Kenosha County Biographical Sketches

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CITY OF KENOSHA

HON. J. V. QUARLES, was born in Kenosha, and is a son of the late Joseph V. Quarles, who came to Kenosha in 1838 - his mother, Caroline B., was a daughter of Gen. John Bullen, who came here in the summer of 1836. Mr. Quarles, the father, was engaged in land business and in agricultural pursuits, and, for many years in later life, in the settlement of estates; he was also County Clerk for several years, and in the wagon business with Henry Mitchell. He died in July, 1874, leaving, two sons, Joseph V. and Charles, both attorneys. Joseph V. was educated at the Michigan University, graduating from the classical course in 1866, and from the law department in 1867. In the summer of 1864, he had served 100 days as First Lieutenant 39th W. V. I., Co. C. In the fall of 1868, he was elected District Attorney and served two terms in succession; he was Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1873 and 1874; Mayor in 1876; President of Board of Education two years, ending April 1, 1879, and member of the Legislature, elected in the fall of 1878.

DANIEL QUIGLEY, teamster; born in 1810, in Ireland - came to Wisconsin in 1838, and located claim in Kenosha; went to Chicago remained till spring of 1841, then returned to Kenosha and worked for Stephen Esterbrook for about two years; he then purchased some horses and went to teaming; in 1863, opened a grocery store, and sold out in 1864 to William Duff; in 1845, was appointed Road Commissioner; in 1846, Supervisor; in 1869 Alderman for one term; also Captain of the Kenosha City Guards, which he organized Jan. 21, 1851; commissioned March 9, 1851; disbanded March 9, 186O. Married Oct. 7, 1834, Miss Ann Harkins, a native of Ireland; they have had seven children, three boys and four girls. Are members of the Catholic Church. Mr. Quigley is a Democrat.

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PATRICK QUIGLEY, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Kenosha; born in County Donegal, Ireland, Oct. 8 1808; came to America in 1851, and, in 1853, located in Kenosha Co., and went to work on the railroad; follwed that occupation until 1855, when he engaged at farming; followed that to the present time. He married, in June 1857, Miss Catherine McGillen, a native of Ireland. Had ten children, seven still living. Are members of the Catholic Church. Owns twenty-five acres of land.

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