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Adolphus C. King Biography
Bollinger County, Missouri

Adolphus C. King Bollinger Co Mo Biography
  • Adolphus C. King, a prosperous farmer of Bollinger County, Mo., was born in 1858, and is the eldest child of John Allen and Doretta King. [See sketch of John W. King.] Adolphus C. was born in Bollinger County, and when a boy worked on his father's farm and attended the common schools. In 1882 he was united in marriage with Anna Jamison, a native of Indiana. She died one year after her marriage, leaving one child, Minnie E. Some time afterward Mr. King married Miss Kitty McLane, a native of Wayne County, Mo., born in 1865. She was educated in Caledonia College, after which she taught school for one year, when she was married. Mr. King is an energetic young agriculturist, owning a farm of 290 acres of fine land. Besides superintending his farm he holds the position of special timber agent for the Cape Girardeau Southwestern Railway Company. To Mr. and Mrs. King has been born one child, John. [p. 836]

Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, [p. 836]
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