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other John Queens

1799 - 13 March 1799, David Greenlee of RCNC to John Queen of the same, 30 dollars, 100 acres on the southwest side of First Broad River joining Gustavus Hill, Whiteside and Woodward, granted to Greenlee 23 November 1799, surveyed 11 Sept. 1800.  Wit. Robert H. Taylor, Joseph Taylor.  #91.  16 August 1809.[348]

1800 - the Rutherford Co., NC federal census, p. 138, has the following Queens: John Queen, age 16-26 - 10100-20100, William (L.) Queen, Sr., age 45 and older, with wife of similar age; Samuel Queen, age 26-45, with wife and 6 children; William (L.) Queen, (Jr.), age 45 or over, with wife 26-45 and 11 children or young adults; Meredith Queen, age 16-25 with wife and two daughters 0-9; Timothy Queen, age 45 or older, with wife and 3 children or young adults; and Timothy Queen, Jr., age 26-45, with wife and two children.[349],[350]
This John may be the son or grandson of one of the older Queen men here - brothers Samuel, Timothy, and William Lewis Queen, Sr.

1810 - federal census for Rowan Co. NC shows a John Queen, p. 66: age 26-44 [00010-00100].[351]
No other Queens listed in Rowan Co. on this census, according to the index.
[352]

1816 - Maury Co., TN marriage bond for John Queen and Mary Campbell dated 30 April 1816.[353]

1820 - there is a John Queen on the Rowan Co. NC census, p. 400: age 45 or over {000001-10011].[354]
Others on this page include Glasscock, Deadman, Husband, Bass and Hudson.

1825 - Rowan Co. marriage bond for John Queen and Lucy Burton, 23 April 1825, bondsman James McGuire, Jr.[355]  This couple is said to have had at least one child, Hanna Jane Queen, b. 7-25-1804 in Rutherford Co., NC.[356]

1830  - the federal census for Rowan Co. includes a John Queen (p. 426).  No other Queens in Rowan Co.


- the federal census for Lincoln Co., NC lists a John Queen, age 30-39 (p. 159: 100001-000101, no slaves).  No other Queens in Lincoln Co. on this census.

- the federal census for Burke Co. NC includes Moses Queen - 00112001-00110001-no slaves (p. 137), John Queen, age 50-59 - 00101001-00021001- 6 slaves (p. 114) and William Queen - 1101001-1213001 - no slaves, p. 115.  In the area are several Glass, West and Upton families.

1832 -  Lincoln Co., NC records dealing with the estate of Thomas Ferguson, deceased, mention James Queen and his wife Sarah (Ferguson) Queen of Lincoln Co., NC and John and Mary (Ferguson) Queen of York Co., SC.  John and Mary  sell their share of Thomas’ estate to James Queen.[357]
This John Queen moved to SC after the 1830 federal census.

1840 - The Haywood Co. NC federal census includes THREE John Queens, as follows-1840 - (p. 108) - Maxwell Queen, age 30-39; p. 111 - Harmon Queen, age 40-49; p. 112 - Americus Queen, age 20-29; p. 120 - John Queen, age 30-39 (010001000-10001000); 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.

1843 - BGSOTC 34(4):172, 2006
Cleveland Co., NC Records of Estates, Jan. 1843, page 47: 8 January 1843.  Inventory of money and notes belonging to the estate of Jacob Kline dec’d.  Notes: Thomas Boggs, …..JOHN QUEEN….A.N. Goins, (others).

1850 - The Cleveland Co. NC census includes:
p. 210 -  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.
[358]
p. 212, HH# 1410 - John Queen 44M farmer, b. NC, with wife Cynthia 38F (neither could read nor write), and children Jane 16F, Nancy 14 F, Meredy 12M, Joseph 10M, Laban 6M, George 4M, and William J. 2M, all b. NC [this John is son of Meredith Queen, below];
and p. 212, HH# 1411 is Meredy Queen, 75M b. GA, with wife Jane 74F, b. NC (neither could read nor write).
Also on the other side of John Queen are the homes of Benjamin Newton 25M and Wm Newton 55M and their families.
[359]

1850 - the Haywood Co., NC federal census includes Samuel Queen (p. 140), Maxwell Queen (p. 154), J.F. Queen (p. 170), Nathaniel Queen (p. 171), Mary Queen (p. 187), John R. Queen  (son of Samuel and Dicey Rolls Queen), William Queen, and Americus Queen (all on p. 188) another John Queen (p. 189), James Queen (p. 192), and Margaret Queen (p. 203).
John R. Queen 47, Mary (nee Coward) 39, Lewis 20, Martha 12, Nancy 22 (sister)  [fam. # 809].
John Queen 43M Farmer, b. NC, wife Nancy 40F b. NC, and children Margaret 11F in school, and Samuel 4M in school, both b. NC.  Also in household is Foster Cane 23M, laborer, b. SC.
[360]
Maisie Queen Young says that this John is John M. Queen, (illegitimate) son of Olive Queen, daughter of William L. Queen, Jr., and  who later married a Carter.  Evidently she had 2 other sons - William Powell Queen and Robert Queen, b. 1846 - all 3 by J.R. Love, a prominent resident of Haywood Co.
[361]  However THIS John Queen is a different man, too old to be Olive’s son.  Her son John M. is still in her household.  See under Olive Queen.

