John McQueen

1776 - 1822


Son of 'Don Juan McQueen', who was a slave-owner of Georgia and East Florida (and d. 1807), and son-in-law of Basil Cowper (q.v.), from whom he and his wife and sister-in-law inherited some 210 enslaved people whom they appear to have sold c. 1820.


The Don Juan McQueen papers are in the Georgia Historical Society, [accessed 12/10/2019]; Walter C. Hartridge (ed.) Letters of Don Juan McQueen to his family, Columbia, S.C. : Published for the Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames of America by Bostick & Thornley, (1943).

Further Information

Margaret Cowper

Associated Estates (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1820 [EA] - → Other

Joint seller of 68 enslaved people to this estate.

1820 [EA] - → Other

Apparently previously joint owner of enslaved people sold to a new owner of this estate.

1817 [EA] - → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Inferred by LBS, and confirmed by the Mackay and Stiles papers at the University of North...
Husband → Wife
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law