Surname: King

Biographical Sketch of C. C. King

C. C. King, farmer and stock dealer, P. O. Jewell City, was born in Springwater, N. Y., and July 9, 1838; removed to Iowa in 1855; thence to Nebraska in 1860. At the breaking out of the war he enlisted as private in Company F, Fifteenth Iowa Infantry. Was discharged in September 1862, for disability. Re-enlisted in March, 1863, in Company M, Second Nebraska Cavalry, to serve nine months; discharged in December following, and returned to his farm in Nebraska. He was married March 20, 1864, to Miss Lucinda J. Horner. Again he entered the army, August 15, as Sergeant in Company K, Forty-eighth Missouri Infantry. At the close of the war he returned to Nebraska; came to Jewell County in 187l, and took a homestead adjoining Jewell City. Is now the owner of 640 acres of land, mostly under cultivation? Also a herd of 125 cattle. Was elected County Commissioner and President of the board in 1875. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M., A. O. U. W. and G .A. R. They have had nine children – Edd H., Frank V., Dora May (deceased), Rosa A., Levi A., C. Burtie (deceased), Otto C., Roscoe J. and...

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Biographical Sketch of Morand King

Morand King, hotel and livery, was born in Canada, June 18, 1870. He came to Nebraska in 1867, and to Jewell County, Kan., in 1871, and took a homestead; came to the town of Jewell City in 1876, and engaged in the livery business. In June 1881, he took charge of the City Hotel of Jewell City. Mr. King started in the world with but little money, but by perseverance and push has accumulated considerable property. Was married May 15, 1871, in Richardson County, Neb., to Miss Catherine Keffer, and has four children – Powell, born June 29, 1872; Morand, born June 15, 1874; Kate, born April 14, 1876; Mary, born December 15,...

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Biographical Sketch of L. D. King

L. D. King married Miss Mary E. Hopkins, a daughter of Eldridge Hopkins. They have reared a family of interesting children-four boys and three girls. They are all married and have homes of their own. Sam, their oldest son, was born in the year 1859, in, old Tarrant. B. F. King was born the 8th day of July 1863. The next in order of birth died after living twelve months. Bob Lee King was born in 1868 she married John. Cummings. W. E. was born in 1870. Miss Kate married Ham Sickles, the son of Uncle Bill Sickles, an old pioneer citizen whom everybody loved and respected. Miss Maud King married H. C. Connor. Capt. L. D. King is a lawyer, and has ever enjoyed a large practice. He is thoroughly posted in all the theories of legal practice, and has an extensive knowledge of the decisions of the courts, both State and Federal. He is aged now. His life has been useful to Hopkins County, and honorable to himself, his friends and his family. Prof. Sam King is a school teacher of marked ability, and has great aptitude for the profession, being a born teacher and a gentleman of honor and integrity. Prof. King has distinguished himself as a teacher of literature in Hopkins County. H. C. Connor is a lawyer and is at this time serving as...

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Biographical Sketch of Warren Phelps King

King, Warren Phelps; manufacturing business; born, Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 9, 1865; son of Warren Leander and Mary Eliza Phelps King; educated, Cornell University, class of 1888; married, Buffalo, N. Y., June 2, 1892, Justine McKenna; issue, Warren Griffin King, born, July 6, 1893, and Elizabeth Brewster King, born March 25, 1899; with The Lehigh Valley Coal Co. for five years; New York Car Wheel Works and associated companies, occupying various official positions, for eleven years; pres. Liberty Brass Foundry, Buffalo, N. Y., for four years; vice pres. and treas. The Aluminum Castings Co.; member Society of Automobile Engineers, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Chi. Psi Fraternity; member Union, and Mayfield Clubs, Cleveland, and Buffalo, and Saturn Clubs, Buffalo, N. Y.; his paternal great-grandfather, Francis King, fought through The Revolutionary War, and settled in the town of Ithaca, N. Y.; at the close of the war; his paternal grandfather, Alexander King, born in Ithaca, N. Y., in 1801; he married Rachel Casterline; his father, Warren Leander King, was born in Ithaca. N. Y., in 1829; his maternal grandfather, Elbridge Gerry Phelps, was born near Wethersfield, Conn., about 1805; he married Mary Delialah Knowles; his mother, Mary Eliza Phelps, born in Delaware county, N. Y. State, in...

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Biographical Sketch of Harry Wheelock King

King, Harry Wheelock; pres. King Bridge Co.; born, Cleveland, Oct. 15, 1863; son of Zenas and Miranda C. Wheelock King; educated, public and private schools, Cleveland; married, Mineral Point, Wis., Nov. 21, 1889, Margery Gundry; issue, Margery, Jane, Harriett; pres. and director King Bridge Co.; sec’y and director Osborn Building Co.; vice pres. and director Lake Shore Banking & Trust Co.; director Cleveland Trust Co.; pres. Stratford Building Co.; member Union, Country, Tavern, Hermit, Roadside, and Hunt Clubs; five years a member of the Cleveland Gaffing Gun...

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert Doan King

King, Herbert Doan; banker; born, East Cleveland, March 12, 1882; son of Frederick and Emily S. Doan King; educated, Shaw High School; married, East Cleveland, Oct. 12, 1908, Lillian A. Jenks; two children; treas. The Cleveland Trust Co.; director and treas. The IL W. Burton Co.; member The Cleveland Athletic...

