Maisie King

20 May 1916–1 November 2004 (Age 88)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Maisie

When Maisie King was born on 20 May 1916, in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Leslie Victor King, was 29 and her mother, Muriel Jennie Greville, was 35. She married John Griffin Howard Wilkinson on 22 June 1946, in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia. She died on 1 November 2004, in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kincumber, New South Wales, Australia.

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John Griffin Howard Wilkinson
Maisie King
Marriage: 22 June 1946

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
Age 2
Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.
Age 23
Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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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  • Maisie King Wilkinson, "Find A Grave Index"

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