisher, daughter of Samuel Fisher and Ann Lamborn, on 10 December 1778.1 Joseph Quaintance died on 17 July 1840 at age 86.1 He was buried in Bucyrus, Ohio.1 He was a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers). He moved to Pennsylvania in 1779, then to Ohio in 1830. He established the "Ohio line" of the Quaintance family in the Quaker community of northern Ohio.1

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 40. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 39.

John Quaintance1

b. 30 January 1757, d. 22 June 1835
     John Quaintance was born on 30 January 1757 in Salisbury, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Thomasina Orson.2 John Quaintance was in military service in the Revolutionary War between 1777 and 1778. He enlisted as a private, Fauquier Co., Va. Jan 1777 with Capt. Charles Porterfield, and served in the 7th regiment of the Virginia line under Col. Daniel Morgan. He was discharged Oct. 1778. He participated in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown; and was in winter quarters at Valley Forge.1 He married Mary Shields on 29 May 1783.1 John Quaintance married Hannah Bentley.1 John Quaintance died on 22 June 1835 in E. Fallowfield, Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 78.1

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 40. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 39.