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Biography of Thomas F. King

Thomas F. King, who has devoted his entire time and attention to the banking business since making his initial step in business circles, is now the cashier of the Exchange National Bank of Muskogee. A native of Ohio, he was born in Marion on the 13th of May, 1886, and is a son of James and Margaret (Martin) King, the latter a sister of T. H. Martin, former mayor of Muskogee. The father was commissioner of public safety under the charter form of government. With the removal of the family westward, Thomas F. King pursued his more advanced education in the Woodbine Normal School at Woodbine, Iowa, from which he was graduated with the class of 1907. Soon afterward he turned his attention to the banking business, starting in the position of bookkeeper. He has made his home in Muskogee since 1907 and is today a well known and prominent figure in financial circles, having worked his way steadily upward through various intermediate positions to that of cashier of the Exchange National Bank, of which he is also one of the directors. He has closely studied every phase of the business and thoroughness, keen sagacity and earnestness of purpose have been salient features in the attainment of his present-day success. On the 18th of February, 1915, Mr. King was united in marriage to Miss Cassie Iliff, a daughter of...

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Biography of Robert F. King

The town of Hulbert, Oklahoma, is a monument to the business ability and enterprise of such men as Robert F. King, who came to this community when its proportions were those of a village. He recognized, however, the possibilities for growth and development here and became a prominent factor in business circles and active in the management of affairs which have constituted important elements in public progress. When he came here the Frisco railroad was just being built through this section of the country. He erected a store and residence one-half mile east of the present location of the town and also a cotton gin on the railroad. He later purchased a section of land, now included in the town, and plotted sixty acres, dividing them into lots which he sold. Mr. King’s home is one of the conspicuous places in this locality and is modern in every way, having its own electric light, heat and sewer systems. Robert F. King is not a native of Oklahoma, for he was born near Yellville, Arkansas, on the 4th of May, 1863, a son of Robert F. and Phoebia (Orr). The father was a native of Tennessee, while Mrs. King was born in Kentucky, and they both removed to Arkansas with their parents at an early age. They lived in that state for many years, where the father engaged in general...

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Biography of Major J. Berry King

J. Berry King is now engaged in the general practice of law in Muskogee. Born in Harrison, Arkansas, May 29, 1888, he is a son of Alfred and Laura (McCormick) King, the father a banker and merchant of Harrison for a number of years, there successfully carrying on extensive business interests. In 1909, however, he removed to Oklahoma, where he resided until his death, which occurred in December, 1918. Major King received a public and high school education in Springfield, Missouri, and afterward attended the University of Arkansas, from 1903 until 1907. He then made preparation for his professional career as a law student in the University of Virginia and is numbered among its alumni of 1910. In that year he opened an office in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where he engaged in practice until. 1917, being associated with Hon. W. W. Hastings. Upon the election of Mr. Hastings to congress Major King removed to Muskogee, where he has since devoted his attention to general practice, and his clientage is now very extensive and of an important character. He is well grounded in the principles of common law and remains a diligent student of those elementary principles that constitute the basis of all legal science. This knowledge has served him well in many a legal battle before the court, in which he has won many cases. His mind is analytical, logical...

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King, John – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon A Direct Descendant of the Pilgrim Fathers, and an Honered Pioneer of Eastern Oregon At the home of his daughter, Mrs. E.L. Harris, in Elgin. December 12, 1904. John King, aged 84 years, 9 months, 10 days. The deceased was among the well known citizens of Union and Wallowa counties, in which territory he had made his home since 1882. A son of Jacob King, one of Ohio’s pioneer settlers, he was able to trace his lineage directly to the Pilgrim Fathers, whose landing at Plymouth Rock in 1820 (Says 1820) marked one of the events which were to have distinctive quality in the history of our land. He was the third born in a family of eight children and was born near Zanesville, in Perry County, Ohio, March 2, 1820 of which family only three are now living. In 1849, on July 4th, he was united in marriage to Miss Maria A. Dawson, and to this union was born eight children, four of whom are now living. In early manhood he hewed out his home in the timbered regions on the south bank of the Maumee river, thirty miles from Teledo, Ohio, and here it was that his own family was born and reared. here, too, at his early home, he was wont to receive visits from many of Ohio’s great pioneers, among whom...

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J. Luther King

Private, 58th F. A., Btry. F. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. John King. Entered the service Sept. 6, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Hill, Va. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Jan. 23,...

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James B. King

Sergt., Med. Corps; of Franklin County; son of J. W. and Mary Gray King. Entered service June 1, 1918, at Louisburg, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 30, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. 1919; to Sergt. 1919. Landed in USA July 12, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Mills, N. Y., July 18,...

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Gurney H. King

Private, Med. Corps, 306th San. Tr., 81st Div. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. T. King. Husband of S. McKinnon King. Entered the service May 29, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France Aug. 7, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne and on St. Die Front. Returned to USA June 2, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Mills, L. I., June 6,...

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Wilbur King

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. D, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Jones County; son of L. and Laura King. Husband of Ida Emerson King. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Fought at all engagements of 119th Regt. Returned to USA April 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 8,...

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George W. King

1st Class Private, 118th Inf., 30th Div., Co. E. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. King. Husband of Mrs. M. C. King. Entered the service at High Point, N.C., July 9, 1915. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all battles with his company until October 6th. Sent to Base Hospital No. 6, in Rouen, France. Returned to USA March 27, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 31, 1919. Was on the Mexican border eight...

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