1850 - the Macon Co. NC federal census includes John Queen, 76 b. Montgomery Co, Burnetta 3/12, along with John Queen 34 b. Burke Co., Martha 28 b. Macon Co., Elvira 5, Butler 4, Lucy 8; James S. Queen 32,Kizziah 31, Wm. H. 3, John H. 2; Mason Rutledge 30 with wife Celice 28 with 4 kids and Matlack Queen, age 10; William Queen 60, Elizabeth 55, William 20.

1851 - Haywood Co., NC will of John Queen, dated 18 Nov. 1851, names wife Nancy, and no other heirs.[362]

1860 - Cherokee Co., NC census includes John Queen 27, Catherine 26, Mary 6, John A. 5, Elizabeth 3, Mary 1; next door is Nancy Queen 38 and nearby are William and Fanny Queen, both 23, and next to them are Henson 59, Zilpha 50, David 21, Martha 19, John 17, Catherine 14, Charity 12, Franklin 5.[363]

1862-1863 - a John Queen enlisted 15 August 1862 as private in Co. C, 10th NC Regiment (later 1st NC Artillery) at Camp Hill by J.C. McRae.  He died June 22, 1863 of typhoid fever in the CSA Hospital at Farmville, VA.[364]  This MAY be the John Queen, father of Avery Queen.

 

John Queen - son of Meredith Queen, grandson of William Lewis Queen[365]

1845 - Laban Queen, son of John and Cynthia Goins(?) Queen of Cleveland Co., NC, b. Dec. 1845.[366]

1850 - The Cleveland Co. NC federal census has a John Queen age 44, b. NC, along with wife Cynthia, 38F b. NC, and children Jane 16F, Nancy 14F, Meredy 12M, Joseph 10M, Laban 6M, George 4M, and William J. 2M, all born in NC.[367]
Next door is Meredy Queen, age 75, b. GA and wife Jane, age 74, b. NC.
[368]  No one else is shown in their household.

1860 - Cleveland Co., NC federal census shows John Queen, 47M b. NC, farmer, along with wife Cynthia 46F, and children Margret 16F, Laban 13M, George H. 11, William J. 9M, and Sarah E. 7F, all born in NC.
ALSO in the house is Meredith Queen, age 92, b. GA.
[369]
Other Queens in Cleveland Co. on this census are: Berry (p. 867), Charles Quene (p. 737), Isaac (p. 736), 3 Johns (p. 733, 736, and 737), Joseph (p. 738), Meredith (p. 703), Rebert (sic) B. (p. 707) and William Quim (sic) (p. 707).
[370]

1861 - Cleveland Co. NC deed dated 1 June 1861, selling 140 acres on the waters of Pheasant (??) Creek, adjoining Joseph G. Deviney’s corner, to John Queen for $62.[371]

1866 - TWO Cleveland Co. NC probate records for John Queens who died in 1866.
One
[372] is a petition for  dower rights by widow  Cynthia, naming John’s heirs at law as “Laban, Queen, William Queen, Margaret Queen, David (or Daniel) Hoyle and wife Jane [Queen] Hoyle, all of full age; and Joseph, George, and Nancy Queen, minors, and the children of Meredith Queen, (dec’d), minors.”
In some of these papers, Cynthia Queen seeks her dower in 400 acres joining Peter Peeler and others.

1869 - Cleveland Co. NC - Petition of W.K.Wells, administrator of John Queen, asks for sale of land, and names heirs as above, and Sarah Queen, infant (the daughter of his deceased son, Meredith).[373]  This packet has THREE estates with papers mixed - John, John and Meredith Queen.

 

John Queen, son of Charles Queen (proximity to Isaac Queen, known son of Charles)

1860 - Cleveland Co., NC federal census shows John Queen, 30M b. NC, farmer, with wife Susan, 20F b. NC, and William A. Queen, age 7/12, b. NC.[374]
Next door is Isaac Queen, age 34 (a brother), and next to him is Charles Queen, age 50.

1866 - TWO Cleveland Co. NC probate records for John Queens who died in 1866.  One is John Queen, the son of Meredith Queen (see below).
The other
[375] is a similar claim by the widow of another John Queen.  The land description is different, as are the neighbors:  Wade Short and his wife Susan Short, “late widow of John Queen, dec’d.,” petition for her dower rights to 1/3 of his 2 tracts of land, 200 acres in all, adjoining J. G. Deviney and the Speculation Land Co., and the other adjoining Isaac Queen.  His only heir at law was Avery Queen, “an infant without guardianship.”  No further court record of this claim is known.[376]

 

John B. Queen

1845 - a John B. Queen received a land grant for 50 acres in Haywood Co., NC 10 Feb. 1845.[377]

1862 - Jackson Co., NC will.[378]

 

John R. Queen - son of Samuel and Dise Rolls Queen [379]

1803 - born in NC, judging from 1880 census (see below).

1830 - The Macon Co. NC census also has a James Queen, age 20-29, p. 16, along with a John (R.) Queen, age 20-29 (with wife age 20-29 and one son [or other male] age 10-14, p. 17[380]; Mary Queen, age 30-39, p. 20; and William (B.) Queen, age 20-29, p. 32.  These men are all sons of Samuel Queen.
Macon Co. was formed from Haywood Co. in 1828.

