Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

William Benjamin B. KNIGHT

Male 1850 - 1919  (68 years)


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  • Name William Benjamin B. KNIGHT 
    Born 21 Aug 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military From 7 Mar 1865 to 27 Jun 1865 
    Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Infantry, Civil War 
    • Enlisted and mustered-in a Private on March 7, 1865 at Grafton. Mustered-out on June 27, 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland.
    Census 1870  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation merchant  [3
    Occupation 1880  [4
    farmer 
    Died 25 May 1919  Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Big Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I54617  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2019 

    Father Michael KNIGHT,   b. CA 1826, Monongalia Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1902, Jane Lew, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret WILLIAMS,   b. CA 1823,   d. 10 Jan 1890  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F26813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Misry Jane DAVIS,   b. 7 Feb 1847, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1932, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [5
    Married 28 Dec 1865  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Clarinda KNIGHT,   b. CA 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Delbert B. KNIGHT,   b. 1870, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 62 years)
     3. Golden Ira KNIGHT,   b. 20 Mar 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1945, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Martha Agnes KNIGHT,   b. 16 Mar 1875, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1961, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Mary L. KNIGHT,   b. CA 1878, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Lloyd D. KNIGHT,   b. CA 1881
     7. Elva KNIGHT,   b. 31 May 1884, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Crettie KNIGHT,   b. CA 1885
     9. Hattie KNIGHT,   b. CA 1888, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Lella A. KNIGHT,   b. 31 Jul 1892, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1953, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F22582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1919 - Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Big Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    54617_WBBKnight_1850-1919_JaneDavis_1847-1932_ChestnutGroveCem_BigFlint_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S2108] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant District).

    5. [S1590] Death record of daughter.