The Queen/Quinn Family

The Queens / Quinns
This side of the family originated in Ireland but moved to Scotland before the 1861 census.  They may have even been in Scotland before the 1851 census but this has not yet been proven.
 
The Irish Potato Famine was from 1845 to 1852 so that is likely why they moved to Scotland
 
In some documents they are entered as Quinn instead of Queen.  As, in the early days,  they would not have been able to read or write it probably depended on how strong their Irish accent was as to how it was written down.
 
They probably moved to Bury, Lancashire between March 1883 and November 1884.
 
Some other surnames associated with the Queen side of the family:
Gallagher, Rice, Rodgers, Ewing, Nisbet.

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