Biography of William H. King
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King, William H., Somerset, son of W. W. and Sarah (Jackson) King, was born in Nottingham, England, June 15, 1848, and came with his mother to America (his father having preceded them) when fifteen years old, landing at Quebec on his birthday, whench they went at once to Montreal, thence to Toronto, living on Scugoy Island a little more than one year. Not being satisfied there they came to the States. arriving at the village of Somerset in the spring of 1865, and where they yet reside. Our subject received his earlier educational training in England, and has since by judiciously purchasing good books and taking the best magazines in the country, acquired a broader practical education which to-day ranks him as a well educated gentleman. He learned the trade of blacksmith in an earlier day and is now a practical horseshoer, having a large and prosperous trade. He has never married. His father. W. W. King, was born October 20, in Osgathorp, England, and is still living in Somerset. His mother was born January 4, 1826, at Bobber Mills, Nottingham, England, and died January 20, 1897.


From:
Landmarks of Niagara County, New York
Edited by William Pool
D. Mason & Company, Publishers, 1897


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