McLean, Karen (Johnson / Ah Quee)

Personal Details

First nameKaren
Other namesJohnson / Ah Quee
Place of birthSweden
Date of death01/06/1939
Age at death92 years


Wife of Neil McLean m.04/09/1873 d.29/08/1876

Mother of –
Christina Mary – 9 Feb 1875
Matilda – 29 June 1877

Then partner of Queey Sang Ah Quee

Mother of –
Harriet – 16 June 1880
James Henry – 14 Dec 1881
Connie –
Rosie –
Venna –

Cemetery Record

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LocationEast Central
Grave number157
Date of funeral01/06/1939

Died from Old age

Morning Bulletin Friday 9 June 1939
The death occurred on the morning of June 1 at her residence of Mrs J. Ah Quee, sen., at the age of 92. Mrs Quee was one of the oldest residents of Muttaburra. Born at Blaken, Sweden, she had lived in Muttaburra for the past 49 years. She is survived by a family of seven daughters and two sons, her husband and one daughter having predeceased her several years ago. The deceased also leaves 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The funeral, which was largely attended, left her residence for the Muttaburra cemetery. The burial service was conducted by Mr T. Willoughby.
[Source: MUTTABURRA. (1939, June 9). Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld.: 1878 – 1954), p. 3. Retrieved November 3, 2013, from]