Edwin W. King

SOURCE: Weymouth T. Jordan, "Ante-Bellum Alabama: Town and Country".

p44 - "Edwin W. King was born on November 28, 1813 in Georgia. For a time he was a student at the Georgia Athens College, Athens, after which he aided his father [Elisha F. King] in operating the family plantations and other business enterprises."

p50 - "In 1852 when Edwin W. King asumed management of his father's Elisha F. King estate he became one of the wealthiest men in Alabama. Although Elisha F. King had had three children, only Edwin W. was alive in 1852."
fn32 - "Edwin W. King married Rhoda B. Langdon on July 25, 1833, she being a member of a prominent Marion family...."

p58- "...Edwin W. King's death on August 10, 1860...."
[end Jordan quotes]
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