7. Robert S.2 QUINN (John1 QUIN) was born in New Jersey on 24 February 1761.(32) Robert died on 11 April 1844 in Preble County, OH, at 83 years of age.(33) His body was interred in April 1844 in Mound Hill Cemetary in Preble County, OH.(34)

He married Elizabeth LACEY 1787 in Falls Church, Fairfax County, VA.(35) Elizabeth was born on 4 December 1760 in Wrightstown, Bucks County, PA.(36) Elizabeth was the daughter of John LACEY and Jane CHAPMAN. Elizabeth died on 10 August 1849 in Eaton, Preble County, OH, at 88 years of age.

He migrated with his parent(s) from New Jersey to Frederick, Frederick Co, MD circa 1762. The following individuals are also linked to this event: ? CROOKS (spouse); William QUINN (child); Richard QUIN < (child); John QUINN (child). He migrated circa 1782 from Frederick, Maryland to vicinity of Falls Church, VA. He migrated in 1789 from Virginia to Columbia County, Georgia. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Elizabeth LACEY (spouse); Jane QUINN (child). He migrated 1 March 1805 from Columbia County, Georgia to Preble County, Ohio. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Elizabeth LACEY (spouse); Elizabeth Crooks QUINN (child); Jane QUINN (child); James QUINN (child); Margaret QUINN (child); Robert QUINN (child); Gen John QUINN (child). Robert S. Quinn was the founder of the primary line of Quinns who remained in Preble County, Ohio. He was born in New Jersey and accompanied his father's family to Maryland. He apparantly married in Maryland, as his first child, Jane, was reported to have been born there. All of his other children were born in Georgia. He and his family came to Ohio in 1805, first settling in Montgomery County, near Germantown. A year later they rented a farm in Lanier Township, Preble County, a mile and a half south of the present site of West Alexandria. The same year he entered the southwest quarter of section 31, township 6, range 3, and not long afterward the southeast quarter of section 18 in the same township. He and his son, John, maintained a farm at the latter location for nearly 75 years.

Robert S. QUINN and Elizabeth LACEY had the following children:

child + 26 i. Jane3 QUINN was born on 8 April 1788.

child + 27 ii. Gen John QUINN was born on 26 January 1790.

child + 28 iii. James QUINN was born circa 1794.

child + 29 iv. Robert QUINN was born on 2 February 1795.

child + 30 v. Margaret QUINN was born on 26 October 1797.

child + 31 vi. Elizabeth Crooks QUINN was born on 21 August 1801.

child 32 vii. Mary (Polly) QUINN < was born in Georgia or Ohio circa 1805.(37) Mary died on 29 September 1830 in Preble County, OH, at 25 years of age.(38)

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