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Rosemead in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Samuel King

(1806-1855)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Samuel King Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Samuel King Marker
Inscription.  Early pioneer and part of the Johnson Party wagon train that departed from Lexington, Kentucky, and arrived in El Monte in 1852. He was allegedly shot in the back in 1855 by Mica Johnson who was indebted to Robert S. Carlisle, a wealthy and important man in the community.

Two graves north, older brother Frances Marion King — 1830–1865 (no stone) is buried. He was a Deputy Sheriff and was killed in a gun fight with Carlisle in Los Angeles in 1865.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 4.902′ N, 118° 4.015′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archie N. Wiggins (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas A. Mayes (here, next to this marker); Andrew J. King (here, next to this marker); Elwood Wiggins (a few steps from
Samuel King and Andrew J. King Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Samuel King and Andrew J. King Markers
this marker); Norman C. Morgan (a few steps from this marker); John Guess, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); John Tibbett (a few steps from this marker); John Guess Sr. (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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