John Henry Queen

22 January 1832–11 May 1903 (Age 71)
Wayne, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Queen was born on 22 January 1832, in Wayne, Virginia, United States, his father, Walter Queen, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Murphy, was 38. He married Anna Damron on 4 March 1850, in Lick Creek, Summers, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Grant District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 11 May 1903, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Queen
Anna Damron
Marriage: 4 March 1850
Kerrick Queen
Sarah Queen
Mary Queen
Walter Jay Queen
Samuel Braxton Queen
Nancy Jane Queen
Miriam Queen
Wiley Queen
Lindsey Queen
Ephriam Queen
Fullen Ephram Queen
George Washington Queen

Spouse and Children

4 March 1850
Lick Creek, Summers, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 12

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 29

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of McQueen .2 English: from a Middle English female personal name, Quena, from Old English cwene ‘queen’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John H Queen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Queen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Queen, "United States Census, 1860"

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