Mary King (Alsop) (1769 - 1819) MP

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Birthplace: Stafford County, VA
Death: Died
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Mary King (Alsop)

Mary Alsop, daughter of (133) Hon. John and Mary Fragot Alsop, was married Mar. 30, 1786, to Hon. Rufus King, 1755-1827. Mary Alsop is described, at the time of her marriage, by Mrs. Lamb, as "remarkable for personal beauty - face oval, with a clear brunette complexion, delicately formed features, expressive blue eyes, black hair, and exquisite teeth, her motions all grace, her bearing gracious, her voice musical, and her education exceptional." Her husband, Hon. Rufus King, is described by Mrs. Lamb in same connection, as "thirty-three and passing for the most eloquent man in the United States."

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Birth: Oct. 17, 1769 Death: Jun. 5, 1819

Wife of US Constitution Signer Rufus King, whom she married on March 30, 1786 in New York City, New York

They had seven children:

1 – John Alsop King (January 3, 1788-July 7, 1867). Served as 22nd Governor of New York 1857 to 1859.

2 – Charles King (March 16, 1789-September 27, 1867). Served as President of Columbia College from 18549 to 1864. 1st Married Eliza Gracie in 1808, daughter of shipping magnate Archibald Gracie. 2nd Married to Henrietta Liston Low in 1826. Had 14 children – 8 with Eliza, 6 with Henrietta.

3- Caroline King (1790-1793) Died in childhood.

4 – James Gore King (May 8, 1791-October 3, 1853). Married Sarah Rogers Gracie, daughter of shipping magnate Archibald Gracie. Served as US Congressman from New Jersey from 1849 to 1851.

5 – Henry King (1792-1792) died in infancy

6 – Edward King (March 13, 1795-February 6, 1836). Ohio State Politician, serving twice as Speaker of Ohio State House.

7 – Frederick King (1802-1829)


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Parents:
 John Alsop (1724 - 1794)
 Mary Frogat Alsop (____ - 1772)

Spouse:
 Rufus King (1755 - 1827)*

Children:
 John Alsop King (1788 - 1867)*
 Charles King (1789 - 1867)*
 Caroline King (1790 - 1793)*
 James Gore King (1791 - 1853)*
 Henry King (1792 - 1792)*
 Edward King (1795 - 1836)*
 Frederick King (1802 - 1829)*
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Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard Jamaica Queens County New York, USA


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Created by: Russ Dodge Record added: May 06, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 69407876

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Mary King's Timeline

1769
1769
Stafford County, VA
1786
March 30, 1786
Age 17
New York City, New York, USA
1788
January 3, 1788
Age 19
1789
1789
Age 20
1791
1791
Age 22
1795
1795
Age 26
1802
1802
Age 33
1819
1819
Age 50