King/Kinge/Kynge

Name origin: The primary sense is a head or leader, Gaelic, ceann; Welsh, cun a head, a leader. Saxon cyng, and nearly the same in all Teutonic dialects. The King family was seated in the vicinity of Ugborough, England, as early as 1389.

Alphonclus Kinge

b.abt.1407 of Portugal; s/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Beatrice Kinge b.1403 of Portugal m.abt.1427; Thomas Fettiplace

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Thomas Kynge

b.abt.1523 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; parents ukn
m.abt.1532 ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. William King b.1550
  2. Joanna Kynge b.1552 d.1579

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William Kinge

b.1550 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; s/o Thomas Kynge
d.1620 Ugborough, Devonshire, England
m.bef.1577 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; Margaret ______
b.abt.1550

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Kinge b.March 27, 1584

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William Kinge

b.March 27, 1584 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; s/o William and Margaret Kinge
d.April 4, 1662 Ugborough, Devonshire, England
m.Sept. 27, 1621 Parish Church, Ugborough, Devonshire, England; Christina (Christia) Lapp
b.June 28, 1594 Ugborough, Devonshire, England

CHILD:

  1. William King b.1621

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William King

b.1621 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; s/o William Kinge and Christina Lapp
d.May 18, 1664 drown off the banks of Newfoundland
m.Oct. 16, 1642 Parish Church, Ugborough, Devonshire, England; Agnes Elwell
b.abt.1625 Ugborough, Devonshire, England
d.April 7, 1662 Ugborough, Devonshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. William King b.1643
  2. James (Jacobus) Kinge b.Nov. 7, 1647 Ugborough, Devonshire, England d.May 13, 1722 Suffield, CT

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: WILLIAM died at Isle of Shoals, 1664.

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William King

b.Dec. 31, 1643 Ugborough, Devonshire, England; s/o William and Agnes (Elwill) King
m.abt.1662 Susanna ______
b.abt.1641

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard King b.abt.1653 of Kittery, ME

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Richard King

b.abt.1663 of Kittery, ME; son of William King and Susanna _______
d.abt.1723/4 Kittery, ME
m.Mary Lidden/Lydston
b.abt.1668 Kittery, ME; d/o George and Sarah Lydston

CHILDREN included:

  1. Sarah King b.May 17, 1687 Kittery, ME d.bef.1779 m.1708 Joseph Young
  2. Susannah King b.March 6, 1689 Kittery, ME m.Aug.14, 1710 Thomas Knight
  3. Richard King Jr. b.Feb. 26, 1692 Kittery, ME d.1775 Kittery, ME m.July 28, 1714 Kittery, ME Hannah Preble
  4. Daniel King b.Feb. 6, 1693 Kittery, ME
  5. Mary King b.March 9, 1695 Kittery, ME m.June 10, 1717 Stephen Field Jr.
  6. George King b.March 23, 1697 Kittery, ME
  7. Johanna King b.Oct. 12, 1699 Kittery, ME
  8. Patience King b.1701/02 d.July 26, 1790 York, ME m.Dec. 7, 1727 York, ME Job Young

NOTES: York County Court Index lists--
Richard King Def. Debt 1698, 1 Kittery #609300
Richard King, def, Debt 1699, 1 #609303
Richard King, def, Land, 1699, 10, Kittery #607668
Richard King, def, Case, 1699, 10 Kittery, #607669
Richard King, def, review, 1702, 1, Kittery #609313
Richard King, Taxe Abatement, 1710, 10 #603710
plus about a million more [three pages] for debt, trespass, ejectment, etc!

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