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Vinson Knight

Male 1804 - 1842  (38 years)


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  • Name Vinson Knight  [1
    Born 14 Mar 1804  Norwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1842  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2845  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2016 

    Family Martha McBride,   b. 17 Mar 1805, Chester, Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1901, Hooper, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1826  Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From Wikipedia:

      Vinson Knight (March 14, 1804 - July 31, 1842) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. He served as a counselor in the Bishopric in Kirtland, Ohio from 1835 to 1838, then as Bishop in Adam-ondi-Ahman in Daviess County, Missouri from 1838 to 1839, and finally as Bishop of the Lower Ward in Nauvoo, Illinois, having been called by revelation in the Doctrine and Covenants through the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. to that office in January 1841. Knight served as Bishop in Nauvoo until his sudden death at age 38.

  • Sources 
    1. [S931] Elder John Crandall of Rhode Island and His Descendants by John Cortland Crandall. New Woodstock, NY, 1949.

    2. [S160] Wikipedia.