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Mary C. KING

Female 1844 - 1921  (77 years)

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  • Name Mary C. KING  [1
    Born 26 Feb 1844  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Address 1911  [5
    3542 Marion St., Denver, Colorado 
    • This was her address after her second marriage.
    Address 1921  [6
    3721 Gilpin St., Denver, Colorado 
    • Address at the time of Mary SHEPPERSON's death on 7 August 1921.
    Died 7 Aug 1921  U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    • Mary SHEPPERSON, August 7, 1921, at the residence, 3722 Gilpin Street, sister of William D. KING. Services will be held from the late residence today at 2.30 p.m. Interment at Riverside.

      [William D. KING was William Donnithorne KING, son of John KING and Mary CURRY.(Death reg)]
    Buried 9 Aug 1921  Riverside Cemetery, Denver City, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    5201 Brighton Blvd
    Denver, Colorado 80216
    • Mary Smitham SHEPPERSON buried block 19, lot 299, section NW 1/4.

      Memorial stone reads: Mary SMITHAM SHEPPERSON, Feb 26, 1844, Aug. 7, 1921.
    • Mary was the daughter of John KING and Mary CURREY who married on 8 July 1837 in Phillack, Cornwall.(Phillack register) She married Thomas SHEPPERSON in 1911 after the death of James SMITHAM.(Osborne)

      "Just Like Kids: Denver, June 8. Thomas SHEPPARDSON, 79 years old, was today married to Mrs. Mary SMITHAM, 60 years old. Both parties are pioneers of Denver, and they surprised their friends by quietly slipping away to Golden where the ceremony was performed.

      SHEPPARDSON is a veteran of the Civil war and of late years has been active in Denver politics. The groom has the distinction of having brought the first rolling and rod mill to Colorado. Sheppardson's mill was the nucleus of the great Pueblo steel works."
      [5, 9, 10]
    Person ID I6180  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 18 May 2019 

    Family James SMITHAM,   b. 28 Jul 1844, Phillack, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1908  (Age 63 years) 
    Address 1880  [11
    Hazelton, Pennsylvania 
    • They were living beside Joseph and Emma SMITHAM and their family.
    Address 1900  [2
    144 Lawrence, Denver, Colorado 
    James Smitham and his wife Mary travelled on the City of Paris from Liverpool to New York, arriving on 9 July 1883. This must have been a trip home as they were living in Pennsylvania in the 1880 census.
    Last Modified 18 May 2019 
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones

    July 28, 1844
    March 18, 1908


    Feb 26, 1844
    Aug 7, 1921

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    2. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.

    3. [S107] Memorial inscription.

    4. [S36] Census of England, 1861.

    5. [S676] Personal communication.

    6. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    7. [S774] Vital Statistics - Delaware, U.S.A.

    8. [S672] Cemetery Records.

    9. [S757] Parish Register, Phillack, Cornwall.

    10. [S217] Newspaper.

    11. [S226] Census of U.S.A., 1880.