Eleanor Mary King

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Eleanor Mary King

Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Henry King
Mother of John King; Ellen Watson; Sarah Hyde; Benjamin King and Jane King

Managed by: Sharon Lee Doubell
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About Eleanor Mary King

1820 settler, left with her husband John King (23) and 2 children as part of Hyman's party. Ship Weymouth departing from Portsmouth on 7 January 1820, arriving in Table Bay on 26 April, and reached Algoa Bay on 15 May. According to "The Settler Handbook" by MD Nash, Eleanor was 24, maiden name unknown.

Crampton, Hazel. ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004. Print. Contact Sharon Doubell

King, John

  • Last Name: King
  • First Name: John
  • Date of Birth: 1792-1796
  • Place of Birth: from Frome, Somerset
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  • Spouse: Eleanor b. 1795
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Notes: Hyman’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 1715/1865, CO48/41 John King described as a weaver age 27 from Frome, Somerset. Children:

  • John
  • Eleanor, 1818-1819 m. William Watson and d. 6 Mar 1865 age 46 (q.v.)
  • Sarah
  • Jane.


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Eleanor Mary King's Timeline

Age 22
Age 23
Somersetshire, England
April 1, 1823
Age 27
Age 32
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa