William H. King

5 May 1821–21 May 1889 (Age 68)
Canada

The Life of William H.

When William H. King was born on 5 May 1821, in Canada, his father, Ezekiel King, was 21 and his mother, Lucy Glazier, was 22. He married Jannette Fraser on 8 February 1854, in Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Handy Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1850. He died on 21 May 1889, in Williamston, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Summit Cemetery, Williamstown Township, Ingham, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H. King
1821–1889
Jannette Fraser
1828–1864
Marriage: 8 February 1854
Charles William King
1854–1923
Frederick N King
1859–1936

Spouse and Children

    Male1821–1889Male

    Jannette Fraser

    Female1828–1864Female

MARRIAGE
8 February 1854
Livingston, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    Charles William King

    Male1854–1923Male

    Frederick N King

    Male1859–1936Male

Parents and Siblings

    Ezekiel King

    Male1800–1885Male

    Lucy Glazier

    Female1799–1869Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1821–1889Male

    Mary D King

    Female1822–1876Female

    Israel N. King

    Male1824–1868Male

    Lucy King

    Female1829–1862Female

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1837

Age 16

Michigan is the 26th state.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Wm King in household of Ezekial King, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William King, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm H King, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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