Biography of Quartus Kingsley
Eureka, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Quartus Kingsley was born on Staten Island, December 6th, 1829, and while yet a child his parents removed to Hampshire county, Massachusetts. Here his youth was passed, also the knowledge of brass and iron moulding was anquired. Worked at his trade in his native state, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. In 1860, he came west and located in Eureka, near his brother, where he still lives, having a desirable farm with first class improvements. An enterprising and accommodating citizen, he is highly esteemed throughout the whole community. Married in 1853, to Miss Elmira Shippy, who has borne him him three children: Effie, Walter C. and Nellie.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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