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Benjamin Knight

Male 1668 -


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  • Name Benjamin Knight  [1
    Born 21 Aug 1668  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 31 Aug 1668  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I34276  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DK
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2021 

    Father John Knight,   b. Bef 14 May 1626,   d. 27 Feb 1677, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Ingersoll,   b. Abt 1629, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1705  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Bef 1648  [6, 7
    Family ID F20174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Jacques,   b. 11 Mar 1673, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Jan 1763, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1692  [4
    Children 
    +1. Isaac Knight,   b. 15 Jan 1695, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F20172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Knight and his wife Abigail Jacques were second cousins, both of them descended from William Knight and Elizabeth Carter.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2717] Massachusetts births and christenings, 1639-1915, on familysearch.org.

    2. [S1427] The Ancestry of Phoebe Tilton, 1775-1847, Wife of Capt. Abel Lunt of Newburyport, Massachuetts by Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press, 1947.

    3. [S468] A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England by James Savage. Boston: Little, Brown, 1860-64.

    4. [S5450] A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury from 1635 to 1845 by Joshua Coffin. Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845.

    5. [S534] Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849, Volume II, Marriages and Deaths. Salem: The Essex Institute, 1911.

    6. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    7. [S5450] A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury from 1635 to 1845 by Joshua Coffin. Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845., "1647".