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Alfred Queen - son of David Queen of Iredell Co., NC

1830 - An Alfred Queen is listed on p. 205 of the Richmond Co. NC census, Rockingham district, age 20-29, with a wife, one daughter 4 or under, and an older female, age 60-69 (00001-100010001).[2] 
No other Queens appear in this county.

1831 - Iredell Co. NC will of Margaret Queen, widow of Francis Queen, dated 18 June 1831 leaves her land to be divided equally among David Queen’s seven children - “Radford, Alfred, Jesse, Emilla, Cyrus, Bashti, and Hartwell.”  Gives her “wearing clothes” to “my beloved daughter Mary Correll.”  “All my property that I have in Tennessee at James McBroom’s I leave for him to dispose of as he thinks proper.”  Appoints her son-in-law Samuel Correl and Quillar Williams executors.  Witnessed by Dean Ellis and Jehu Hendron.[3]

1837 - Wilkes Co., NC marriage bond for Alfred Queen and Susan Brotherton 25 July 1837; bondsman Francis Queen.[4]

1840 - the Iredell Co. NC federal census includes David Queen, p. 178, “Fras Queen” and A.G. Queen, p. 187, and Alfd. Queen, p 230.

1850 - the Union Co., GA federal census includes Alfred 42NC, Susan 44 NC, and children Caroline12 NC, Caloway 10 NC, Thomas7 NC, and Mary Ann 5 NC.  The ages of the children support the fact that this is the same Alfred, and that he moved to GA after 1845.[5]

1860- on the Union Co., GA federal census: Alfred 49 NC, Susan 53 NC, Hugh C. 20 Nc, Thomas M. 17 NC and Mary 15 NC.[6]  Four houses away was Lewis Queen, a descendant of Samuel and Dicey Queen.

 

Alfred Queen - probable son of James Queen of  Rutherford Co., NC

1833 - Alfred and Jamison Queen were chainbearers in a survey of land sold to James Queen, apparently in Rutherford Co., NC.[7]

1835 - Alfred Queen listed as a voter in Rutherford Co., NC.[8] 
also, 12 January 1835, Alfred Queen was among the purchasers of items from the estate of Jacob Michal, deceased, in Rutherford Co., NC, along with Sarah Queen.
[9]

1838 - Feb 1838, Rutherford Co. NC, Alfred J. Queen granted 100 acres.[10]

1839 - Burke Co., NC marriage bond for Alfred J. Queen and Martha E.H. Jeffreys, dated 7 Feb. 1839.[11]

1850 - the federal census for Burke Co., NC includes: [12]
p. 352 - Solomon Queen, 46M farmer, with wife Sophronia 30F, and 3 children - Moses 10M, Solomon 6 and Tobias 2,. all b. NC;
p. 358 - Hamilton Queen, 25M farmer with wife Elizabeth 26F and two children;
p. 399 - Alfred Queen 35M b. NC, with wife Martha 35F and 5 children, Mary 11F, Lilly 9F, James 7M, John 6M, and Sarah 3F, all b. NC.

 

Other Alfred Queens

1833 - State of North Carolina Haywood County: By virtue of a warrant of no. 220 & Entered 16th December A D 1833. I have Surveyed a Tract of Land for Alfred Queen on the waters of Scotts
Creek beginning on or near the Line of a Tract of Land known by the Woodfin Place Beginning on a Chesnut Tree & Runs north Sixty four poles to a Stake thence west one hundred & twenty Eight poles to a stake thence South Sixty four poles to a Stake thence to the beginning,
Containing fifty acres Surveyed August 11th AD 1834.  (signed) Elihu Chambers Cl;
Wm Queen & James Queen,Chain Bearers.

1835 - an Alfred Queen received a land grant for 50 acres in Haywood Co., NC on 25 Nov. 1835.[13]

1835 - 1835 - August 13, an Alfred Queen appears on a list of voters in Scott’s Creek precinct of Haywood Co., NC, for the purpose of electing a member of Congress for the 12th Congressional District of NC.[14]

1837 - an Alfred Queen witnessed the Haywood Co., NC marriage bond for Bride Malenda Elliott (Daughter of Jason ) & Groom: David Mills, Bond Date: 29 Jul 1837, Record #: 01 065,Bond #000065906.[15]

1839 - an Alfred Queen witnessed the Haywood Co., NC marriage bond for Bride Amelia Elliott (daughter of Jason) & Groom Reuben Mills, Bond Date: 26 Oct 1839, Record # 01 065, Witness: Wm. Welch, Bond #: 000065907.[16]

1840 - the federal census for Rutherford Co., NC includes (p. 261) Jane Quean; (p. 302) James Quean; (p. 305) Alfred Quean age 20-29 (00001-10001-no slaves), James Quean age 60-69 (000100001-110001010), and Jimson Queen age 20-29 (00001-10001); and p. 339, William A. Queen, age 30-39 (100001-021001).[17]
There is also an “Alick Quin” on p. 266, and an Oliver Quin on p. 263.

