Person:Amos Knight (12)

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m. 2 Aug 1754
  1. Amos E. Knight1781 - 1849
  • HAmos E. Knight1781 - 1849
  • WLucy Knight1779 - 1859
m. Bet 1802 and 1803
  1. Polly Knight1804 - 1805
  2. Sarah Knight1807 -
  3. Leonard Knight1808 - 1843
  4. Mary Jane Knight1810 -
  5. Mariam Knight1812 -
  6. Harrison Knight1814 -
  7. John J. Knight1816 - 1818
  8. John Knight1818 - 1896
  9. Goin Knight1819 - 1820
  10. Saphronia Ellen Knight1821 - 1856
Facts and Events
Name[4] Amos E. Knight
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 16 Jun 1781 Gray, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Marriage Bet 1802 and 1803 to Lucy Knight
Death[1][2] 21 Jun 1849 Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Burial[1] Peru, Oxford, Maine, United StatesWaite Cemetery

He was a member of School Committee in Plan, 1813 and Moderator of the Plantation meeting, Dec. 11, 1813. Doubtless he was a resident here years before this date. Turner claimed there was no relation between husband and wife but subsequent research found a distant relation.[3]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Amos E. Knight gravestone, in Find A Grave.
  2. Cumberland > 1849 > K > 23, in Maine, United States. Maine Death Records, 1617-1922. (Augusta, ME: Maine State Archives).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sons of Merrill Knight, Sr., in Turner, Hollis. The history of Peru, in the county of Oxford and state of Maine, from 1789 to 1911: residents and genealogies of their families, also a part of Franklin plan. (Augusta, Me.: Maine Farmer Pub. Co., 1911), p 187.

    Lucy, b. 1779, m. 1802-3, Amos Knight, b. Westbrook 1781. He was a member of School Committee in Plan, 1813 and Moderator of the Plantation meeting, Dec. 11, 1813. Doubtless he was a resident here years before this date. No family relation existed between this couple prior to their marriage. There were four or five separate races of Knight families in town.

  4. George Knight, in Young, David C. Royal River Valley Families.

    KNIGHT George m Esther ______. Children: John b 22 Jul 1755; Jacob b 1
    Oct 1756; MAry b 1 May 1758; Daniel b 4 June 1760; Josiah b 25 June
    1762; Peter b 14 May 1764; Dorac b 1 Apr 1766; Enoch b 14 Oct 1768 d 3
    Nov 1774; Sarah b 8 Mar 1771; "births above were born in Falmouth" the
    following in (Gray)" Patience b 19 Apr 1773; Prudence b 19 Apr 1773;
    Comfort b 7 Apr 1775; George b 6 Sept 1777 d 27 Sep 1777; Abigail b 2
    Apr 1779; AMos b 16 JUne 1781; [Page 104 Gray ME]

  5.   The basis for Young is unclear but the George Knight record - which is the clearest link between George and Amos Knight - seems to reference Gray, ME vital records.