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Arthur Quintal

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Pitcairn Islands
Death: November 19, 1872 (77)
Norfolk Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthew Quintal and Tevaurua
Husband of Catherine Quintal and Mary Quintal
Father of John Quintal; Charlotte Quintal; Arthur Quintal; Catherine Quintal; Phoebe Quintal and 9 others
Brother of Mathew Quintrell; Jenny Quintrell; Sarah McCoy; John Quintal and Jane Quintal
Half brother of Edward Quintal

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About Arthur Quintal


One day, Arthur and his best friend, Daniel McCoy, swam out to a rock a considerable distance from the shore, and there agreed to seek each one the other's sister for a wife. That place is now known as 'Tane M'A' (Place of the men's agreement).| This is the same Arthur Quintal who treated another sister, Jane, so harshly when she 'strayed from the path of virtue', that Jane left the island never to return.| When Captain Beechey was on the island in 1808, he was the 'Leader of the Pitcairn Band'. He sat on the ground before a large gourd, and with his toes, he worked a piece of musical wood (Porou) and he beat the gourd with two sticks held in his hands. Later, he was a strong opponent of Joshua Hil

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Arthur Quintal's Timeline

May 6, 1795
Pitcairn Islands
Age 20
Pitcairn Island
Age 22
Pitcairn Island
Age 24
Pitcairn Island
Age 26
Pitcairn Island
April 25, 1824
Age 28
Pitcairn Island
July 9, 1825
Age 30
Pitcairn Island
July 21, 1827
Age 32
Pitcairn Island
May 8, 1829
Age 34
Pitcairn Island