|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1861|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 1944|
Joseph B. King was born on 20 December 1861 in Carroll County, GA. His parents were Thomas Hiram King and Charity Matilda Chandler King. Joseph was one of ten siblings.
Joseph King is found on the 1870 census for Carroll County, GA living in the household of his parents, five siblings, and his grandmother, Jerusha White Chandler. He was eight years old on this census.
On the 1880 census for Carroll County, Joseph King is again found in the household of his parents. At this time, the household is comprised of Joseph's parents, seven children, Joseph's grandmother Jerusha Chandler, and an aunt Matilda Brown. Joseph is single and is a farm worker.
On 11 Nov 1881, Joseph King married Susan Clay in Haralson County, GA. Susan was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Clay. Joseph and Susan had ten children.
On the 1900 census for Carroll County, GA, Joseph King is found with his wife Susan Clay King and eight children. Joseph was listed as a farmer, and he owned his own house and farm.
On the 1910 census for Carroll County, GA, Joseph King is found with his wife Susan and seven children. He is still listed as a farmer, self-employed, and owned his own farm.
On the 1920 census for Temple, Carroll County, GA, Joseph King lives with his wife, Susan, and his grandson, Dewey Jackson. Dewey was the son of his daughter Martha King who married Joseph Emery Jackson, and she died in 1912. Joseph and Susan took in Dewey and raised him after that time. Joseph was still listed as a farmer and owned his own farm.
In 1930, Joseph is still found on the Carroll County census with wife Susan and grandson Dewey Jackson. He is still farming at this time.
In 1940, Joseph King is found on the Carroll County census. He is listed as a widower, and his son Elzie King and Elzie's wife and children are living with him. Joseph is still listed as working on his own farm. The census also shows that Joseph only completed the first grade of high school.
Joseph B. King died 30 Jan 1944 and was buried on 31 Jan 1944 at Concord Church in Temple, Carroll County, GA beside his wife Susan Clay King. According to his death certificate, the cause of death was valvular disease of the heart and age. Daughter Mary Elizabeth King Barrow provided the information for the death certificate.
~~Biography composed by Sabrina King Combs~~
Note: I hope others will build on this biography and make this memorial to Joseph B. King the best that it can be.
Thomas Hiram King (1833 - 1904)
Charity Matilda Chandler King (1839 - 1905)
Susan U. Clay King (1858 - 1938)
Martha King Jackson (1884 - 1912)*
Charles A. King (1886 - 1964)*
Mary Elizabeth King Barrow (1888 - 1986)*
Cleveland Hosea King (1891 - 1984)*
Leonard Joseph King (1898 - 1977)*
George Washington King (1855 - 1932)*
Mary Jane King (1856 - 1856)*
Joseph B. King (1861 - 1944)
Eliza Jane King Wright (1863 - 1932)*
Martin Ambrose King (1867 - 1947)*
John W King (1871 - 1929)*
Thomas Carter King (1884 - 1965)*
Concord Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Sabrina K. Combs
Originally Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Record added: Dec 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63255273