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Reverend William King

1812-1895

 
 
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By TeamOHE, March 28, 2020
1. Reverend William King Marker
Inscription.  William King, a Presbyterian clergyman, of Scottish and English ancestry, was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland and died in Canada at the age of eighty-two. He is buried in the Maple Leaf Cemetery at Chatham, Ontario, Canada.

The Old King Farm has been recognized as an Underground Railroad Station by the following:

United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Buxton National Historic Site and Museum (Canada)
Fulton County Chapter, The Ohio Genealogical Society
Ohio Historical Society
Friends of Freedom Society • Ohio Underground Railroad Association
Afro-Louisiana Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.

The King Family Cemetery has been recognized as an Underground Railroad Site by the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and the Ohio Historical Society.
 
Erected by National Underground Railroad Network To Freedom.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR
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By TeamOHE, March 28, 2020
2. Reverend William King Marker
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Location. 41° 33.539′ N, 84° 0.093′ W. Marker is in Delta, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on Ohio Route 109 just south of Route F, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5939 Rte 109, Delta OH 43515, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. International Underground Railroad Monument (here, next to this marker); John King and King Family Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Delta Unknown Dead Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delta World War II Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delta Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delta Soldiers Memorial Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delta Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delta.
 
Reverend William King Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 28, 2020
3. Reverend William King Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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