John Wandless Quinn

John Wandless Quinn

Male 1848 - 1902  (54 years)

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  • Name John Wandless Quinn 
    Born 1848  Newry, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    IMMI 18th August 1854  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Quin aged 28, his wife Elizabeth aged 30, children Margaret aged 9 and John aged 7 arrived at Moreton Bay,Queensland on the ship "Genghis Khan" 18th August 1854.
      [immigration papers in possession of  Brian Mullan]
    Newspaper 21 Aug 1868  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The Brisbane Courier (Qld.) 21 Aug 1868
      In the Supreme Court of Queensland, Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction:  In the matter of the last Will and Testament and the Goods and Chattels of ELIZA QUINN, late of South Brisbane, in the colony of Queensland, Widow, deceased.
      Notice is hereby given, that at the expiration of fourteen days from the publication hereof in the Queensland Government Gazette, application will be made to the Supreme Court of Queensland, in its Ecclesiastical jurisdiction, that Letters of Administration of the Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Effects of the abovenamed deceased, with Probate of her Will annexed, be granted to JOHN WANDLESS QUINN, of South Brisbane aforesaid, the only son of the said deceased.
      Dated this 20th day of August, A.D. 1868.
      W. E. MURPHY, Queen-street, Brisbane, Petitioner for the said John Wandless Quinn
    Occupation 1871 
    policeman 
    • per his marriage record, but Brian has not been able to find record of him in the Qld or NSW police force
    Occupation Abt 1878  Warwick, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor 
    • A Mayor of Warwick Policeman,Politician,Publican Royal Exchange&Criterion Hotels at
      Warwick, Gracemere Hotel near Rockhampton, he was also a committee man on the Eastern Downs Horticultural Society.[Peter McHugh]
    Occupation 1873-1885  Warwick, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    publican 
    • Warwick Examiner and Times (Qld) 26 July 1873
      Gerald Connell posted an application to transfer the publican's license from John Wandless Quinn, for the Globe Inn on Palmerin street, Warwick, to himself.

      On 17 June 1885, John Wandless Quinn posted a notice to transfer the license and building to Patrick Murphy of Lucky valley, for the same establishment.
    Court 11 Apr 1885  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Brisbane Courier 11 April 1885
      John Wandless Quinn, publican, Warwick, was judged insolvent on his own petition and the first meeting of creditors was scheduled.
    Moved Abt 1898  Gracemere, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from Warwick, QLD
    RELI Catholic 
    Died 11 Oct 1902  Gracemere, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 12 Oct 1902  South Rockhampton Cemetery, Gracemere, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Probably christened John Wandless but became John Wandless Quinn when his mother remarried.

      Birthdate of 10 Mar 1848 is written down somewhere but we don't have the source for that.

      Name is recorded as "John Winlass Quinn" on Birth Certificate of William Francis Thaber Quinn.

      Died at 56 after a long and painful illness.

      Notes from Peter McHugh:
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      Children
      1.      Elizabeth Ellen QUINN b: 1872 in Warwick
      2.      Ida Florence QUINN b: 1874 in Warwick
      3.      Beatrice Magdaline QUINN b: 1876 in Warwick
      4.      Gerald Herbert QUINN b: 1878 in Warwick
      5.      William Francis Thaber QUINN b: 1881 in Warwick
      6.      Mary Letitia QUINN b: 24 May 1883 in Warwick Queensland
      7.      Mabel Florence QUINN b: 1887 in Warwick

      4.      i.      WILLIAM FRANCIS THABER4 QUINN, b. 18 Jan 1881, Warwick, Qld, Australia 81/006438; d. Abt. 1949, Rockhampton, Qld.
           ii.      ELIZABETH ELLEN QUINN, b. 13 Oct 1872, Warwick, Qld, Australia 72/003814; d. Unknown, Brisbane, Qld; m. BARNEY CHARLES.

      Notes for ELIZABETH ELLEN QUINN:
      Elizabeth married Barney Charles. They owned Hotels in Yeppoon and Rockhampton, then retired to Brisbane. They had no children
      More About BARNEY CHARLES:
      Occupation: Publican - Rockhampton & Yeppoon5

           iii.      IDA FLORENCE WINDLASS GERTRUDE QUINN, b. 02 Jul 1874, Warwick, Qld, Australia 74/004654; d. Unknown.
      5.      iv.      BEATRICE MAGDALENE MARY QUINN, b. 29 Sep 1876, Warwick, Qld, Australia; d. 27 Nov 1950.
           v.      GERRALD HERBERT QUINN, b. 26 Sep 1878, Warwick, Qld, Australia; d. Unknown.
      6.      vi.      MARY LETICIA QUINN, b. 24 May 1883, Warwick, Qld, Australia; d. 13 Jul 1972, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
           vii.      MABEL FLORENCE QUINN, b. 29 Aug 1887, Warwick, Qld, Australia; d. Unknown.
    Person ID I72  6: Wandless: Whitehaven, Cumberland, England to New Brunswick, Canada
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2014 

    Father William Wandless,   b. 1804-1806, Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1848, Newry, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gribbon,   b. Abt 1822, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1868, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1846  Newry, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Documents
    Death Certificate of Elizabeth (Gribben)(Wandless) Quinn (1822-1868)
    Death Certificate of Elizabeth (Gribben)(Wandless) Quinn (1822-1868)
    Left-hand half of the death cert. Elizabeth Gribben first married William Wandless of Newry, Ireland, then Thomas Quinn, and died in Australia in 1868
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ann Connell,   b. 15 Aug 1850, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1923, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1871  Warwick, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Wandless Quinn (abt 1850-1902), mayor of Warwick, Queensland, Australia, 1878
    John Wandless Quinn (abt 1850-1902), mayor of Warwick, Queensland, Australia, 1878

    Documents
    Marriage Certificate of John Wandless Quinn (1848-1902) & Mary Ann Connell, Queensland, Australia, 1871
    Marriage Certificate of John Wandless Quinn (1848-1902) & Mary Ann Connell, Queensland, Australia, 1871

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Marriage record.
      born Newry, Co. Down, Ireland, age 23
      may actually be 21

    2. [S43] Newspaper, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S40] Death cert of John Wandless Quinn.
      father John Quinn

    4. [S17] Burial record, OCCUPATION: HOTEL KEEPER UID: OD2EF789060ED8118495ABA03E3DFF4AE030 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S38] Death cert of Elizabeth (Gribbon) Quinn.

    6. [S31] Marriage record.
      father John Wandless Quinn