George Edward King

2 March 1890–13 December 1957 (Age 67)
East Malling, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Edward

When George Edward King was born on 2 March 1890, in East Malling, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Charles King, was 28 and his mother, Rose Jordan, was 29. He married Catherine Eveline Bramley on 23 July 1910, in Leybourne, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1890. He died on 13 December 1957, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

George Edward King
1890–1957
Catherine Eveline Bramley
1890–1935
Marriage: 23 July 1910
Edith Emily King
1912–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 July 1910
Leybourne, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 24

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

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)

  • George E King in household of Edward King, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Edward King, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • George Edward King in household of Rose King, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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