Eugene Henry O’Quinn was born December 29, 1899 in Estill, Hampton, South Carolina, son of Eugene Edgar O’Quinn and Sally Evelina Bunton O’Quinn.
1900 Census Information:
According to the United States Census recorded on June 12, 1900, Eugene Oquin (23), rented a home in Peeples, Township, Hampton County, South Carolina with his wife, Evalina Oquin (18), their children; Felder Oquin (3), and Henry Oquin (4 months), and boarder; Thomas Miley (40). It was reported that all household members were all born in South Carolina. Eugene Oquin and Thomas Miley were farmers.
1910 Census Information:
According to the United States Census recorded on April 20, 1910, Eugene O’Quin (34), rented a home in Boxton, Colleton County, South Carolina with his wife, Evlena O’Quin (27), and their children; Felder O’Quin (12), Henry O’Quin (10), Lou L O’Quin (8), Claud O’Quin (6), Walter O’Quin (4), Lije O’Quin (2). Evlena O’Quin reported being the mother of 6 children; all of whom were still living. It was reported that all household members were all born in South Carolina. Eugene O’Quin was a farmer on a general farm, Felder O’Quin and Henry O’Quin were farm laborers on a general farm.
On September 12, 1918, Eugene Henry O’Quin, completed his World War I draft registration card. He was described as tall with a medium build, light eyes and dark hair.
On November 16, 1918, Eugene Henry O’Quinn (19) and Annie Josephine Phillips (19) were married in Hampton County, South Carolina.
1930 Census Information:
According to the United States Census recorded on May 1, 1930, Eugene H O’Quinn (30), rented a home in Millen, Jenkins county, Georgia with his wife, Annie J O’Quinn (29) and their son Joseph L O’Quinn (7). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Eugene H O’Quinn was a forman on a Log Camp.
1940 Census Information:
According to the United States Census recorded on May 12, 1940, Henry Eugene O Ininn (39), rented a home on Church Street in Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife, Annie Phillip O Ininn (38) and their children; Henry Robert O Ininn (19) and Joseph Lewis O Ininn (18). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina and lived in Estill, Hampton County, South Carolina on April 1, 1935. Henry Eugene O Ininn was a logging contractor, Henry Robert O Ininn and Joseph Lewis O Ininn were logging laborers.
ELGIN – E. H. O’Quinn of Elgin died Thursday morning, August 25, 1966 in Charleston at the Medical Hospital after an illness of one year.
Mr. O’Quinn was born in Hampton County, and was a member of the Baptist Church. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge No. 340, Florence.
Surviving are his wife, Annie Josephine O’Quinn, Elgin; two sons, Henry R. O’Quinn, Elgin, and Joseph E. O’Quinn, Lugoff; two sisters, Mrs. D. W. Phillips, Spartanburg, and Mrs. Ernestine Baxter, Orange Grove, Calif. and six brothers, H. F. O’Quinn, Walterboro, Walter O’Quinn, Carlos O’Quinn and Clyde O’Quinn of Jacksonville, Fla., J. B. O’Quinn, Columbia and Elijah O’Quinn of Denver, Colo.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. George Partridge and the Rev. George Walker. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the residence in Elgin and Paschal Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the home at Noon Saturday.
Active pallbearers will be W. D. Kirkland, Heyward Kirkland, John Henry Rabon Jr., Don Junior Wattson, Barney Cooper and Paul Cameron.
Certificate of Death
On December 20, 1975, Eugene H. O’Quinn was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Henry O’Quinn.
On September 14, 1988, E. Henry O’Quinn was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs. Josephine “Josie” Phillips O’Quinn.
On November 27, 1999, Henry Eugene O’Quinn was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Joseph Lewis O’Quinn Sr.