1843 - an Alfred Queen witnessed the Wilkes Co., NC marriage bond for Bride Alsa Cook & Groom: Hugh B Brothertin, Bond Date: 16 Dec 1843, Record # 01 026, Witness: J F Mastin, Bond # 000164228.[18]

1850 - the federal census in Union Co., GA  lists the following Queens:
p. 107 - Isaac Queen, 44M b. NC, with wife Ruth 47 b. NC, and children Alfred 17, George 11, John 8, Jerry 5, and Isaac 2, all b. NC.
p. 203 - John Queen and wife Katherine, both 19;
p. 205 - Alfred Queen 42 and wife Susan 44 and 4 children - Caroline 12, Caloway 10, Thomas 7 and Mary Ann 5, all b. NC;
p. 271 - Lewis Queen 45 and wife Sally  37, and 5 children, and also Jane Queen (his mother?), age 60;
[19]
p. 342 - Moses Queen 22 b. NC (in household of J.T. Ratliff
p. 913 - Pleasant Queen 40 and wife Martha 41, with 7 children, all b. NC;
p. 1139 James Queen 47 and wife Sarah 44, and 6 children including one named Meraday.
[20]

1860 - the federal census of Union co. GA lists Alfred Queen 49, wife Susan 53, and children Hugh C. (Calloway) 20, Thomas M. 17, and Mary A. 15, all b. NC.[21]

 

Americus Queen - son of William B. Queen[22]

1820 - b. May 1820.[23]

1836 - he filed for a Land Grant in Haywood Co., NC on John’s Creek; Grant was issued to him in 1841.[24]  Said to have married a woman named Parker, and had at least one son, named Jeptha, who married a Lucinda ____, and another named John, who lived for years in Haywood Co., and later moved to Swain County. [25],[26] 

1840 - The Haywood Co. NC federal census includes (p. 108) - Maxwell Queen, age 30-39; p. 111 - Harmon Queen, age 40-49; p. 112 - Americus Queen, age 20-29 (10001000-000001000); p. 120 - John Queen, age 30-39; p. 121 Timothy Queen, age 10-14; p. 122 - John Queen, age 30-39, Samuel Queen, Sr., age 70-79 and “William B. Quin”, age 30-39; p. 123 - Margarett Queen, age 50-59 and Maxwell Queen; p. 124 - Timothy Queen, age 20-29; p. 125 - John Queen and James Queen, both 20-29; and p. 127, James Queen.  Also on this census are MANY Hensons, including rev. War veteran Elijah Henson, age 70-79, p. 78.  The elder Timothy Queen is said to have married Jane Henson, thus his son’s name.  Don Queen says that the Hensons probably came down the Great Wagon Road from MD.

1850 - the federal census of Haywood Co., NC includes these Queens:
Americus (p. 188, Dw. # 791) 30M, wife Mary 30F, and children Nathan 9F, John 8M, Sarah 7F, Jeptha 5M, Elizabeth 4F, George W. 2M, and Tempy 6/12F; J.F. - 170, James - 192, John - 189, John R. - 188, Margaret - 203, Mary - 187, Maxwell - 154, Nathaniel - 171, Samuel - 140, and Wm. - 188.
[27]  Numerous Parker families are in the area, which is now Jackson Co., NC.

1900 - Jackson Co., NC federal census, Scott’s Creek Township, line 173: Robert Smith b. 8-1872, Sarrah Smith b. 1-1871, Americus Queen b. 3-1820, “Widower, born TN, parents b. NC.”[28]

 

Benjamin Nicholson Queen - son of  Willliam B. Queen[29]

1831 - born May 6 to William B. and Mary Nicholson Queen.

1844 - a Benjamin N. Queen received a land grant for 100 acres in Macon Co. NC on 1 March 1844.  On the same day a Dicy Queen and a Hannah Queen ALSO received a grant for  100 acres.[30]

1855 - married Mary Catherine Carson.

1856 - Jackson Co., NC bastardy bonds, June 1856 - Martha Hooper vs. B.N. Queen (defendant confesses).[31]

1863- served in Civil war as 2nd Lieutenant.

1871 - moved from the John’s Creek area (where his parents lived) to Canada, Jackson Co., NC.

1908 - died January 6, and is buried in the Sol’s Creek Cemetery.

 

Berry Queen

1845 - there is a Catherine Queen in Lincoln Co., NC, a single parent of three boys - Berry, William and George.[32]  Supposedly this Berry was born 1838 in Lincoln Co. NC.[33]

1850 - the Lincoln Co. NC federal census shows Catherine Queen, age 45, b. NC, along with Berry 14M, Washington 11M, and Sarah Ann 8F, all born NC.  They live between Philip Hovis (44) and wife Delaney (35), and Wm Garrison (46) and wife Dicey (37).[34]

1860 - Cleveland Co., NC federal census (p. 857), in household #317, William Camp 46M farmer, with wife Fannie 46F, Sarah J 20F,Cynthia E. 10F, James 2M, and Berry QUEEN 22M farm laborer, all b. NC.[35]

1861- August 26, enlisted as private in Co. E, 34th regiment of the CSA in Lincoln Co., NC along with presumed brothers Washington and Joshua Queen.
Was killed in the battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.
[36]

1864 - a Berry Queen married Julia Richards 9 Feb. 1864 in Lincoln Co., NC.[37]

 

Catherine Queen - probable daughter of William Lewis Queen, Sr.[38]

1806 - marries Josiah Jones, 2-13-1806, Rutherford Co., NC, surety Meredith Queene.[39]

 

Catherine Queen who marries James Ridley

1831 - a Rutherford Co., NC marriage bond issued for James N. Ridley and Catherine Queen April 28, 1831.  Surety Hugh Watson.[40]

1848 - Macon Co., NC - “Mary Magdaline Ridley was born March 9, 1848 in Macon Co., NC to James “Jimmie” and Catherine “Katie” Queen Ridley.  It is said that she (Mary Ridley) had Indian blood.” [41]

1850 - found on the Macon County, NC federal census, Dwelling No. 719.

