Sarah King was born about 1720, in North Carolina, British Colonial America. She married Julius Holley in 1738, in Anson, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1800. She died after July 1771, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 8280.
English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.
English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.
Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable rí (which means ‘king’ in Irish).
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