When Sarah Ella King was born on 24 March 1830, in Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Hugh L King, was 32 and her mother, Anna Mary Kimberlin, was 35. She married John Allen Buckley about 1850, in Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Shirley Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 July 1904, in Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.
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).
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