 

Catherine Queen[42]  [these references may be to different Catherine Queens]

1829 - Rutherford Co. NC State Docket, Oct. 1829: State v. Henson Johnston, bastardy - Catherine Queen.[43]

1831 - Rutherford Co. NC State Docket, Oct. 1831: State v. Daniel Hicks, bastardy - Catherine Queen.[44]

1845 - there is a Catherine Queen in Lincoln Co., NC, a single parent of three boys - Berry, William and George.[45]

1850 - the Lincoln Co. NC federal census shows Catherine Queen, age 45, b. NC, along with Berry 14M, Washington 11M, and Sarah Ann 8F, all born NC.  They live between Philip Hovis (44) and wife Delaney (35), and Wm Garrison (46) and wife Dicey (37).[46]

 

Charles Queen - son of Meredith Queen (based upon proximity)[47]

1830 - the Rutherford Co., NC federal census, p. 467 (1st regiment) includes Charles, age 20-29 (10001-00001), George (110101-200101), and William A. Queen (0000100001-20001).  James Queen is on p. 461, and Hugh Queen is on p. 482 (2nd regiment).

1835 - a Rutherford Co., NC Poll Book, listing the voters in an election that year, includes the following Queens, all in Taylor’s Precinct: James Queen, Jr., Charles Queen, Pleasant Queen, Richard Queen, and J.A. Queen.[48] 

1840 - The Rutherford Co. NC census includes a “C. Quinn” on p. 275, and an Oliver Quinn on p. 263.

1844-45 - an undated petition to the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, urging the formation of a new county, Sevier County, from parts of Cleveland, Rutherford, Burke, Catawba and Lincoln Counties, included the following (some appear to have signed more than once): pt. 1: Jamiason Queen, Richard Queen, W. M. Queen, A.J. Deveney; pt. 4 - Hampton and Elias Queen; pt. 5 - Charles Queen; pt. 8 - Daniel and Meradeth Queen; pt. 10 - Married (Maraday?) Queen; Pt. 11 - William Queen, Daniel Melton, Jenkins Deviney, Alaxander Goen; pt. 13 - Married Queen, Stephen and John Butler; pt. 14 - Merrady Queen, George Newton, Isac Quen, Charles Quene, John Queen; pt. 16 - Marada Queen, Benjamin Newton; pt. 17 - Solomon Quen, John Queen.  Not dated, this petition was filed (perhaps incorrectly) with other records from the 1844-1845 Session of the General Assembly.  The idea was never accepted or enacted.[49]

1850 - The Cleveland Co. NC census includes a Charles Queen, 45M b. NC, occupation - cooper, with wife Martha, 41F, b. NC, and children Isaac, age 21, John, age 19, William, age 17, Sarah age 15, Dickerson, age 12, Joseph age 10, and Martha, age 8, all born in NC.[50]
John Queen, 44M and Meredy Queen, age 75, b. GA, are both on  p. 212;
in a different cluster [Rutherford Co.?](Twp = Whitesides Sett), there are Medith Queen and Sarah Queen (p. 287), Richard Queen (288), William Queen (291); in another cluster (also Twp = Whitesides Sett) are Richard Queen (p. 345) and Daniel and James (p. 343) and Edward and Thomas (p. 344) Upton.
[51]
- ALSO in 1850, State vs. Isaac Queen.  #5 February 1850. Bastardy. Plaintiff's receipt filed by defendant in discharge of the usual allowance. Chas. QUEEN acknowledged judgment for the cost.
[52]

1860 - Cleveland Co., NC federal census shows Charles Queen, age 50, with wife Martha, 45F and children Joseph 16M, Dickerson 16M, Martha 12, and Alfred 8M, all born in NC.  Living next door is Jenkins Devenny (a clue to land records, below).[53]
Next door are (sons?) John Queen, 30M b. NC, farmer, with wife Susan, 20F b. NC, and William A. Queen, age 7/12, b. NC, and Isaac Queen, age 36, b. NC, occupation - farmer, with no wife (widowed?) and children John 8M, Thomas 6M, Pinkney 4M, and Martha 2F, all born in NC.
Fourteen houses away is Joseph Queene, a farm laborer age 20, with wife and 3 daughters.

1870 - Charles and Martha Queen are found in the household of Jane Akins, age 50, in the Knob Creek area of Cleveland Co., NC.[54]  Martha and Jane were sisters, and daughters of Robert and Margaret Newton Goins.[55]

 

Cynthia Queen - wife/widow of John Queen of Cleveland Co., NC

1867 - Cynthia Queen, exparte, petitions for her allowance in the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Cleveland Co., NC, in its February session.  Later that same session, she sues the heirs of John Queen for her dower rights.[56]

1870 - Cleveland Co., NC federal census lists her as family head, age 60, b. NC, with Sarah, age 18 and George, age 22, both b. NC.  Next door are son Joseph Queen (30, NC)and family, and 5 houses away is son Laban Queen and family.[57]

 

Cyrus Queen - son of David Queen of Iredell Co., NC

1843 - Wilkes Co., NC marriage bond for “Sirus” Queen and Martha Cook dated 18 April 1843.[58]

1850 - the federal census of Wilkes Co., NC shows James Queen (p. 277), Radford Queen (p. 329), and Jesse and “Sirus” Queen (both on p. 375).

1855 - he received a land grant in Alexander Co., NC for 13.75 acres.[59]

1864 - A Cyrus Queen, private in Co. H, 38th NC Infantry was captured May 16, 1864 in Resaca, GA, and died in a POW camp in Alton, IL Jun 8, 1864, and is buried in Alton, IL.[60]

1867 – Wilkes Co., NC: Martha Queen, widow of Cyrus Queen, sold one cow, one calf, and small quantities of fodder and oats to Roby Queen, on May 7.  She was illiterate, and signed the administration papers with an “X”.[61]

 

David Queen - son of Francis Queen of Iredell Co., NC

1803 - is named as a son of Francis Queen of Iredell Co. NC in his will, and is a minor at the time of the will.

