George Andrew Macqueen was an apothecary. He married twice in India (first in 1842) and had many children. His birth date is extrapolated from his age at death. It is not known if he was born in India but possible since apothecary's often were Indian born. In 1850 he was serving with the 51st light infantary, in 1858 with the 2ns regt nagpoor irregular force, in 1972 he was at the madras medical dept. After his death he was described as the late honorary assistant surgeon. It is likely that Andrew Macqueen the father was military and/or East India company.