Individual Notes

Note for:   Franklin H. Hendricks,   19 AUG 1827 - 29 APR 1859         Index

     Date:   APR 1859
     Place:   Kulpsville, PA (Towamencin Mennonite Church Cemetary)

Individual Note:   From Jacob A. Freed - They had one child. They are all buried at Towamencin Mennonite Meetinghouse, above Kulpsville, Montgomery County, PA, a little way south of the monument erected in memory of General Nash of North Carolina; Col. Boyd and Major White of Philadelphia, and Lieut. Smith of Vermont, American Officers who died in the Battle of Germantown, PA.

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Note for:   Phillip Hartman,   27 AUG 1828 - 30 MAY 1911         Index

     Date:   MAY 1911
     Place:   Lansdale, PA

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Note for:   Lydia Lewis,   9 DEC 1854 - 20 AUG 1918         Index

     Date:   AUG 1918
     Place:   Franconia Township, Montgomery Co, PA (Franconia Mennonite Cemetery)

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Note for:   Ada C. Garber,   30 JAN 1884 - 19 APR 1937         Index

     Date:   APR 1937
     Place:   East Pikeland Township, Chester Co, PA (Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery)

Individual Note:   In 1910 Irwin and Ada were living with Irwin's sister-in-law (Minnie P. Garber). This was verified after obtaining the marriage license from the Chester County Archives.

In 1932 at William B. King, Sr's funeral Ada and Samilla were listed among the guests at the service. Aunt Millie has the original guest book.

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Note for:   Savilla King,   ABT 1906 -          Index

     Date:   OCT 1937
     Place:   Carilloneur at Valley Forge

     Date:   18 OCT 1937
     Place:   129 Fourth St., Phoenixville, PA

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Note for:   Howard M. King,   11 MAR 1858 - 23 SEP 1863         Index

     Date:   25 SEP 1863
     Place:   West Pikeland, PA (St. Peter's UCC Chruch Cemetary)

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Note for:   Joseph King,   26 OCT 1817 -          Index

     Date:   14 FEB 1818
     Place:   Chester Springs, PA (St. Peters UCC/Lutheran Cemetery)

Individual Note:   Record of baptism at St. Peter's, Pikeland shows that sponsers for Joseph were his parents.

JOSEPH KING, justice of the peace, was born in Chester County, Penn., October 26, 1817, and is a son of Philip and Susanna (Slonaker) King, natives of that county, of German descent. Joseph grew up in that county, and received the usual advantages which the district schools afforded. He learned the blacksmith's trade, and followed it for many years, then went into farming, which he continued until the spring of 1859. In November, 1860, he came to Sharon, and, in partnership with his brother, John S., and Wheeler & Irwin, started a stove foundry. He remained in the foundry business about twelve years, and then opened a stove and hardware store in partnership with his niece, Mrs. W. O. Leslie, in which he remained until 1874, when he sold out to Mr. Leslie. In 1876 Mr. King was appointed a justice of the peace, has been elected to the same office three times, and has filled it continuously up to the present, each term being for five years. The present term will not expire till May 1, 1892. He was married January 14, 1847, to Miss Barbara Strough, of Chester County, Penn., of which union two children grew to maturity: Elnora, wife of S. M. Dalzell, of Erie, Penn., and Addison S., born February 2, 1853. and died November 2, 1875. Politically Mr. King is a Republican, of strong temperance proclivities; has served in the council one term and nine years on the school board, and both he and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church, in which organization Mr. King fills the office of elder. (History of Mercer County, PA, 1888, page 734)

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Note for:   John S. King,   26 APR 1813 - 4 DEC 1864         Index

     Date:   8 AUG 1813
     Place:   Chester Springs, PA (St. Peters UCC/Lutheran Cemetery)

Individual Note:   Baptism Record from St. Peter's, Pikeland shows John Schneider and Susanna as sponsers for John.

JOHN S. KING, deceased merchant, son of Phillip and Susanna King, was born in Charlestown Township, Chester Co., Penn.. April 26, 1813, and died at Sharon. Penn., December 4, 1804. In early life he held responsible positions as a salesman in mercantile establishments in his native county, anti prior to reaching manhood he became proprietor of a general store at Port Providence, Montgomery Co., Penn. While thus in business he was joined in marriage January 30, 1834, to Catharine, daughter of Peter and Rachael Young, of his native township. She was born February 18, 1812, and died April 11, 1835, leaving one son, Ambrose M., who died four months afterward. Soon after the death of his wife Mr. King disposed of his business and engaged in superintending the building of bridges, etc., on the P. & R. R. R., and at Petersburg. Va. After building one lock and bridge on the James River Canal, near Lynchburg, Va., he returned to Chester County, Penn., during the fall of 1838. Mr. King was again married, at Norristown, Penn., September 16, 1841, to Mary C. McFarland, a native of Montgomery County, Penn., born November 20, 1813. He again engaged in the mercantile business at Milford Mills, Chester Co., Penn., which be continued until 1846, when, in company with James McFarland, he removed to Mercer County, locating at the Big Bend, on the Beaver & Erie Canal. He here engaged in the manufacture of iron from the native ores, and as a consignor of merchandise. This enterprise having resulted in financial loss to its owners, he engaged in superintending an iron furnace near New Wilmington, Penn., and continued in this business about one year. He then removed to Sharon, and in partnership with A. L. and George Cochran, of New Castle, engaged in mining and shipping coal from their mines in Hickory Township, which he continued up to the time of his death. By his second marriage the following children were born to him: Kate Y., wife of W. O. Leslie, of Sharon; Mrs. Myra S. McMartin, of Raton, N. M.; Arthur M., of Arkansas; Mary W., wife of G. D. Davitt, of Sharpsville' one daughter, deceased, and one died in infancy. His wife died December 1, 1854, and he survived her ten years, dying December 4, 1864. Mr. King was a prominent and active Republican politician during his residence in Mercer County, and was a candidate for congressional nomination once or twice in the Republican district convention. (History of Mercer County, PA, 1888, pages 733-734)

ITEM #19098
December 20, 1864

Death Notice At his residence in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa.,
Dec. 4th, 1864, JOHN S. KING, in the 52d year of his age. The
deceased was formerly a resident of Chester county, well known
and respected by many, particularly in the northern part of
the county. Several years ago, he emigrated with his family to
the western part of Penna., and for the last few years, was
extensively engaged in the coal business, in that section. He
was a man of energy and enterprise, noble virtues, and pure
morality; highly useful to society, a warm and devoted friend
to the suffering soldiers and their families...

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Note for:   David Lukens,   27 FEB 1737 -          Index

Individual Note:   David's birth year is 1737 according to the Gene Pool Individual Records Database. For some reason the FTM software will not permit me to enter 1737 without changing it to 1736/37.

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Note for:   Margaret Lukens,   12 FEB 1727 -          Index

Individual Note:   Margaret's birth year is 1727. For some reason the FTM software will not let me input 1727 without changing it to 1726/27.

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Note for:   Mary Lukens,   22 MAR 1741 - 9 DEC 1751         Index

Individual Note:   Mary's birth year is 1741. For some reason the FTM software will not let me input 1741 without changing it to 1740/41.