Bio:  Vachereau, Hibbard (murderer)

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--- ----Source: The Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wisconsin), 9 Nov. 1910  P. 1




Hibbard Vachereau came from Oregon last week for the purpose of persuading Mrs. Al. Quick of Merrill to leave her husband and child and return west with him, failing in which he shot and probably fatally wounded her, and blew his own head off by firing the revolver into his mouth.  Mrs. Quick had feared violence from the man and a policeman was with them at the time of the shooting, narrowly escaping death from shots aimed at him by Vachereau.  Early residents of Marshfield claim that Vachereau lived here about sixteen years ago and Al Quick, the husband of the woman, a conductor on the St. Paul road, is well known here.  He was a base ball player of some note about fifteen years ago and pitched for the Tivals, a strong local team in  1896.


PARENTS of Hibbard Vachereau

1870 United States Federal Census

Name: Ezel Vashrow     Birth Year: abt 1843     Age in 1870: 27     Birthplace: Canada

Race: White     Gender: Male

Home in 1870: Linwood, Portage, Wisconsin

Ezel Vashrow      27  Canada    Farmer & Raftsman   Real Estate $300, Personal $150

Mary Vashrow    18  Wisconsin    Keeping House      parents of foreign birth

Ezel Vashrow        1  Wisconsin


Hibbard Vachereau

1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Hibard Vashroux     Age: 9    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871    Birthplace: Wisconsin

Father's birthplace: Canada      Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin

Marital Status: Single         Race: White       Gender: Male

Home in 1880: Linwood, Portage, Wisconsin

Male   John Callows           50   England                   Head             Farmer

Fem    Matilda Callows      48   England                   Wife          Keeping House

Male   George T. Callows   22  OH-England-Eng     Son           Day Laborer

Fem    Lillian Callows        15   WI-England-Eng     Daughter      at home      attended school

Fem    Sarah Callows          12   WI-England-Eng     Daughter      at home      attended school

Fem    Hellen Renney          24  England-Eng-Eng    Daughter   House Work    Widowed

Male   Zedie Vashroux        11  WI-Canada-WI    Boarder         attended school

Male   Hibard Vashroux      9  WI-Canada-WI    Boarder         attended school



1895 Wisconsin State Census (above)

Name: Hibbard Uishson     Line: 4     Roll: v226_14

Merrill, Residence County: Lincoln, Wisconsin

Hibbard Uishson        1 male, 1 born USA


Allen Lewllyn Quick

Birth 3 Apr 1872 / 1873 in Wisconsin

Death about 1920 in Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

Parents: Charles Richard Quick (1837 - 1898) and Sarah Amanda Walrath (1842 - 1926)

Spouse: Nellie M Diering                 married about 1897

              Birth 29 Apr 1878 in Pine River, Lincoln, Wisconsin

              Death about 1913 in Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

              Parents: George Diering (1843 - 1860) and Mary Jane Willette (1848 -)


    Lula May Quick, born 30 Sep 1898, Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

        Married: Edward Arthur Turner

            Born 2 APR 1899 in Indiana USA; died 22 MAY 1977 in Anaheim, California

            Children: (1) female, (2) male (3) Arthur Lew Turner (1928 OH - 1987 UT)

    Allen L. Quick, born 09 Mar 1906, Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin


1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Allen Quick     Age: 9     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871    Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of Household: Son    Marital Status: Single    Race: White   Gender: Male

Father's name: Charles Quick        Father's birthplace: New York

Mother's name: Sarah A. Quick     Mother's birthplace: New York

Home in 1880: Centralia, Wood, Wisconsin

Charles Quick      41  NY-NY-NY    (broken arm)    Butcher

Sarah A. Quick    36  NY-NY-NY                         Keeping House

Bell Quick           14  NY-NY-NY    Daughter      attended school

Allen Quick          9  WI-NY-NY     Son              attended school

Cora Quick            7  WI-NY-NY    Daughter       attended school

Anna Quick           5  WI-NY-NY    Daughter       attended school

Hattie Quick          2  WI-NY-NY    Daughter         


1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Nellie M. Dearing     Age: 2     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878

Birthplace: Wisconsin          Relation to Head of Household: Dau (Daughter)

Father's name: George Dearing      Father's birthplace: Maine

Mother's name: Mary J. Dearing    Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin

Occupation: At Home    Marital Status: Single    Race: White     Gender: Female

Home in 1880: Pine River, Lincoln, Wisconsin

George Dearing         37  ME-ME-ME    Farmer

Mary J. Dearing         32  WI-VA-PA     Keeping House

Ole Dearing               19  WI-ME-WI     Farm Laborer    Attended School w/in the year

