Knight Family Tree - aqwg176

Descendants of Richard And Sarah Rogers Knight


Joseph RHODES-10332 was born on 1 Mar 1741 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts. He died on 12 Jun 1830 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Joseph married Emme A. CHAPMAN-10333 on 24 Dec 1766.

Emme A. CHAPMAN-10333 was born on 28 Mar 1746 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. She died on 9 Oct 1815 in Chestefield, Hampshire, Massachusett. Emme married Joseph RHODES-10332 on 24 Dec 1766.

They had the following children.

  M i Joseph RHODES-2803 was born on 15 Nov 1767. He died on 14 Dec 1843.
  F ii Hannah RHODES-2244 was born on 25 Nov 1777. She died on 15 Mar 1841.
  M iii Chapman RHODES-10338 was born on 28 Aug 1790. He died on 8 Jul 1856.

Crane KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2245 was born on 14 Feb 1768 in Hanover, New London, Connecticut. He died on 20 Jan 1849 in Canaan, Columbia, New York. He was buried in Mountain Veiw Cemetery, Saugerties, Ulster, New York. Crane married Margaret BUSHNELL-2246 on 23 Jun 1794 in Lisbon, New London, Connecticut.

DEATH: Old Gravestones of Ulster County, New York
By J. Wilson Poucher, M.D. and Byron J. Terwilliger
Town of Saugerties
Mountain Veiw Cemetery, Saugerties
Old portion copied November 12th and 13th, 1930, by Dr. J. Wilson Poucher.
1931  Page 236
#314. Knight, Crane, Mar. 30, 1768., Jan. 20, 1849

BURIAL: Name: Crane Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1849
Event Place: Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 14 Feb 1768
Death Date: 20 Jan 1849
Affiliate Record Identifier: 34905629
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKW-Z39R : accessed 1 August 2015), Crane Knight, 1849; Burial, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States of America, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 34905629, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Margaret BUSHNELL [scrapbook]-2246 was born on 28 Aug 1770 in Hanover, New London, Connecticut. She died on 25 Aug 1831 in New Lebanon, Columbia, New York. She was buried in Cemetery Of The Evergreens, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York. Margaret married Crane KNIGHT-2245 on 23 Jun 1794 in Lisbon, New London, Connecticut.

MARRIAGE: Margaret Bushnell in the Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Margaret Bushnell
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1794
Marriage Place: Lisbon, Connecticut, USA
Spouse: Crane Knight
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
 
Vital Records
Lisbon, New London, Connecticut
Barbour Collection 1668-1852
Transcribed by Coralynn Brown
Margaret, m Crane KNIGHT, Jan 23, 1794

BURIAL: Margaret Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Margaret Knight
Maiden Name: Bushnell
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1770
Birth Place: Hanover, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death Date: 25 Aug 1831
Death Place: Columbia County, New York, USA
Cemetery: Cemetery of the Evergreens
Burial or Cremation Place: New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York, USA
Has Bio?: N
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

They had the following children.

  M i
Lucius KNIGHT [scrapbook]-2839 was born on 22 Dec 1794 in Lisbon, New London, Connecticut. He died on 16 Jul 1828 in New Lebanon, Columbia, New York. He was buried in Cemetery Of The Evergreens, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York.



BIRTH: Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Lucius Knight
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1794
Birth Location: Lisbon  
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.

Name: Lucius Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1794
Birthplace: LISBON TWP,NEW LONDON,CONNETICUT
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 7450344
System Origin: Connecticut-ODM
Source Film Number: unknown
Reference Number:
Collection: Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
  F ii
Nancy KNIGHT-8514 was born in 1800 in New London County, Connecticut. She died on 6 May 1801 in Sprague, New London, Connecticut.

Joshua KNIGHT [Parents]-2248 was born on 15 May 1778 in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He died on 6 May 1847 in North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was buried in North Cemetery, New Braintree, Worcester, Massachusetts. Joshua married Hulda ROWLAND-25233 on 13 Feb 1800 in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Other marriages:
WHITE, Hannah

BIOGRAPHY: Gazetteer and Biographical Record of
Genesse County, N. Y.
1788 - 1890
Edited by F. W. Beers
June 1890 - Page 157
Joshua Knight, a native of Massachusetts, came to Bergen in 1815, among the early settlers, and died 1816. He married Hannah White, of Northampton, and their children were Ephraim, Benjamin, Alpheus, Electra, and Silas W. The latter was born in Chesterfield, Mass., May 6, 1821. In 1886 he came to Alexander (from Elba), where he resides. He married Lucy Ann, daughter of Anson and Luranda (Ames) Hulett, of Stafford, and their children are Ann J., Leathy, Theron, and Addie. Ann J. is now Mrs. Thomas Pippin, of Maryland. Leathy married Henry Fellows of Niagara County, N. Y.