1810 - federal census for Iredell Co. NC: David Queen (age 16-25, with wife age 16-25 and no children, suggesting that they were recently married) and Joseph Queen (age 26-45, with 1 male under 10, one 16-26 [a brother?], 1 female under 10, one 26-45 [wife] and one over 45 [probably mother Margaret Queen].[62]

1811 - David Queen sold Azel Sharpe for $250 340 acres main Rocky Creek adj. James Queen and Joseph Queen and James King, being part of 2 deeds sold to Francis Queen by John King 1783, and conveyed to David Queen by Francis’ will.  Signed by David Queen, with Samuel Correll as witness.[63]

1820 - on the federal census in Iredell Co. NC, p. 22, age 26-45, with wife age 26-45, 4 M under 10 and 1 F under 10.[64]  No other Queens on this census in Iredell Co.
David had at least one son, Hartwell.
[65]

1826 - 28 Sept., Sheriff to James Campbell (land lost by David Queen for debt of $657.50 & interest)340 acres adj. Joseph Queen and James Queen.[66]

1829 - 17 June, David Queen sold to Margaret Queen for $950 340 acres on waters of Rocky Creek adj. Hughes, Joseph Queen and David Queen.[67]

1830 - on the federal census for Iredell Co., NC, p. 43, age 40-50, with wife and one other female 40-50, 2 males under 5, one 10-15, 2 15-20, 2 females 10-15, and one 70-80, presumably Margaret Queen, his mother.[68]   No other Queens in Iredell on this census.
(their land was on the Wilkes Co. line, and Joseph Queen seems to have been alive (see deeds below).

         - 18 Oct., Sheriff to James Campbell (land lost again for debt of $57.78)340 acres agj. Joseph Queen.[69]

1831 - Iredell Co. NC will of Margaret Queen (widow of Francis) dated 18 June 1831 leaves her land to be divided equally among David Queen’s seven children - “Radford, Alfred, Jesse, Emilla, Cyrus, Bashti, and Hartwell.”  Gives her “wearing clothes” to “my beloved daughter Mary Correll.”  “All my property that I have in Tennessee at James McBroom’s I leave for him to dispose of as he thinks proper.”  Appoints her son-in-law Samuel Correl and Quillar Williams executors.  Witnessed by Dean Ellis and Jehu Hendron.[70]

1836 - State of North Carolina, Wilkes County, NC - Superior Court of Law - Spring Term 1836 - Radford G. Queen swears that he cannot come safely to trial without his cousil William I. Alexander, his sole attorney in this case - that he is intimately acquainted with the merits of this case, having managed a suit in behalf of David Queen who formerly owned the land in controversy and was sued for the same by Robert Limonton's? executors wherein his father David Queen prevailed - that David Queen sold said land to his mother Margaret Queen, deceased, under whom defendant claims - that he understands that the deed made to Margaret
Queen by David Queen will be attached upon the ground of fraud, and that William I. Alexander his attorney is material to prove a payment of about one hundred and fifty dollars by Margaret Queen to David - that he is not under subpoena in consequence of his telling ? it was not necessary to subpoena him and that he would be present and give his evidence without being summoned - he expects to have the benefit of his testimony and his services at the next court, that this affidavit is not made for delay but to obtain a fair trial - Recorded 03/1836.
[71]

1839 - 17 Jan., David Queen and Radford Queen to Ingram A. Gill, Mortgage Deed, one tract of 340 acres on Rocky Creek adj. Joseph Queen’s heirs, (include 1 wagon, etc., and “all our corp corn, fodderand hay, all our tools, all our household and kitchen furniture”) (debt owed to Ingram A. Gill, Wm. M. Allen, A. Mayberry, John and Cromwell Green. “If paid, etc., mort. deed null and void.” Signed by David and Radford J. Queen.[72]

1840 - the Iredell Co. NC federal census includes David Queen, p. 178, “Fras Queen” and A.G. Queen, p. 187, and Alfd. Queen, p 230.

1840 - there is also a David C. Queen on the federal census for Shelby Co., TN (1000110-10101001).

1850 - is on the federal census in Alexander Co., NC (Alexander formed 1847 from parts of Iredell, Caldwell and Wilkes Co.s), 63M farmer, no real estate, b. NC, with wife Charity 50F, Hartwell 25M, and Rebecca Cheatham, 18F.[73]

 

Elias Queen

1840 - the Lincoln Co. NC federal census includes Richard Quin and Elias Quin, p. 54; John Quin, p. 65; Rev. Hugh L. Quin, p. 66; “James Qunn” p. 103, and George Quinn, p.
108.

1845 – Elias P. Queen is among the men found on the Tax List for Capt. T.F. Elliott’s Company for 1845, payable in 1846 (number of acres and location not listed).[74]

1860 - Rutherford Co. federal census, p. 613, First Broad settlement:
Household #458:
Elias Queen 44M cooper, b. NC, no real estate, could read, along with wife Mary 44F, Alfred 15M, Elvira 13F, Thomas 12M, Laura 10F, Elias 9M, Mary 7F, and Wm 2M.
Household #459:
Richard Queen, age 94, born in NC (therefore b. 1765-66).
[75]  No other Queens are in his household, but B.E. Rollins 35M Bapt. minister and his wife Mary 24F are there.
Also on this census, in the Golden Valley P.O. district, are Meredith (p. 621, age 46), William (p. 624, age 48), and Richard Queen (p. 624, next to William, age 38); and in the Cedar Creek P.O., district, W.A. Queen (p. 679, age 55).

