When Robert Edson King was born on 1 November 1834, in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, John Morris King, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ann Jewell, was 20. He married Margaretta Lemon on 18 March 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 November 1921, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.
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 rí (which means ‘king’ in Irish).
Son of John Morris King and Sarah Ann Jewell Married: Margaretta Lemon, 18 Mar 1855, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Married: Angelina (Ann Julina) Thrift Boley, 18 Mar 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt La …