Thomas Walter QUAID John Thomas QUAID Martha Elizabeth BELL Elihu QUAID William Riley QUAID Simpson QUAID Charles Hugh QUAID America Jane QUAID Young Harrington QUAID Emily Jemima QUAID Thomas QUAID Emily Ann Meese MOORE Mini tree diagram

Benjamin Walter QUAID1,2,3,3

8th Aug 18371,2,3 - 31st May 19182

Life History

8th Aug 1837

Born in Lafayette County, Mississippi.1,2,3

9th Oct 1863

Birth of son John Thomas QUAID in Mountain Springs, Cooke, Texas.4

19th May 1917

Death of Martha Elizabeth BELL in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.5

31st May 1918

Died in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.2

after 31st May 1918

Buried in Darwin Cemetery, Antlers, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.2

Other facts


Married Martha Elizabeth BELL


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    "Quaid Family"

    "Tax records for 1846 show that T W (Thomas Walter) Quaid was aresident of New Salem in Rusk County.  He had an original land grantof 480 acres.  T W and his wife Emily Moore came from Brownsville,Mississippi, Lafayette County.  Upon arriving in Texas, they had fourchildren with them:  Benjamin Walter, Elihu (Eli Hugh), William Rileyand Simpson.  Emily's parents came with them.  Her father was Silas.Her mother's name has not been completely authenticated.

    "The movie actors, Randy and Dennis Quaid, are descended from Elihu'sbrother, Benjamin Walter.  The line runs:  Benjamin Walter, JohnThomas, William Jesse, and their father William Rudy."

    --  "Quaid Family" By Glen Quaid, Publication name & date unknown;courtesy of T R Fincher on 27 Mar 2015; accessed 9 April2016

    1860 Federal Census, Rusk County, Texas, 30 June, Beat 3, P O NewSalem, page 70, Hse #435, Fam #450
    E M Quade 41 M [sic, should be female, this is Emily] Farmer $790 RealEstate $2000 Personal  born Miss
    B W Quade 21 M Farm Laborer born Miss

    Benjamin Walter Quaid
    Birth Aug. 8, 1837 Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA
    Death May 31, 1918 Pushmataha County, Oklahoma, USA

    Confederate Soldier

    Antlers American Newspaper
    Mr. B.W. Quaid, father of J.T. Quaid died Friday at his home inDarwin. He was 83 years old and had been a resident since 1910. He wasborn in Hines Co. Mississippi in 1835 and moved to Texas in 1842. Mr.Quaid was an honorable wearer of the grey during the Civil War. Hemarried Miss Martha Lisibel in 1860. Burial will be in DarwinCemetery.

    Son of Thomas Walter Quaid. Great great grandfather of actors Dennisand Randy Quaid. On August 25, 1915, B. W. Quaid stated that he was 79years old and signed an affidavit that he knew E. H. Quaid, and thatE.H. Quaid was a confederate soldier in Walthers' Div. in 1862 and heserved until war closed. Another reference says he was born in HinesCo., Mississippi.

    Parents Emily Moore Quaid (1816 - 1910)
    Spouse Martha Elizabeth Bell Quaid (1841 - 1917)
    Burial Darwin Cemetery, Antlers, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma, USA

    Created by: MillieBelle Jul 09, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #20374278,


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