Mary Emma King

1872–
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma King was born in 1872, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John King, was 20 and her mother, Mary Rawcliffe, was 24. She married William Bentley in March 1894, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Standish, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

William Bentley
1867–
Mary Emma King
1872–
Marriage: March 1894
Thos K Bentley
1895–
Mary R Bentley
1897–
William Henry Bentley
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1894
Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1852–Male

    Mary Rawcliffe

    Female1848–1874Female

siblings

(2)

    George Frederick King

    Male1872–Male

    Female1872–Female

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 6

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English king, Old English cyning ‘king’ (originally merely a tribal leader, from Old English cyn(n) ‘tribe’, ‘race’ + the Germanic suffix -ing). The word was already used as a byname before the Norman Conquest, and the nickname was common in the Middle Ages, being used to refer to someone who conducted himself in a kingly manner, or one who had played the part of a king in a pageant, or one who had won the title in a tournament. In other cases it may actually have referred to someone who served in the king's household. The American surname has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König ( see Koenig ), Swiss German Küng, French Leroy . It is also found as an Ashkenazic Jewish surname, of ornamental origin.2 Chinese 金: variant of Jin 1.3 Chinese 景, 荆, 井, 金: see Jing .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E King in household of John King, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary E Bentley in household of William Bentley, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • William Bentley - Facts

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