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John A. Knight Bible

(engraved on front)

This Bible record has been contributed to the Escambia County Genealogy website, sponsored by the West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS), by Beth and Les Clarke. If this is your family, please contact Beth and Les Clarke to see images of this Bible. Citation: London: Printed for Samuel Bagster, Patternoster Row Philadelphia: Republished by J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1850.

Births

John A. Knight son of Moses & Frances Knight was born Sept. 13 1799.

Mary P. Britt the daughter of David & Elizabeth Britt was born June 1 1803.

William H. Knight the son of J.A. and M. P. Knight was born Nov. 20 1819.(date penciled in, original unreadable) Baptised by Aaron Knight.

Moses Knight the son of J.A. and M. P. Knight was born Jan 20 1822. Baptised by J. Garnwell or Gamewell.

Elizabeth Knight the daughter of John A. and Mary P. Knight was born Oct 5 1825. Baptised by M. Mc Pherson

David Britt Knight the son of John A. and Mary P. Knight was born Nov. 4 1828. Baptised by M. Crawford.

Benjamin R. Knight the son of John A. Knight and M.P., Knight was born Jul 30 1831. Baptised by J.M. (W) Townson or Gownson.

Frances E. Knight the daughter of J.A. and M.P. Knight was born Oct. 17 1836. Baptised by William Knight.

John C. Knight the son of J.A. and M.P. Knight was born Feb 24 1838. Baptised by J.M. (W) Townson or Gownson.

James H. Knight the son of J.A. and M.P. Knight was born May 7 1841. Baptised by Pennington or Penningham.

Mary Anna Knight the daughter of John A. & M. P. Knight was born Aug 23 1844. Baptised by J. Tharr or Gharr.

Mary Frances Knight daughter of W. H. & E. K. Knight was born Feb 12 1844. Baptised by J. Tharr or Gharr.

Daniel McIntosh Knight the son of W. H. & E.K. Knight was born Oct. 24. 1841. Baptised by A. Penington.

Note: last two on bottom of page in different handwriting.

Marriages

William H. Knight was married to Elizabeth K. McIntosh Dec 16 1840.

David B. Knight was married to Francis H. Curtis Feb 22 1849.

Frances E. Knight was married to John J. Wynn June 28 1853.

Mary F. Knight was married to William D. Clarke Nov 25 1869.

J. H. Knight was married to Nannie M. Crosby Jan 19 (or 7 smeared) 1871.

Moses Knight the son of John A. and Mary P. Knight departed this life Oct 17 1829.

Elizabeth Knight the daughter of John A. & M. P. Knight departed this life Oct 22 1829.

Elizabeth K. Knight wife of William H. Knight died Sept 2 1844.

Elizabeth Britt wife of David Britt died Jul 6 1848.

David Britt died Mar 30 1856.

David Britt Knight was killed in the Battle near Richmond on the 1st day of July 1862 between 9 and 10 o’clock at night 1862.

D. M. Knight was killed in the battle of Gettysburg Penn on 2nd of July 1863. (Penciled note: My uncle J.W. Clarke)

John C. Knight died in Richmond on the 9th of July 1863 between 9 and 10 o’clock at night of wounds received in the battle of Chancelorsville Va.

John A. Knight died Jan 18, 1864.

Benjamin R. Knight died Apr 1 1865.

Mary Anna Knight died Sept 14 1867.

Mary P. Knight died Oct. 27 1867.

James H. Knight died Nov. 3 1872.

Frances E. Wynn died Dec 30 1891.

William H. Knight died Oct 9 1896. (Pencil note: My grandfather J.W. Clarke)

Mary Frances Knight wife of W.D. Clarke died Jan 29 1923. (Pencil note: My mother Jas W. Clarke)

James H. Knight was wounded in the Battle of 27th of June 1862 near Richmond Va.

James C. Knight was wounded in the Battle of Chancelorsville. On the 3(8)rd of May 1862 or 1863.

Note in pencil: one son not named died when born.


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