Frank King

19 October 1872–29 June 1949 (Age 76)
Belgrade, Washington, Missouri, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank King was born on 19 October 1872, in Belgrade, Washington, Missouri, United States, his father, David B King, was 29 and his mother, Zoa Ashley, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Dora Louise Larue. He lived in Courtois Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Madison, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 29 June 1949, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank King
1872–1949
Dora Louise Larue
1880–1907
Dovie Irene King
1902–1971
Virda King
1904–
Earl King
1908–

Spouse and Children

    Male1872–1949Male

    Dora Louise Larue

    Female1880–1907Female

children

(3)

    Female1902–1971Female

    Virda King

    Female1904–Female

    Earl King

    Male1908–Male

Parents and Siblings

    David B King

    Male1842–1920Male

    Zoa Ashley

    Female1848–1925Female

siblings

(5)

    Nellie King

    Female1867–1933Female

    Female1870–1932Female

    Male1872–1949Male

    Fred King

    Male1874–1908Male

    Malinda Ann King

    Female1879–1931Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875

Age 3

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 21

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

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)

  • Frank King in household of David King, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank King, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank King in entry for Leora King, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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