Zilpha Dollie Queen

1795–7 October 1876 (Age 81)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Zilpha Dollie

When Zilpha Dollie Queen was born in 1795, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, her father, Mr. Queen, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Queen, was 38. She married Philip Shanholtzer in 1817. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Eastern District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Gore District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 7 October 1876, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salem Church Cemetery, Slanesville, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Shanholtzer
Zilpha Dollie Queen
Marriage: 1817
Stephen Schanholtzer
C. Shanholtzer
Philip Shanholtzer Jr
Shelton Shanholtzer
Jacob Shanholtzer
Peter Shanholtzer
Walter Shanholtzer
James Shanholtzer
Bushrod H . Shanholtzer
John Shanholtzer
Shelton Shanholtzer

Spouse and Children



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Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Queen


    Elizabeth Queen




World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Zilpha Shanholtzer in household of Phillip Shanholtzer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Zilpha Shanholtzer in household of Philip Shanholtzer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zilpha Shanholtzer in household of Philip Shanholtzer, "United States Census, 1860"

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