Apr. 4, 1868 Rives Junction Jackson County Michigan, USA
Son of Paul & Hannah (Pitts) King.
Migrated here in 1837 from New York state, with his wife and children. They came first to Detroit via wagon, canal boat and sailing vessel and then again traveled by wagon to the vicinity of Rives Junction, which was not yet a settlement. Mr King took up a great many acres of land in and around Rives Township Sec 16 from the government on 31 May 1842.
1860 MI Census Jackson Co Rives Asel King 78 Sally King 60
Name: Asael King Death date: 04 Apr 1868 Death place: Rives, Jackson, Michigan Gender: Male Age at death: 86 years Estimated birth year: 1782 Birth place: Marital status: Widowed Occupation: Farmer Film number: 2363448 Digital GS number: 4207816 Image number: 301 Reference number: p 205 rn 287 Collection: Michigan Deaths 1867-1897