1835 -  John R. Queen, Maxwell Queen, Harmon Queen, James Queen, and Alfred Queen are among the voters in an election for the 12 Congressional District of NC, held on August 13, 1835, in Haywood Co., NC. John and Maxwell voted at “Waynesville” precinct, Harmon and James voted at Caney Fork precinct, and Alfred voted in Scott’s Creek. [381]

1838-1844 - receives 3 separate land grants for a total of 150 acres in Haywood Co., NC.[382]

1850 - the Haywood Co., NC federal census includes Samuel Queen (p. 140), Maxwell Queen (p. 154), J.F. Queen (p. 170), Nathaniel Queen (p. 171), Mary Queen (p. 187), John R. Queen , William Queen, and Americus Queen (all on p. 188) another John Queen (p. 189), James Queen (p. 192), and Margaret Queen (p. 203).
John R. Queen 47M, farmer, $200 real estate, b. NC, wife Mary 39F, and children Louis 20M and Martha 12F, and Nancy Queen 22F (dau.? or other relative?), all b. NC.  LOTS of Parker families around.
[383]

 

1880 - Found in the Coney (Caney?) Fork Twp., Jackson Co., NC federal census, age 77, with dau. Martha C. and her husband Perry AIKEN, and two PARKERS.  In the same Twp. are Lewis (49) and Lucinda Brown Queen (45) and family.[384]  Jackson Co. was formed from parts of Haywood and Macon Co.s.

1883 - died March 5, and is supposedly buried in the Upper Coward Cemetery on Caney Fork.  Said to have lived there most of his adult life.  According to his direct descendants, he had one son, Lewis (called “Luke”) and two daughters.  This account states that a descendant has a photograph of this man and his son Lewis.[385]

 

John W. Queen - probable son of John Queen, Sr. of Montgomery Co., NC [386]

1833 - John W. Queen witnessed the sale of land by Andrew Cathey to “Uncle Hense” Queen in Macon Co., NC, located on the Little Tennessee River.  Uncle Hense then sold this land to John W. Queen in 1854 (see below).[387]

1840 - 3 Oct.: Macon Co., NC marriage bond for John W. Queen and Martha Hickey, HG Woodfin, Deputy  Clk.[388]

1840 - the Macon Co. NC federal census includes a John Queen on p. 155, and Stephen and William Queen on p. 158.  MQY says that John Queen, Sr. is in the household of son John (W.) Queen.

1842 - Joseph Clements sells to John W. Queen, Jr. two tracts of land in Macon Co., NC.[389]

1850 - Macon Co. NC census: John Queen 34M, b. Burke Co. NC, Martha 28F Macon Co., NC, Lucy I. 8F, Elvira 5F, Butler 4M, Brenetta 3/12F, John Queen 76M laborer, Montgomery Co., could not read nor write.[390]  This is almost certainly the father of John W. Queen.

1854 - “Henderson” (Index to Deeds says “Henson”) Queen of Macon Co., NC sells (land?) to John W. Queen.[391]

1860 - Macon Co., NC census lists John W. Queen 43M b. Burke Co., NC, Martha 37F b. Burke Co., NC, Mira E. 14F, Butler Thomas 12M, Adda A 10F, Sarah E. 7F, William M. 4M and “unnamed” 5/12, all born Macon Co., NC.[392]

 

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

1803 - is named as a son of Francis Queen of Iredell Co. NC in Francis’ will, and is under 21 at the time.

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], [393] p. 172 [p. 252?](no other Queens on this census).[394]

       - 16 Nov., State of NC grants Joseph Queen 176 acres on waters of Rocky Creek adj. Richard Coook and S. Mayberry.[395]

1811 - 25 Sept., Azel Sharpe to Joseph Queen for 85 Pds., 149.5 acres waters Rocky Creek, adj. Polly Queen.[396]

1812 - James Queen of Claiborne Co., TN appointed his brother Joseph Queen of Iredell Co. to sell land on Rocky Creek, 12 Dec. 1812.  (strong evidence that James and Joseph are sons of Francis Queen).[397]

1821 - Joseph Queen of Claiborne Co., TN, attorney for Margaret Queen to Turner Martin of Wilkes Co., NC for $100, 100 acres in Wilkes Co. on waters of Rocky Creek, on the line formerly  dividing Wilkes and Iredell, tarct granted by State of NC to Francis Queen on 18 Dec. 1797, and to James Queen by will of said Francis, and from James Queen to Margaret Queen 18 Dec 1812.[398]

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 (elsewhere this name is given as Attaminta, Ittamittie, Arminta or Aramittie), 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.[399]  This will was proven Oct. Term 1827.
Jane Queen married Levi Brotherton 25  July 1828, and Etta M Queen (Attarminetta?) married Cornelius Anderson 4 Aub. 1840.  Joseph’s brother Alfred married Susan Brotherton 25 July 1837, and Joseph’s son Francis married Lucy Anderson 19 Sept., 1837.  James Queen married Jemima Mabery 19 Dec. 1840, and Hugh Queen married Martha L. Gilreath  24 May 1848.
[400]

1829 - 2 June, Josea Redmon, Executor of estate of Joseph Queen, deceased, to Alfred McClelland of Wilkes Co., 53 Pds for 176 acres.[401]

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.[402]

 

Joseph H. Queen - son of William Lewis Queen, Sr.[403]

1818 - BGSOTC 34(1):23, 2006
Rutherford Co., NC Road Docket, 1818 – October 1818
The court appointed Robert Jones overseer of the road from the County line to the Widow Hogues with the following hands – Abram Toney, Wm. Street, Wm. Toney, Rial Bracket, James Taylor, Benj. Taylor, Jonathan Mooney, Thos. West, Edward Upton, Daniel Uptons, Jeremiah Hill, Josiah Jones, John Bradley, JOSEPH QUEEN, and all other hands in the bounds of the above lands.

