A family history written by a son of Emanuel Quivers lists Eleanor Quivers as a daughter of Jonathan and Sarah Quivers and a sister of Emanuel. Quivers Family Notes, typescript photocopy, Charles City County Richard M. Bowman Center for Local History Archives. Eleanor Quivers is enumerated in the 1870 Census for the City of Richmond and described as a 67 year-old black cook and head of household in the Monroe Ward. Other Member of her household were Agnes Allen, aged 49, a domestic servant, John Armstead, aged 50, also a domestic servant, and Barbara Rayon, a 45 year-old domestic servant.