Thomas Walter QUAID Benjamin Walter QUAID Elihu QUAID William Riley QUAID Simpson QUAID Charles Hugh QUAID America Jane QUAID Young Harrington QUAID Emily Jemima QUAID Lee Harrington QUAID Thomas Delano Doma QUAID Minnie Ann QUAID Simpson Walter QUAID John Wesley QUAID Josie Lena QUAID Essie Marie QUAID Parthenia Ann KNAPP Emily Ann Meese MOORE Mini tree diagram
Thomas QUAID

Thomas QUAID1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

12th Aug 18591,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 - 20th Jan 19384,7,8

Life History

12th Aug 1859

Born in Griffin, Cherokee, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

about 1880

Married Parthenia Ann KNAPP in Texas.12,8

27th Aug 1881

Birth of son Lee Harrington QUAID in Rusk County, Texas.4,11,12,13,14,15,16,16,17

30th Jan 1883

Birth of son Thomas Delano Doma QUAID in Pilot Point, Denton, Texas.10,16,16,18

14th Aug 1884

Birth of daughter Minnie Ann QUAID.19,10

15th Jul 1888

Birth of son Simpson Walter QUAID.20,21

8th Sep 1890

Birth of son John Wesley QUAID in Texas.22,23,3,21

30th Aug 1895

Birth of daughter Josie Lena QUAID in She was listed on the famliy's Choctaw card in 1901 as Josie L Quaid, age 5..24,21

24th Sep 1897

Birth of daughter Essie Marie QUAID in Troy, Johnston, Oklahoma.4,21

20th Jan 1938

Died in Milburn, Johnston, Oklahoma.4,7,8

He had been ill for several weeks.

after 20th Jan 1938

Buried in Bold Springs Cemetery, Milburn, Johnston, Oklahoma.4,8

Notes

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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 Quaids stayed in Rusk County until 1880.  T W belonged to thesame Masonic Lodge as Sam Houston.  Three Quaids and six Mooresenlisted in the Confederate Army.  LDS records show that T W died ofsuicide in 1860.  Details of his death are not known at this time.After his death, Emily and the children moved to Cooke County.  Elihustayed in New Salem."

    Three photos accompany the article with details of members of thefamily.

    Eliihu Quaid, son of T W Quaid b 1839 Brownsville MS, died Oct 9,1907.  Shown with 2nd wife Nancy Fletcher.
    Rev Thomas Quaid, son of T W Quaid b Aug 12, 1858 Griffin TX, CherokeeCo, died Jan 20, 1938 Milburn, Okla, married to Parthena Ann KnappChisum.
    Lenore Victoria Anderson Moore Quaid b Rusk Co July 20, 1853, died1936 in Como TX, Hopkins Co, married to John Savannah Quaid.

    --  By Glen Quaid, Publication name and date unknown;  Original scanposted by T R Fincher on Ancestry.com 27 Mar 2015; accessed 9 April2016
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    Thomas' mother Emily Meece applied for recognition by the DawesCommission as a Choctaw Indian.

    Dawes Commission Index, 1896
    Case #67
    Emily Quaid
    Choctaw Tribe

    In 1896, and again in 1901, her son Thomas applied for citizenship inthe Choctaw Nation, along with several of his children.  Thisapplication was rejected.  No blood quantum for either Emily or herchildren or Thomas' children was known.