1906 - Queen Hill (home) Cemetery in eastern Williamson County--east of Georgetown  TX, south of Weir, north of Jonah, north of San Gabriel River (“about 8 miles east of Georgetown, out hiway 29 toward Taylor, and then Co RD 120  to the Wier Cem and on past it a little way to Co Rd 124 to the Queen Cemetery sign on the top of the hill”).  The family of Elias Butler Queen buried here.  He, the son of Reuben Queen (1786 NC--died TX after 1860), and his immediate family buried here.  EBQ (1821 NC--1906).   (posted to the Queen List by Katy, katymc@ev1.net April 2002.
Those interested in this man should search the Archives on Rootsweb’s Queen Mail List for correspondence about his family, particularly in April 2002.

 

Elizabeth Queen - (these are several different Elizabeth Queens)

1818 - a George Queen obtained a marriage bond to marry “Mrs. Betsy Queen” 8 Nov. 1818 in Rutherford Co. NC.  The bond is witnessed by “Marriday Queen”, who marks with an X.

1835 - Rutherford Co., NC marriage bond for Johnston Hardin and Elizabeth Queen, dated 27 April 1835, Record # 01 129, Bondsman: Thomas Martin, Witness: T F Birchett, C, Bond #000133953.[76]

1838 - - an Elizabeth Queen married George Gibson on 10/25/1838 in Lincoln Co., NC, , Record # 01 049, Bondsman: George Carpente, Witness: L. E. Thompson, Bond #000072640.  This family unit is found on the 1850 - Lincoln Co. NC federal census, Dwelling no. 368.  This Elizabeth has in her household Joshua Queen, whom we believe is the son of Elizabeth’s sister, Catherine Queen of Lincoln Co., NC.[77]

 

Ellis Queen - son of Joseph Queen of Wilkes and Iredell Co., NC

1827 - Wilkes Co. NC will of Joseph Queen dated 18 Sept. 1827 names “Beloved wife Martha,....my four beloved sons Elis Queen, Francis Queen, James Queen, and Hugh Queen,” dividing his land (400 acres) between them all, “any time after Elis arrives to the age of 21 years.”  Also names “my four beloved daughters Jane, Margret, Elizabeth and Attarminetta, giving them his other two tracts of land (325 acres).  Names his “worthy friend Hosea Redman” his executor.  Witnessed by Howell Barker Jr. and Thomas Brotherton.  Joseph signed his name.[78]  This will was proven Oct. Term 1827.

1833 - 7 May, Hosea Redmon of Iredell Co., NC, executor of estate of Joseph Queen, deceased, to Levi Brotherton and wife Jane (formerly Jane Queen of Wilkes Co., sister of Joseph) for 70 Pds. for theiir share of 140.5 acres in Wilkes Co. on the waters of Rocky Creet adjoining Polly Queen.  Witnesses Ellis Queen and William Millsaps.[79]

 

Francis Queen of Rev. War and Iredell Co., NC (no apparent connection with patriarch William Queen.)

1762 - in Rowan Co., NC on 12 Dec. 1762, a “Francis Quiene, tailor” bought from William Harrison for 15 Pds. lot #5 N Square in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC.  And on 25 Dec. 1762 William Harrison sold “Francis Quiene, tailor” lots #27 and 28 in Salisbury. [80]
The only other Queen mentioned in Rowan Co. in this time frame is John Queen, in 1771.  See under that name and date.

1764 - on 14 March 1764, “Francis Quine, tailor” sold to Robert Pearis, merchant, lot #5 N Square Salisbury, and lots 27 and 28 for 29 Pds. each.[81]

1781 - served 48 days in Light Horse Service from 26 Jan - 11 March, 1781 under  the command of Col. Francis Lock.[82]

1787 - Iredell Co., NC; 3 Feb. 1787 Robert King sold to “Francis Quin” for 200 Pds. 200 acres on main Rocky Creek, adjoining John & James King, “being part of a tract granted Robert King in 1783.[83]

1790 - on federal census in Iredell Co., NC: 1 WM >16, 3 WM<16, 4 WF, no slaves.[84]

1790 - Iredell Co., NC: John King sold to Francis Queen for 150 Pds. 400 acres on both sides of main Rocky Creek adoining Robert King and William Hughes.[85]

1794 - Iredell Co. NC deed 7 July 1794 to Francis Queen, 100 (150?) acres on Rocky Creek adj. N. side of a tract he bought from John King. Wit. Richard Dobbs Spaight.[86]

1797 - Iredell Co., NC, Dec. 1797 - Francis Queen sold to James Queen for 60 Pds (?), 100 acres at the head of Rocky branch, N. side Creek, being land granted Francis Queen by State in 1794.[87]  Also the State granted Francis Queen land on branches of Rocky Creek adjacent his upper  tract on the Wilkes Co. line, or ridge of Mountain.[88]

1800 - on the federal census, age 45 and over,  for Iredell Co. NC, p. 612: 01001-10001000.[89]
no other Queens in Iredell Co.

        - 20 April 1800, Francis Queen sold to George Gordon for 125 Pds. 150 acxres head branches Rocky Creek, “beginning at the Wilkes Co. line, being land granted James Purviance in 1793 and by deed To Queen.”  Also another tract of 50 acres beginning at the Wilkes Co. line, being part of the 150 acres granted to said Queen.[90]

1803 - an Iredell Co. NC will written 24 March 1799 and filed in 1803 (Francis may have died earlier) names “wife Margret...beloved son James (who owns land in Iredell Co. at the writing of the will)....beloved daughters Margret and Elizabeth and son Joseph..when he arrives at 21 years of age, ...and son David... and daughter Polly (‘ my youngest’).[91]   Will mentions James McBroom, names Joseph Nichols executor, and was witnessed by Joseph Millsaps and James McHargue.  The three youngest (Joseph, David and Polly) are apparently under 21.  Had considerable land.

