Colleen King

12 January 1951–3 January 1989 (Age 38)
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

The Life of Colleen

When Colleen King was born on 12 January 1951, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, her father, Robert Aldie King, was 45 and her mother, Audrey Elise Bostic, was 34. She died on 3 January 1989, in La Brea, Saint Patrick, Trinidad and Tobago, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Robert Aldie King
1905–1965
Audrey Elise Bostic
1916–2000
Colleen King
1951–1989
Roger King
1952–2006
Claudette Megan King
1954–1957

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World Events (3)

1962

Age 11

Trinidad and Tobago becomes independent with Williams as prime minister.
1970

Age 19

"Government declares a state of emergency after violent protests by ""Black Power"" supporters who demand a solution to unemployment and an end to foreign influence over the economy. Hundreds of army soldiers mutiny in support, but their rebellion collapses within days."
1972

Age 21

State of emergency lifted.

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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