History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 405

BIRTH: Massachusetts Town Birth Records
Name: Joshua Knight
Birth Date: 15 May 1778
Birth Place: Wrentham
Father's First Name: John
Mother's First Name: Esther
Gender: Male
Source: Vital Records of Wrentham
Source Information:
New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts Town Birth Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.

Hulda ROWLAND-25233 was born on 12 Aug 1772 in Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts. She died on 27 Jan 1844 in North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts from Lung Fever (Pneumonia). She was buried in North Cemetery, New Braintree, Worcester, Massachusetts. Hulda married Joshua KNIGHT-2248 on 13 Feb 1800 in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts.

DEATH: Name: Huldah Knight
Event Type: Death
Official Cause of Death: Lung Fever (Pneumonia)
Event Date: 27 Jan 1844
Event Place: North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Residence Place:
Address:
Gender: Female
Age: 71
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Housekeeper
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1773
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Cemetery:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Additional Relatives:
Spouse's Name: Joshua Knight
Reference ID: v 9 p 143
GS Film number: 959807
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4219397
Image Number: 369
Citing this Record:
"Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NW4V-1BH : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Huldah Knight, 1844.

They had the following children.

  M i Daniel Rowland KNIGHT-25243 was born on 8 May 1802. He died on 25 Mar 1856 from Lung fever.
  M ii John H. KNIGHT-25234 was born on 2 Jan 1804. He died on 5 Feb 1880 from Hepatitis.

Joshua KNIGHT [Parents]-2248 was born on 15 May 1778 in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He died on 6 May 1847 in North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was buried in North Cemetery, New Braintree, Worcester, Massachusetts. Joshua married Hannah WHITE-2804 on 10 Jul 1811 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Other marriages:
ROWLAND, Hulda

BIOGRAPHY: Gazetteer and Biographical Record of
Genesse County, N. Y.
1788 - 1890
Edited by F. W. Beers
June 1890 - Page 157
Joshua Knight, a native of Massachusetts, came to Bergen in 1815, among the early settlers, and died 1816. He married Hannah White, of Northampton, and their children were Ephraim, Benjamin, Alpheus, Electra, and Silas W. The latter was born in Chesterfield, Mass., May 6, 1821. In 1886 he came to Alexander (from Elba), where he resides. He married Lucy Ann, daughter of Anson and Luranda (Ames) Hulett, of Stafford, and their children are Ann J., Leathy, Theron, and Addie. Ann J. is now Mrs. Thomas Pippin, of Maryland. Leathy married Henry Fellows of Niagara County, N. Y.

History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 405

BIRTH: Massachusetts Town Birth Records
Name: Joshua Knight
Birth Date: 15 May 1778
Birth Place: Wrentham
Father's First Name: John
Mother's First Name: Esther
Gender: Male
Source: Vital Records of Wrentham
Source Information:
New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts Town Birth Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.

Hannah WHITE [Parents]-2804 was born on 26 Nov 1789 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Hannah married Joshua KNIGHT-2248 on 10 Jul 1811 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

BIOGRAPHY: History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 405

They had the following children.

  M i
Ephraim Wright KNIGHT-2805 was born on 14 May 1813 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.



LAND: Patentee Name: Knight, Ephraim W.
Accession Number: MI1680__.171
State: Michigan
Volume: 1680
Page: 171
Document Number: 690
Land Office: Genesee
Aliquot Part Reference: N½NW
Section Number: 6
Township: 8 North
Range: 8 East
Meridian/Survey Area: Michigan Principal Meridian
Act/Treaty Authorizing Sale: Sale-Cash Entries
Date Signed: Sep 5, 1838
Acreage: 114.00
Signed: Yes, the document on file at the BLM contains a signature.

 
Patentee Name: Knight, Ephraim W.
Accession Number: MI1680__.232
State: Michigan
Volume: 1680
Page: 232
Document Number: 753
Land Office: Genesee
Aliquot Part Reference: SWNW
Section Number: 6
Township: 8 North
Range: 8 East
Meridian/Survey Area: Michigan Principal Meridian
Act/Treaty Authorizing Sale: Sale-Cash Entries
Date Signed: Sep 5, 1838
Acreage: 44.34
Signed: Yes, the document on file at the BLM contains a signature.
Fractional Sections: Yes, section 6, to which this land record refers, is fractional due to the presence of a geographical feature such as a lake, pond, river, etc.

BIRTH: Name: Ephriam Wright Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 14 May 1813
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Hannah
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58438-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 186143
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
  M ii Benjamin Bates KNIGHT-2806 was born on 8 May 1816. He died on 8 Mar 1891 from Erysipelas.
  M iii
Alpheus KNIGHT-2807 was born on 17 Sep 1817 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.



CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Alpheus Knight
Age in 1860: 40  
Birth Year: abt 1820  
Birthplace: Massachusetts  
Home in 1860: Denton, Texas
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Denton
School Teacher
Household Members: Name Age
Alpheus Knight 40  
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place:  , Denton, Texas; Roll: M653_1292; Page: 432; Image: 339.