1819 - BGSOTC 34(2):87, 2006
Rutherford Co., NC Road Docket, 1819 – October 1819
The court appointed Alexander Hill overseer of the road from the county line to the widow Hogues with the following hands – Abraham Toney, William Street, William Toney, Ryal Bracket, James Taylor, Benj. Taylor, Jonathan Mooney, Thomas West, Edward Upton, Daniel Upton, Jeremiah Hill, Josiah Jones, John Bradley, JOSEPH QUEEN, & all other hands within the bounds of the above lands.

1820 - the federal census for Rutherford Co. NC includes:
page 362 - “Merida” [Meredith?]
p. 384 - James Queen, age 26-44 (310010-12010)
P. 393 Hency Queen, age 45 or older (000001-00001) and Joseph Queen, age 16-25, (00100-20110).  Nearby are numerous Upton households.
[404]

1821 - Rutherford Co. NC deed from John Jones to Joseph Queen.[405]  Is said to have married Ursula Jones, perhaps dau. of John Jones.[406]

1824 - Rev. War pension application of William L. Queen (GA line, S9462) names son Joseph H. Queen, who was in Habersham Co., GA in 1858.[407]

1830 - the federal census for Haywood Co., NC, p.363, lists Henson Queen (just one male, age 50-59 is in this household), Harmon Queen, age 20-29 (01001-10001), Samuel Queen, age 60-69 (001010001-000002001)and John Queen, age 20-29 (00001-10010; Joseph Queen, age 30-39 (21000100001-0110010001) with an older man age 80-89 (presumed to be his father William Lewis Queen, Sr.) and an older woman age 70-79 in the household, and a second Samuel Queen, age 50-59 (01010001-00011001) are on p. 364; Margaret Queen (widow of William Lewis Queen, Jr.) is on p. 372.[408]

1842 - was in Habersham Co., GA by this time: appears on the Superior Court Docket.[409]

1858 - appointed an attorney to pursue “any money, Land warrant or any other amt. than may be owe me as one of the heirs of my father William L. Queen, who was a Rev. War soldier and a pensioner from the state of North Carolina..”, filed 29 Sept. 1858.  He signed with an “X”.[410]

1870 - Joseph and family are on Habersham Co., GA federal census.[411]

1880 - Joseph and family are on the Dekalb Co., GA federal census.[412]

 

Joseph Queen (son of John Queen of Cleveland Co., NC)

1866 - Cleveland Co. NC probate record for a John Queen who died in 1866: a petition for  dower rights by widow Cynthia, naming John’s heirs at law as “Laban, Queen, William Queen, Margaret Queen, David Hoyle and wife Jane [Queen] Hoyle, all of full age; and Joseph, George, and Nancy Queen, minors, and the children of Meredith Queen, (dec’d), minors.”

1862-1865 - enlisted 15 August 1862 in Mecklenburg Co., NC for the  Civil War with his brother Meredith/Maridah Queen, in Co. C, 1st NC Artillery.[413], [414]   Joined in 1864 by their younger brother, Laban. 

1866 - Cleveland Co. NC probate record,[415] naming wife Cynthia, sons Laban, Joseph, George, William, and Meredith (dec’d), and daughters Jane Queen Hoyle (husband, Daniel), Nancy, and Margaret.

1870 - is found on the federal census for Cleveland Co., NC, age 30, b. NC, along with wife Margaret (30, NC), Sarah 15, NC), Jane (13, NC) John (11, NC), Frances (10M, NC), and Martha (2, NC).[416]  Next door is mother Cynthia, and several doors away is nephew Laban Queen (Jr.).

1901 - a Mrs. Martha Queen of Cleveland Co. NC, widow of Joseph Queen, was granted a pension for her husband’s service in the Civil War.[417]

 

Joseph Queen - son of Charles Queen

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.[418]

1860 - federal census of Cleveland Co., NC shows Joseph Queen, 20M b. NC, occupation - farmer, with Margret 20F b. NC, Sarah E. 3F b. NC, Armanda J., age 1, and Nancy, age 23, all b. NC.[419]

            This MAY be a different Joseph - see below.  Either the entry for the Joseph below is in error (the age doesn’t match with the 1850 census, while the entry above does), or this is a different fellow.

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).[420]

 

Other references to a Joseph Queen (not sure which these pertain to)

1835 -  a Joseph and John Queen voted in the Cullowhee precinct in an election for the 12 Congressional District of NC, held on August 13, 1835, in Macon Co., NC. [421]  A Henderson/Henson Queen voted in the Franklin District of this county.  No other Queens listed in Macon Co.

Joshua Queen
being researched by Anita Payne, <chcpt@mindspring.com> , who believes that he was the son of Ca
therine Queen of Lincoln Co., NC

1835 - born in NC (judging from his age on various censuses, and at enlistment in the Civil War.

1850 - found in the HH of George and Elizabeth Queen Gibson, in Lincoln Co., NC.[422]  We believe that this is the family of his aunt, sister to his mother, Catherine Queen.

1859 - 4 August, a LCMB for Joshua Queen and Malinda Richards.  Malinda b. 1847, LCNC.
His presumed brother, Berry Queen, married Malinda’s sister, Julia Richards, Feb. 1864.

1860 - he and wife Malinda are found on the Lincoln Co., NC federal census, listed as Quinn, without children.

1861 - 31 August, Joshua, Berry and Washington Queen all enlist in Co. E, 34th NC (John H. Hill, Capt.) in Lincoln Co., NC, as privates; at enlistment he gave his place of residence as Gaston Co., and his occupation as farmer.  Was wounded in the finger at Gaines Mill, VA 6/27/1862 but returned to duty 3/1/1863, and was present for duty through 12/31/1864, serving as a teamster. 
No records found for him after this point.

