Rebecca McQueen

1823–13 October 1909 (Age 86)
Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca McQueen was born in 1823, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas M McQueen, was 43 and her mother, Barbara Maria Wills, was 41. She married Darrell Mitchell Mink on 16 December 1838, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 October 1909, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Darrell Mitchell Mink
1813–1876
Rebecca McQueen
1823–1909
Marriage: 16 December 1838
Alexander Mink
1843–
Eric Mink
John W Mink
1848–
Thomas J Mink
1849–1924
Eleanor Jane Mink
1851–1926
James Mink
1853–
Wilson P Mink
1853–1926
Nelson Mink
1855–
Caroline V Mink
1856–
Louisa Eliza Mink
1858–1930
Rebecca Ada Mink
1861–1946

Spouse and Children

    Darrell Mitchell Mink

    Male1813–1876Male

    Female1823–1909Female

MARRIAGE
16 December 1838
Johnson, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Alexander Mink

    Male1843–Male

    John W Mink

    Male1848–Male

    Male1849–1924Male

    Eleanor Jane Mink

    Female1851–1926Female

    James Mink

    Male1853–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 7

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Mink in household of B M Mink, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Mink in household of Derrill Mink, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Beckey S Mink, "United States Census, 1880"

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