Saturday, April 17, 2010

Surname Saturday - KOENIG/KING (Germany > PA)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ahnentafel list each week. I'm up to number 51, who is Elizabeth King (1796-1863).

My ancestral line back through the four generations of my King ancestral families:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick W. Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty V. Carringer (1919-2002)

6. Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976)
7. Emily Kemp Auble (1899-1977)

12. Henry Austin Carringer (1853-1946)
13. Abbie Ardell Smith (1864-1944)

24. David Jackson Carringer (1823-1902)
25. Rebecca Spangler (1828-1901)

50. John Daniel Spangler, born 09 October 1781 in York, York County, PA, died 19 July 1851 in Georgetown, Mercer County, PA. He was the son of 100. Rudolf Spangler and 101. Maria Dorothea Dinkel. He married 12 March 1815 in York, York County, PA.
51. Elizabeth King, born 05 March 1796 in York, York County, PA; died 18 March 1863 in Conneautville, Crawford County, PA.

102. Philip Jacob King, born 24 February 1764 in York, York County, PA; died 02 March 1829 in Springgarden, York County, PA. He married before 1792 in PA.
103. Christina Johnston, born 10 March 1770 in Berks County, PA; died 08 December 1813 in York, York County, PA.

Children of Philip King and Christina Johnston are: Catherine (1792-????), George (1794-1860); Elizabeth (1796-1863); Sarah (1797-????); Lydia (1799-????); Catherine (1801-????); Jacob (1803-????); Rebecca (1805-????); Anna Maria (1806-????); Barbara (1808-????); Julia Anna (1810-1825; Henry (1813-????).

204. Philip Jacob King, born About 1739 in GERMANY; died before 25 February 1792 in York, York County, PA. He married 01 April 1763 in Lancaster, York County, PA.
205. Maria Barbara Wilhelm, born about 1740; died before 1789 in York, York County, PA. She was the daughter of 410. Jacob Wilhelm and 411. Catharine.

Children of Philip King and Maria Wilhelm are: Philip Jacob (1764-1829); Elizabeth (1767-????); Henry (1770-????); George (1774-????); Peter (1775-????); John (1776-????); Barbara (1777-1800).

408. Johann Nicolaus Koenig/King, born 18 May 1707 in Edenkoben, GERMANY; died before 29 March 1776 in York, York County, PA. He married 19 June 1735 in Edenkoben, GERMANY.
409. Maria Margaretha Stuber, born 30 November 1702 in Herren-Sulzbach, GERMANY; died before 1771 in York, York, PA.

Children of Johann Koenig/King and Maria Stuber are: Anna Elisabetha (1736-????); Philip Jacob (1739-1792); Maria Barbara (1750-????); Gottfried (1738-1806).

All of my information about this family was obtained from the excellent book, "The Kings of York County: Pioneers, Patriots and Papermakers" by Richard Shue.

Are there any King cousins out in Genea-Musings land? If so, please email me at


Anonymous said...

My Last is Kanney was orignated from the last Koenig changed when the family came to the united states both last names are pronouced like Ka nney. Todd Kanney California

Todd Kanney said...

My Last name Originated from the Last name Koenig prounced the same as Kanney. Koenig has a silent G. Todd kanney Irvine California.

Todd Kanney said...

It may be French.

Todd Kanney said...

they have the silent g last Continent is not pronounced.