Francis Marion King

Male 1836 - 1903  (66 years)


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  • Name Francis Marion King 
    Born 18 Oct 1836  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Jefferson, Taylor, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Fisher, Fremont, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery Farragut Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 6EED89222FDFEA4EB3FB896C4E7317ECB318 
    Died 7 Oct 1903  Farragut, Fremont, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Farragut, Fremont, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I62206  Scudder
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2011 

    Family Margaret Ann Black,   b. 6 Sep 1845, Wayne, Armstrong, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1908, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1859  Lacon, Marshall, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID B6B95049AF0F274E8C2747234EF084B2CCF5 
    Children 
     1. Robert William King,   b. Jan 1860, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age ~ 74 years)
     2. John A. King,   b. Aug 1863, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Silva G. King,   b. Abt 1865, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nellie Sophronia King,   b. 1 Feb 1870, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1903  (Age 32 years)
     5. Lucy B. King,   b. Abt 1872, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. David T. King,   b. 24 Nov 1874, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 57 years)
     7. Mattie E. King,   b. Abt 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Leonard Clark King,   b. 17 May 1880, Bedford, Taylor, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1945, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F22782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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    headstone, King, Francis Marion.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Francis was born in Ohio, left fatherless in infancy. He came to Illinois in his early boyhood and there grew to manhood. He was a resident of Table Grove, Illinois, when he enlisted in the Civil War as a private on 12 Feb 1865. He mustered in Co A 151st Illinois Infantry on 12 Feb 1865 and mustered out on 24 Jan 1866 at Columbus, Georgia. He assisted in the capture of Brigadier General Van Dorne and followed the flag through many states and many battles.

      In 1870 Francis and his family moved from Fulton County, Illinois, to Worth County, Missouri. Three years later he moved to Iowa and in 1884 came to Fremont County. Francis was diagnosed with Brights disease of the kidneys in March of 1903. He sought medical help from a specialist in Omaha and went to the springs in Eldorado Springs, Missouri. He arrived home in serious condition in September, and died in October at the age of 62 years 11 months. Francis was a member of the Masonic order and also a member of the GAR. He served the township in various offices and lived a successful and honest life.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1548] 1880 United States Census, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, November 5, 2011), FHL Film 1254366; National Archives Film T9-0366; Page 156B.