    Quaid Thomas, Choctaw in Chickasaw Nation registration, Dawes1896-1902
    Residence Reagan, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
    1 Quaid, Thomas Age 42 Male Father Thomas W Quaid  Dead Non-CitizMother Emily Quaid Claim Choctaw [b abt 1854]
    2 Quaid, Thomas D D Son 18 M Father No 1Mother Ann Quaid Non-citizen[b abt 1883]
    3 Quaid, ?? N Dau 15 F Father No 1 Mother Ditto [b abt 1886, date ongrave for Minnie Ann is 14 Aug 1884]
    4 Quaid, Simpson W Son 13 M Ditto [b abt 1888, actual birth date onhis grave is 15 July 1888]
    5 Quaid, John Wesley Son 10 M Ditto [b abt 1891, birth date on hisgrave is 8 Sept 1890]
    6 Quaid, Josie L Dau 5 F Ditto
    7 Quaid, Essie M Dau 4 F Ditto
    Original registration 1896 Dawes roll
    Choctaw Blood Quantum of all:  "Don't Know"
    Application rejected 3 September 1902, Decision Approved by Secretaryof Interior 13 July 1904
    Notified 23 July 1904

    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
    Eli H Quade 20 M born Miss
    Wm H Quade 15 M born Miss
    Simpson Quade 13 M born Miss
    Charles Quade 11 M born Texas
    America Quade 10 F born Texas
    Jemima Quade 6 F born Texas
    Thomas Quade 2 M born Texas

    1870 Federal Census, Cooke County, Texas, 25 November, Precinct 3, POGainesville, page 29, Hse #190, Fam #188
    Quade, Emily 48 F W Keeping House $1100 Real Estate $300 Personal  bAL Cannot write
    Quade, Simpson 22 M W Farm Laborer born TX
    Quade, Charles 21 M W Farm Laborer born TX
    Quade, Jemima 14 F W At Home born TX
    Quade, Young H 15 M W Works on Farm born TX
    Quade, Thomas 10 M W born TX

    1890 Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, Mansville PO, FamilyGroup #50870, page 61
    Quaid, T & Wife age (his) 32 Household 4 male 3 females US Citizen,Permitted to live here Total in home 9

    1920 Federal Census, Johnson County, Oklahoma, 16 January, ThomasTownship, District 97, page 6A, Hse/Fam #107
    Quaid, Thomas Head Owns M W  61 MS MS MS Farmer
    Quaid, Parthenia Wife  F W  64 MS MS MS Laborer
    Quaid, Nancy Sister-in-Law F W  64 Widow MS MS MS

    In 1930, Thomas and Parthena are living with their son John WesleyQuaid.  The enumerator, though has reported that they are John'sgrandparents, instead of his parents.

    1930 Federal Census, Tillman County, Oklahoma, 7 April, Frederick,District 6, page 4B, 843 South 11th, Hse #96, Fam #98
    Quaid, John W Head Rents $40 No Radio M W 38 Married at age 20 OK TXAR Clergyman, Methodist
    Quaid, Jane T Wife F W 37 Married at age 18 TX TX LA
    Quaid, Clifford Son M W 18 Single OK OK TX
    Quaid, Cleburne Son M W 16 Single OK OK TX
    Quaid, Laron Son M W 15 Single OK OK TX
    Quaid, Elwanna Dau F W 10 Single OK OK TX
    Quaid, Parthena Grandmother [sic, should be mother] F W 74 Married atage 21 AR Northern Ireland LA
    Quaid, Thomas Grandfather [sic, should be father] M W 70 Married (agenot given) TX Northern Ireland MS No Occup

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    Rev Thomas Quaid Died Sunday at Milburn

    Rev Thomas Quaid passed away January 20, at the home  of his daughter,Mts J O Skillern of Milburn.  He had been ill for several weeks.

    Grandfather Quaid was born in Russ [Rusk] county, Texas in 1859.  Hewas married to Mrs Ann Chism 57 years ago, and he and his family cameto Johnston county from Texas about 48 years ago.

    Surviving are his wife and eight children, L H Quaid, Achilee; T D DQuaid, of Phillips University, Enid;  S W Quaid, Tishomingo; J WQuaid, Sasakwa;  Mrs W Z Newgent, Milburn; Mrs W E Jarnigin, Hugo;Mrs W D Rhea, Milburn, and Mrs J O Skillern, Milburn.

    Mr Quaid became a Christian at the age of 19 and was united with theMethodist church.  A few years later he entered the ministry.  Hepreached among the pioneer settlers and Indians of the county for morethan 40 years.

