MY DIRECT KING FAMILY LINE



My King Family Line begins with my grgrgrgrgrandfather, BURREL/BURRELL/BURWELL KING. (His name has been spelled all 3 ways on various records (I am not sure which one is correct, I refer to him as BURWELL KING). The names of BURWELL KING'S parents are UNKNOWN. Some documents list EDWARD, KIRBY, RICHARD, WILLIAM KING as the possible "given" name of his father. MURRAY may have been the maiden name of BURWELL's mother and her given name could have been UROUTH. BURWELL KING was born March 7,1780 in NC or SC. The exact date of his death is unknown but is estimated to have been sometime after 1850. BURWELL KING married ELIZABETH BARRON/BARNES. ELIZABETH was born July 10,1785 in VA. The names of her parents are unknown. BURRELL and ELIZABETH married in the early 1800's and lived in the CLAIBORNE,HANCOCK,HAWKINS Counties area TN.


BURWELL and ELIZABETH BARNES KING had the following children,,,,



1- THOMAS KING, born: ? ? 1805. married: MARGARET HATFIELD about 1825.

2- MARY POLLY KING, born: ? ? 1808. died: ? ? ? married: ANDREW COPE.

3- CHRISTOPHER KING, born: July 9,1811. died: March 10, 1876. married: HULDA BURCHETT on Feb 12,1835.

4- GEORGE WASHINGTON KING, born: Oct 2,1816. died: May 2,1886. married TABITHA BURCHETT in 1836.

5- WILLIAM KING, born: ? ? 1819 died: ? ? ?.

6- NANCY KING, born: May 15,1827. died: ? ? ?.

7- DANIEL RICE KING, born: Apr 17, 1823. died: ? ? ?. married: NANCY MCGEE.

8- ELIZABETH KING, born:? ? ?. died: ? ? ?.

9- RHODA KING, born: Apr 20, 1824. died: ? ? ? married: WILLIAM LEGERE.







BURWELL & ELIZABETH KING'S daughter RHODA KING LEGERE was my grgrgrgrandmother. RHODA was born: April 24,1824 in TN, died ?. RHODA KING married WILLIAM LEGERE and together the raised the following LEGERE children,,, 1- FRANKLIN, 2- ROBERT, 3- PETER, 4- CHRISTOPHER, 5- ISAAC, 6- LIZA ANN.


PRIOR to RHODA'S marriage to WILLIAM she had a son JOHN FLEMING KING, the name of his father is UNKNOWN but could have been a man named OLIVER BREWER.







RHODA KING LEGERE'S son JOHN FLEMING KING was my grgrgrandfather. JOHN FLEMING KING was born: May 11,1845 in TN. died: Oct 12,1905 in KY. JOHN FLEMING KING 1st married CHARITY AMANDA MCHONE and had 1 son JOHN BURREL KING born: Dec 12,1866. died: Apr 8,1941.
2nd JOHN FLEMING KING married my grgrgrandmother NANCY FRANCIS/FRANCE on Aug 2, 1868 in OWSLEY COUNTY, KY.


JOHN FLEMING & NANCY FRANCIS KING had the following children,,,,



1- JAMES ELBERT KING, born: Apr 24,1869. died: Dec 12,1930.

2- MARY A. KING, born: Aug 31,1870.

3- EMILY KING, born: Aug 21,1872.

4- RHODA KING, born: Nov 18,1874. died: Nov 14,1914.

5- STEPHEN EMANUEL KING, born: Jul 16,1877. died: Sep 9,1962.

6- CHRISTOPHER A. KING, born: Oct 7,1879.

7- CASIE ANDREW KING, born: Nov 6,1880. died: Dec 20, 1958.

8- ISAAC NEWTON KING, born: Jul 1,1883.

9- SARAH E. KING, born: Mar 1, 1886.

10- ALFORD/ALFRED LOGAN KING, born: Sep 2, 1887.

11- BENJAMIN HARRISON KING, born: Dec 18,1880. died: Dec 9,1959.







JOHN FLEMING & NANCY FRANCIS KING'S son BENJAMIN HARRISON KING was my grgrandfather.BENJAMIN HARRISON KING married MAGGIE CAMPBELL my grgrandmother. MAGGIE CAMPBELL KING'S parents my grgrgrandparents, were THOMAS & SUSANAH "RAMSEY" CAMPBELL.


BENJAMIN HARRISON & MAGGIE CAMPBELL KING had the following children,,,,



1- NANCY KING

2- ALFRED KING

3- JOHNNY KING

4- SOPHIA KING

5- ODELL KING

6- MAE KING

7- MARY KING

8- ELLIS KING







BENJAMIN HARRISON & MAGGIE CAMPBELL KING'S daughter MAE KING was my grandmother. MAE KING married my grandfather,JAMES ALVA PENNINGTON. MAE died in 1955,Alva died in 1967, and they are buried at the MT. OLIVE CEMETERY in Clay County,KY.


JAMES ALVA & MAE KING PENNINGTON had the following children,,,,



1- LEATHIE PENNINGTON

2- RAYMOND DANIEL PENNINGTON

3- ROSE ANNE PENNINGTON

4- ELSIE PENNINGTON

5- JAMES RONNIE PENNINGTON

Their following children died as infants,,,,

6- "infant girl" PENNINGTON

7- DENNIS PENNINGTON

8- DONNIE PENNINGTON

9- DENVER (Twin) PENNINGTON

10- DELMER (Twin) PENNINGTON


*** This Is The End Of My "Direct King Family Line". Please Be Sure To Visit My Links For More Information On The King Family.***























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