About Thomas Waldron King
3. Rev. Thomas Waldron KING Birth: abt 1850, Clifden, Omey civil parish, County Galway, Ireland Death: 8 Dec 1917, Rostrevor, Kilbroney parish, County Down, Northern Ireland Occ: schoolteacher; Church of Ireland clergyman Educ: Trinity College, Dublin Spouse: Caroline GIBB Birth: abt 1854 Death: 30 Nov 1926 Father: Andrew GIBB occ: engineer Marr: 28 Jul 1875, Christ Church (Church of Ireland), Clifden, Omey parish, County Galway Per James B. Leslie, CLOGHER CLERGY AND PARISHES (1929), Thomas Waldron King was 68 at his death in Dec 1917, which would make his birth year 1849; per his marriage record, he was 22 on his marriage date, 28 July 1975, which would make his birth year 1852 or 1853. At the time of his marriage he was living in Selerna, County Galway, and working as a schoolteacher; so was his wife. He served parishes in British Honduras 1896-1903; Broomfield parish, 1903-1909, and Currin parish, 15 Apr 1909-?, both County Monaghan. The Leslie entry in full: “Currin. Rectors and Vicars. 1909.--Thomas Waldron King, inst. April 15 (D.R.), b. at Clifden, Co. Galway, son of Thomas and Elizabeth King, ed. at T.C.D., ord. D. 1896, Dub., P. 1898 Honduras, C. Orange Walk, Brit. Hond. 1896-7, V. St. Augustine, Brit. Honduras, 1899-1903, R. S. Paul, Corozal, B. Hond., 1899-1903, C.-in-Charge Broomfield, 1903-9. m. Caroline --, and had issue. His eldest son William Henry, d. at Pretoria, S.A., in Jan., 1924. His 2nd son, Ernest, was drowned with the Titanic, April 1912. He d. at Rostrevor, Dec. 8, 1917, aged 68. His wid. Caroline d. Nov. 30, 1926.” Children: William Henry (-1924) Ernest Waldron (~1883-1912) Charles Hume (->1971) 3.1 William Henry KING Death: Jan 1924, Pretoria, South Africa 3.2 Ernest Waldron KING 3.3 Charles Hume KING Death: aft Mar 1971 In March 1971 Charles Hume King had an organ installed at Currin parish church (Church of Ireland, in Clones civil parish, County Monaghan), in memory of his parents, per a June 2005 e-mail from Susan Hood, RCB (Representative Church Body) Library, Dublin.