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Descendants of Joel W. King

Submitted by Milda Mason

Generation No. 1

1. JOEL W.1 KING was born 22 Mar 1837 in Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia and died 11 Feb 1891 in Van Zandt Co, Texas. He married (1) EADYANN S. "ANNIE" RICHARDSON 02 Jan 1857 in Rockdale County, Georgia, daughter of JAMES RICHARDSON and LUCRETIA NEW. She was born 1840 in Georgia, and died
Abt. 1881 in Burnet County, Texas. He married (2) LOUISA CAROLINE "LULU" BIRT MOORE 27 Jul 1882 in Van Zandt Co., Texas, daughter of WILLIAM BIRT and TABITHA HOBBS. She was born Feb 1859 in Burleson County, Texas, and died 13 Jun 1921 in Van Zandt County, Texas.

More About JOEL W. KING:

Burial: Feb 1891, Oakland Cemetery, Van Zandt County, Texas

CSA: joined 22 Feb 1862, At Conyers, Georgia Co B, 18th Georgia Infantry Regiment

More About EADYANN S. "ANNIE" RICHARDSON:

had seven boys and one girl

More About LOUISA CAROLINE "LULU" BIRT:

1880 census: 08 Jun 1880, Separated and living with sister Mary (Thomas) Cox
family

Burial: Oakland Cemetery (birth date only on tombstone)

Children of JOEL KING and EADYANN RICHARDSON are:

i. WARREN W.2 KING, b. 1859, Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgie; d. 1881, Van Zandt Co, Texas.

More About WARREN W. KING:

Burial: Corinth Cemetery with mother's parents

ii. JAMES W. KING, b. 1860, Rockdale County, Georgie.

iii. JOHN K. KING, b. 16 Oct 1861, Rockdale County, Georgie; d. 13 Dec 1949, Dallas, Dallas, Tx; m. (1) MATTIE J. CURRY, 08 Nov 1883, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 11 Jan 1862; d. 03 Dec 1901, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. (2) CORA BELL DAVLIN, Bet. 02 - 07 Aug 1904, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 01 Mar 1881, Texas; d. 03 Apr 1947, Van Zandt Co Tx.

More About JOHN K. KING:

Burial: Oakland Cemetery birthdate unreadable

More About MATTIE J. CURRY:

Burial: Oakland Cemetery stone says "Sweet Mattie J."

More About CORA BELL DAVLIN:

Burial: Starr Cemetery near her Davlins

iv. JOEL CHARLES KING, b. 07 May 1865, Rockdale County, Georgie; d. 19 May 1950, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas; m. EMMA TAYLOR; d. Bef. 1950.

v. ROLLEY L. (TWIN) KING, b. 17 May 1866, Georgia; m. SALLY ARMSTRONG, 29 Dec 1895, Van Zandt Co., Texas.

vi. WILLIAM A. (TWIN) KING, b. 17 May 1866, Newton County, Georgia; d. 05 Jun 1935, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. MARY ELIZABETH WOODALL, 21 Sep 1890, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 15 Jul 1872; d. 25 Apr 1960, Van Zandt children not entered.

More About WILLIAM A. (TWIN) KING:

Burial: Corinth Cemetery

vii. DAVID ELISHA KING, b. 27 Nov 1870, Newton County, Georgia; d. 13 Oct 1959, Van Zandt County, Texas m. NETTIE IZORA MORRIS, 07 Feb 1892, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 23 Apr 1872, Panola County, Texas; d. 24 Apr 1959, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas.

More About DAVID ELISHA KING:

Burial: Woodside Cemetery

More About NETTIE IZORA MORRIS:

Burial: Woodside Cemetery

viii. DORA L. KING, b. 10 Sep 1877, Van Zandt Co, Texas; d. 08 Mar 1948, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. (1) ROBERT MITCHELL STEPHENS, 20 Oct 1892, Van Zandt Co., Texas wife remarries 1897 (divorced??); b. Abt. 1875; m. (2) JOHN LAWSON BOYETTE, 26 Sep 1897, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 26 Jun 1875; d. 1943,
Van Zandt Co, Texas.

More About DORA L. KING:

Burial: Oakland Cemetery

Children of JOEL KING and LOUISA BIRT are:

ix. THOMAS A.2 KING, b. Abt. 1883, Van Zandt Co, Texas; d. 19 Jun 1928.

x. ARNIE KING, b. 11 Aug 1884, Van Zandt Co, Texas; d. 24 Feb 1920, Van Zandt Co, Texas; m. MAGGIE BAILEY, 1908.

xi. OLIVER WASHINGTON "OLL" KING, b. 16 Feb 1886, Van Zandt Co, Texas; d. 10 Sep 1939, Van Zandt Co, Texas He is not mentioned in Mother's divorce; m. (1) ALVA R. "ALVIE" KIRKPATRICK, 15 May 1904, Van Zandt Co., Texas he divorced 7 Nov 1907; b. 1887, Van Zandt Co. Texas; d. unresearched, no record after marriage in Van Zandt; m. (2) MATTIE O. STALEY, 30 Nov 1910, Van Zandt Co., Texas; b. 07 May 1893; d. 07 Feb 1985, Van Zandt Co Tx.

More About OLIVER WASHINGTON "OLL" KING:

Burial: Sep 1939, Star Cemetry, Van Zandt County, Texas


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