FREDERICK JOHNSON QUINBY
1863 - 19??
"The Early Shirley Guy"
A Whole Lot of Women, A Few Wifes, (at least 5 or 6) Many Book Deals with Wealthy Widows, Hotel Clerk, Roller Rink Operator, Military Officer, Dealer of Engravings, Etchings, Art Pictures, Big Land Developments, Aviator, Stock Deals, Quinby Oil Company and a few known children.....also salesman for P.F. Collier (always a Knapp Connection!) and the Publisher in the early 1900's of the most expensive book in history. The Complete Works of Charles Dickens ..... price $100,000.00 !!!!
F J QUINBY circa 1911 standing behind his " BIG JOHNSON "
JOHNSON BTW, WAS JOHNSON M. QUINBY, FRED's UNCLE
The cannon belonged to the Tangier Smith's. They Got Two Of Them (cheap) At A Govt Auction In 1908. Miss Martha thought " They made nice lawn ornaments". They are still there at The Manor Of St. George pointing out at Shirley Bay warding off pirates.
A VERY THOROUGH GENEALOGICAL HISTORY WRITTEN IN 1915 BY HENRY COLE QUINBY (Harvard Class of 1894)
ON HIS FAMILY THAT CAME TO AMERICA IN THE 1600's AND DID ALL KINDS OF THINGS, GOVERNORS, MERCHANTS, BEE KEEPERS, INVENTORS, CLERGY. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & AUTOMOBILE BUILDERS & MORE ....
THE ENTRY FOR F. J. QUINBY FOLLOWS BELOW
AND THAT'S ALL FRED HAD TO SAY TO HENRY
However Henry Had His Ways Of Finding More
HAS ANYONE SEEN FRED?
AND A FEW WEEKS LATER NOV 29 1899
VERA CAMERON, STAGE NAME OF HELEN S. GARDNER
who was born in 1882
WAS ALSO MRS. HELEN S. QUINBY FROM 1906-1914
(Fred's 5th Known Wife)
AS VERA CAMERON
She Appeared In These Musicals & Farces
THE BELLE OF BOND STREET 1914
BABES IN THE WOODS 1905
THE BABES & THE BARON 1906
THE BILLIONAIRE 1902 & 1905
THE GIRL FROM KAYS 1902
AND THEN ALONG COMES MARY AGAIN IN 1915!
Miss Mary E. Shaw Was Mrs F. J. Quinby # 3
She Married Fred In 1891 & Divorced Him in 1899
CHARLES O. & HENRIETTA QUINBY
(F. J. Q's PARENTS)
The Oil Company In 1927 Is Last Known Deal That I Know Of That F. J. Quinby Was Involved In
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