- Born: Cir 1655, Virginia
- Marriage: Catherine circa 1679 in Nansemond Co., VA
- Died: 3 Jun 1715, Chowan County, North Carolina at age 60
The will, birth, and death dates are from The King Family Tree at www.ancestry.com:
Will of Henry King - February 25, 1714
North Carolina Wills, 1663-1789, Vol. XVII, p. 34
Know all men by these presence that I, Henry King, being now in my right senses, and in good health, do with the grace of God and my own free will make my last will and testament:
Whereas, I have a full tract of land called the Log House land, being in Chowan precinct, in the County of Albemarle,
Whereas, the above mentioned land, I do freely give unto my three sons Michael King, Henry King, Charles King; and the said land is to be equally divided amongst these three.
And, whereas, I have another piece of land being in Virginia in the County of Nansemond lying between the flat swamp and the third swamp;
and whereas there is a part of the said land lies between the flat swamp and the third swamp, that I do give to my two sons Michael King and Henry King, and share and share alike between them two, one by Michael King, his choice.
And, whereas, the other part of the same tract of land being between the second swamp and the third swamp, I do freely give to my two older daughters Elizabeth King and Catherine King; and they are to choose alike, one by Elizabeth is to be her choice of the said land; and, I freely give to them the tract of land being in the precinct lying upon the meadow.
Whereas, I do freely give to my daughter Elizabeth one hundred acres of the land; and to Catherine one hundred acres of said land.
And, whereas, I do freely give to my daughter Ann King two hundred acres of the said land.
And, whereas, I do freely give to my daughter Mary King two hundred acres of the said land.
Whereas, this being my last will and testament.
Henry X King
From under my hand and seal this twenty-five day of Feb. in the year of our Lord, 1714. And sealed and delivered in the presence of these witnesses:
H. K. Johnson, Christopher Joseph Fox, Jim Hayes.
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Henry's will doesn't mention a wife, but probate records establish that his widow, Katherine, had married Gerrard Lynch by Nov 1716. Children mentioned in Henry's will, with birth years estimated, were:
(20) Henry King b abt 1693 per HLK
(14) Michael b abt 1695
(15) Charles b abt 1697
(16) Elizabeth King b abt 1699, m Richard Parker.
(17) Catherine King b abt 1701 m John Byrd II
(18) Ann King b abt 1703
(19) Mary King b abt 1705
Henry married Catherine circa 1679 in Nansemond Co., VA. (Catherine was born circa 1655 in Nansemond Co., VA.)