Archive for the ‘Knight’ Category

1866 – David FLEWELLING (21) married Hannah JACKSON (19) in St. Clair County, Michigan 148 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1879 – Norma ALL was born in Richfield, Michigan 135 years ago to Abraham All & Mary KNIGHT.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1880 – Simeon NOEL Jr. was born in Clinton County, New York 134 years ago to Simeon Noel & Almire ABARE.  (1st cousin 5x removed)

1886 – Hannah BOOTH (23) married Joseph ROBBINS (24) in Alpena, Michigan 128 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

1898 – Elisabeth LAPAN (19) married Alfred PAQUIN (29) in Linwood, Michigan 116 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

1945 – William BENSON Jr. died 69 years ago in Duluth, Minnesota at 80 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1946 – Mary HOULE Lapan died 68 years ago in Saginaw, Michigan at 60 years old.  (wife of Joseph LAPAN, 2nd great-granduncle)

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Name:  Abraham Adelbert Knight

Birthday:  July 18, 1863

Parents:  Benjamin Knight & Asenath Hotchkiss

Siblings:  Mary, Sarah, Emma, William & John

Relationship:  married to Clara Doughty, father of 4 children

Hometown:  Genesee County, Michigan

Last Known Residence:  Alpena County, Michigan

Education:  able to read and write

Occupation:  farmer

Death:  September 26, 1905, suddenly

Cemetery:  Greely Cemetery, Alpena, Michigan

Relationship to Michael:  2nd great-grandfather

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Clara Doughty & Adelbert Knight married on July 31, 1893 in Killmaster, Alcona, Michigan.  They were married by Justice John H. Killmaster.  Clara’s older sister, Hannah also got married the same day to a much older Caleb White.  (clicking on the photo makes it larger.)

Name:  A.C. Hotchkiss (Hoskiss)  It is believed her name is Asenath Cornelia, though on one document she appears as “Marianna.”

Birthday:  about 1831

Parents:  Currently unknown

Relationship:  Married to Benjamin Knight, mother of 6 children

Hometown:  Ohio

Last Known Residence:  Richfield, Genesee, Michigan

Education:  able to read and write

Occupation:  Farmer’s wife & mother

Death:  between 1880 & 1891

Relationship to Michael:  3rd great-grandmother

Adelbert Knight is buried in Greely Cemetery in Green Township, Michigan at the young age of 42 years old.  He is the first born son of Benjamin Knight and Asenath Hoskiss and lived in Genesee County, Michigan until his marriage in 1893.  He died of a fractured skull.  Seems he was in a logging accident, and a log fell on him.  He left behind a young wife, Clara (Doughty) Knight and 5 young children.  After his death his wife was unable to care for the children, and she farmed them out to various families in the area.  His memorial is posted at Find-A-Grave where a kind soul took this photo.

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