James M King was born on December 19, 1827 in Ohio. He died on December 20, 1918 in Crawford County, Illinois. He was the son of Adam King and Susanna Wight King.
He married Jennetta McGrew on October 26, 1829; she died about 1853 in Crawford Co, Illinois.
On January 20, 1856 he married Elizabeth Dodd in Crawford Co, Illinois. She was born on February 19, 1837 in Indiana and died on August 14, 1874 in Crawford Co, Illinois.
James and Jennetta King had one child, Mary E. King, born about 1852.
James M King and Elizabeth Dodd had the following children:
Nancy Ellen King – born February 11, 1860 in Palestine, Illinois. She married Samuel Gilbert Cain.
George King – He married Octavia Inez Keller on May 1, 1892 in Crawford Co Illinois.
Margaret King – was born in 1856.
Susan M. King – was born in about 1858
John G. King – was born about 1863
Thomas C. King – was born about 1867