BIRTH: Name: Alpheus Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1817
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Hannah
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58438-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 186143
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
  M iv Silas White KNIGHT-2808 was born on 6 May 1821. He died on 10 Feb 1909.
  F v Electra M. KNIGHT-2809 was born on 18 May 1822. She died on 17 Mar 1861.

Zebina KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2249 was born on 7 Oct 1788 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 28 Aug 1871 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire. He was buried in River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont. Zebina married Philena GRAVES-2799 on 9 Oct 1817 in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire.

Other marriages:
CARPENTER, Thankful Gunn


CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Zebina Knight
Age in 1860: 72
Birth Year: abt 1788
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1860: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Gender: Male
Post Office: Keene
Household Members: Name Age
Zebina Knight 72
Thankful G Knight 42
Emily F Wyman 15
Henry J Wyman 10
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll  M653_668; Page: 23; Image: 27; Family History Library Film: 803668.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Zebina Knight
Birth Year: abt 1788
Age in 1870: 82
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1870: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Keene
Household Members: Name Age
Zebina Knight 82
Thankful G Knight 53
Fanny Carpenter 82
Preston E Carpenter 39
Harriet Watkins 51
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll  M593_838; Page: 627A; Image: 321; Family History Library Film: 552337.

BIOGRAPHY: Descendants of Nathaniel Gunn and Esther Belden
Volume I: Five Generations
Paul J. McCarthy
January 2002 - Page 50/159

Genealogy of the Graves Family in America
Three Vols.
By John Card Graves, M. A.,
Published at Buffalo, N. Y. by
Baker, Jones & Co.
1896 - Page 96

History and Genealogies of the Hammond Families in America
Frederick Stam Hammond  Vol. I.
Oneida, N. Y.
Ryan & Burkhart, Printers
1902 - Page 286

History of Greenfield Shire Town of Franklin County, Massachusetts
By Francis M. Thompson
Volume II
Greenfield , Mass.
1904 - Page 655
In 1815 Zebina Knight purchase from Alexander Morgan, or succeeded to, a tanning business, the vats and bark houses being in the hollow directly west of the Rugg Manufacturing Co. works. He continued buying land until he owned quite a large tract extending to the seven mile line, and in 1835 sold out to James Newton. His purchase included the Coates and the H. G. Woodard places. Mr. Newton lived at first on the Woodward place, and built the Newton house about 1840. The Coates place, formerly owned by David Smead, David Smead, Jr., Zebina Knight, James Newton, Thomas Nims, John B. Willard, Paul Willard, Edwin Hubbard, William R. Thayer and Edwin J. Jones, was deeded by Jones to Charles S. Coates, in 1860, and was owned by him when he died.

BIRTH: Name: Zefina Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date: 07 Oct 1788
Baptism/Christening Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Esther Knight
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58439-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186144
Reference Number: bk 1 p 77
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

MARRIAGE: MARRIAGE; GRAVES FAMILY IN AMERICA  VOL.1 SKETCH OF THE FAMILY IN ENGLAND,GENEALOGY OF THOMAS GRAVES, OF HATFIELD, MASS. BY John Card Graves M.A.  Member of the Buffalo Historical Society. Published at Buffalo, N.Y. By Baker, Jones & Co. Illustrations by Matthews-Northrop Co. 1896. FHL film #1322081. pp 96; NOTES: #972

BURIAL: Name: Zebina Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1870
Event Place: Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 07 Oct 1788
Death Date: 21 Aug 1870
Affiliate Record Identifier: 87775882
Cemetery: River Street Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL6-HFY2 : accessed 25 April 2015), Zebina Knight, 1870; Burial, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America, River Street Cemetery; citing record ID 87775882, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Philena GRAVES [Parents] [scrapbook]-2799 was born on 27 Sep 1787 in Canaan, Essex, Vermont. She died on 10 Mar 1859 in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont. She was buried in River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont. Philena married Zebina KNIGHT-2249 on 9 Oct 1817 in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire.

BIOGRAPHY: Genealogy of the Graves Family in America
Three Vols.
By John Card Graves, M. A.,
Published at Buffalo, N. Y. by
Baker, Jones & Co.
1896 - Page 96

CENSUS: Name: Filena Knights
Residence: Windsor, Vermont
Age: 62 years
Estimated birth year: 1788
Birth place: New Hampshire
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document):
Race or color (expanded):
Death month:
Death date:
Film number: 444929
Image number: 00127
Reference number: 25
Dwelling: 133
Household id: 133
Marital status:
Free or slave:
Collection: 1850 United States Census

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Zebina Knights
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Philenia Graves
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 30 Aug 1817
Marriage Place: Greenfield,Franklin,Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50175-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 250327
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

DEATH: Name: Philena Graves Knight
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 10 Mar 1859
Event Place: Woodstock, Vermont, United States
Gender:
Age: 71
Birth Date:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1788
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Name: Zebina Knight
Spouse's Gender:
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
GS Film Number: 0027607
Digital Folder Number: 004667011
Image Number: 02725
Citing this Record:
"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XFVP-D8C : accessed 25 Jan 2014), Philena Gra*S Knight, 1859.

