Agnes May Francis

Birth Name Agnes May Francis
Gender female
Age at Death about 73 years, 9 months, 4 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about May 1884 Mitcham, London, England   1a
Event Note

Index to her birth record, from the GRO in England.

mother's maiden name: MIHILL
GRO Reference: 1884 June Quarter in CROYDON Volume 02A Page 277

Immigration June 23, 1912 New York, United States   2a 3a
Event Note

SS Campania, from Liverpool June 15, 1912, arrived New York June 23, 1912

Agnes May Francis, 28, single, a book keeper, last residence: London. contact person in England: father W Francis, 174 High St., Tooting, London.

carrying $50, never in US before, paid for trip herself, has a ticket to her destination, 5', brown hair and eyes, born in Micham, England

destination: friend J Quinn, Cleveland State Hospital, Newburgh, Ohio

Arrival October 18, 1919 Liverpool, Lancashire, England   4a
Event Note

UK Incoming Passenger Lists,
SS Carmania, arrived Liverpool October 18, 1919, from New York
Cunard Lines

Patrick Quinn, 36, watchman
Agnes Quinn, 34, wife
Eileen Quinn, 5, child
John Quinn, 4, child
Kathleen Quinn, 10m, infant

All US citizens. all last permanent residence: US
country of intended future permanent residence: Ireland [meaning for a year or more]


Arrival (Mother) June 21, 1920 New York, United States   5a
Event Note

SS Caronia left Liverpool 12 June 1920, arrived New York 21 June 1920

Agnes M Quinn, 36y 9m, married, housewife, 5'4", fresh complexion, brown hair and eyes, birthplace: London, England
Eileen Quinn, 6y 9m, school girl
John F Quinn, 5y 5m, school boy
Kathleen M Quinn, 1y 3m, baby

Information common to all four:
nationality: English, last residence: London, England
nearest relative in England: Father/Grandfather Wm Francis, 174 High St, Tooting, SW
destination: (husband) John Quinn, 4316 Warner Road, Cleveland
all had been in US before, all had $50

Information commont to the 3 children:
nationality information is overwritten with "Claim US Born"
stamp "under 16" in column 1
no physical description information
birthplace: Cleveland, USA

Declaration of Intention November 10, 1924 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States US District Court 2a
Event Note

Declaration of Intention

Agnes May Francis Quinn, 36, housewife, white, fair complexion, 130 lbs, 5'2", brown hair, brown eyes
born in Mitcham, England, March 1, 1886, now living at 7808 Goodman Avenue, Cleveland
arrived from Liverpool, on the Campania, at New York on or about June 29, 1912
husband: John born in Ireland and now living with me.

Agnes May Francis Quinn
November 10, 1924
US District Court

Ellis Island certificate says June 23, 1912

Filed November 29, 1926

Residence (Wife) November 10, 1924 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 7808 Goodman Avenue 2a
Event Note

Agnes and John were living at 7808 Goodman Avenue when Agnes declared her intention to become a citizen of the US.

Petition for Naturalization November 29, 1926 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States US District Court 2b
Event Note

Petition for Naturalization
US District Court, Cleveland

Agnes May Quinn
of 7808 Goodman Avenue, Clevland
born March 1, 1886, Mitcham, England
emigrated from Liverpool on or about June 18, 1912, arrivind at New York on June 23, 1912, aboard the Campania

Declared my intention to be a citizen on November 10, 1924, in US District Court. Husband: John [Quinn], born 1884, in Ireland, and now lives in Cleveland with me.

Have resided continuously in the US since June 23, 1912. Have never made a petition for naturalization before.

Signed Agnes May Quinn
November 29, 1926

witnesses: A E Mavis, housewife, 8117 Maryland
and Leon Campbell, housewife, 7808 Goodman Avenue.

