Virginia “Jennie” Queen
Wife of Frank Bartel
And Charles Richmond
Jennie Queen7 (Benjamin F. Queen6, Frances “Fanny” Eby5, Benjamin Eby4, Michael Eby3, Christian Eby2, Theodorus Eby1) was born 20 MAR 1874 at Thornville, Fairfield, County, OH; died 4 SEP 1956 at Toledo, Lucas County, OH; buried at Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania, Lucas County, OH.
Jennie Queen Bartel was found in the 1900 Toledo census with her first husband Frank, living on Mount Rose Avenue, Adams twp., Lucas Co. Frank, 25, is employed as a hammerman. Jennie, 26, has borne three children, but young Benjamin, age four, is the only one living. Grace and Bessie arrive later.
Frank left the family about 1905. (More on the Bartel Family in following section.)
Jennie married the brother of Frank's friend Henry
Richmond. A news clipping discovered in
an old family Bible was shared during the 1993 family reunion. The clipping indicated that Charles Richmond
and Jennie were married 21 JUN(no year) at the home of the bride's parents on
Henry Richmond of Hamlin and Alberta Queen of Columbus
Grove, were attendants. This clipping
provided more questions that answers.
The year of the wedding is not given, athough the family estimates that
it must have ocurred between 1905 and 1910.
Henry (Charles' brother) and
Charles and Jennie's family eventually moved from
Charles had one daughter by a previous marriage who was last
known to be living in
Charles Richmond, born in 1876, died
Jennie, 82, died
The 1920 census indicates that, at least for a time, Bessie,
now 14, was living with her sister Grace, now Mrs. Joseph Wolfinger. The family lived at
Grandpa Richmond drove a Model A Ford, always, even when
they were difficult to find.
Jennie and Frank were the parents of:
b. Grace, born
c. Bessie, born in 1905.