1864 - Apparently at home on leave Feb. 1864, found in household of Malinda’s mother, in Lincoln Co., NC, presumably for his brother’s wedding to his sister-in-law, Julia Richards.  Nine months later, his wife (or widow) gives birth to their only son, Joshua Dolphus Pinkney Queen, on 11/16/1864.

 

Laban Queen -  son of Meredith and Jane Newton Queen

1845 - a marriage bond for Laban Queen and Mary Ann Newton was issued 23 Dec. 1845, witnessed by Maraday (Meredith) Queen, in Lincoln Co., NC.[423]

1901 - a Mrs. M.E. Queen of Cleveland Co. NC, wife of “Labon Queen”, was granted a pension for her husband’s service in the Civil War.[424]

 

Laban Queen - son of John Queen of Cleveland Co., NC

1845 - Laban Queen, son of John and Cynthia Goins (or White) Queen of Cleveland Co., NC, b. 20 Dec. 1845.[425]

1850 - The Rutherford Co. NC federal census has a John Queen age 44, b. NC, along with wife Cynthia, 38F b. NC, and children Jane 16F, Nancy 14F, Meredy 12M, Joseph 10M, Laban 6M, George 4M, and William J. 2M, all born in NC.[426]

1864 - 27 February, enlisted in Cleveland Co., NC “for the war”,  joining his brothers Joseph and Meredith, in Co. C, 1st NC Artillery.[427], [428]  Joseph and Laban served the remainer of the war.

1866 - Cleveland Co. NC probate record of John Queen,[429] naming wife Cynthia, sons Laban, Joseph, George, William, and Meredith (dec’d), and daughters Jane Queen Hoyle (husband, Daniel), Nancy, and Margaret.

1866 - Cleveland Co., NC marriage bond for Laban Queen and Nancy Catherine Newton 23 Jan 1866.[430]
According to his obituary,
[431] she went by Catherine, and died relatively young.  Laban subsequently married Mrs. Mary Cortta Newton, who survived him, as did 2 daughters and 2 sons.  Five children had died young, and one son had died in 1925.

1870 - a Laban Queen, age 24, b. NC is on the federal census for Cleveland Co. NC, along with (wife) Catherine (25, NC), John (3, NC), and William (1/12, NC).[432]  This is evidently the son of older Laban Queen.  Nearby are widowed mother Cynthia Queen, and uncle Joseph Queen.

1935 - died Sept. 2, 1935 in Cleveland Co. NC.[433]

 

Lewis Queen - son of Samuel and Dise Rolls Queen [434], [435]

1836 - said to have bought land in the John’s Creek area of Jackson Co., NC., then later have moved to GA, and to have worked in the gold mines there.[436]

1845 - judging from the ages of his children, and their stated birthplaces on the 1860 census (see below), he moved his family  to GA around 1844-46.[437]

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, all b. NC;
p. 271 - Lewis Queen 45 and wife Sally  37, and 5 children - Lewis 12, Samuel 7, Dicey 5, Mary 3, and John 10/12, all born in NC, and also Jane Queen (his older sister? an aunt?), age 60 b. NC, and Mary BROWN, 16, b. NC.;
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.
[438]

1860 - on the Union Co. GA federal census, 55M NC, with wife Sally 43F NC, and children.  Also in this household is Jane Queen, 70 F b. NC.[439]

1870 - on the Union Co. GA federal census, 64M, with wife Sallie 55F, and two children.[440]

 

Lewis Queen - probable son of John R. Queen[441]

1830 - a Lewis Queen was born 29 June 1830 in Haywood Co., NC, m. Lucinda Brown, died 1 April 1909 in John’s Creek, Jackson Co., NC.

1860 - Jackson Co. NC census shows Lewis Queen[442] 30M, Lucinda 24F, and children MM 5F, JL 3M, and HDK 1M.[443]  Also on this census are J.R. Queen 56M, with wife N. 48F, M. 32F, L. 30M, and M.E. 22F (p. 28), and W.B. Queen 63M, with wife N. 62F (p. 29).

1870 - Jackson Co. NC census, Caney Fork Twp (E. Laporte), includes (p. 223) Nancy Queen 60F with M.M. 27F, S.B. 22M;  (p. 224) Mary Queen 55F (living with Henry Huffman); W.B. Queen 74M b. NC, Mary 73 b. SC; (p. 225) J.R. Queen 68M, Mary 54F, and M.E. 27F; and Lewis Queen 40M, Lucinda 34F, M.M. 16F, S.J. 9M, T.M. 7M, J.L. 4M, an E.C. 2F; and (p. 229) B.N. Queen 39M, Mary C. 39F, and 6 children.[444]

1880 - A Lewis Queen 67M and wife Lucinda 45F, with sons Thomas H. 16M, Jasper S. 14M, Reuben R 6M, and Albert H. 1M, and 3 daughters, appear on the 1880 Jackson Co. NC census, Caney Fork area.[445]  This Lewis was apparently a minister, “Rev. Lewis Queen.”