Signed Mrs A E Mavis and Mrs Leon Campbell
November 29, 1926


Naturalization March 11, 1927 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States US District Court 2c
Event Note

Oath of Allegiance and Certificate of Naturalization issued March 11, 1927


Census (Wife) April 16, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 7808 Goodman 6a
Event Note

1930 Census, Cleveland
April 16, 1930
at 7808 Goodman

John Quinn, 43, married 1st at 25, born in the Irish Free State, parents also, arrived 1911, naturalized, stock man, hotel
Agnes M Quinn, 42, married 1st at 24, born in England, parents also, arrived 1912, naturalized
Eileen Quinn, 16, born in Ohio
John Quinn Jr, 15, born in Ohio
Kathleen Quinn, 11, born in Ohio
Allan Quinn, 9, born in Ohio

Census (Wife) April 18, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 7808 Goodman Avenue 7a
Event Note

1940 census, Cleveland, Ward 15
April 18, 1940
at 7808 Goodman Avenue

John Quinn, 56, 8 years schooling, born in Eire, steward, hotel
May Quinn, 54, 8 years schooling, born in England
Kathleen Quinn, 21, single, born in Ohio, 4 years high school, stenographer, savings bank
Allen Quinn, 19, single, born in Ohio, 4 years high school, book keeper, newspaper

All lived in the same house in 1935. May provided the information

Residence before February 5, 1958 Independence, Independence Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States Kleber Court 8a
Event Note

Agnes' death notice said she was "formerly of Klieber Court"

Death February 5, 1958     9a
Burial February 8, 1958 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   9a 8a
Event Note

Name: Quinn, Agnes May
Date: Feb 7 1958
Source: Cleveland Press, Reel #127
Notes: Quinn, Agnes May (nee Francis), beloved wife of the late John J., mother of Mrs. Reg James (Eilleen), Jack, Mrs. William Fairley (Kathleen) and Allan, formerly of Klieber Ct. Friends received at the James Mullaney Funeral Home, 9811 Miles Ave., Friday Evening Only. Funeral mass Saturday, Feb. 8, at St. Michael Church, Independence, O., at 9 a. m

Agnes May Francis Quinn
Birth unknown
Death 5 Feb 1958
Burial Calvary Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 175827170


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William Francis
Mother Mary Matilda Mihill
         Agnes May Francis about May 1884 February 5, 1958


Family of John Joseph Quinn and Agnes May Francis

Married Husband John Joseph Quinn ( b. about January 11, 1878 d. December 27, 1945 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 17, 1912 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   10a
Event Note

Marriage Record, Cuyahoga County
John Quinn and Agnes May Francis
married August 17, 1912, by William J Gallena

Name Birth Date Death Date
Eileen QuinnAugust 10, 1913after July 5, 2006
John Francis “Jack” QuinnDecember 28, 1914October 6, 1986
William QuinnMay 6, 1917February 18, 1918
Kathleen Mary QuinnDecember 10, 1918January 28, 1997
Allan Joseph QuinnApril 10, 1921July 3, 2006

Source References

  1. General Record Office, England and Wales
      • Page: 1884 June Quarter in CROYDON Volume 02A Page 277
  2. Naturalization Petition and Record Books, U.S. District Court, Cleveland, 1907–1946
      • Page: Declaration November 10, 1924, Agnes May Quinn
      • Page: November 29, 1926, Agnes May Quinn, Petition
      • Page: March 11, 1927, Agnes May Quinn, Naturalization Certif. issued
  3. Ellis Island Passenger Record
      • Page: SS Campania, arr June 23, 1912
  4. Operations Inc, 2008: UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
      • Page: October 18, 1919, SS Carmania, from NY
  5. New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924
      • Page: 21 June 1920, SS Caronia, from Liverpool
  6. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, ED 295, sheet 20A, line 37, family 9
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2019), Eileen Quinn in household of John Quinn, Cleveland (Districts 251-500), Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 295, sheet 20A, line 37, family 9, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1771; FHL microfilm 2,341,505.

  7. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3218; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 92-382
  8. Cleveland Public Library: Cleveland News Index and Necrology File
      • Page: Name: Quinn, Agnes May, Date: Feb 7 1958, Source: Cleveland Press, Reel #127
      • Page: Memorial ID 175827170
  10. Ohio County Marriages
      • Page: August 17, 1912, Cleveland, Quinn-Francis
      • Citation:

        "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), John Quinn and Agnes May Francis, 17 Aug 1912; citing Marriage, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, 20357, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.