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From: "Don Queen" <>
Subject: Re: [QUEEN] Agnes Queen
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 09:23:09 -0700
Here is a good site for general background on Clan MacQueen.
Type in Clan MacQueen on any search engine and you can read for days.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joan Peduzzi" <>
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2001 10:48 PM
Subject: [QUEEN] Agnes Queen
> Hello everyone,
> I am a new member of this list and I would like to ask for some help
> My g.g.grandfather, Richard Griffin, was married in Neilston,
> Scotland in 1849.
> According to the 1871 census he was born in Ireland abt.1830.
> His death certificate showed his parents as Michael Griffin (Farmer)and
> Agnes Griffin ms.Queen.
> The death certificate of his brother Michael, who died on 22nd September
> 1856 aged 21yrs., gave the parents as Michael Griffin(Farm labourer) and
> Mary Ann Griffin ms.Queen.
> This is all the information I have.
> Someone on the list mentioned recently that the name was originally
> and that they came from the Isle of Skye. I was told by a distant cousin
> that my Grandfather's family came originally from Skye but I had found no
> evidence of this.
> Could anybody let me have a "potted history" of the Queen/McQueen Clan or
> tell me where I can find one please?
> I note that there are only three 'Queens' on the "index to Griffith's'
> Many thanks
> Joan Peduzzi
> Manchester, England
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