Clark County Clipper, October 25, 1928
PATRICK A. QUINN
Patrick A. Quinn was born in the state of Maryland, May 22nd, 1845, and departed
this life October 22, 1928, at the ripe old age of 85 years, five months.
August 24, 1875, he was united in marriage with Miss Sarah Stonebraker to which
union were born nine children, four of whom died in infancy. Of the five
surviving there are two sons, Frank of Windom, Kansas, and William of Newton,
Kansas, and three daughters; Mrs. Mary Larrick, Mrs. Belle Folks of Ashland and
Mrs. Rose Wilson of Dodge City, Kansas.
During the early years of their married life, Mr. and Mrs. Quinn resided in
Maryland, moving to Marshfield, Missouri, in the year 1878, making that place
their home until 1910, when they came to Clark county, to spend their declining
years, making their home with their daughters, Mrs. Larrick, where Mr. Quinn
peacefully passed to his eternal home. He was a man of genial kindly
disposition who loved his friends and was by them beloved. His children will
ever cherish the memory of his tender kindness to them. All the surviving
children and his faithful companion are here present.
"Tis hard to break the tender cord,
When love has bound the heart.
"Tis hard to speak the words,
"We must forever part."
Dearest love one we must lay thee,
In the peaceful grave's embrace.
But thy memory will be cherished,
Till we see thy heavenly face.
Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ November 1, 2005.
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