BURIAL: Name: Philena Graves Knight
Maiden Name: Graves
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1859
Event Place: Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1787
Death Date: 10 Mar 1859
Affiliate Record Identifier: 87775908
Cemetery: River Street Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL6-HFYK : accessed 25 April 2015), Philena Graves Knight, 1859; Burial, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America, River Street Cemetery; citing record ID 87775908, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


Zebina KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2249 was born on 7 Oct 1788 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 28 Aug 1871 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire. He was buried in River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont. Zebina married Thankful Gunn CARPENTER-6999 on 7 Nov 1859 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire.

Other marriages:
GRAVES, Philena


CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Zebina Knight
Age in 1860: 72
Birth Year: abt 1788
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1860: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Gender: Male
Post Office: Keene
Household Members: Name Age
Zebina Knight 72
Thankful G Knight 42
Emily F Wyman 15
Henry J Wyman 10
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll  M653_668; Page: 23; Image: 27; Family History Library Film: 803668.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Zebina Knight
Birth Year: abt 1788
Age in 1870: 82
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1870: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Keene
Household Members: Name Age
Zebina Knight 82
Thankful G Knight 53
Fanny Carpenter 82
Preston E Carpenter 39
Harriet Watkins 51
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll  M593_838; Page: 627A; Image: 321; Family History Library Film: 552337.

BIOGRAPHY: Descendants of Nathaniel Gunn and Esther Belden
Volume I: Five Generations
Paul J. McCarthy
January 2002 - Page 50/159

Genealogy of the Graves Family in America
Three Vols.
By John Card Graves, M. A.,
Published at Buffalo, N. Y. by
Baker, Jones & Co.
1896 - Page 96

History and Genealogies of the Hammond Families in America
Frederick Stam Hammond  Vol. I.
Oneida, N. Y.
Ryan & Burkhart, Printers
1902 - Page 286

History of Greenfield Shire Town of Franklin County, Massachusetts
By Francis M. Thompson
Volume II
Greenfield , Mass.
1904 - Page 655
In 1815 Zebina Knight purchase from Alexander Morgan, or succeeded to, a tanning business, the vats and bark houses being in the hollow directly west of the Rugg Manufacturing Co. works. He continued buying land until he owned quite a large tract extending to the seven mile line, and in 1835 sold out to James Newton. His purchase included the Coates and the H. G. Woodard places. Mr. Newton lived at first on the Woodward place, and built the Newton house about 1840. The Coates place, formerly owned by David Smead, David Smead, Jr., Zebina Knight, James Newton, Thomas Nims, John B. Willard, Paul Willard, Edwin Hubbard, William R. Thayer and Edwin J. Jones, was deeded by Jones to Charles S. Coates, in 1860, and was owned by him when he died.

BIRTH: Name: Zefina Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date: 07 Oct 1788
Baptism/Christening Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Esther Knight
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58439-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186144
Reference Number: bk 1 p 77
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

MARRIAGE: MARRIAGE; GRAVES FAMILY IN AMERICA  VOL.1 SKETCH OF THE FAMILY IN ENGLAND,GENEALOGY OF THOMAS GRAVES, OF HATFIELD, MASS. BY John Card Graves M.A.  Member of the Buffalo Historical Society. Published at Buffalo, N.Y. By Baker, Jones & Co. Illustrations by Matthews-Northrop Co. 1896. FHL film #1322081. pp 96; NOTES: #972

BURIAL: Name: Zebina Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1870
Event Place: Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 07 Oct 1788
Death Date: 21 Aug 1870
Affiliate Record Identifier: 87775882
Cemetery: River Street Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL6-HFY2 : accessed 25 April 2015), Zebina Knight, 1870; Burial, Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America, River Street Cemetery; citing record ID 87775882, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Thankful Gunn CARPENTER [Parents]-6999 was born on 14 Feb 1817 in Swanzy, Cheshire, New Hampshire. Thankful married Zebina KNIGHT-2249 on 7 Nov 1859 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire.