No date - is referred to as an American Rev. War soldier from NC in Pierce’s Register, APPENDIX, p. 622, #14 Francis Queen.[92]  Also appears in “Roster of Soldiers from North Carolina in the American Revolution,” along with Thomas and William L. Queen. [93]

 

Francis Queen - son of Joseph Queen of Wilkes Co., NC[94]

1815 - born in Wilkes Co., NC.[95]

1827 - Wilkes Co. NC will of Joseph Queen dated 18 Sept. 1827 names “Beloved wife Martha,....my four beloved sons Elis Queen, Francis Queen, James Queen, and Hugh Queen,” dividing his land (400 acres) between them all, “any time after Elis arrives to the age of 21 years.”  Also names “my four beloved daughters Jane, Margret, Elizabeth and Attarminetta, giving them his other two tracts of land (325 acres).  Names his “worthy friend Hosea Richman” his executor.  Witnessed by Howell Barker Jr. and Thomas Brothertin.  Joseph signed his name.[96]

1837 - Wilkes Co. NC marriage bond for Francis Queen and Lucy Anderson, 19 Sept. 1837, bondsman Elis Queen (his brother).[97]

before 1850 - moved his family to GA, with sister Etta and her husband Cornelius Anderson.[98]

1897 - died 20 June 1897 Cobb Co. GA, and is buried in Queen cemetery, Queen’s Mill Road.
He had served for 6 months in Co. K, 7th GA Infantry, CSA, enlisting Aug. 1, 1863.
His wife Lucy  died 23 Nov. 1908 in GA.
[99]

 

other Francis Queens

1827 - Wilkes Co., NC marriage bond for Alfred Queen and Susan Brotherton 25 July 1837; bondsman Francis Queen.[100]

1830 - federal census of Claiborne Co., TN shows both a Francis Queen and a James Queen (p. 136).[101]
This is apparently a different Francis than Francis, son of Joseph Queen, since that Francis was in Wilkes Co. NC in 1837, and was later in Cobb Co., GA.

 

Franklin Queen

1844 - Haywood Co. NC marriage bond for Franklin Queen and Esabel Mann 1 Oct. 1844, surety Stephen Smith, wit. Wm Welch.[102]

1860 - Timothy Queen, Franklin Queen and E.H. Russell charged with Assault and Battery by Wm. A. Youngblood in Pickens, SC, for using indecent languarg before Youngblood and his family.
The Pickens Co. SC census includes Timothy  Queen (p. 51) and Franklin Queen (p.52).
[103]

 

               - Rutherford Co. deed from Peter Fisher to “William L. Queen”.[847]

- Rutherford Co. deed from Abraham Kintzing, Jr. to William L. Queen.[848]

1820 - there is also a Lewis W. Quinn and a James Quinn on the Rutherford Co. NC census, just a few families away from Ebenezer Newton.  This raises the possibility that this listing is actually for William Lewis Queen, Jr.[849]

no date - moved his family to the Webster area of Jackson Co., NC.  (see under Jane Queen) [850]

1822 - will of Mary Orr, dated 5 June 1814, admitted to record Oct. Court 1822, to Maxwell Queen, Jean Queen, Olivine Queen, Mary Queen, and Margaret Queen, Jr.; executor William L. Queen [Jr.?].  Witnesses: James McNeeley, Wm Downs, Elizabeth Downs.[851]

1822 - Margaret Queen appointed administrator of William L. Queen [Jr.], dec’d, and also of Mary Orr, dec’d.[852]  Margaret Queen was the wife of William L. Queen, Jr., and the daughter of Mary Orr.
THUS, William Lewis Queen, Jr. died in 1822, preceding his father in death more than a decade.
Margaret Queen also submitted a petition for allowance against the heirs of William L. Queen (Jr.) in October 1822.
[853]

 


[1] Reiley Kidd, MD, 5152 54th Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98118-2114.

[2] posted to QL by VH 8/29/98.

[3] NC will index: WB 2, p. 119 - Vicky Hutchings provided a copy of this will.

[4] posted to Queen List by Carol Queen, 7/7/98.

[5] Household 205, reported to the QL by Gene Queen 2-12-2000.

[6] Household 133, reported to the QL by Gene Queen 2-12-2000.

[7] posted to QL by Don Queen 8/19/98.

[8] posted to QL by Don Queen 8/19/98.

[9] Rutherford Co., NC Record of Estates, Re-A, cited in BGSOTC 26:116, August 1998.

[10] Rutherford Co., NC land grants, Book 143, page 551, posted to QL by Teddy Noye 8/25/98.

[11] from 1780-1850 Burke Co. NC Marriage List, posted to the Queen List by Carol Queen 7/19/98.

[12] microfilm Roll #241, personally transcribed by RK 8/7/98.

[13] NC Archives Land Grants, Book 142, page 114, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[14]  The 1835 Poll Books for the 12th Congressional District for the counties of Burke, Haywood, Yancey, Macon, Rutherford, and Buncombe - edited by Charles David Biddix - reprinted and copyrighted by The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc. 1988, page 39.

[15] State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.

[16] State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.

[17] National Archives Reel #370, reviewed by RK 8/20/98.

[18] State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.

