Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Simon King Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Simon King Papers,
Creator: King, Simon.
Inclusive dates: 1820-1890
Extent: .25 cubic feet (in 1 box)
The papers consists of business, personal, and legal papers related to land deals in Flint, Michigan, area.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

No Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Simon King Papers are open for research.


Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Simon King Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement is chronological.



Simon King lived in Mumford and Wheatland, Monroe County, New York. His daughter, Martha, married Gershon Everts and they lived in Highland, New York. King was a dealer in Genesee County, Michigan, real estate. His business agents were Rueben McCreery and Willis Young, at the office of Judd and McCreery in Detroit. King’s brother was Henry King. Simon King also lived in Pulaski, Jackson County, Michigan, around 1851, and in Hillsdale County, Michigan after 1849. (This information is from the collection.)

Collection Scope and Content Note

King’s papers include personal and business correspondence, and legal papers relating to land deals in the Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, area.

Subject Terms

    • King, Simon.
    • Young, Willis.
    • McCreery, Reuben.
    • Everts, Martha King.
    • Judd and McCreery (Detroit, Mich.)
    • Jackson County (Mich.)--History.
    • Pulaski (Jackson County, Mich. : Township)--History.
    • Monroe County (N.Y.)
    • Genesee County (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Simon King Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Papers, 1820-1847
    Box   1 F   2
    Papers, 1849
    Box   1 F   3
    Papers, 1849-1852
    Box   1 F   4
    Papers, 1857-1890