Other marriages:
WYMAN, Joshua

BIOGRAPHY: History and Genealogies of the Hammond Families in America
Frederick Stam Hammond  Vol. I.
Oneida, N. Y.
Ryan & Burkhart, Printers
1902 - Page 286

Descendants of Nathaniel Gunn and Esther Belden
Volume I: Five Generations
Compiled by Paul J. McCarthy
January 2002
Page 159
Thankful Gunn Carpenter (Fanny Partridge 7, Thankful Gunn 6, Asahel 5, Nathaniel 4, Samuel 3, Nathaniel 2, Jasper 1), b. 14 Feb 1817; m. (1) 23 Sep 1841 Joshua Wyman, b. 18 Oct 1800, d. 29 Dec 1858. (2) Zebina Knight, b. in Massachusetts abt 1788 (and some 30 years older than his wife). Thankfull Carpenter and her first husband lived in Keene,Cheshire Co. NH. He was a deputy sheriff. In Jul 1850, her recently married sister, Julia Ann Carpenter (No. 286), and her husband, Cyrel Aldrich, lived with them. In Jul 1870, her mother and her sister, Harriet Carpenter, lived with them.

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Zebina Knight
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Thankful G. Wyman
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 07 Nov 1859
Marriage Place: Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Groom's Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name: Elijah
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01419-4
System Origin: New Hampshire-EASy
Source Film Number: 1005550
Reference Number: p 59
Collection: New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920

Name: Joshua Wyman
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Thankful G. Carpenter
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 23 Sep 1841
Event Place: Keene, New Hampshire
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09477-8
System Origin: New Hampshire-EASy
GS Film number: 1001319
Reference ID:
Citing this Record:
"New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FDKY-N8P : accessed 28 Mar 2014), Joshua Wyman and Thankful G. Carpenter, 23 Sep 1841; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 1001319.

BIRTH: Name: Thankful Gunn Carpenter
Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 14 Feb 1817
Birthplace: SWANZEY TWP,CHESHIRE,NEW HAMPSHIRE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Elijah Carpenter
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Fanny Partridge
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 7540020
System Origin: New_Hampshire-ODM
Source Film Number: unknown
Reference Number:
Collection: New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904

CENSUS: Name: Thankfully Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Algona, Kossuth, Iowa, United States
District: 143
Gender: Female
Age: 63
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: At Home
Relationship to Head of Household: Mother-in-law
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): MotherL
Birth Year (Estimated): 1817
Birthplace: New Hampshire, United States
Father's Birthplace: New Hampshire, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Sheet Number and Letter: 282B
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0349
GS Film Number: 1254349
Digital Folder Number: 004240695
Image Number: 00389
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Esek C Buffinis M 50 New Hampshire, United States
Other Mary C Stinson F 25 ---
Other Emily F Buffinis F 33 New Hampshire, United States
Mother-in-law Thankfully Knight F 63 New Hampshire, United States
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD2R-K4Y : accessed 28 Mar 2014), Thankfully Knight in household of Esek C Buffinis, Algona, Kossuth, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 282B, NARA microfilm publication T9.


Joseph RHODES [Parents]-2803 was born on 15 Nov 1767 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts. He died on 14 Dec 1843. Joseph married Esther KNIGHT-2250 on 29 Jan 1801 in Goshen, Hampshire, New Hampshire.

BIRTH: Name: Joseph Rhodes
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date: 15 Nov 1767
Baptism/Christening Place: MARBLEHEAD,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joseph Rhodes
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Emma
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50030-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 823835
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

Esther KNIGHT [Parents]-2250 was born on 24 Oct 1773 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 6 Sep 1836. Esther married Joseph RHODES-2803 on 29 Jan 1801 in Goshen, Hampshire, New Hampshire.

BIRTH: Name: Esther Knight
Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date: 24 Oct 1773
Baptism/Christening Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58439-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186144
Reference Number: bk 1 p 63
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915


Jonathan KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2251 was born on 17 Oct 1772 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 19 Oct 1772 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 22 Mar 1849 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was buried in Elliott Hill Burial Ground, Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Jonathan married Polly SPRAGUE-2442 on 22 Mar 1798 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

BIOGRAPHY: The Ralph Sprague Genealogy
Compiled and Published by
E. G. Sprague, Ph. B., M.D.
Printed by The Capital City Press
Montpelier, Vermont  1913  Pages 121

BIRTH: Name: Jonathan Knight
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date: 19 Oct 1772
Baptism/Christening Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58439-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186144
Reference Number: bk 1 p 61
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

Polly SPRAGUE [Parents] [scrapbook]-2442 was born on 12 May 1776 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts. She died on 20 Jul 1859 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts. She was buried in Elliott Hill Burial Ground, Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts. Polly married Jonathan KNIGHT-2251 on 22 Mar 1798 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

BIOGRAPHY: The Ralph Sprague Genealogy
Compiled and Published by
E. G. Sprague, Ph. B., M.D.
Printed by The Capital City Press
Montpelier, Vermont  1913  Pages 121

BIRTH: Name: Polle Sprague
Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date: 12 May 1776
Baptism/Christening Place: LEICESTER,WORCESTER,MASSACHUSETTS
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Timothy Sprague
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Mary
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50237-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 582759
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Jonathan, Jr. Knight
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Polly Sprague
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 13 Dec 1797
Marriage Place: Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01165-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 721192
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

Groom's Name: Jon'A, Jr. Knight
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Polly Sprague
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 22 Mar 1798
Marriage Place: Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01165-4
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 721192
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

DEATH: Name: Polly Knight
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 20 Jul 1859
Death Place: Leicester, Massachusetts
Age: 83
Birth Date: 1776
Birthplace: Leicester
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06699-6
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 960175
Reference Number: v 131 p 121
Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

They had the following children.

