Deacon KNIGHT Joseph

Deacon KNIGHT Joseph[1]

Male 1735 - 1816  (80 years)

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  • Name KNIGHT Joseph 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 14 Oct 1735  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID CA5242DBEAA0AE45A8A5420AFA9E244F5A14 
    Died 23 Feb 1816  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (aged 80 yrs.)
    Buried Aft 23 Feb 1816  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery 
    Deacon Joseph & Sarah (Merrill) Knight gravestone
    Deacon Joseph & Sarah (Merrill) Knight gravestone
    Joseph & Sarah (Merrill) Knight and John & Susannah (Page) Knight
    Joseph & Sarah (Merrill) Knight and John & Susannah (Page) Knight
    Joseph Knight
    Sarah (Merrill) Knight

    John Knight - father
    Susannah (Page) Knight - mother
    John A. Knight - son
    Stephen P. Knight - son
    Abigail Knight - daughter
    Notes 
    • Through his father's will, Joseph given 35 acres of land Nathaniel bought from Benjamin Gale (15 acres) and Richard Hazzen (20 acres). In Atkinson, Joseph served as a Tithingman, Highway Surveyor, and Constable. By 1782, he was called Deacon Joseph Knight and he was elected to several committees, including a committee to affix "prises of the necessaries conveniences of life"; a committee to reckon with the Selectmen; and a committee to keep order at the Atkinson Academy's first exhibition in 1794.
    Person ID I73037  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 

    Father KNIGHT Nathaniel,   b. 22 Dec 1688, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1754, Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother SOMERBY Sarah,   b. 12 Feb 1695/6, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Oct 1719  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F4266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MERRILL Sarah,   b. 10 Feb 1740/1, Bradford=>Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1823  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1761  Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. KNIGHT Mary,   b. 4 Jun 1763, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1825, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. KNIGHT Lois,   b. 11 Aug 1765, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. KNIGHT Abigail,   b. 17 Aug 1767, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. KNIGHT Joseph,   b. 15 Jul 1769, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1857  (Age 87 years)
     5. KNIGHT Sarah,   b. 14 Jul 1771, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1798, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     6. KNIGHT Hannah,   b. 14 Jul 1771, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. KNIGHT Martha,   b. 7 Oct 1771, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. KNIGHT Thomas,   b. 23 May 1777, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1859, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     9. KNIGHT John,   b. 13 Feb 1780, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1827, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F31512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1735 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1761 - Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1816 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery - Aft 23 Feb 1816 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War

  • Sources 
    1. [S4122] Book-Atkinson - Then and Now, p.278.

    2. [S4183] VR-Plaistow, NH (original), p.3.

    3. [S4683] Book-Atkinson Then and Now, p.278.

    4. [S86] Death-gravestone, Valley Cemetery; Manchester, NH.

    5. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:280.

    6. [S202] VR-Atkinson, NH, ATR 1:367.