Cora Belle Dale
March 9, 1877 - ca 1916
Letter by Louis F. Quint, March 14,
Letter to Cora Belle Knearl, Stillwater, Oklahoma (dau. of Cora Belle Dale)
Hill City, Kansas, Mar 14, 1934
Dear Cora Belle,
I expect, you will be somewhat surprised, receiving a letter
me, but Grace, Arkansas City, (our daughter) sent your letter to
us, asking for information in regard to your mother's (my sister)
early life history, so before sending the letter on, to your Aunt
Allie, thought I might give you some knowledge that she would be
unable to know, this probably will not be entirely correct, but
Photo of Scott Hall and Cora Belle (Knearl) Hall in 1985 Mary Quint- Dale, born August 31 1841 in Indiana br
6th eldest- child of J. S. Quint and Mary Quint - moved from
close to Cincinnati, Ohio, when about 5 years old with her
parents, to Nauvo, Illinois where she grew to womanhood. In about
the year 1662 or 63, was married to John Dale, living in Illinois
until 1869, when they moved to Guthrie (now called Menlo), Iowa.
Your mother, Cora Belle Dale, was born I think in 1877 in house at Guthrie,
Iowa about the year 1883 or 4. Your Mother who was about 3 yrs
old moved with her parents to Lincoln Center, Kansas. About 1890
your mother's folks moved to Harrisonville ?, Mo. from there to
Oklahoma. This will probably give you some information regards
your mother's girl hood days.
Now regards your grand parents on your mother's side- the
Quints. Your Great grand father and mother Quint were born in
State of Maine 1814 at Farmington. Your great grand mother
Quint's maiden name was Mary Tufts. J. S. Quint- your great
grandfather, as a single man went to Cincinnati and remained
there about the same time the Tufts came to Ohio where our mother
Mary Tufts taught school, awhile before her and father were
married. I think they moved to Illinois about 1846. In 1856 our
mother died leaving Mary Quint (13 yrs), Louis Quint (4yrs) and
Alice Quint (1 yr old). I do not know as this will be very
interesting as the most of this goes too far back. Your mother
Cora, we knew as a little girl in Iowa 2 to 4 yrs, later in Kansas
as a girl of 8 to 12 yrs old ( I will forward your letter to Aunt
Allie so she may give you more information as to your mother's
girlhood days than we can). Your Aunt Bell says she had such a
nice visit- when there year ago last August. We are pleased to
know you like your school, would be glad if when convenient you
could visit us.
With best wishes.
L. F. Quint and I. F. Quint, your uncle and aunt
Photo 1926, L. F. and I. F. Quint
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