Queenie: Queen Victoria Woodruff

TitleQueenie: Queen Victoria Woodruff
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsDawsey, Karen Cope
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number1
Date Publishedspring
SubjectsCherokee Indians, Civil War, Mountain people -- Genealogy

Describes the author's great- great- grandmother, stories about her, and the process of discovering records for this "Black Dutch" woman of spirit and independence. She had several children by various men, she tricked the Union army raiders into skipping her farm, and was loved and admired by many of her descendents. Includes a photograph of Queenie with the father of some of her children.


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