Clarence George King

23 September 1883–17 April 1964 (Age 80)
Gingin, Western Australia, Australia

The Life of Clarence George

When Clarence George King was born on 23 September 1883, in Gingin, Western Australia, Australia, his father, Daniel Constant King, was 49 and his mother, Ann Mortimer, was 44. He married Agnes Ann Andrews in 1911, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 April 1964, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 80, and was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Clarence George King
1883–1964
Agnes Ann Andrews
1883–1971
Marriage: 1911
Reginald Clarence King
1911–1917
Frederick Clifton King
1913–1999
Delilah Enid King
1915–1965
Elsie Doreen King
1916–1917
Francis Milton King
1917–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1911
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
children

(5)

    Reginald Clarence King

    Male1911–1917Male

    Male1913–1999Male

    Female1915–1965Female

    Elsie Doreen King

    Female1916–1917Female

    Francis Milton King

    Male1917–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 9

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 18

First Federal election.
1911

Age 28

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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 Clarence King, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Clarence King, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Geo. Clarence King in entry for Frederick Clifton King, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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