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The History of the Knight Family

from
Virginia

through
Bulloch County, Georgia

to
Washington Parish, Louisiana


A work in progress...


Introduction

Family Tree


Early Virginia Pioneers


The Knights of Virginia

The Knights of Bulloch County, Georgia

The Knights of Washington Parish




Susannah Williams Knight Family

Susannah Williams was the wife of Charles Knight
Knight, Williams, Richardson, Mizell, Smithwick, Swaine, Stieball


Nancy Blackwell Knight's Family

Nancy Blackwell was the wife of James "Jockey Jim" Knight
,
son of Charles and Susannah Knight


Mary Ann Bennett's Family

Mary Ann Bennett was the mother of Mary Ann Jenkins, Charles Knight's son Williams' first wife;
and grandmother to John Wesley Knight's wife, Mary Jenkins.


The Miller Family

A little information for family members who are also
related to this old Washington Parish Family.




The Story of James W. Knight and Cannanizer Hine's Family

A Moving Story by Charles Jewel Duncan

Family Memories by Alvin Knight

Family Memories by Calvin Knight

Family Memories by William Lavern Knight

Captain Jonathan Knight and Elizabeth Tucker and their descendants
David Clay contributed the information for this family.




The Story of Bogalusa by C. W. Goodyear




The Knight Family Photo Album


The Knight Family Reunion Memories


DAR Research - They Came West




Knight Family Soldiers

Charles Knight's War of 1812 Pension Application

James "Jockey Jim" Knight's Civil War Pension Application

Grief Carroll - A Soldiers Story


Abner Jenkins, Sr. War of 1812 Pension Application


George Knight's Civil War Pension Application

Calvin Knight's Civil War Pension Application

John Walter Duncan's Civil War Pension Application

James, George and Calvin's Civil War Experiences by Jackie Nichols


A Friend's War Memories
Private Robert Allemore - Korean War
Company D, 182nd Battalion




Knight Family Death Certificates

Charles Knight's son James Knight

James "Jockey Jim" Knight's son William Plummer Knight

Plummer Knight's son James Robert Knight

John Wesley Knight and Mary Jenkins' son James Abner Knight


John Wesley Knight and Mary Jenkins' son William Plummer Knight from State Line


Caroline Cooper Jenkins Knight's son Alexander Cooper

Alex was married to James "Jockey Jim" Knight's daughter Susan Emily.


John W. Knight's wife Caroline Cooper Jenkins Knight

James "Jockey Jim Knight's son John Wesley Knight

William Knight and Martha Noble's son James W Knight

Elizabeth Oswald/Oswell's death certificate, wife of Solomon Oswald (Carroll Family)




Knights of Washington Parish - Photos

Knight Family in front of Old Masonic Lodge in Pine, LA, July 27, 1900

Old Masonic Lodge - Pine, LA

James "Jockey Jim" Knight - 1901

James Calvin "Jim" Knight and Heddie Olivia Erwin

Descendants of Charles and Susannah Knight

Jane Knight's Family
Charles and Susannah Knight's daughter

George and Martha Johnson Knight
Charles and Susannah Knight's son

William Plummer and Melissa Corkern Knight
Jockey Jim's son

William Penn Knight Family
Son of William Knight and Mary Ann Jenkins

George and Rhoda Flynn Knight Family
Plummer Knight's son

Dennis Knight and Mary Molly McNeese Family
son of Jockey Jim Knight

Calvin Marcus Knight and Molly Green Family
Son of Jockey Jim Knight



Land Records - Washington Parish, Louisiana

Knight Family Land Records - Washington Parish thru 1936




Land Records - Bulloch County, Georgia

Robert Knight

James Mizell

Benjamin Richardson

John Richardson

William Williams

Richardson Land Indentures






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If you could see your ancestors
All standing in a row,
Would you be proud of them?
Or don't you really know?

Strange discoveries are often made,
In climbing the family tree.
Occasionally one is found in line
Who shocks his progeny.

If you could see your ancestors
All standing in a row,
Perhaps there might be one or two
You wouldn't care to know.

Now turn the question right about
And take another view.
When you shall meet your ancestors
Will they be proud of you?

Author Unknown




How Do You Live Your Dash?

I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
From the beginning...to the end.

He noted that first came her date of birth
And spoke the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the dash between those years.

(1900 - 1970)

For that dash represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth...
And now only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not how much we own;
The cars...the house...the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard...
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left,
When that dash can be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
To consider what's true and real,
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger,
And show appreciation more,
And love the people in our lives
Like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile...
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy's being read
With your life's actions to rehash...
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your dash?

Author Unknown


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