Mary C. King

 Mary cash-claimed  a quarter in 2, 6N 49W in 1891.


Mary C. King married Will F. Widmaier Jan 14, 1903, recorded in Weld County.

Mollie D. (or C. ) Widmaier 1875-1906 is buried in Eaton.

W.F. Widmaier married Luella Morris April 26, 1908, recorded in Weld County.

William F. Widmaier 1876-1964 is buried in Eaton, Weld County, Colorado.


Mary C. King
Born  26 Feb 1844  St. Austell, Cornwall, England 
Address  1911 
3542 Marion St., Denver, Colorado 
This was her address after her second marriage.
Address  1921 
3721 Gilpin St., Denver, Colorado 
Address at the time of Mary SHEPPERSON's death on 7 August 1921.
Died  7 Aug 1921 
Mary SHEPPERSON, August 7, 1921, at the residence, 3722 Gilpin Street, sister of William D. KING. Services will be held from the late residence today at 2.30 p.m. Interment at Riverside.
 [William D. KING was William Donnithorne KING, son of John KING and Mary CURRY.(Death reg)]
Buried  9 Aug 1921  Riverside Cemetery, Denver City, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  
Mary Smitham SHEPPERSON buried block 19, lot 299, section NW 1/4.
Mary was the daughter of John KING and Mary CURREY who married on 8 July 1837 in Phillack, Cornwall. (Phillack register) She married Thomas SHEPPERSON in 1911 after the death of James SMITHAM.


James SMITHAM,   b. 28 Jul 1844, Phillack, Cornwall, England   d. 18 Mar 1908 
Address in  1880  Hazelton, Pennsylvania 
They were living beside Joseph and Emma SMITHAM and their family.
Address in  1900  144 Lawrence, Denver, Colorado 
James Smitham and his wife Mary travelled on the City of Paris from Liverpool to New York, arriving on 9 July 1883. This must have been a trip home as they were living in Pennsylvania in the 1880 census.


Mary Crosby King
Birth:  1824    Ohio (Sister's Louisa Maria Dewey's death record says her mother was born in Simsac, Canada  FindAGrave # 85749477 )
Death:  1896  Colorado Springs
El Paso County Colorado,  
Youngest daughter of Dr. Eliakim Crosby and his first wife, Marcia Beemer; born in the village of Middlebury (now Akron), Portage Co. (now Summit), Ohio. Married on 19 October 1842 in Summit Co, to Hon. Henry W. King, who died in Akron in 1857. Mother of two children: Henry C. King (d. 1864) and Julia H. King Fisher.
Henry W. King
 9th Ohio Secretary of State In office 1850–1852
Born September 24, 1815 Westfield, Massachusetts
Died November 20, 1857 (aged 42) Akron, Ohio
Political party Free Soil
Spouse(s) Mary Crosby
Children  Harry Crosby King, Julia Huntington
Alma mater   Trinity
 Married, on October 10, 1842 to Mary Crosby, the third daughter of Dr. Elakim Crosby, who would bare Henry two children, a daughter, Julia Huntington; and son Henry “Harry” Crosby King.

Henry’s daughter Julia married an engineer, moved to Colorado 

Henry’s brother David, served a term on the Akron Board of Education, oversaw all the business and land holdings of this father after his and brother’s Henry’s deaths. He retired from the practice of law in 1867. David built the Valley Railroad, now a tourist attraction through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and was involved in numerous other commercial ventures in Akron.

An elementary school in Akron’s public school system was built in 1923 and named King Elementary School. It was named for Leicester, Henry and David King.

In 1860 Chicago, Mary C. is living with half-sister Louesa M. 39 and her husband W.H. Dewey, 47, a coal dealer.

Julia H. King is 12, also with them.

In 1880 Colorado Springs Homer D. Fisher, 34 and Julia H. 32 are running a boarding house, with Louisa D. 8 and Frank C. 5, both born in Illinois. Mother Mary C. King, 59, is with them.

In 1885 Colorado Springs, Homer, 38 is a lumber merchant, and he and Julia have Louisa 13, Franklin 10, Helen 4, and Oliver 2.  Mary C. King, 62 is still with them.

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