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Thomas Hubbard Quarles

  • Birth 15 Mar 1851 Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 10 Dec 1918 Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Hallowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 19863470

Thomas married Emily Euseba Depee November 2, 1876 in Springfield, Missouri. Emily, born June 20, 1856, is a daughter of Aaron and Emily Jane Ferrell Depee. Online sources say that Emily Depee Quarles died in Fort Worth, Texas, June 9, 1920. Emily and Thomas separated when children John Robert and Goldie were young, I don't know if they divorced legally.

In the 1880 Dade County, Missouri Census Thomas and Emily live next door to his sister Margaret Tefertiller. His parents home is next to the Tefertillers. Their children are Rosa, 3, and Allevia, 1.

Sometime between 1893 and 1896 the family moved to Kansas.

The 1900 Palestine Township, Sumner County, Kansas Census lists Thomas H, 49, and wife Emily, 45, married 24 years, with 12 children, 10 of them living. Their children at home are as follows: William, born May, 1882; Jesse, November, 1884; Mary, May, 1888 (Married Jack W Mordy); Susan, February, 1891(Married Maurice Colpitts); Milly, May, 1893; (John)Robert, September, 1896; and Goldie, February, 1898. Children Robert and Goldie were born in Kansas, the rest in Missouri.

In the 1910, Union Street, Oswego City, Labette County, Kansas Census, Thomas, 59, lists no occupation, Emily, 54, is a "keeper" of a hotel. Children Robert and Goldie are at home.

Other known children are Rebecca(Ive), born September, 1880 (died 1913, married Lon Ball & Alonzo Hatten); Clovis, born March, 1886 and died in 1895; and Grover born August 6, 1895 and died young.

FROM: The Parsons Daily Sun, December 13, 1918--

TH Quarles a former resident of Oswego died at the home of his daughter Mrs. RO Lee at Fredonia, Kansas, Tuesday, December 10, at 12 noon. Death resulting from a complication of diseases.

Mr. Quarles had been a great sufferer from Brights Disease for a number of years and was always kind and patient. He made his home with his daughter, Mrs. JR Page, south of the city, but was taken ill while visiting his daughter in Fredonia.

He was 67 years, 9 months and 10 days old at the time of his death and leaves nine children. Six daughters: Mrs RO Lee, Fredonia, KS; Mrs Will Scott, Bellplain, KS; Mrs J (Jack)W Mordy, Springfield, MO; Mrs JM Feazell, Ranger, TX; Mrs Maurice Colpitts, Leavenworth, KS; and Mrs JR Page, southeast of Oswego, KS. Three sons: Will Quarles, living in Britsh Columbia; Jesse Quarles of Oswego, KS; and Robert Quarles, who is with the American forces in England.

The remains were brought to the home of his daughter, Mrs JR Page, where funeral services were held Thursday December 12, at 2:00, conducted by Rev. Bennett. Interment was made at Cherokee Cemetery.





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  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 13 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19863470
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Hubbard Quarles (15 Mar 1851–10 Dec 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19863470, citing Cherokee Cemetery, Hallowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by P Jones (contributor 47471462) .