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Henrietta M. Chamberlain King
Birth: Jul. 21, 1832
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1925
Kleberg County
Texas, USA

Businesswoman. She assumed ownership of her husbands estate in 1885, consisting chiefly of 500,000 acres of ranch land and $500,000 in debts. Under her skillful and personal supervision, the King Ranch was freed of debt and increased in size reaching a size of 825,000 acres spreading over 4 counties. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hiram Chamberlain (1797 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard King (1825 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Henrietta Maria King Atwood (1856 - 1918)*
  Ella Morse King Welton (1858 - 1900)*
  Richard King (1860 - 1922)*
  Alice Gertrudis King Kleberg (1862 - 1944)*
  Robert E. Lee King (1864 - 1883)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Martin Chamberlain (1824 - 1898)*
  Henrietta M. Chamberlain King (1832 - 1925)
  Hiram Chamberlain (1844 - 1879)*
  Peter Bland Chamberlain (1848 - 1882)*
  William Chapman Chamberlain (1850 - 1932)*
  Anna Adelia Chamberlain Harding (1855 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chamberlain Cemetery
Kingsville
Kleberg County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 1
GPS (lat/lon): 27.30355, -97.52724
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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