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Elizabeth (Pearce) King (1805 - abt. 1873)

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Elizabeth King formerly Pearce aka Evans [uncertain]
Born in Marden, Kent, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married about in Maidstone, Kent, Englandmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Deptford, Kent, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Dec 2016
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Elizabeth Pearce was born in Marden, Kent in 1805, and baptised there on 1 April 1805, the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Pearce [1]

At some stage before 1825, she may have married Walter William Evans, and they had three children together, initially living in Kennington, Surrey. Thomas was born in 1825, Sarah in 1828 and Frances in about 1832. The first two children were baptised in Marden, Kent in 1828.

Elizabeth then married George David King. This may have been the marriage in Maidstone, Kent on 17 August 1834 [2]

George and Elizabeth were living in Marden, Kent in 1837 when their daughter Mary was born, but by 1841 they had moved to Goudhurst, and were living at Winch Hill Farm:

  • Gorge King M 40-44, a wheelwright
  • Elizbath King F 36-40 Kent
  • Mary King F 4 Kent
  • - King M 0 Kent
  • Thomas Evens M 14
  • Sary Evens F 12
  • Frances Evens F 10
  • Thomas Larence M 40-44 Kent [3]

The family relocated to Rochester some time before 1848, when their daughter Ann was baptised there. In 1851, they were living in John Street, Rochester:

  • George David King Head M 48 Wandsworth, wheelwright
  • Elizabeth King Wife F 43 Marden, Kent
  • Mary King Daughter F 14 Marden, Kent
  • George David King Son M 8 Goudhurst, Kent
  • Thomas Evens Son-In-Law M 24 Lambeth, Surrey
  • Louisa Gardiner Visitor F 20 Maidstone, Kent [4]

And by 1861, the family were living in Fish Street, Deptford, Kent:

  • G D King Head Married Male 64 1797 Wheelwright Wandsworth, Surrey, England
  • Elizabeth King Wife Married Female 60 1801 - Marden, Kent, England
  • Thomas King Son Unmarried Male 34 1827 Shipwright Lambeth, Surrey, England
  • Mary King Daughter Married Female 24 1837 Servant Marden, Kent, England
  • George King Son - Male 12 1849 Scholar Goudhurst, Kent, England
  • Edward King Son - Male 5 1856 Scholar Deptford, Kent, England
  • John King Son - Male 1 1860 - Deptford, Kent, England [5]

By 1871, they were living in the parish of St Nicholas, Deptford, at 46, The Stowage:

  • George King Head M 75 Wandsworth, Surrey, wheelwright
  • Elizabeth King Wife F 73 Kent
  • Mary King Daughter F 30 Unknown, Kent
  • Richard King Grandson M 5 Deptford, Kent
  • David King Grandson M 3 Deptford, Kent
  • Edward King Grandson M 1 Deptford, Kent [6]

Elizabeth died in Deptford in 1873, age 73 years [7]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Elizabeth Pearce, 01 Apr 1805; citing Marden, Kent, England, reference item 1; FHL microfilm 1,736,878.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2014), George King and Elizabeth Pearce, 08 Sep 1834; citing Maidstone, Kent, England, reference 1 279 837; FHL microfilm 1,835,449.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 October 2015), Gorge King, Goudhurst, Kent, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO107 0473-03 f39 p8, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 July 2016), George David King, Saint Margaret Rochester, Kent, England; citing Saint Margaret Rochester, Kent, England, p. 1, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO107 1610 f205 p1, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 April 2016), G D King, St Pauls, London, Kent, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG09 0395 f41 p33, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 July 2015), George King, 1871. RG10 0750 f37 p19
  7. ( GRO index Q1 1873 Greenwich vol 1d page 509

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On 6 Jan 2016 at 01:16 GMT Jeffrey Evans wrote:

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