Mary Thompson King

c. 1806 – 19 Mar 1893

Married Jacob King Oct 22, 1829. With her husband, ran an Underground Railroad stop out of 70 Warren St. Jacob was treasurer of the Colored Anti Slavery Society of Newark.

Church Record
Inside the King House, Newark Public Library


Census Records

“The Underground Railroad House That Jacob King Built In Newark”

U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970 for Jacob D. King

New Jersey, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971

Photos of King House from Almon Johnston Collection at Newark Library

Sunday Call Magazine Oct 3, 1937

Cummings, Charles “Slavery in New Jersey”

The Black Abolitionist Papers (C. Peter Ripley, et al., eds.) 71 (1985)