Person:William Knox (15)

Watchers
William Knox
b.Abt 1758 Prob. Delaware
m. Bef 1756
  1. Elisha KnoxAbt 1756 - Aft 1828
  2. William KnoxAbt 1758 - Aft 1828
  3. Nehemiah KnoxAbt 1760 -
  • HWilliam KnoxAbt 1758 - Aft 1828
m. Est 1779
  1. John KnoxEst 1779 - Bef 1819
  2. Stokeley KnoxEst 1780 - Abt 1831
  • HWilliam KnoxAbt 1758 - Aft 1828
  • WAnna ReedBef 1772 -
m. 17 Jan 1789
  1. Reuben KnoxBef 1793 - Aft 1823
  2. Eleanor KnoxBef 1794 -
  3. Leonard KnoxBef 1796 -
Facts and Events
Name William Knox
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1758 Prob. Delaware
Marriage Est 1779 to
Marriage 17 Jan 1789 Botetourt County, Virginiato Anna Reed
Death? Aft 1828 Alleghany County, Virginia


Probable prior Marriage

At least two of William Knox's children appear (based upon their proven marriage dates) to be several years too old to have been children of William's marriage with Anna Reed in 1789, indicating a probable prior marriage. More research/sources needed.


Will of William Knox

Last Will and Testament of William Knox, dated 27 June 1823. Son, David Knox, 50 acres and $50. silver. Son, John Knox, deceased, land where his widow lives. William Knox, son of John Knox, land. Son, Reuben, land for lifetime and then to eldest son William. Son, Stokley, $2. - no more. Son James, $2. - no more. Son, Leonard, $2. - no more. Daughter Alsey $2. - No more. Grandson, William K. Holley, 1/2 all personal property and real estate not otherwise disposed of. Grand daughter, Charlotte Knox, daughter of Reuben Knox other 1/2 to be equally divided at age of 21. John A. Holley, Executor. Sale bill presented to Court 29 May 1824.


Records of William Knox

William Knox was taxed in Botetourt Co., Virginia in Co. 20 for 80 acres.

William Knox paid a Personal Property Tax in 1787 in Botetourt Co., Virginia.

Wiliam Knox was on the Tax List of Botetourt Co., in 1800.

Virginia Tax List 1810 Botetourt Co. One male 26 - 45 years Three females under 10, one female 26 - 45 Botetourt County, Virginia marriages 1770 - 1853

17 Jan. 1789 William Knox and Anna Reed. Bond by Edward Tate, Consent by William and Ruth Reed, parents. Witnesses: John Reed and David Tate.

Land records show: 12 June 1823 William Knox sold 50 to acres John A. Holley. 13 June 1823 John A. Holley sold 160 acres to William Knox. July 1823 William Knox sold 110 acres to John A. Holley.