Rev. Dr. Luke White KING


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1. Magdalene ASHE

2. Hannah Amelia CHRISTIE
3. Margaret Anna PALMER

Rev. Dr. Luke White KING

  • Born: 1797, Dublin, Ireland
  • Marriage (1): Magdalene ASHE on 22 Dec 1827 in St. Peter's, Drogheda, co. Louth, Ireland
  • Marriage (2): Hannah Amelia CHRISTIE in 1841
  • Marriage (3): Margaret Anna PALMER on 13 Sep 1869 in Church of St. Thomas, Dublin, Ireland
  • Died: 22 Jul 1873, Bray, county Wicklow, Ireland aged 76
  • Buried: 1873, Christie Family Gravesite, Old Connaught graveyard, North Bray, Ireland

bullet  General Notes:

They moved to Ennis, County Clare, where he taught at Ennis College and became headmaster. He may also have been curate at the Church.

Extract from Find A Grave
Name: Rev. Luke White King
Birth: 1797, Ireland
Death: 22 July 1873, Ireland
Note: Rev. Dr. Luke White King, L.L.D., son of John King;
He married firstly, Magdalene Ashe [b.1806. d.16 Mar. 1840, Ennis, Co. Clare], daughter of Henry Ashe and Sophia McClure, of Acton, Co. Armagh, in December 1827, who were parents of:-
Sophia, Henry, John, Robert, Lucas, George, and Richard.
He married secondly, Hannah Amelia Christie [d. 23 July 1861], in 1841, who were parents of:-
Edward, Sophia, Wingfield, William, and Eliza.
He married thirdly, Margaret Anna Palmer, [b. 1846] on 13 September 1869, at St. Thomas's Church, Dublin.
He was noted as a widower, a Clerk in Holy Orders, of Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, a son of John King, a bookseller. Margaret was noted as being a Spinster, of 82, Amiens Street, Dublin, a daughter of Caleb Palmer, a Bank Clerk.
His son, by his first wife, George Hamilton King, M.A., b. 1 Jan. 1837, d. 3 April 1923, of Marimount Villa, Bray, married Anne Victoria Palmer, of Stratford Lodge, Grosvenor Road, Rathmines, daughter of Caleb R. Palmer, on 30 Nov. 1872, at Holy Trinity Church, Rathmines, Dublin.
Their infant son, George Lucas Stephen King, was buried in this grave, with his grandfather.
In memory of The Rev. LUKE WHITE KING LL.D.
who died at Bray 22nd July 1873
"looking for that blessed hope ...
...of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ."
and of his grandson
infant son of G.H. KING M.A.,
who died 27th December 1873
"He shall gather the lambs ...
and carry them in His bosom"
Burial: Old Connaught Burial Ground, Little Bray, County Dublin, Ireland


Luke married Magdalene ASHE, daughter of Rev. Henry ASHE and Sophia McCLURE, on 22 Dec 1827 in St. Peter's, Drogheda, co. Louth, Ireland. (Magdalene ASHE was born in 1806 in Acton, Co. Armagh, Ireland and died on 16 Mar 1840 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland.)


Luke next married Hannah Amelia CHRISTIE in 1841. (Hannah Amelia CHRISTIE died on 23 Jul 1861.)


Luke next married Margaret Anna PALMER, daughter of Caleb Richard PALMER and Ann SMYTHE, on 13 Sep 1869 in Church of St. Thomas, Dublin, Ireland. (Margaret Anna PALMER was born on 7 Jan 1846, died on 19 Aug 1891 and was buried on 21 Aug 1891 in Kilroan Churchyard, co. Cork, Ireland.)

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