Susie Dearing             15  WI-ME-WI    At Home           Attended School w/in the year

Georgie L. Dearing    13  WI-ME-WI    At School          Attended School w/in the year

Willard Dearing         10  WI-ME-WI    At School          Attended School w/in the year

Hattie Dearing             4  WI-ME-WI    At School

Nellie M. Dearing       2  WI-ME-WI    At Home


Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968

name: Quick     gender: Male     death date: 12 Oct 1897    death place: Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

age:           birth date: 12 Oct 1897  occupation: Infant    race: White

father's name: Allen Quick        mother's name: Nellie Deering

indexing project (batch) number: B06531-6

system origin: Wisconsin-EASy            source film number: 1306209


Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926

name: Lula May Quick    gender: Female    birth date: 30 Sep 1898

birthplace: Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin      race: White

father's name: Al Quick               mother's name: Nellie Deering

indexing project (batch) number: C00317-7

system origin: Wisconsin-EASy    source film number: 1305079


1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Nellie Quick     Age: 21     Birth Date: Apr 1888     Birthplace: Wisconsin

Race: White     Gender: Female     Relationship to head-of-house: Wife

Father's Birthplace: Maine             Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Mother: number of living children: 1     Mother: How many children: 2

Spouse's Name: Allen T Quick      Marriage year: 1898     Years married: 2

Home in 1900: Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

Allen T Quick    29  WI-NY-NY      3 Apr 1880     married 2 yrs    RR Brakeman   1871

Nellie Quick       21  WI-ME-PA     29 Apr 1888    1 of 2 children living                  1879

Lula Quick            1  WI-WI-WI     30 Sep 1889                                                         1898

Sarah A Quick    57  NY-NY-NY    29 Oct 1842    Mother   Widow   1 of 1 child living

                                                                                        (1880 Census shows Sarah with 5 children)

1905 Wisconsin State Census

Name: Nellie Quick     Birth Location: Wisconsin     Marital Status: Married

Gender: Female            Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880     Race: White

Relation: Wife    Spouse's Name: Allen L Quick    Line: 36    Roll: CSUSAWI1905_17

Merrill, Residence County: Lincoln, Wisconsin

Allen L Quick   33  WI-PA-NY     Conductor RR

Nellie Quick      25  WI-WI

Lulu Quick          6  WI-WI


Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926

name: Allen L. Quick     gender: Male     birth date: 09 Mar 1906

birthplace: Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin

father's name: Allen L. Quick     mother's name: Nillie Deering

indexing project (batch) number: C00318-0

system origin: Wisconsin-EASy     source film number: 1305080


1910 Federal Census, Merrill Ward 7, Lincoln, Wisconsin

Name: Allen L Quick      Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relationship to Head of Household: Self     Marital Status: Married    Race: White

Gender: Male     Father's Birthplace:            Mother's Birthplace: New York

Merrill Ward 7, Lincoln, Wisconsin    Family Number: 20, Page Number: 2

Head        Allen L Quick    M  38y  (1872)

Spouse     Nellie M Quick   F  30y  (1880 Wis.), father b. ME, mother b. PA

Child       Lula M Quick      F  11y  (1899 Wis.)

Child       Allen L Quick     M   4y  (1906 Wis.)


World War I Draft Registration Cards, 10 Sep 1918

Name: Allen L Quick     Birth Date: 3 Apr 1873     Race: White    Age: 45

402 Tyler, Merrill, County: Lincoln, Wisconsin

FHL Roll Number: 1674749     DraftBoard: 0

Occupation: Conductor     Nearest Relative: Elsie Quick

Height/Build: Medium / Medium    Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue / Dark   

Right Thumb Missing          Signature: (yes)


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Allen Quick     Age: 46     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874     Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)     Married     Spouse's Name: Elsie Quick

Father's Birth Place: New York     Mother's Birth Place: New York

Race: White    Sex: Male    Home owned: Own    Able to read: Yes    Able to Write: Yes

Home in 1920: Merrill Ward 3, Lincoln, Wisconsin

Head    Allen Quick           46  WI-NY-NY    Conductor

Wife    Elsie Quick            28  WI-Germany-Ger

Son      Allen Quick           13  WI-WI-WI

Son     Eugene Quick  3 2/12  WI-WI-WI

Dau     Joyce Quick     1 3/12  WI-WI-WI

Boarder   Martha Hostman    19  WI-Germany-Ger  






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