Helen McQueen

15 November 1789–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen McQueen was born on 15 November 1789, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James McQueen, was 44 and her mother, Janet Stiven, was 41. She married Robert Munro on 12 November 1824, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Robert Munro
Helen McQueen
Marriage: 12 November 1824
Helen Munro
Johanna Munro

Spouse and Children

12 November 1824
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 13

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 31

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

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)

  • Helen McQueen, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Mcqueen, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Mcqueen in entry for Helen Monro, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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