1900 - Jackson Co., NC, Scott’s Creek Twp., Lewis Queen b. 1-1830, Lucinda b. 5-1836, Albert b. 5-1879

1909 - died April 1.[446]  Buried in Queen Cemetery, near John’s Creek and Cullowhee, NC, alongside his wife, Lucinda Brown Queen, b. 6-26-1837, d. 11-18-1910.[447]

Lorana/Larana Queen

1791 – There are several references to this female Queen in Lincoln Co., NC Criminal Action papers:[448]
July 1791
State vs. Chas Thomson and Larana Queen.  To the sheriff of Lincoln County to summons George Snider and widdow Thompson to testify and say the truth between the State and Charles Thomson and Lorana Queen.  Jos. Dickson, D.C. C.  13 August 1791: I hereby deppotise (sic) Joseph Gladden to execute this precept.  Jos. Henry, Sheriff.
July 1791
State vs. Lorana Queen.  Capius.  To the sheriff of Lincoln County to take the body of Lorana Queen to answer a presentment made by a grand jury against HER.  Jo. Dickson, D.C. C.   Returned removed to Rutherford.  Joseph Gladden.  13 August 1791: I hereby deppotise Joseph Gladden to execute this precept.  Jos. Henry, Sheriff.
July 1791
State vs. Lorana Queen.  Subpa.  To the sheriff of Lincoln County to summons widdow Thompson to testify and the truth to say between the State and Lorana Queen and this she shall in no wise omit.  Jo. Dickson, D.C.C.  13 August 1791: I hereby deppotise Joseph Gladden to execute this precept.  Jos. Henry, Sheriff.

 

Lucinda Queen (more than one)

1832 - a Lucinda Queen Dickey, wife of Joshua Taylor Dickey, originally from Rutherford Co., NC, died in Rabun Co., GA 0n March 1, 1832, shortly after the birth of son Thomas West Dickey on Feb.  12, 1832.[449]

1839 - Haywood Co. NC marriage bond for William Parker, Jr. and Lucinda Queen 11 Oct. 1839, surety William B. Queen, father, w. _____.[450]  This family is on the 1850 Haywood Co., NC federal census, dwelling no. 792.

 

[348] BGSOTC, May 2004, p. 80, a continuing publication of abstracts of RCNC Deed book 25, this entry from p. 90 of this deed book.

[349] among Philbeck data posted to QUEEN LIST by CAROL QUEEN 6/24/98.

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

[351] confirmed by RK at NA 8/20/98.  Handwritten page # is 296.

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

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

[354] Index to the 1820 NC census, by D.W. Fisher, 1974 (SPL). confirmed by RK at NA 8/20/98.

[355] sent to QUEEN-L by Carol Queen, 6/98

[356] personal correspondence from Bob and Emily Green, forwarded to QL by GQ 9/98.

[357] Lincoln Co., NC DB 35, pp. 174-178, sent to QL by VH 9/7/98.

[358] enumerated 10/10/1850, dwelling # 1375, family no. 1375, from Federal census abstracts, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[359] microfilm roll 241, personally transcribed by RK at Seattle Public Library, 8/7/98; enumerated 12 Oct 1850.

[360] p. 189, dw. 802.

[361] personal correspondence, 11/98.

[362] Haywood Co. NC “Record Of Wills” book, pp. 190-191 (RK has photocopy from NC State Archives, provided by Vicky Hutchings).  The will was witnessed by John Middleton and Edward Jones.

[363] sent by Jan Horn, <janhorn@mindspring.com>, descendant of Charity Queen, wh m. Leander Kerby andmoved to LaVeta, CO.

[364] soldier’s records, from National Archives, in RK’s file.

[365] linked to Meredith by their proximity on the 1850 Rutherford Co., NC census, and the repetition of the name Meredith/Meredy for John’s son (RK and others).

[366] LDS data sent by Carol Queen, 7-5-98 (no further source cited).  Cynthia’s maiden name here is at variance with John’s death certificate - see below.

[367] enumerated 10/12/1850, dwelling no. 1410, family no. 1410, from census abstracts posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[368] enumerated 10/12/1850, dwelling no. 1411, family no. 1411, from census abstracts posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[369] enumerated 7/26/1860, dwelling no. 685, family no. 685, posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/1998.

[370] North Carolina, 1860, vol. 2, L-Z, Accelerated Indexing Systems International, Inc., 1987.

[371] Cleveland Co. NC DB H, p. 553 (RK has photocopy, supplied by Vicky Hutchings).

[372] Estate Records - Cleveland C.R. 026.508.46 Vicky Hutchings provided a copy of this probate record to RK, who has abstracted it.

[373] BGSOTC 27(1):19, Feb. 1999.

[374] enumerated 7/26/1860, dwelling no. 709, family no. 709, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[375] Estate Records - Cleveland C.R. 026.508.46 Vicky Hutchings provided a copy of this probate record to RK, who has abstracted it.

[376] This Avery Queen is being researched by John Shelms, <SHELMSJ@aol.com>, who writes that Avery Butler Queen was b. July 2 1861, married Sara _____, lived in Gaston Co., NC and died Nov. 6, 1944.  He further states that John Queen’s wife’s name was Susan Jane Devine (Deviney?).  personal correspondence, 2/21/2000.

[377] NC Archives, Land Grants Book 150, page 259, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[378] NC will index -

[379] [379]another write-up, by Andrew Queen, is published in the Jackson Co., NC Heritage Book, 1992, and was submitted by James B. Hardin to the QL on 8/22/98.
It names as chidren for Samuel and Disey Rolls Queen - Henson (m. ___ Visage), Nancy (m. Sam P. Carson), Harmon (m. Mary Brock), John R. (m. Mary Coward), William B. (m. Mary Nicholson), Sallie (m. Andrew Broom), and Lewis (m. a “Georgia woman named Sally”).

