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Capt Joseph K Quicksall

Capt Joseph K Quicksall

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Feb 1913 (aged 71)
Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A, Row 39
Memorial ID 6796916 · View Source
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Civil War Union Soldier. He served during the Civil War as a Corporal in Company B, 2nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry.

The "Captain" refers to his post-war occupation as Captain of both the John A Warner and Republic steamboats that operated on the Delaware River.

The Daily Courier, February 3, 1913, page 1, column 3

CAPT. QUICKSALL PASSES AWAY

Captain Joseph Quicksall died at his home, 242 Wood St Sunday morning in his 73rd year.

Captain Quicksall was a well known and esteemed resident of our town, where he had lived for a number of years. For a long time he was in charge of the steamboat John A Warner, which ran between Trenton and Philadelphia. He also was captain of the large steamer Republic plying between Philadelphia and Cape May. Of late years he was employed at the United States Custom House in Philadelphia. He was a veteran of the Civil War and wounded in battle. He was an active member of H. Clay Beatty Post No 73, G.A.R., and Mohican Tribe, No 127, I.O.R. M. For a number of years Captain Quicksall was connected with the Methodist church and while in good health was a regular attendant the the services. His wife and one son survive him. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at this late residence at 2pm. Internment at Bristol Cemetery.

The remains can be sen on Tuesday evening by all of Captain Quicksall's friends who wish to view them.


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Gravesite Details Single stone also listed: Elizabeth Quicksall

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  • Maintained by: ksimmer
  • Originally Created by: E.Renkin
  • Added: 22 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6796916
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Joseph K Quicksall (21 May 1841–21 Feb 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6796916, citing Bristol Cemetery, Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by ksimmer (contributor 47489231) .