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Percy and Herbert Quimby, Orphan Train Riders

Percy Quimby 1876 - ?

Percy Quimby wrote in 1895 that he planned to be an electrician. The 1900 census shows him living in the home of an older brother, Calvin Quimby, in New York, working as an electrician.

Another brother, Herbert Quimby, was placed a few hundred miles from Maroa, in Burnside, Hancock County, Illinois. No trace could be found of Herbert. Perhaps he, too, returned to New York when he had completed his indenture.

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