Mary Emma King

1872–
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma King was born in 1872, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John King, was 21 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 for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Bentley
1867–
Mary Emma King
1872–
Marriage: March 1894
Thomas Kay Bentley
1894–
Mary R Bentley
1897–
William Henry Bentley
1899–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    March 1894Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    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

    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 (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kingdon
    Chief
    Koenig
    Kings

    Sources (5)

    • Mary E King in household of John King, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Emma King - Government record: birth-name: Mary Emma King
    • Mary Emma Bentley in household of William Bentley, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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