Edwin Francis McQuisten

Last updated 26 Jun 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 14 May 1914 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Died: 2 Jul 2007 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Father: Francis M. McQuisten (1882 – ?)

Mother: Emma C. Jensen (1887 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1920-ps-sd-minnehaha-187-8a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls (Ward 5), enumeration district 187, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 115A (stamped OR stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Minnehaha > Sioux Falls Ward 5 > District 0187" image 15; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1724 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 160

Comment: Source includes name (Edwin Francis McQuisten).

marriage-mcquisten-spear-1940: Record of marriage for Edwin McQuisten and Cora Spear (1940); South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2017, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 11 Sep 2007) > “1940-1941” image 978; citing “South Dakota Department of Health; Pierre, South Dakota; South Dakota Marriage Records, 1905-2016

Comment: Source includes name (Edwin McQuisten).

obituary-cora-mcquisten-2008: Obituary for Cora E. (Spear) McQuisten (2008); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

Comment: Source includes name (Ed McQuisten).

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source includes name (Edwin F. McQuisten).

obituary-eugene-mcquisten-2012: Obituary for Eugene M. McQuisten (2012); “Eugene M McQuisten,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 3 May 2021), image “United States of America > South Dakota > Sioux Falls > Argus Leader > 2012 > 11 > 15 > main-edition" page B8; citing “Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), 15 Nov 2012 (Thursday), page 8B, column 2”

Comment: Source includes name (Ed McQuisten).

obituary-robert-mcquisten-1941-dal2: Obituary for Robert H. McQuisten (1941); “McQuisten’s Body Found,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 13 May 2020), page image “United States of America, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, Argus-Leader, 19 Apr 1941” page 1; citing “The Daily Argus–Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), 19 April 1941 (Saturday), page 1, column 3”

Comment: Source includes name (Francis M. McQuisten). Francis is his "middle" name.

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birth

census-us-1920-ps-sd-minnehaha-187-8a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls (Ward 5), enumeration district 187, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 115A (stamped OR stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Minnehaha > Sioux Falls Ward 5 > District 0187" image 15; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1724 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 160

Comment: Source includes age (5) and location (South Dakota). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1914 to 1 Jan 1915.

marriage-mcquisten-spear-1940: Record of marriage for Edwin McQuisten and Cora Spear (1940); South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2017, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 11 Sep 2007) > “1940-1941” image 978; citing “South Dakota Department of Health; Pierre, South Dakota; South Dakota Marriage Records, 1905-2016

Comment: Source includes age (26). Using the marriage date of 27 Jul 1940 gives a birth date range from 28 Jul 1913 to 27 Jul 1914.

memorialcard-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Memorial card (funeral program) for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); privately held [This card likely has the same informant as his obituary, so information from this card is used only where it doesn't duplicate information from the obituary.]

Comment: Source includes date (May 14, 1914) and location (Sioux Falls, South Dakota).

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source includes date (May 14, 1914).

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death

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source includes date (July 2, 2007) and location (Avera McKennan Hospital in Siou Falls [, South Dakota]).

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father

census-us-1920-ps-sd-minnehaha-187-8a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls (Ward 5), enumeration district 187, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 115A (stamped OR stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Minnehaha > Sioux Falls Ward 5 > District 0187" image 15; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1724 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 39,42, dwelling 160

Comment: Source identifies Edwin Francis McQuisten as a son of Francis M. McQuisten. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Cora Ethel Spear (1920 – 2008)

Married: 27 Jul 1940 in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

marriage-mcquisten-spear-1940: Record of marriage for Edwin McQuisten and Cora Spear (1940); South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2017, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 11 Sep 2007) > “1940-1941” image 978; citing “South Dakota Department of Health; Pierre, South Dakota; South Dakota Marriage Records, 1905-2016

Comment: Source includes location (Draper, South Dakota / Jones County) on date (July 27th, 1940).

obituary-cora-mcquisten-2008: Obituary for Cora E. (Spear) McQuisten (2008); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

Comment: Source includes location (Wild Rose Valley Farm) and date (July 27, 1940).

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source notes that Edwin McQuisten and Cora are married.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: 5 Jul 2007 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Cemetery: (Woodlawn Cemetery) at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source includes location (Woodlawn Cemetery [in Sioux Falls, South Dakota]) and expected date (July 5, [2007]).

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

Comment: Source includes cemetery (Woodlawn Cemetery [in Sioux Fals, South Dakota]).

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Attributes

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Residence: 27 Jul 1940 at Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, United States

Residence: 19 Apr 1941 at Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, United States

Residence: 2 Jul 2007 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1920-ps-sd-minnehaha-187-8a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls (Ward 5), enumeration district 187, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 115A (stamped OR stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Minnehaha > Sioux Falls Ward 5 > District 0187" image 15; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1724 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 160

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Sioux Falls, County: Minnehaha, State: South Dakota).

marriage-mcquisten-spear-1940: Record of marriage for Edwin McQuisten and Cora Spear (1940); South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2017, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 11 Sep 2007) > “1940-1941” image 978; citing “South Dakota Department of Health; Pierre, South Dakota; South Dakota Marriage Records, 1905-2016

Comment: Source includes location (Rapid City, S. Dak., Pennington Co.) on marriage date (July 27th, 1940).

obituary-robert-mcquisten-1941-dal2: Obituary for Robert H. McQuisten (1941); “McQuisten’s Body Found,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 13 May 2020), page image “United States of America, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, Argus-Leader, 19 Apr 1941” page 1; citing “The Daily Argus–Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), 19 April 1941 (Saturday), page 1, column 3”

Comment: Source includes location (Rapid City [, South Dakota]) and obituary date of 19 April 1941.

obituary-eugene-mcquisten-2012: Obituary for Eugene M. McQuisten (2012); “Eugene M McQuisten,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 3 May 2021), image “United States of America > South Dakota > Sioux Falls > Argus Leader > 2012 > 11 > 15 > main-edition" page B8; citing “Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), 15 Nov 2012 (Thursday), page 8B, column 2”

Comment: Source includes location (Sioux Falls, SD).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Edwin was a well driller for most of his life, owning his own business. He drilled his first well when he was only 13. [obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007]

He battled cancer for the last year and a half of his life and was put into hospice for part of that time. [memorialcard-edwin-mcquisten-2007]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

memorialcard-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Memorial card (funeral program) for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); privately held [This card likely has the same informant as his obituary, so information from this card is used only where it doesn't duplicate information from the obituary.]

obituary-edwin-mcquisten-2007: Obituary for Edwin F. McQuisten (2007); Miller Funeral Home (https://www.millerfh.com: accessed 25 Apr 2018), Miller Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory – Downtown (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), published after 2 Jul 2007

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