[19] Maisie Young believes that this Lewis is the youngest son of Samuel and Dicey Rolls Queen, and that Jane is his unmarried, older sister.  Dicey Rolls Queen died in his home, and is buried in Union Co., GA.

[20] from Carol Queen 8/2/98, citing <ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenwebb’ga/union/census/18500001.txt>

[21] from Carol Queen 8/2/98, citing <ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenwebb’ga/union/census/18600001.txt>

[22] said by Mandy Queen to be the son of William B. Queen, and b. May 1820, married Mary Parker.  Supported by the “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962 and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.

[23] MQY data.

[24] NC Archives Land Grants, Book 147, page 380, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[25] the Chris Queen document, 1962.

[26] some of this information may be scrambled and involve more than one Americus: A Swain Co. NC death certificate for John Queen b. 7-8-1829 Jackson Co., NC, d. 8-24-1917, names his father as Americus Queen, b. TEXAS, and mother as Alice Parker, also born in Texas.  The informant for this information was Reil Queen, who was also the undertaker.  But the 1850 census information shows a different wife’s name for Americus. Two different men?  Or one man with more than one wife?

[27] North Carolina, 1850 Census Index, Accelerated Indexing Systems International, Inc., 1976.

[28] posted to the Queen List 8/24/98 by Gene Queen.

[29] The “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962 and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.  James <golddragon@mindspring.com> is a descendant of Benjamin, and believes that Ben’s father was William B. and Mary Nicholson Queen.

[30] NC Archives, Land Grants Book 149, page 110, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[31] <http://www.concentric.net/~Shahall/bonds.html>.  Bastardy bonds required that fathers of illegitimate children post bonds, so that their children would not become the financial responsibility of the community at large.

[32] from an 1845 list of "scholars" (pupils) of District 36, Lincoln Co. NC, submitted by the school supervisory committee (David Dellinger, Moses Stroup, and A.W. Abernathy), cited from "Common School Records of Lincoln Co., NC" in the Gaston-Lincoln Genealogical Society Quarterly 5(4):14, 1991:  Catherine Queen with 3 students - William, Berry and George Queen. 
On the same list are a George Queen and his children.  See below.

[33] IGI microfiche info posted to QL by CQ 9/14/98.

[34] enumerated 8/12/1850, dwelling no. 364, family no. 376; posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[35] enumerated 30 July 1860, transcribed 8/20/98 at Natl. Archives by RK.

[36] posted to QUEEN LIST by CAROL QUEEN 7/19/98.

[37] Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, NC, by Curtis Bynum, posted to QUEEN LIST by CAROL QUEEN 9/13/98.

[38] based upon proximity, age, and the bondsman for her marriage being Meredith Queen, son of WL Queen.  Also, WL Queen Sr. had at least 5 daughters at the time of the 1790 federal census (names of all but Virginia Jane, who married Joshua Hall 1807, with WL Queen as witness,  unknown).  Catherine would fit in here.

[39] Maisie Queen Young data, sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98 (copy in RK’s file), # 37.

[40] from NC marriage CD, posted to the Queen List by Mandy Queen 7/21/98.  The CD apparently doesn’t show bondsmen and witnesses.

[41] The Heritage of Swain County, North Carolina, published by the Swain Co. Genealogical and Historical Society, 1988, Bryson City, NC, p. 322-23 - write-up on the Willoughby & Mary Ridley Winchester family, Maxine Freeman Skelton.  Contains quite a bit of info on the Hall family (RK has a copy of this book).

[42] Catherine Queen, mother of Berry, William, and George, is being researched by Anita Payne, <chcpt@mindspring.com>

[43] Maisie Queen Young data, sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98 (copy in RK’s file), #56. Also in BGSOTC 29(1):26, 2001.

[44] Maisie Queen Young data, sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98 (copy in RK’s file), #57.  Also in BGSOTC 29(1):28, 2001.

[45] from an 1845 list of "scholars" (pupils) of District 36, Lincoln Co. NC, submitted by the school supervisory committee (David Dellinger, Moses Stroup, and A.W. Abernathy), cited from "Common School Records of Lincoln Co., NC" in the Gaston-Lincoln Genealogical Society Quarterly 5(4):14, 1991:  Catherine Queen with 3 students - William, Berry and George Queen. 
On the same list are a George Queen and his children.  See below.

[46] p. 212, enumerated 8/17/1850, dwelling no. 364, family no. 376; posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[47] this Charles is the ancestor of Roger Adcock, <Roger1140@aol.com>,  Jean (Mrs. Paul) Easterling, <Jeaste6515@aol.com>, and Sandra Levi Parker < dparker6@tampabay.rr.com >.

[48] Essau Huppeday (the publication of the Broad River Genealogical Society) 9(4):265-270, 1989.

[49] from NC Archives, General Assembly Session Records, 1844-1845, Box 5, cited in BGSOTC 26:138-145, August 1998.

[50] enumerated 10/10/1850, page 210, dwelling # 1375, family no. 1375, from Federal census abstracts, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98, and confirmed on Roll 241 by RK 8/7/98.

[51] from the USGenWeb site for NC, posted to Queen List 7/13/98 by Mandy Queen. These appear to be in Rutherford Co., not Cleveland Co. to me (RK).
Specifics from Vicky Hutchings, 7/20/98.

[52] BGSOTC 29(1):39-40, Feb. 2001.

[53] enumerated 7/27/1860, dwelling no. 711, family no. 711, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.  Confirmed by RK 8/20/98 - none of these adults could read or write.  All were born in NC. 

[54] page 130, Twp. 10.  Charles is 67 and Martha is 64.  They are not found on the 1880 census in Jane’s house, and have evidently died by this time.

