Beatrice Louise King

1886–13 October 1948 (Age 62)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Beatrice Louise

When Beatrice Louise King was born in 1886, her father, George N King, was 36 and her mother, Annie Catharine Reibling, was 25. She died on 13 October 1948, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62.

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Bertram Russell Mark
1888–1927
Beatrice Louise King
1886–1948

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1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 3

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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  • Beatrice Louise King, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Louisa Beatrice Mark Or King, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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