LeRoy King

21 August 1850–20 March 1852 (Age 1)
Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of LeRoy

When LeRoy King was born on 21 August 1850, in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Rice King, was 37 and his mother, Matilda Robison, was 39. He died on 20 March 1852, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rice King
1813–1879
Matilda Robison
1811–1894
William Rice King
1834–1892
Culbert King
1836–1909
John Robison King
1837–1899
Thomas Edwin King
1839–1923
Delilah Cornelia King
1841–1907
Matilda Emily King
1845–1846
Volney King
1847–1925
LeRoy King
1850–1852

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Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Kingdon
Chief
Koenig
Kings

Sources (5)

  • LeRoy King, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868" (1851)
  • Fillmore Cemetery History
  • Burial Plot Details for LeRoy King - Fillmore Cemetery

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