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Rev Osborne Philip Quillian
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1816
Death: Mar. 31, 1879
Georgia, USA

Osborne was born in White County, Georgia as the son of James Milton Quillian and Sarah Ann Prickett. He married Jane Williams Meaders, whose ancestors were Meaders's and Garrisons from the Mt. Pleasant Methodist society in Homer, Georgia.

During the Civil War, he served as a private in the Georgia Cavalry.

One report states that he was a Methodist minister, like so many of his offspring and descendants. His father was a Methodist minister and member of the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Church from 1845-1869. Two of his brothers, Fletcher Arnold Quillian and Asbury Hull Quillian, were also Methodist ministers.

His wife, Jane, was referred to as the "mother of Methodism" because she had so many sons that became part of the North Georgia Methodist Episcopal Church Conference. The book "A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians" reports on Osborne P. and Jane W. Quillian's children stating that "all the sons chose professional careers, four becoming preachers and two other dying before like intentions were carried out ..." A report of her memoirs states that from their union also sprung prominent lawyers, doctors, teachers, and jurists to make an impact on the medical, cultural, legal, and religious life of our nation. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Milton Quillian (1793 - 1869)
  Sarah Ann Prickett Quillian (1794 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Williams Meaders Quillian (1820 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Barney Milligan Quillian (1858 - 1878)*
 
 Siblings:
  Osborne Philip Quillian (1816 - 1879)
  George Tarpley Quillian (1818 - 1891)*
  Wiley Hargrove Quillian (1820 - 1893)*
  Fletcher Arnold Quillian (1825 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mossy Creek United Methodist Cemetery
Cleveland
White County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: anonymous (inactive)
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46758458
Rev Osborne Philip Quillian
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Rev Osborne Philip Quillian
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