A great find…

One of the most gratifying moments of Narratio Vitae‘s family history research is that aha! moment of discovering – after hours or days of searching – a truly captivating image of a customer’s ancestor.  In the case of our current development of the Quinn family’s history in Boston, we discovered something just about perfect…

John S. Quinn, Boston Globe, 1897
Credit: The Boston Globe, 1897

The Quinns knew their great grandfather, John, was a track star, but they had never seen the coverage that he received during his stardom.  The image above is from an 1897 edition of the Boston Globe, featuring the young John Quinn’s victories on the track.  An image like this is gold… and will be a perfect addition to the Quinn family narrative.

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