  M i Horace KNIGHT-3003 was born on 23 Jun 1799. He died on 2 May 1855 from Disease of kidneys.
  M ii Dr. Addison KNIGHT-7031 was born on 22 Sep 1803. He died on 15 Jun 1847.
  F iii
Mary Sargent KNIGHT-6749 was born on 30 May 1809 in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts.



BIOGRAPHY: The Ralph Sprague Genealogy
Compiled and Published by
E. G. Sprague, Ph. B., M.D.
Printed by The Capital City Press
Montpelier, Vermont  1913  Pages 121

Erastus KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2256 was born on 18 Nov 1776 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 14 Feb 1846 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He was buried in Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Erastus married Lucy SMITH-2263 on 30 Nov 1809 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Other marriages:
LITTLE, Polly
CUSHMAN, Theodosea
HILL, Electa

BIOGRAPHY: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume II
 Knight
(VI) Erastus , son of Joshua Knight , was born at Chesterfield , November 18, 1776 , died February 14, 1846 . He married (first) April 6, 1802 , Polly Little , of Williamsburg, Massachusetts . She died May 10, 1808 , aged twenty-eight years, six months. He married (second) November 30, 1809 , Lucy Smith , who died January 17, 1829 , aged fifty-one years. He married (third) May 28, 1829 , Theodosia Cushman , who died March 4, 1833 , aged forty-six. He married (fourth) Electa Bullard , of Williamsburg . She lost her life in the Williamsburg flood, May 16, 1874 , aged eighty years. He lived in Northampton and Chesterfield , whither he moved in 1818 . Children: 1. Fanny , born January 9, 1803 , died June 14, 1857 ; married Luke Wilder , of Chesterfield ; removed to western New York ; had seven children. 2. Harriet , born November 17, 1804 , died the same day as her mother, May 10, 1808 . 3. William , born at Northampton , January 17, 1807 ; lived at Chesterfield from the age of eleven to twenty, then at Williamsburg three years, in New Jersey a year, in Greenfield three years, moved thence to Michigan in the spring of 1834 with the Smede family; married, December 23, 1834 , Anna Smede , and celebrated his golden wedding; his wife was born at Bolton, Warren county, New York , September 14, 1810 , died at Adrian, Michigan , July 4, 1885 . 4. Samuel Swett , born September 6, 1810 , died at Williamsburg , January 20, 1889 . 5. Mary , born at Northampton , August 10, 1812 , died September 25, 1813 . 6. Jonathan Henry , born December 5, 1814 ; settled in Worcester ; married 797 Persis Goodwin , of Springfield , who died in 1847-48 , leaving one son, James Henry , now president of the First National Bank of Hartford ; Jonathan Henry married (second) Harriet S. Alvord , of Hartford , who died November, 1862 ; children: Persis Browning , married Otis Redden , of Worcester , and Harriet Sophia , married Mr. W. F. Hatch , of Hartford ; Jonathan Henry died March 27, 1862 , at Worcester . 7. Merrick , born January 15, 1817 ; mentioned below. 8. Martha , born June 10, 1819 , died at Worcester , February 21, 1889 . 9. Elizabeth Sophia , born October 12, 1821 ; married T. L. Whitney in 1846 ; children: Henry S. , of Berkeley, California ; Mrs. Sarah M. Meyers , of Bridgeton, New Jersey ; Mrs. Horace Sawin , of California .

Green's Connecticut Annual Register and United States Calendar
For the year 1844
Hartford
Published by Samuel Green
1844
Erastus Knight is list as the following
On the Board of Directors of the Thompson Bank
State Representative from Windham County

History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 224
5. Erastus Knight (Joshua 1), b. 18 Nov. 1776, d. 14 Feb. 1846; m. (1) Lucy…., perhaps dau. of Ebenezer Dwight of Hatfield. She d. 7 Feb. 1829. He m. (2) (int. 7 May 1829), Theodamia Cushman. She d. 4 Mar. 1833. He m. (3) Mrs. Electra Bullard of Williamsbury. She was admitted from the church in Conway, 7 May 1837. He had several children by the first wife but only two are recorded in Chesterfield. Mrs. Electra Knight was lost in the Mill River flood.

Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans:
The Descendants of Robert Cushman, The Puritan,
From the year 1617 to 1855
By Henry Wyles Cushman.
Boston
Little, Brown, and Company
1855 - Page 308

CENSUS: 1820 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Source Citation: Year: 1820; Census Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: M33_50; Page: 140; Image: 145.

