Person:Joseph Knotts (1)

m. 5 Sep 1826
  1. Jemima Knotts1827 - 1893
  2. Capt. Absalom Knotts1830 - 1900
  3. William Knotts1833 - 1915
  4. Rufus Knotts1836 - 1907
  5. Elizabeth Jane Knotts1838 - 1920
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Knotts
Gender Male
Birth? 31 Jan 1806 Monongalia Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Marriage 5 Sep 1826 Harrison (now Gilmer) Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United Statesto Mary 'Polly' Arnold
Residence? Minnora, Calhoun Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Death? 12 Mar 1855 Gilmer (now Calhoun) Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Burial? Minnora Cemetery, Minnora, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States

McWhorter says he was from Barbour County, WV.

Two different people contributing to the History of Calhoun County have given two different women as Joseph's mother: Nancy Ann Myers and Elizabeth Davidson.

Robert William Knotts in the History of Calhoun County: "Joseph was the son of James Absolam Knotts, Sr., a former Revolutionary soldier under George Washington."

  1.   Jackson, P. A. Jackson Ledger. (1887)
  2.   Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society (Grantsville, West Virginia). History of Calhoun County, West Virginia, 1989. (Grantsville).
  3.   Calhoun, West Virginia, United States. GenWeb.

    cemetery records.