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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Thomas Rice King
Matilda Robison
William Rice King
Culbert King
John Robison King
Thomas Edwin King
Delilah Cornelia King
Matilda Emily King
Volney King
LeRoy King

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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.

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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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