Jonathan King

M, b. circa 1770, d. before 15 January 1816
     Jonathan was born circa 1770 in New York. It was either in Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island or in Orange County.1 Jonathan married Mary Vail, daughter of William Vail and Phebe Vail, circa 1790 in Orange County, New York. Jonathan made his will on 9 October 1815.

In the name of God, Amen, I, Jonathan King, of the Town of Deerpark, Orange County, New York . . . He mentions his wife, Mary, daughter, Phebe [a mino], sons: John [eldest] & Hiram V. [minor]. He made Erastus Mapes, John Rhoads & Benjamin Woodward his executors. Joshua Penny, David Campbell & Silas Gildersleeve were witnesses.2

Jonathan departed this life before 15 January 1816 in the Town of Deerpark, Orange County, New York. His will was probated on 15 January 1816.


Mary Vail b. c 1772, d. Mar 1847


  1. [S506] Note: He was possibly the son of either a John or Jonathan King of Southold. It is believed he descends from one of Samuel King's sons: William, Samuel or John. - klm.
  2. [S194] Orange County Genealogical Society, Orange County Wills, page 150 - Abstract of the Will of Jonathanl dated: 9 October 1815 & probated: 15 January 1816.