Clay County


Thomas Patrick Quinn, son of Andrew and Anna Quinn, was born in Hoosier township, March 17, 1867, and departed this life February 20, 1930, at his home in Sailor Springs, at the age of 62 years, 11 months and 3 days.

He was united in marriage to Della Hiser, November 2, 1904, and to this union, was born one daughter, Vida.

He leaves to mourn their loss, a wife, one daughter, Vida, three step-daughters, Lorena Smith and Jane Westbrook, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Leona Gumbel, of Sailor Springs, one stepson, Will Hiser, of Clay City, five sisters, Ellen Dermody, Mary McBride, Alice Hudson, all of Flora, Illinois, Sallie Donnelly, of Effingham, Illinois, Maggie Murray, of Noble, Illinois, one brother, John Quinn, of Louisville, Illinois, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his departure.

Jesus, while our hearts are bleeding,
O'er the spoils that death has won,
We would at this solemn meeting
Calmly say, "Thy will be done."
By Thy hands the boon was given,
Thou hast taken but Thine own,
Lord of Earth and God of Heavens,
Evermore, "Thy will be done."

Extracted 12 Jun 2017 by Norma Hass from 1930 Pictures and Biographical Sketches of the Business Men of Clay City, Illinois.

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