Adaline King

1853–1941 (Age 88)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adaline

When Adaline King was born on 3 August 1853, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, William H. King, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Ann Higbee, was 37. She died on 27 October 1941, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William H. King
1818–1905
Sarah Ann Higbee
1816–1899
Evelyn King
1845–1935
Dexter S. King
1851–1924
Adaline King
1853–1941

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Adda King in household of William H King, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adaline King, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Adaline King, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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