Katherine McQueen

Tennessee, United States

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine McQueen was born in 1844, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Milton McQueen, was 37 and her mother, Susan Simmons, was 30. She married E. P. Jacobs on 22 December 1859. She lived in Tyler, Texas, United States in 1850.

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James Felder
Katherine McQueen
Marriage: 15 April 1863

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15 April 1863

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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 0

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Catherine Mcqueen in household of Milton Mcqueen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Katharine Or Katie Mcqueen, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Katie McQueen in entry for E. P. Jacobs, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"

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