Fannie Lavender Shuping

27 April 1893–25 March 1994 (Age 100)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Fannie Lavender

When Fannie Lavender Shuping was born on 27 April 1893, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Moulton Cornelius Shuping, was 31 and her mother, Eliza Ann Garrison, was 23. She married James Gordon Queen on 26 December 1913, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 25 March 1994, in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gordon Queen
Fannie Lavender Shuping
Marriage: 26 December 1913
Frances Shuping Queen
Virginia Carlotta Queen
Gordan Burgin Queen
Bessie Josephine Queen

Spouse and Children

26 December 1913
Iredell, North Carolina, United States


    Frances Shuping Queen



    Gordan Burgin Queen


    Bessie Josephine Queen


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 27

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Schüpping, from Middle Low German schuppinge ‘push’, ‘shove’, hence a nickname for an aggressive person or a pusher.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Zulen in household of James G Zulen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fanie L Quinn in household of Gorden J Quinn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie Queen in household of J Gorden Queen, "United States Census, 1930"

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