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Quinn, James William

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Type of person Individual
Date of birth 1861
Place of birth unknown
Date of arrival c. 1897
Principal occupation Publican
Date of death 1904
Place of decease Willunga

James William Quinn was born in about 1861 and he was the son of Peter Quinn (1819-1912) and Mary Irwin (or Erwin) (1826-1895).

James William Quinn held the license for the Willunga Hotel at 5 High Street from 14 Dec 1897 until his death in 1904 (nearly 7 years). The Willunga Hotel had been built for James Castle and opened in Oct 1868.

On 26 April 1898 he, aged 37 years, married Dorothy Anne (“Dora”) Philomena Lysaght (1870-1941), aged 28 years, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Willunga. They had three children:

James Andrew (“Andrew”) (1899-1940) b. at Willunga, unmarried, d. at Willunga, aged 41 years, & buried in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Willunga.

Mary Bridget (“Mollie”) (1900-1995) b. at Willunga, unmarried, d. at Willunga & buried in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Willunga.

Dorothy Ann (1903-1903) b. & d. at Willunga, died as an infant (5 months) & buried in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Willunga.

James William Quinn, aged 43 years, died on 12 June 1904 at Willunga and he was buried in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Willunga.

Sources

  • South Australian Births – Index of Registrations 1842-1906
  • South Australian Marriages – Index of Registrations 1842-1937
  • South Australian Deaths – Index of Registrations 1842-1972
  • Adelaide Observer 18 Dec 1897:28
  • Chronicle 25 June 1904:25
James W Quinn & Dora Quinn headstone inscription
James W Quinn & Dora Quinn headstone inscription


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