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John King

Birthplace: Salem, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Salem, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William King, II and Dorothy King
Husband of Elizabeth King
Father of William King; Jonathan King; Hannah Marsh and Samuel King
Brother of Mary Scudder; Katherine Swasey; William King, Jr; Hannah Browne; Samuel King, Sr. and 3 others

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About John King

John King, son of William King (1), was baptized November n, 1638, in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1682 he was called son-in-law in the will of Thomas Goldthwait. In 1699 with his wife Elizabeth he gave a deed to Caleb Buffam, and in 1706 he gave a deed of land in Salem to his son, Samuel King. He died before 1719.

He married Elizabeth Goldthwait, daughter of Thomas and Rachel Goldthwait, of Salem. She was baptized November 20, 1647, and married, September, 1660. Thomas Goldthwait was in Roxbury in 1631 and was admitted a freeman of Salem in 1634 and was member of the church there. His will was proved at Salem, March 6, 1719. Children of John and Elizabeth (Goldthwait) King were: 1. John, born October, 1662. 2. Samuel, born in Salem, May, 1664, married Elizabeth Marsh, daughter of Zachary and Mary (Silsbee) Marsh, of Salem, and granddaughter of John Marsh, who settled 1636-37 with his wife Susan (Skelton) Marsh, daughter of Rev. Samuel Skelton; among their children was Ebenezer, who settled in Rutland. 3. Captain William, born at Salem, 1669, signed deed for partition of land left his father by Thomas Goldthwait, his grandfather; settled in Sutton, Massachusetts, with his brother Jonathan, and was one of the most prominent and wealthy men there; bought land at Charlton; died November, 1748; married Hannah Cooke, daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (Buxton) Cooke, June 4, 1695; married (second) Rebecca Littlefield, of Wells, Maine, daughter of Edmund and Agnes Littlefield, who came to Boston from England in 1641 and removed to Wells. 4. Elizabeth, born February 16, 1671, married Nathaniel Aters, December 12, 1699. 5. Jonathan, born February 16, 1674, of whom later. 6. Thomas, born February, 1677, died October, 1680. 7. Hannah, born April, 1681, married, June 24, 1709, Benjamin Marsh. 8. Mary, born May, 1687.

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John King's Timeline

August 11, 1638
Salem, Essex, Mass
September 11, 1638
Salem, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 11, 1638
Salem, Essex, Ma
September 11, 1638
Salem, Essex, MA
September 11, 1638
Salem, Essex, MA
September 11, 1638
Salem, , MA
September 11, 1638
September 1660
Age 21
Salem, Essex, MA
Age 25
June 1669
Age 30
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony