Major KNIGHT Eliphalet

Major KNIGHT Eliphalet[1]

Male 1747 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name KNIGHT Eliphalet 
    Prefix Major 
    Nickname Life 
    Born 9 Mar 1746/7  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 9899D2A6CECA4A60B5DB03A4B080E5A2D992 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Eliphalet, called "Life" Knight, served two terms as a member of the Board of Selectmen. He also served as a Highway Surveyor. He was also a member of the committee chosen to settle with Daniel Emery for going into the Continental Service, and he was appointed to the committee to ensure order during the Atkinson Academy's 1793 Exhibition Day. By 1795, he is recorded in town records as "Major Eliphalet Knight". Eliphalet is shown in the 1790 census as having two males over the age of 16, including head of household, and three females.
    Person ID I93214  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 

    Father KNIGHT Eliphalet,   b. 26 Jun 1720, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother ORDWAY Elisabeth,   b. 11 Jan 1725, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 6 Jun 1745  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F11318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WEBSTER Martha,   c. 24 May 1747, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Mar 1768  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. KNIGHT Mary Webster,   b. 5 May 1768, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1801  (Age 33 years)
     2. KNIGHT Elizabeth,   b. 11 Jun 1771, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. KNIGHT Hannah,   b. 14 Apr 1777, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F38507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1746/7 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1768 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4122] Book-Atkinson - Then and Now, p.282.

    2. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:277.

    3. [S4122] Book-Atkinson - Then and Now, p.279.