|William G. T. KING
William G. T. KING 3
William presumably died after the birth of his youngest son, Smith King. Frances is listed as a widow in the 1880 census. The family has not been found in the 1870 census.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census: 1850, Hart County, Kentucky. 4
2. Slave Schedule: 1850, Hart County, Kentucky. 7 8
3. Census: 1860, Todd County, Kentucky. 5
William married Frances E. WILLIS about 31 Jan 1842 in Barren County, Kentucky.1 9 (Frances E. WILLIS was born in Jan 1826 in Kentucky 10 and died after 1900 in probably Jefferson County, Kentucky 10.)
King, William G. to Frances E. Willis. Bond dated 31 Jan 1842, with Thomas S. Walton as surety. No marriage return noted. 1
1 Martha Powell Reneau, Marriage Records of Barren Co., Kentucky, 1799-1849, FHL Fiche No. 6,093,804, Page 151.
2 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill, citing Marriage File 8, Barren County, Kentucky marriage records. Margaret "Peggy" Lester Hill is a great great granddaughter of John King and his second wife, Elizabeth Priest, through their daughter, Elizabeth Carrington King Sanderson. Her mother was born in Barren County, Kentucky, so she is not far removed from her Barren County roots. She is an exceptional researcher who has lovingly preserved the history of our King family. She and her mother registered the John King Cemetery with the South Central Kentucky Historical Society. Peggy's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and her postal address is 489 Middle Gate, Irvington, VA 22480.
3 Wills, Vol. 3, 1828-1856, Barren County, Kentucky, FHL Film No. 209,741, Will of John King, Page 189.
4 1850 Census, Hart County, Kentucky, Roll M432_204, Page 256 (Ancestry.com Image 169 of 196).
5 1860 Census, Todd County, Kentucky, Roll M653_396, Page 16 (Ancestry.com Image 16 of 169).
6 1880 Census, Jefferson County, Kentucky, Roll T9_423, E.D. 136, Page 34 (Ancestry.com Image 34 of 62).
7 1850 Slave Schedule, Hart County, Kentucky, Ancestry.com Image 2 of 17.
8 1850 Slave Schedule, Hart County, Kentucky, Ancestry.com Image 15 of 17.
9 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill, citing Marriage File 8, Barren County, Kentucky marriage records.
1900 Census, Jefferson County, Kentucky, Roll T623_531. E. D. 77, Page 3B (Ancestry.com Image 6 of 23).