King, John

Merchant of Petersburg, Virginia.

Business associate of Simeon Deane. Visited France, bringing papers and rumors to the American commissioners (September-October 1777).

Probably the John King who was the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Tabb) King, was at one time a merchant in Hampton, Virginia., married (1) Molly Starke (1774) and (2) Anne —, and was a lieutenant of the state line and officer of the James River (1776).