1830 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Number of persons in household: 12
Source Citation: Year: 1830; Census Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 64; Page: 460.

1840 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Number of persons in household: 5
Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place:  , Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 184; Page: 218.

DEATH: Name: Erastus Knight
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 14 Feb 1846
Death Place:
Age: 68
Birth Date: 1778
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Esther Knight
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00996-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1871286
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

Lucy SMITH [scrapbook]-2263 was born in 1778 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 17 Jan 1829 in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She was buried in Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Lucy married Erastus KNIGHT-2256 on 30 Nov 1809 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

DEATH: Compiled from records published in The Pittsfield Argus, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. March 19, 1829 - August 18, 1831. Rollin Hillyer Cooke, Compiler. This was transcribed from a typewritten manuscript in the Berkshire Athenaeum and is assumed to be in the public domain.

DEATH: Chesterfield,Jan.17. Mrs. Lucy Knight, wife of Erastus Knight, ae 51.

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Erastus Knight
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Lucy Smith
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 30 Nov 1809
Marriage Place: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50257-2
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186162
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

They had the following children.

  M i
Samuel Swett KNIGHT [scrapbook]-2264 was born on 6 Sep 1810 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 20 Jan 1889 in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts from Old age. He was buried in Village Hill Cemetery, Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Samuel D Knight
Age in 1860: 50  
Birth Year: abt 1810  
Birthplace: Massachusetts  
Home in 1860: Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Westminster
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_531; Page: 2; Image: 5.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Samuel D Knight
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1809
Age in 1870: 61  
Birthplace: Massachusetts  
Home in 1870: Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Race: White  
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Fitchburg  
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_652; Page: 802; Image: 390.

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Samuel S. Knight
Home in 1880: Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Age: 69
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Relation to Head of Household: Something other than a direct relationship (Other)
Father's birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
Occupation: Works On Farm
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
George Dresser 59  
Alvey S. Dresser 55  
George C. Dresser 28  
E. Wallace Packard 3  
Samuel S. Knight 69  
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: T9_537; Family History Film: 1254537; Page: 61.3000; Enumeration District: 326; Image: 0123.

DEATH: Name: Samuel S. Knight
Event Type: Death
Official Cause of Death: Old age
Event Date: 20 Jan 1889
Event Place: Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Residence Place: Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Address:
Gender: Male
Age: 75
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: town laborer
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Massachusetts
Birth Year (Estimated): 1814
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Father's Name: Erastus Knight
Father's Birthplace: Chesterfield, Massachusetts
Mother's Name: Lucy S. Knight
Mother's Birthplace: Blandford, Massachusetts
Additional Relatives:
Spouse's Name:
Reference ID: v 401 p 42
GS Film number: 960241
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4224891
Image Number: 50
Citing this Record:
"Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NWG7-K9G : accessed 19 Jan 2014), Samuel S. Knight, 1889.
  F ii
Mary KNIGHT-2265 was born on 10 Aug 1812 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 25 Sep 1813 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  M iii Jonathan Henry KNIGHT-2266 was born on 5 Dec 1814. He died on 27 Mar 1862 from Consumption.
  M iv Rev. Merrick KNIGHT-2269 was born on 15 Jan 1817. He died on 10 Aug 1896.
  F v
Martha KNIGHT-2271 was born on 10 Jun 1819 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 21 Feb 1889 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.



BIRTH: Name: Martha Knight
Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 10 Jun 1819
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Erastus Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Lucy
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58438-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186143
Reference Number: Bk 3 Pg 102
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

DEATH: Name: Martha Knight
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Death Date: 22 Jul 1889
Death Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Age: 70
Birth Date: 1819
Birthplace: Chesterfield
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Erastus
Father's Birthplace: Mass.
Mother's Name: Lucy Smith
Mother's Birthplace: Mass.
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06814-6
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 960242
Reference Number: v 402 p 600
Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
  F vi Elizabeth Sophia KNIGHT-2272 was born on 12 Oct 1821.

Erastus KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-2256 was born on 18 Nov 1776 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 14 Feb 1846 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He was buried in Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Erastus married Theodosea CUSHMAN-2274 on 28 May 1829 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Other marriages:
LITTLE, Polly
SMITH, Lucy
HILL, Electa

