Walter George King

3 November 1898–September 1971 (Age 72)
Albany, Orleans, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Walter George

When Walter George King was born on 3 November 1898, in Albany, Orleans, Vermont, United States, his father, William Orion King, was 41 and his mother, Sophronia Violet Bean, was 24. He married Doris Esther Whitcher on 22 September 1920, in Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States for about 40 years. He died in September 1971, at the age of 72, and was buried in Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Walter George King
Doris Esther Whitcher
Marriage: 22 September 1920
Frederic Whitcher King
Janice Priscilla King
Donald Lee King
Carolyn Rachel King
Barbara Ann king
Sherry Louise King

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  • Marriage
    22 September 1920Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome
    Age 2
    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 20
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 153615;2007: 334329; 2010: 465422)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’.

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

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    Sources (55)

    • Walter G King, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Walter George King, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Walter King, "United States Census, 1940"

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