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

Andrew J. King

(1833–1923) (No Stone)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Andrew J. King Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Andrew J. King Marker
Inscription.  
The second son of Samuel King, at 15 he hunted down and killed Mica Johnson, who allegedly shot his father. This started a long-standing feud between the Kings and the Carlisles. Carlisle tried to kill A.J. in 1865 by stabbing him at a social function. A.J. King went on to become a very prominent man in the community. He was appointed County Judge of Los Angeles in 1868.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 34° 4.904′ N, 118° 4.019′ 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); Samuel King (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas A. Mayes (here, next to this marker); Elwood Wiggins (a few steps from this marker); Norman C. Morgan (a few steps from this marker); John Guess, Jr.
Samuel King and Andrew J. King Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Samuel King and Andrew J. King Markers
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(a few steps from this marker); John Guess Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Mary Alice Rogers (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
Judge Andrew J. King image. Click for full size.
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3. Judge Andrew J. King
"Curious Cases: Family Feud, the King Family of El Monte and Personal Justice, 1855-1865, Part Two" image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, March 27, 2021
4. "Curious Cases: Family Feud, the King Family of El Monte and Personal Justice, 1855-1865, Part Two"
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on March 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 18, 2022