Celia "Pap"

Celia "Pap" Quinan was born March 18, 1898 in Wharton County. She was named after her aunt, Celia Quinan. Aunt Pap married Green Matthews from Texas City, Texas. They lived in Houston but later decided to move to Los Angeles to find better job opportunities. Aunt Pap had a home daycare business and she cared for many of her nieces and nephews while their parents worked. Denise Fletcher Quinine Taylor, former wife of Donald Quinine tells the story of how much Aunt Pap, Aunt Rosie and Aunt Lettie helped her with her first child, Sherita. All of the ladies joined together to provide baby items for the new baby. Aunt Pap died January 25th, 1976 in Los Angeles.