Hugh McQueen

15 March 1804–27 December 1865 (Age 61)
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Hugh

When Hugh McQueen was born on 15 March 1804, in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John McQueen, was 21 and his mother, Isabell Jamieson, was 22. He married Margaret Murdoch in 1826, in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 27 December 1865, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Hugh McQueen
Margaret Murdoch
Marriage: 1826
John McQueen
Peter Mac Queen
James McQueen
Isabella MacQueen
Marion MacQueen
Alexander Mac Queen
Margaret McQueen
Jane McQueen
Helen MacQueen
Ann McQueen

Spouse and Children

Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 7

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 11

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 18

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ‘son of Suibhne’ a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McSweeney . This name was also used as a Gaelic equivalent of the Old Norse byname Sveinn ( see Swain ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mcqueen, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Peter Mcqueen, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Hugh Mcqueen, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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