From Helen Floyd, In the Shadow of the Lighthouse

John Franklin King was born in Mayport, Florida on April 29, 1896 and lived there most of his life. He  never married but was quite a character. He owned what is known as the "King" house in Mayport, shown below. He said the house was haunted and had tales of many sightings including "the grey lady" and the "Old sea captain." People came from miles around, especially around Halloween, and for a small donation , John would take them on a tour of the house. He died January 26, 1977 and is buried in the Mayport Cemetery. 

Joseph R. (Skip) King

The King House

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