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John King

Birthdate:
Birthplace: York, North Yorkshire, UK
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Immediate Family:

Son of John King and Margaret King (Edgeworth)
Husband of Sarah King (Whiting); Sarah King and Sarah King (Holton)
Father of Lieut. John King; William King; Thomas King; Joseph King; Sarah Pomeroy and 6 others
Brother of Fancis King
Half brother of Edward King; Mary Caulfield and Sir Robert King

Occupation: Various. Said to be tanner.
Managed by: Joseph Dillon Ford
Last Updated:

About John King

http://www.newmusicclassics.com/GENEALOGY/KING/VITA_JOHN_KING.pdf -------------------- The area now called Northampton was once known as Norwottuck, or Nonotuck, meaning "the midst of the river" by its original Pocumtuc inhabitants. According to various accounts, Northampton was named by John King (1629–1703), one of its original settlers, or possibly in King's honor, since it is supposed that he came to Massachusetts from Northampton, England.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northampton,_Massachusetts -------------------- King Family of Coventry

Captain John King emigrated from England in 1645, at age 16. He lived with a Mr. Cole until age 21 and was then married to Sarah Holton, dau. of Dea. John Holton, of Northampton, in 1650, to which they removed at the beginning of the settlement of the town. After the death of his first wife in 1682, he m. Sarah Whiting.

Source: "A Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of...", by Royal Ralph Hinman

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John King's Timeline

1629
1629
York, North Yorkshire, UK
1656
November 18, 1656
Age 27
Northampton, MA
1657
July 5, 1657
Age 28
Northampton, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1660
March 29, 1660
Age 31
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1662
July 14, 1662
Age 33
Northampton, MA, USA
1664
January 6, 1664
Age 35
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
1667
March 26, 1667
Age 38
Northampton Hamp
1671
May 3, 1671
Age 42
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1673
May 8, 1673
Age 44
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1679
September 16, 1679
Age 50
Northampton Hamp