William Howard Queen

8 April 1920–2 August 1988 (Age 68)
Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Howard

When William Howard Queen was born on 8 April 1920, in Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Lihue Queen, was 27 and his mother, Willie Bryan York, was 23. He married Beatrice Louise Ayers about 1952. He lived in Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 2 August 1988, in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Howard Queen
Beatrice Louise Ayers
Marriage: about 1952

Spouse and Children

about 1952

Parents and Siblings





    Ruby V Queen


    Edward C Queen


    Russell Queen


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • William H Queen in household of William L Queen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Queen, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Wm H Queen in entry for Wm Henry Queen, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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