Enoch Marvin King

1 May 1821–8 April 1895 (Age 73)
West Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch Marvin

When Enoch Marvin King was born on 1 May 1821, in West Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Eleazer King Sr, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Fowler, was 33. He married Mary Bigg Ware on 30 March 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 8 April 1895, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Enoch Marvin King
Mary Bigg Ware
Marriage: 30 March 1841
Dauther King
Enoch George King
Hyrum Smith King
Alonzo Marvin King
Joseph Smith King
James Eleazer King
John Lorenzo King
Nancy Emeline Young King
Mary Sariah King
Sarah Elizabeth King
Baby Daughter King

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  • Marriage
    30 March 1841Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 20
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    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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    Mary Ware King Written by Ruby King Hart

    Mary Ware King Written by Ruby King Hart March 1992 A copy of a page from a “Register of births and Baptisms”, in a parish in Lenham, Kent Co., England, provides us with a birth record for Mary Ware. …

    Sources (44)

    • Enoch King, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Enoch M. King, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Enock Mavin King in entry for Joseph Smith King, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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