BIOGRAPHY: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume II
 Knight
(VI) Erastus , son of Joshua Knight , was born at Chesterfield , November 18, 1776 , died February 14, 1846 . He married (first) April 6, 1802 , Polly Little , of Williamsburg, Massachusetts . She died May 10, 1808 , aged twenty-eight years, six months. He married (second) November 30, 1809 , Lucy Smith , who died January 17, 1829 , aged fifty-one years. He married (third) May 28, 1829 , Theodosia Cushman , who died March 4, 1833 , aged forty-six. He married (fourth) Electa Bullard , of Williamsburg . She lost her life in the Williamsburg flood, May 16, 1874 , aged eighty years. He lived in Northampton and Chesterfield , whither he moved in 1818 . Children: 1. Fanny , born January 9, 1803 , died June 14, 1857 ; married Luke Wilder , of Chesterfield ; removed to western New York ; had seven children. 2. Harriet , born November 17, 1804 , died the same day as her mother, May 10, 1808 . 3. William , born at Northampton , January 17, 1807 ; lived at Chesterfield from the age of eleven to twenty, then at Williamsburg three years, in New Jersey a year, in Greenfield three years, moved thence to Michigan in the spring of 1834 with the Smede family; married, December 23, 1834 , Anna Smede , and celebrated his golden wedding; his wife was born at Bolton, Warren county, New York , September 14, 1810 , died at Adrian, Michigan , July 4, 1885 . 4. Samuel Swett , born September 6, 1810 , died at Williamsburg , January 20, 1889 . 5. Mary , born at Northampton , August 10, 1812 , died September 25, 1813 . 6. Jonathan Henry , born December 5, 1814 ; settled in Worcester ; married 797 Persis Goodwin , of Springfield , who died in 1847-48 , leaving one son, James Henry , now president of the First National Bank of Hartford ; Jonathan Henry married (second) Harriet S. Alvord , of Hartford , who died November, 1862 ; children: Persis Browning , married Otis Redden , of Worcester , and Harriet Sophia , married Mr. W. F. Hatch , of Hartford ; Jonathan Henry died March 27, 1862 , at Worcester . 7. Merrick , born January 15, 1817 ; mentioned below. 8. Martha , born June 10, 1819 , died at Worcester , February 21, 1889 . 9. Elizabeth Sophia , born October 12, 1821 ; married T. L. Whitney in 1846 ; children: Henry S. , of Berkeley, California ; Mrs. Sarah M. Meyers , of Bridgeton, New Jersey ; Mrs. Horace Sawin , of California .

Green's Connecticut Annual Register and United States Calendar
For the year 1844
Hartford
Published by Samuel Green
1844
Erastus Knight is list as the following
On the Board of Directors of the Thompson Bank
State Representative from Windham County

History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 224
5. Erastus Knight (Joshua 1), b. 18 Nov. 1776, d. 14 Feb. 1846; m. (1) Lucy…., perhaps dau. of Ebenezer Dwight of Hatfield. She d. 7 Feb. 1829. He m. (2) (int. 7 May 1829), Theodamia Cushman. She d. 4 Mar. 1833. He m. (3) Mrs. Electra Bullard of Williamsbury. She was admitted from the church in Conway, 7 May 1837. He had several children by the first wife but only two are recorded in Chesterfield. Mrs. Electra Knight was lost in the Mill River flood.

Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans:
The Descendants of Robert Cushman, The Puritan,
From the year 1617 to 1855
By Henry Wyles Cushman.
Boston
Little, Brown, and Company
1855 - Page 308

CENSUS: 1820 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Source Citation: Year: 1820; Census Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: M33_50; Page: 140; Image: 145.

1830 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Number of persons in household: 12
Source Citation: Year: 1830; Census Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 64; Page: 460.

1840 United States Federal Census
Name: Erastus Knight
Township: Chesterfield  
County: Hampshire  
State: Massachusetts  
Number of persons in household: 5
Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place:  , Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 184; Page: 218.

DEATH: Name: Erastus Knight
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 14 Feb 1846
Death Place:
Age: 68
Birth Date: 1778
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Joshua Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Esther Knight
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00996-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1871286
Reference Number:
Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

Theodosea CUSHMAN [Parents] [scrapbook]-2274 was born in Aug 1786 in Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She died on 4 Mar 1833 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. She was buried in Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Theodosea married Erastus KNIGHT-2256 on 28 May 1829 in Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Erastus Knight
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Theodamia Cushman
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 07 May 1829
Marriage Place: Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58438-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 186143
Reference Number: Int bk2 pg59
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

BIOGRAPHY: History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts
1762-1962
Published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts
1962 - Page 224
5. Erastus Knight (Joshua 1), b. 18 Nov. 1776, d. 14 Feb. 1846; m. (1) Lucy…., perhaps dau. of Ebenezer Dwight of Hatfield. She d. 7 Feb. 1829. He m. (2) (int. 7 May 1829), Theodamia Cushman. She d. 4 Mar. 1833. He m. (3) Mrs. Electra Bullard of Williamsbury. She was admitted from the church in Conway, 7 May 1837. He had several children by the first wife but only two are recorded in Chesterfield. Mrs. Electra Knight was lost in the Mill River flood.

Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans:
The Descendants of Robert Cushman, The Puritan,
From the year 1617 to 1855
By Henry Wyles Cushman.
Boston
Little, Brown, and Company
1855 - Page 308

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Theodamy KNIGHT-2940 was born on 26 Aug 1832. She died on 31 Dec 1902 from Arterio-sclerosis - Disease of heart & brain.

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