John King was born 6 March 1790 in Beckley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom to Edward King (?-?) and Frances Morgan (?-?) and died 11 November 1880 in Narrowgut, New South Wales, Australia of drowning. He married Frances Dewhurst (?-bef1836) circa 1814 in England, United Kingdom. He married Dinah Gill (1811-1893) 29 February 1836 in Beckley, Sussex, United Kingdom.

He arrived in New South Wales on 12 Sep 1857 on the Commodore Perry.


Offspring of John King and Frances Dewhurst (?-bef1836)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward King (1815-1908)

Offspring of John King and Dinah Gill (1811-1893)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary King (1837-1901)
Bertha King (1851-1895)
Earl James King (1854-1906)
Miriam Ellen King (1857-1937)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • Inquest 11 Nov 1880: verdict - accidentally drowned in the Hunter River