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James Quick Severns
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1825
Seneca County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1902
Pittsville
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA

James Quick Severns was the 2nd child and 1st son of Nye Severns & Magdelene Quick. He married on June 15, 1848 to Susannah Washburn (1830-1913); 11 children:
Orlando N. Severns 1849-1892
Joseph Manning Severns 1853-1914
Amanda E. Severns 1854-1925
Mary Ella Severns 1857-1936
Delia Louise Severns 1859-1948
Ida E. Severns 1862-1951
James Edwin Severns 1864-1907
Dora May Severns 1866-1957
George Warren Severns 1868-1952
Emma Dora Severns 1871-1964
Charles Arthur Severns 1874-1956

During the Civil War, James Quick Severns served in Company G, 37th Wisconsin Regiment, from March 1864 to August 1865. He was wounded and laid up for two months when a mine exploded at the seige of Petersburg, Virginia.

James was a farmer and also a surveyor for Wood County, Wisconsin. He served as Justice of the Peace for about 20 years. He was on the Pittsville town board and was also the town clerk. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nye Severns (1802 - 1877)
  Magdelene Quick Severns (1803 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Washburn Severns (1830 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Orlando Nye Severns (1849 - 1892)*
  Joseph M. Severns (1853 - 1914)*
  Amanda E. Severns Raymond (1854 - 1925)*
  Mary Ella Severns Schrader (1857 - 1936)*
  Delia L. Severns Sartell (1859 - 1948)*
  Ida Severns Hunt (1862 - 1951)*
  James Edwin Severns (1864 - 1907)*
  Dora M. Severns Smith (1866 - 1957)*
  George Warren Severns (1868 - 1952)*
  Charles Arthur Severns (1874 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Ann Severns Shutes (1824 - 1856)*
  James Quick Severns (1825 - 1902)
  John Severns (1827 - 1857)*
  Harriet Severns (1830 - 1913)*
  Columbus Delano Severns (1832 - 1901)*
  Erwin Severns (1834 - 1875)*
  Elbert Severns (1836 - 1863)*
  Blair Severns (1839 - 1923)*
  Bruce Severns (1843 - 1852)*
  Louisa Jane Severns Essex (1845 - 1884)*
  George Warren Severns (1848 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mound Cemetery
Pittsville
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: steven coulter
Record added: May 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69320929
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