[380] 1830 Macon Co. NC census, published by the Macon Co. Historical Society, info sent by Elaine Randall English.

[381]1835 Poll Books, North Carolina - 12th Congressional District for the Counties of Burke, Haywood, Yancey, Macon, Rutherford, and Buncombe.” Ed. Charles David Biddix,.  Reprinted by: The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc., Ashville, NC, copyright 1988 by OBCGS.

[382] NC Archives, Land Grants Book (1) & (2) 145, page 429; (3) book 149, page 373, sent by Dianne Sain 4/99.

[383] p. 188, dw. 787.  Two doors away are William Queen 53M, and next to him is Americus Queen.

[384] posted to QL by TN 8/23/98.

[385] The “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962 and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.

[386] being researched by Marian, <FOXGEN1@aol.com>, who (as do others) believes that this man is son of John W. Queen, Sr.

[387] from “The Papers of Chris Queen, Sylva, NC, October 1962”, excerpt posted to the QL by GQ 10/98.  Gene states that Chris Queen was son of Harmon Reed Queen, a county commissioner of  Jackson Co, NC, and grandson of Benjamin Nicholson Queen.

[388] Macon County, NC Marriages 1829-1939, Southern Historical Press, 1984, p. 109.  Posted to QL by GQ 10/98.

[389] Macon Co. DB E, p. 126, posted to QL by GQ 10/98.

[390] p. 364, dw. 654. There has been some confusion over the age of the last named person in this household, and som (including RK) initially transcribed it as “16” rather than 76.  But in comparing the initial numeral in his age with sequential household numbering, this number is identical to other 7’s in the census-taker’s handwriting.

[391] Macon Co. DB G, p. 608, posted to QL by GQ 10/98.  The posting doesn’t say WHAT was sold.  It adds tht the Index to Deeds reflects “Henson” as the Grantor, and includes 5 deeds to Jno. W. or John W. Queen between 1842 and 1891, and one to Jno. W. Jr. (the earliest entry, cited here).

[392] pg. 24 (dw. # 149) of federal census for Macon Co., 1860, posted to QL by GQ 10/98.  Gene says he has undocumented note that this John W. served in the CSA, entering service 5-1-1862, and died 6-3-1863 in Rome GA.

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

[394] NC census index at Seattle Public Library.  Other page # posted to Queen list by Carol Queen 7/7/98.

[395] Iredell Co. DB H, p.231, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[396] Iredell Co., DB H, p. 285, , posted to QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.

[397] 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”.

[398] Wilkes Co., NC DB Q, p. 58.  This reveals why Joseph isn’t on the federal census in NC in 1820 - he went to TN with his brother James, and perhaps other siblings.

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

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

[401] Iredell Co. DB O, p. 109, posted to the QL by Teddy Noye 9/98.  Joseph had returned from TN before his death; his will is recorded in Wilkes Co., DB 4, p. 109.

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

[403] being researched by Vicki Shaffer, P.O. Box 90091, Austin, TX 78709, <dixey@ix.netcom.com>.  She says he was born abt.  1794 in Rutherford Co. NC, married Ursula Jones.  Write to her for his descendants.
Another researcher on this line is Tom ____, <Tilebytom@aol.com>.

[404]National Archives reel #80, presonally reviewed by RK 8/20/98.  All page #s refer to the handwritten numbers on the pages.

[405] >From the Rutherford Co. NC Deed Index at www.rfci.wdfloyd, 6/98, DB 32-33, p. 370.

[406] MQY, personal correspondence, 12/98.

[407] personal correspondence from Carol Queen to QUEEN-L, “Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files, cont.,” 6/3/98.

[408] 1830 Haywood Co., NC federal census microfilm, reviewed by RK 8/20/98 at National Archives, Seattle branch.

[409] Criminal Docket A, 1818-1848, Habersham Co., GA Superior Court/ Assault and Battery, sent by Vicki Shaffer, <dixey@ix.netcom.com>.

[410] posting from Vicki Shaffer, <dixey@ix.netcom.com> to Queen List 7/8/98.  Source not cited, other than Habersham Co., GA.
She states he married Ursula Jones, b. abt 1794 NC, d. bef. 1880 in Habersham Co., GA.  Her mother was Sarah Colley and father John Jones.

[411] page 174, family # 15; info from Vicki Shaffer, <dixey@ix.netcom.com> 7/30/98.  This is William C. Queen’s household, with his parents Ursula and Joseph living there.

[412] page 335, family # 85; info from Vicki Shaffer, <dixey@ix.netcom.com> 7/30/98.  This is the household of Daniel and Olive Queen Colley, and Joseph is in the household, and listed as “father-in-law.”

[413] from “Co. C., 10th regiment N.C.S.T. (1st Regiment NC Artillery,” p. 71, sent by Wendy Peterson of San Antonio, TX.

[414] M253, “Consolidated Index of Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1864”, Roll 391, transcribed by RK 9/11/98.

[415] NC will index - Vicky Hutchings has a copy of this probate record.

[416] enumerated 09/06/1870, dwelling No. 115, family No. 117, from an abstract of 1870 federal census, posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/22/98.

[417] “Confederate Pensioners of the Civil War, Cleveland Co., NC, granted July 1901 (condition: had to be married to soldier before April 1, 1865)” - posted to Queen List by Carol Queen 7/21/98.