    His gentle council [counsel] and his presence will be missed by hiswife, children, grandchildren and his many friends.

    [No burial information]

    --  Publication name unknown;  Original scan posted by T R Fincher onAncestry.com 27 Mar 2015; accessed 9 April 2016
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    Gravestone of Rev Thomas Quaid and wife Parthenia Ann Knapp;
    Quaid
    Rev Tom  1859 - 1938
    Ann  1855 - 1943
    --  Grave photo courtesy of "JimmyMarie444" on Ancestry.com, 24 Aug2012, accessed 08 May 2015

    I found a memorial on Find a grave with some basic information.

    Rev Tom Quaid
    Birth 1859
    Death 1938
    Child Lee Harrington Quaid (1881 - 1958)
    Burial Bold Springs Cemetery, Milburn, Johnston County, Oklahoma
    Originally Created by Stone Seeker Jul 26, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #20644509,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20644509

    Later I found this memorial had been expanded to provide moreinformation and provide names of all the chidlren.

    Rev Thomas "Tom" Quaid
    Birth Aug. 12, 1859 Griffin, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
    Death Jan. 20, 1938 Milburn, Johnston County, Oklahoma, USA
    Mother Emily Moore Quaid (1816 - 1910)
    Spouse Parthena Ann Knapp Quaid (1855 - 1943)
    Children:
    Lee Harrington Quaid (1881 - 1958)
    Minnie Ann Quaid Neugent (1884 - 1943)
    Simpson Walter Quaid (1888 - 1969)
    John Wesley Quaid (1890 - 1975)
    Lena Quaid Rhea (1895 - 1970)
    Essie Marie Quaid Skillern (1897 - 1968)
    Burial Bold Springs Cemetery, Milburn, Johnston County, Oklahoma
    Originally Created by Stone Seeker Jul 26, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #20644509,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20644509

Sources

  • 1. 1870 Federal Census, Cooke County, Texas
    • 25 November, Precinct 3, PO Gainesville, page 29, Hse #190, Fam #188
  • 2. 1860 Federal Census, Rusk County, Texas
    • 30 June, Beat 3, P O New Salem, page 70, Hse #435, Fam #450
  • 3. 1930 Federal Census, Tillman County, Oklahoma
    • 7 April, Frederick, District 6, page 4B, 843 South 11th, Hse #96, Fam
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. 1920 Federal Census, Johnston County, Oklahoma
    • 16 January, Thomas Township, District 97, page 6A, Hse/Fam #107
  • 6. 1890 Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
    • Mansville PO, Family Group #50870, page 61
  • 7. Quaid Family Article
  • 8. Quaid Rev Thomas Obituary Jan 1938
  • 9. 1890 Census Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
    • PO Mansville, p 61, Family Group #50870
  • 10. 1902 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for FiveCivilized Tribes, 1898-1914
    • Quaid Thomas, Choctaw in Chickasaw Nation, Residence Reagan, Chickasaw
  • 11. 1930 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma
    • 7 April, Brown Township, District 1, page 3B, Hse #45, Fam #49
  • 12. Gravestone of Lee H and Winnie A (Foster) Quaid, Velma Cemetery,Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 13. 1920 Federal Census, Johnston County, Oklahoma
    • 16 January, Thomas Township, District 97, page 6A, Hse/Fam #106
  • 14. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982
  • 15. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
  • 16. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
  • 17. 1940 Federal Census, Bryan County, Oklahoma
    • 2 April, Colbert Township, District 7-20, Page 1A, Hse #3, Owns $700
  • 18. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 19. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #20642095,
  • 20. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #46062853,
  • 21. 1902 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for FiveCivilized Tribes, 1898-1914
    • Quaid Thomas, Choctaw, Residence Reagan, Chickasaw Nation, card #3445
  • 22. Social Security Death Index
  • 23. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #66937849,
  • 24. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #20645408,

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