Assumed the name "Kernel" from his master & the name "King" from his stature as he stood over 6' tall. Birth year may be 1765 as he is said to have died at the age of 108, however it is unclear if the 1785 birth year listed in the source is King's or his daughter, Rachel Lewis.
Came to Indian Territory with the Creek emigration of 1832 as a slave owned by Sookey Kernel, a Creek Slave owner.
Also known as the McIntosh Cemetery.
Also known as the Old Fountain or Fountain Church Cemetery.
Source: Univ of Oklahoma, Digital Collections, Western History Collections, Indian Pioneer Collection, Volume 53, May 4, 1937, Interviewee: Philip A. Lewis Interview, Interviewer: James S Buchanon.
Rachel Kernel (1782 - 1885)*
Fountain of Life Cemetery
Created by: Ginger McCall
Record added: May 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69449464
Added: Aug. 10, 2011