[418] enumerated 10/10/1850, dwelling # 1375, family no. 1375, from Federal census abstracts, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[419] dwelling no. 725, family no. 725, enumerated 7/27/1860, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[420] enumerated 7/27/1860, dwelling no. 711, family no. 711, posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[421]1835 Poll Books, North Carolina - 12th Congressional District for the Counties of Burke, Haywood, Yancey, Macon, Rutherford, and Buncombe.” Ed. Charles David Biddix,.  Reprinted by: The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc., Ashville, NC, copyright 1988 by OBCGS.

[422] 1850 Lincoln County, NC - Dwelling No. 368, Family No. 380 - George Gibson, age 27, born NC, Laborer, cannot read or write; Elisabeth, age 26, born NC, cannot read or write; Marcus, age 10, born NC; Joshua Queen, age 18, born NC.

[423] Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, NC, Curtis Bynum, 1929 (1962). (SPL)

[424] “Confederate Pensioners of the Civil War, Cleveland Co., NC, granted July 1901 (condition: had to be married to soldier before April 1, 1865)” - posted to Queen List by Carol Queen 7/21/98.

[425] LDS data sent by Carol Queen, 7-5-98, and confirmed by his death certificate.  This lists his mother’s maiden name as White, not Goins.

[426] enumerated 10/12/1850, dwelling no. 1410, family no. 1410, from census abstracts posted to Queen List by Vicky Hutchings 7/20/98.

[427] M253, “Consolidated Index of Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1864”, Roll 391, transcribed by RK 9/11/98.  His obituary (see below) says it was the 10th NC Artillery, and that he fired the last cannon volley at Appomattox., along with other fascinating details of his war service.

[428] from “Co. C., 10th Regiment N.C.S.T. (1st Regiment NC Artillery)”, p. 71, sent by Wendy Peterson, San Antonio, TX.

[429] NC will index - Vicky Hutchings has a copy of this probate record.

[430] from Carol Queen, 7-5-98 (source not cited).

[431] from the “Queen Family Vertical File”, NC State Library, Raleigh, NC, photocopy sent you Teddy Noye.

[432] enumerated 09/06/1870, dwelling No. 120, family No. 122, from an abstract of 1870 federal census, posted to Queen list by Vicky Hutchings 7/22/98.

[433] death certificate #15, Cleveland Co. #8 Twp. Registration District 2307, sent by Dianne Sain, <DianSain@aol.com>.  This names his parents as John Queen and Sinthia White, both born in NC.

[434] write-up, by Andrew Queen,  published in the Jackson Co., NC Heritage Book, and  submitted by James B. Hardin to the QL on 8/22/98.
It names as chidren for Samuel and Disey Rolls Queen - Henson (m. ___ Visage), Nancy (m. Sam P. Carson), Harmon (m. Mary Brock), John R. (m. Mary Coward), William B. (m. Mary Nicholson), Sallie (m. Andrew Broom), and Lewis (m. a “Georgia woman named Sally”).

[435] said by Mandy Queen to be the son of Samuel Queen, and b. 1805 in NC, married Sally Palmer, 7/20/98.  Children (from a GA census?) included Lewis W. b. a. 1838 NC, Samuel b. a. 1843 GA, Disey b. a. 1845 GA, Mary b.a. 1847, and John b.a. 1850 GA.
More information can be found from O. Eugene Queen, <equeen@InfoAve.Net>, and from a book published in 1992 by Dorothy Conner, described on the QL posting by Gene 8/25/98, and from Carol Queen’s posting to QL dated 8/24/98..

[436] The “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962, and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.

[437] sons Lewis W. and Samuel were ages 20 and 17, both b. NC, according to the 1860 census; daughter Dicey and the rest of his children were b. in GA, and Dicey’s age was given as 14 at the time of the census.

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

[439] page (or dwelling number) 135, sent by James Hardin 8/30/98. 

[440] page 112, sent by James Hardin 8/30/98.

[441]posting to QL by Carol Queen 8/23/98.  States that he was a baptist minister, and pastor of John’s Creeek Church in the East LaPort area in Branson’s NC Business directory for 1872, 1877-8, and 1884.  Was also a magistrate of the Caney Fork Tp.  He and Lucinda are buried in the Queen Cemetery near Johns Creek.  This is supported by the “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962 and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.

[442] This Rev. Lewis Queen is being researched by descendant Gene Queen, <equeen@InfoAve.Net>

[443] census page 6, posted to QL by  Gene Queen 8/24/98.

[444] 1870 federal census data posted to QL by Gene Queen 8/24/98.

[445] posted to QL by Gene Queen 8/24/98

[446] The “Chris Queen” document, written in 1962 and posted to the QL by James Hardin 8/22/98.

[447] headstones photo’d by GQ and info posted to QL 9/11/98.

[448] BGSOTC vol. 32, August 2004, citing Lincoln Co., NC Criminal Action papers: p. 137 and p. 138.

[449] personal correspondence from Joybelle Craig, g-g-g-daughter of Joshua Taylor Dickey, 502 Hovey Avenue, Normal, IL 61761, now in poor health and no longer corresponding.  She’s stuck on Lucinda Queen.  Also being researched by Jim Brewer, 2802 Barnie Ln., Lakeland FL 33813-3101, <jbrewer@tampabay.rr.com>.

[450] from “Early Marriage Bonds of Haywood Co., NC, 1808-1870”, extracted by James E. and Vivian Woolley, 1974, reprinted 1991 by Old Buncombe Co. Genealogical Society, Inc., Asheville, NC (posted to Queen List by Barb Stanford, 7-14-98). posted to QUEEN LIST by CAROL QUEEN 9/13/98, with the notion that William was listed as father of Lucinda.

 

 

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