Biography of Jesse King
Bristol County, MA Biographies

King, Jesse, was born on the place where he now resides, October 20, 1836, and is the son of Philip and Sophronia (King) King. His early education, which was very limited, was received at the district school, and on the death of his father, in 1852, he was obliged to take charge of the place, and with his mother's help carried on the farm and has gradnally brought it up to where it is at the present time. In connection with the farm he runs quite an extensive dairy and has for thirty years run a team into Taunton for the sale of milk. Mr. King is at present one of the board of assessors, overseer of the poor, and a selectman, serving his fifth year in that capacity. December 4. 1861, he married Caroline R. Hathaway of Raynham, and they have two children: Francis C., born September 25, 1863, and Florence L., born September 12, 1867.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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