[55] Posey Downs.

[56] BGSOTC 28(3):141, August 2000.

[57] enumerated 09/06/1870, dwelling No. 114, family No. 116, from an abstract of 1870 federal census, posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/22/98.

[58] posted to QL 8/29/98 by Teddy Noye, from Marriage Index: KY,NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850.

[59] NC Archives, Land Grant Book 160, p. 467, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[60] Confederate Soldiers Who Died in Federal Prisons and Military Hospitals, 1861-1865, Roll M918, National Archives.

[61] Wilkes Co.,  NC admin of estate records for May 1867, p. 503 (from Vicky Hutchings).

[62] Posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[63] Iredell Co. DB G, p. 366, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[64] Index to the 1820 NC census, by D.W. Fisher, 1974 (SPL).  Census page 236, Iredell Co.

[65] personal correspondence from descendant Lawrence T. Queen, Jr., posted to the QUEEN-L 6/98.

[66] Iredell Co. DB M, p. 426, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[67] Iredell Co. DB O, p. 93, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[68] posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[69] Iredell Co. DB P, p. 325, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[70] NC will index: WB 2, p. 119 - Vicky Hutchings provided a copy of this will.

[71] posted to QL by Carol Queen, 2/2001.

[72] Irredell Co. DB S, p. 342.

[73] p. 111, dw. 144, enumerated 15 August.  Neither Hartwell nor Charity could read or write.

[74] Cleveland Co., NC Tax List, 1844-1847, p. 68.

[75] enumerated 19 June 1860 - National Archives microfilm reviewed by RKL 8/20/98.

[76] posted to QL 8/29/98 by Teddy Noye, from Marriage Index: KY,NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850.

[77] Anita Payne, personal correspondence.

[78] NC will index: WB 4, p. 109 - Vicky Hutchings provided a copy of this will.  Original in NC State Archives.

[79] Wilkes Co. NC DB N, p. 358, , posted to the QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[80] Rowan Co. DB 6, pp. 427-429, pp. 429-430.

[81] Rowan Co. DB 6, pp465-467, posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/7/98.

[82] >From the Papers of Homer Keever, published in Iredell County Tracks, p 19 (vol. and year not on the photocopy, from Stephen McBroom, 7/98. (RK has copy, which lists the 21 privates in this group.

[83] Iredell Co. DB B, p. 262

[84] posted to Queen List by Carol Queen 7/7/98.

[85] Iredell Co. DB A, p. 298, posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/7/98.

[86] sent by Stephen McBroom ,mcbroom@multipro.com., citing Iredell Co. NC Deed Abstracts, 1788-1797, DB B, p. 279. His ancestor James McBroom is mentioned in Francis’ and Margaret’s wills, and migrated to Claiborne Co., TN with Francis’ son, James Queen in “the early 1800s”.

[87] Iredell Co. DB D, p. 33.  Francis signed with an “X”, and could not read or write.  Posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[88] Iredell co., NC DB E, p. 547.

[89] Computer Index to the NC 1800 Census, Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1974. (SPL), p. 612.

[90] Iredell Co., DB D, p. 127, posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[91] NC will index - Vicky Hutchings and RK both have a copy of this will, and an abstract of it.  Original is in NC State Archives.

[92] from ”Roster of  Soldiers from NC in the American Revolution” at Ancestry.com.

[93] p. 662 (SGS) refers to Clarke’s State Records, p. 1056, vol. 17, “Light Horse Service”.

[94] descendants tracing this line include Mike Massey, 4663 Jefferson Township Place, Marietta, GA 30066,<mmassey@us.ibm.com>, and Kay Sakaris, <ksakaris@aol.com>

[95] Mike Massey, 4663 Jefferson Township Place, Marietta, GA 30066,mmassey@us.ibm.com
This date is on his headstone, according to Mike.

[96] NC will index: WB 4, p. 109 - Vicky Hutchings has a copy of this will.

[97] posted to Queen List by Carol Queen 7/7/98

[98] from another descendant, Kay Sakaris, <ksakaris@hal-pc.org>.  Confirmed in Wilkes County Heritage Book, abstract posted to QUEEN LIST by CAROL QUEEN 6/16/98.

[99] from Mike Massey, descendant, personal communication.

[100] posted to Queen List by Carol Queen, 7/7/98.

[101] posted to Queen List by Carol Queen 7/7/98.

[102] “Haywood Co., NC marriages”, posted to Queen-List by Carol Queen 6/11/98.

[103] posted to the QL by CQ 9/1/98.

[847] >From the Rutherford Co. NC Deed Index at www.rfci.wdfloyd, 6/98. DB 24-26, p. 497. [see above]

[848] >From the Rutherford Co. NC Deed Index at www.rfci.wdfloyd, 6/98, DB 24-26, p. 497.  [see above]

[849] 820 federal census, Rutherford Co., NC (NARA Reel 80), p. 346:  Lewis W. Quinn 101101-3101, 2 in agriculture, no slaves, James Quinn  220010-12010  3 in agriculture, no slaves.

[850] The Heritage of Swain County, North Carolina, published by the Swain Co. Genealogical and Historical Society, 1988, Bryson City, NC, p. 176 - write-up on the Hall family, by Willa Mae Trull.  Contains quite a bit of info on the Hall family (RK has a copy of this book).

[851] Maisie Queen Young data, sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98 (copy in RK’s file), #48. 

[852] Maisie Queen Young data, sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98 (copy in RK’s file), #47.

[853] BGSOTC 27(2):53, 1999, “References to Petitions, RCNC Appearance Dockets, Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, 1786-1868.”

 

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