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From: "Don Queen" <>
Subject: Re: [QUEEN] Richard M Queen and James M. Queen
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 18:19:43 -0700
References: <MB09EXUIEAOeIiGXix4000013b0@MB09.myfamilysouth.com>
In-Reply-To: <MB09EXUIEAOeIiGXix4000013b0@MB09.myfamilysouth.com>

This is very interesting information.

The unusual name Marsham surely dates back to the Marsham Queen family who
were the descendants of Samuel Queen. Samuel Queens will names Marsham
Queen. Marsham Queens name appears several times over the next few years and
ends with his will of 8/8/1771 naming his children Mary, Margrit,
Clementena, Willaim, Leonard and Richard.

How could a relative of this huge clan end up an orphan only 12 years later


Don Queen

On 11 Sep 2006 20:35:02 -0600, <
> wrote:
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> Message Board Post:
> Seeking parents of Richard M. Queen 1777-1814 from MD to KY
> Also seeking parents of James M. Queen- 1820-1863- IN but died and buried
> in Danville, KY
> This is information I have:
> RICHARD MARSHAM QUEEN-parents unknown
> Charles County Wills- Book 1, Page 111
> Richard Marsham Queen, an orphan about six years of age on the 23rd day of
> October last is by the court and consent of his mother bound unto William
> Montgomery, of Peter, until he acquires to the age of twenty-one , who being
> present in court accepts thereof and engages to learn him to read distinctly
> on the Bible , to write a legible hand and to cypher as far as the rule of
> three and when free to give him a decent suit of apparel; to wit , of milled
> country cloth or German Sarge, a pair of shooes and stockings a fine hat and
> two white shirts and a silk handkerchief. Tuesday, April 8, 1783
> His sister:Jane Queen an orphan three years of age- 31st day of August
> last is by the court with the consent of the mother bound unto William
> Montgomery, of Peter, until she arrives to the age of sixteen; he being
> present in court and accepts thereof and engages to learn her to read the
> Bible distinctly and to write a legible hand and when free to give her a
> decent suit of apparel consisting of gown and petties of country cloth , a
> pair of shoes and stockings, a silk bonnet, a silk handkerchief, two white
> shifts and a spinning wheel and a pair of cotton cords.
> Tuesday April 8, 1783
> Richard M. Queen m Sara Webb in 1800 in (Washington Co?), Ky parents of
> Henrietta Queen. He died around 1814 HENRIETTA QUEEN (ca 1802 _ca1882 m JOHN
> KIDWELL ca 1797 - died bef 2-3-1836(on 1-22-1890
> The following is not the son of Richard PARENTS OF JAMES -UNKNOWN JAMES M
> QUEEN born 1820 in Ky.or IN. Died Nov, 1862 in Danville, Ky m. first Mary
> STRANGE 1822 to 18?) she was my ancestor James M Queen (1820? to 11/20/1862)
> m. 1st Mary Strange (1822 to 18?) Children: Joseph Queen William I Queen m.
> Cecila Kidwell
> James the M 2nd- Priscilla Miles ยช4-17-1828 to7-16-1896)
> James M. Queen is stated to have been born in Ky or Indiana depending on
> whose account you read. He was born in 1820. He apparently came to Brown
> Towship, Martin Co, In as a young man and married at age 19 to Mary Magdalen
> Strange. They had two children: Joseph born in 1841 and William Ignatius
> born in May 1845.( this is my great grandfather).
> James then married Priscilla Miles and had eight more children.
> He was in the Army during the Civil War. He enrolled on the 14th day of
> August 1862 at Loogootee in Co "B" 80th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers to
> service as a Private on the thrid day of September 1862 in Princeton in Co B
> 80th Regiment of Indiana. Volunteers to serve Three years on during the war.
> On the Mustor Roll of Co. "B" of the Regiment , for the months of Sept. Oct.
> Nov, Dec Han , Feb March, Month of March 1863, he is reported Died of
> Disease at Danville, Ky Nov 20th 1862. This is from his Pension Record filed
> by his wife Priscilla Miles Queen .
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