Elizabeth S. PRIEST
Elizabeth Carrington KING


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Robert Moseley SANDERSON

Elizabeth Carrington KING 1 2

  • Born: 15 Sep 1833, Barren County, Kentucky 3
  • Marriage: Robert Moseley SANDERSON
  • Died: 16 Dec 1914, Cave City, Barren County, Kentucky 3
  • Buried: Sanderson Farm, near Cave City, Barren County, Kentucky 3

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1850, Barren County, Kentucky. 4

Household of Elizabeth King: Elizabeth King, age 16, female, born in Ky, attended school.

2. Census: 1860, Barren County, Kentucky. 5

Household of R. M. Sanderson: E. C. Sanderson, age 26, female, born in Ky.

3. Census: 1870, Barren County, Kentucky. 6

Household of Robt. M. Sanderson: Sanderson, Lizzie C., age 36, female, white, keeping house, born in Kentucky.

4. Census: 1880, Barren County, Kentucky. 7

Household of R. M. Sanderson: Sanderson, Elizabeth C., white, female, age 46, wife, married, keeping house, born in Ky, father born in Va, mother born in Ky.

5. Census: 1900, Barren County, Kentucky. 8

Household of Robt M. Sanderson: Sanderson, Elizabeth, wife, white, female, born Sept 1834, age 65, married 46 years, 8 children born, 8 still living, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, can read and write and speak English.


Elizabeth married Robert Moseley SANDERSON. (Robert Moseley SANDERSON was born on 20 Sep 1827 in Bedford County, Virginia 3 and died on 5 Feb 1906 in Barren County, Kentucky 3.)



1 Wills, Vol. 3, 1828-1856, Barren County, Kentucky, FHL Film No. 209,741, Will of John King, Page 189.

2 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill. 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 and her postal address is 489 Middle Gate, Irvington, VA 22480.

3 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill.

4 1850 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll M432_191, Page 320 ( Image 29 of 179).

5 1860 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll M653_354, Page 107 ( Image 108 of 163).

6 1870 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll M593_445, Page 525 ( Image 19 of 50).

7 1880 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll T9_402, E. D. 10, Page 699 ( Image 20 of 46).

8 1900 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll T623_507, E. D. 20, Page 12B ( Image 24 of 33).

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