King, Joseph H. (1861-1935)

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Joseph H. King was born 2 May 1861, son of Daniel and Mary Hotler King, who came to Central Illinois from Butler County, Ohio. He lived his entire life in the vicinity of Cariock, Illinois. He married Salina A. Lantz, also of Carlock, 16 October 1883. There were three children. He died 5 March 1935. He was ordained to the ministry in the North Danvers Mennonite Church (General Conference Mennonite) by Bishop Joseph Stuckey, 17 April 1892. Later he shepherded a group of the members living in Carlock, from which grew the Carlock Mennonite Church, of which he was the first pastor, 1916-1922. He served for extended periods as a member of the Central Conference Mission Board, field secretary of the conference, and secretary of the Bloomington Mennonite Hospital Board.

Author(s) Raymond L Hartzler
Date Published 1957

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Hartzler, Raymond L. "King, Joseph H. (1861-1935)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 15 Jun 2021.,_Joseph_H._(1861-1935)&oldid=120354.

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 176. All rights reserved.

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