Richard Arthur George King Jr.

6 March 1916–24 April 2002 (Age 86)
Akron, Ohio

The Life of Richard Arthur George

Richard Arthur George King Jr. was born on 6 March 1916. He married Florence Julia Hoedt on 10 October 1943. He died on 24 April 2002, at the age of 86.

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Richard Arthur George King Jr.
1916–2002
Florence Julia Hoedt
1926–2012
Marriage: 10 October 1943

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MARRIAGE
10 October 1943
Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida

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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