Orphans Court Docket of Henry King, deceased
"LDS microfilm 866,209 Allegheny Co, PA, Orphans Court docket, vol 9, 1850-51, 329, #82, estate of HENRY KING dec'd; petition of JAMES KING, son and heir of Henry King, late of Allegheny Co; said petitioner's father died intestate Oct 1835 leaving issue, 9 children, to wit: Mary King now md to Stowater; Jacob King now residing IA; Barbara King, James King, Charles King and Lewis King now residing in Centreville, All Co, PA; Nicholas King, Eliza King now md with Myer; Frances H md with Krauscup; and the intestate died seized of a messuage in Pitt TS, now called Collins TS, beginning at a point on the Allegheny River adjoining property of the heirs of Jacob Negley, described in degrees, trees etc. bounding Bishop's heirs, 28 A 1 rod 29 perches; prays court to make partition of premises aforesaid to and among the children and representatives of said intestate; if such a partition can't be made, then to appraise same, Jun 1851 term. On 30 Sep the court ordered inquest [re partition] and an order notice to be given all heirs personally except Jacob King, notice to Jacob to be publication in the Lee Co Democrat published at Madison, IA.
Inquisition Nov 1852, taken at Collins TS on 3 Dec 1851 before Sheriff of Allegheny Co by 12 good lawful men of the bailiwick, appraised at $2700.
Received of James King $16.92 in full for above costs, 21 Feb 1852; signed by several of the appraisers for their fees."
"End of entry. Film was hard to read and focus."
Census Record Identification for Henry and Henery King, the ancestor of Audrey Schroeder.
1810 Census, Henry King p. 192, Pitt Twp Allegheny County PA
1820 Census, Henery [sic] King, p. 163, Pitt Twp., Allegheny County PA
1830 Census, Henry King, p. 109, Pitt Twp., Allegheny County PA
Henry King died in Oct. 1835.
1840 Census, Lawrenceville Borough, Allegheny Co. PA, p. 498
James M. King, Head of Household (presumed to be the son of Henry)
1 male 5 & under =Henry
1 male 30 & under 40=James
1 female under 5=Mary
1 female 5 & under 10=Emily
1 female 30 & under 40=Margaret
Given names were assumed from the 1850 census. [Where is Eliza Jane on 1840 census count?]
1850 Census, Borough of Lawrenceville, Allegheny Co. PA, dwelling number 694, unable to read page # on microfilm
James M. King, 47, M, Wagon Maker $3900 value of real estate, born in Pennsylvania
Margt King, 46, F, wife, $500 value of real estate, born in Delaware
Eliza Jane King, 16, F, born in Pennsylvania
Henry M King, 14, M, born in Pennsylvania
Mary A King, 11, F, born in Pennsylvania
Jas H King, 8, M, born in Pennsylvania
Emily H King, 6, F born in Pennsylvania
Wm A King, 3, M, born in Pennsylvania
Jane Neel, 70, F, value of real estate $500, born in Ireland
According to marriage certificate, Dept. of Health, Iowa, of Henry M. King and Mariah E. Dunbar, the parents of Henry King were: James M King and Margaret Neal. Date filed was January 26, 1881. Therefore it is assumed that Jane Neel in the 1850 census is Margaret King’s mother.
Contributed by Audrey Schroeder, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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