John King

ID# 5957, (14 Jun 1747 - )

John King was born on 14 Jun 1747 at Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Uncertain if the above details are correct. Orginially obtained via IGI submisson records.
Scotlandspeople shows the following:
14 June 1747 King John, Parents: John King & Isabel Ingles, Prestonpans East Lothian, 718/00 0050 0037
26 March 1749 King John, Parents: John King & Isobel Inglis, Prestonpans East Lothian 718/00 0050 0041

To me this indicates that perhaps the first John King born in 1747 died young and they named the next child John as well.

John King married Janet Duncan on 29 Aug 1766 at Gladsmuir, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Oct 12 1766
KING John, Coalier in Old Kirk and Janet Duncan both in this parish were married irregularly at Edinburgh August 29th 1766.1,2

John and Janet had 6 children.

Children of John King and Janet Duncan


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's ( pre 1855), 1766 Gladsmuir East Lothian, 708/00 0020 0294. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.