August Quante

August Quante
b. 16 August 1839, Cincinnati, Ohio, to Johann and Sophie (Waitinger) Quante
d. 23 April 1920, Nemaha County, Nebraska

m. 19 August 1868, Nemaha County, Nebraska
Rosetta Snyder
b. 13 December 1849, Wood County, Ohio
d. 13 February 1910, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Children with Rosetta Snyder:

  • Clara Elizabeth (1869-1964) married Robert Baker
  • Franklin Henry (1871-1966) married Nettie Lare
  • Augusta Sophie (1874-1977) married Daniel Bagley
  • William James (1867-1949) married Florence Cole
  • Rosa Belle (1879-1966) married Lee Graham
  • Emma Lucretia (1883-1917) married David Chiles

August Quante immigrated with his parents to Franklin County, Indiana, as an infant. He joined the Indiana 1st Regiment Cavalry in 1862. He emigrated first to Kansas and then moved to Nebraska. He worked outfitting wagon trains and hauling government supplies west.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Quante Ward
Evansville IN

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