E. John King


Born: 1875 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: July 6, 1940 in Lafayette, Louisiana
Buried: July 7, 1940 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 16 ?)
Father: Elisha A. King
Mother: ? Frazir
Wife: Mary Elizabeth Savoie
Married: June 3, 1896
Children: E. A. King
Lee King
James King
Charles King
Ray King
Cephas King
John David King
Margaret King
Mattie King
Priscilla King
Olive King

According to Roberta B. Doty, he and his wife were buried in Goos Cemetery. There are no marked graves for them.

Lake Charles American Press, Saturday, July 6, 1940, p. 2:


        E. JOHN KING, 65-year-old life long resident of Lake Charles, died at the Lafayette hospital early Friday, after a lengthy illness.
        He was born and reared in Lake Charles and for a number of years had made his residence on the English Bayou road.
        He is survived by his wife and seven sons, E. A. King of Port Arthur, Lee, James, Charlie, Ray, John and Cepheus King, all of Lake Charles. Also surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Goodman, Mrs. Mattie Doty, Miss Priscilla King, and Miss Olive King, all of Lake Charles. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren.
        Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday from the home at English Bayou with the Rev. J. W. Evans of the Pentecostal church officiating. Burial will be in Goos cemetery with the Burke funeral home in charge.