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Joseph Knight, Jr.

Joseph Knight, Jr.[1, 2, 3]

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  • Name Joseph Knight  [4
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 21 Jun 1808  Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Nov 1866  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Knight grave marker
    Joseph Knight Jr. grave marker
    Large grave marker for Mary and Joseph Knight, jr.
    Person ID I227143  Full Tree | Bingham, Timmins, Frint
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2014 

    Father Joseph Knight, Sr.
              b. 3 Nov 1772, Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Feb 1847, Mount Pisgah, Thayer, Union, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Polly Peck
              b. 6 Apr 1774, Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Aug 1831, Kaw Township, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1795  Windham, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F87747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 1 Betsy Covert
              b. 27 Jul 1813, Mayfield, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 May 1876, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1832  Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Martha Ann Knight
              b. 11 Jun 1833, Kaw Township, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Jan 1919, Coveville, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Mary Elizabeth Knight
              b. 16 Jun 1836, Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Nov 1926, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Rhoda Caroline Knight
              b. 14 Mar 1839, Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Feb 1920, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Joseph James Knight
              b. 25 Dec 1841, Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Feb 1846  (Age 4 years)
     5. Orpha Florilla Knight
              b. 24 Dec 1844, Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Oct 1847  (Age 2 years)
     6. Ellen Rebecca Knight
              b. 8 Mar 1848
              d. 1848
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F68306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 2 Adeline Johnson
              b. 1810, Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Nov 1847  [4, 5
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F65427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 3 Abba Welden
              b. 7 Nov 1811, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Sep 1888, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F65424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 4 Mary Woolerton
              b. 22 Jun 1826, Rearsby, Thrussington, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Feb 1904, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Katherine Knight
              b. Abt 1859, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1859, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Miland Knight
              b. 5 Oct 1862, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jan 1919, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Joseph Knight, III
              b. 3 Dec 1865, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Apr 1952, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F65339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jun 1808 - Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1832 - Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Martha Ann Knight - 11 Jun 1833 - Kaw Township, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Elizabeth Knight - 16 Jun 1836 - Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rhoda Caroline Knight - 14 Mar 1839 - Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph James Knight - 25 Dec 1841 - Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Orpha Florilla Knight - 24 Dec 1844 - Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Miland Knight - 5 Oct 1862 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph Knight, III - 3 Dec 1865 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1866 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Location Cemetery Hospital Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Joseph Knight Jr.
    A Painting of Joseph Knight Jr.
    Joseph Knight Jr. Black & White

  • Notes 
    • http://smithinstitute.byu.edu/register/siMBRegisters.asp?alpha=K

      Knight, Joseph, Jr. (1808-1866), miller, farmer, wheelwright; youngest son of Joseph Knight, Sr. Born at Halifax, Windham County, Vermont. Family moved to Chenango County, New York, the year he was born. Worked with Joseph Smith on his father’s farm in Broome County, New York. Transported Joseph and Oliver Cowdery from Harmony, Pennsylvania to Fayette, New York, in 1829, where work on the Book of Mormon was completed. Moved to Ohio and on to Missouri in 1831. Married Betsy Covert, 1832. Built the first mill used by the Church in Jackson County, Missouri; also the printing office. Among those driven from Jackson County, 1833. Later lived at Lima, Nauvoo, and Laharpe, Illinois. Bishop at Winter Quarters during Mormon exodus west. Arrived in Utah, 1851. Missionary to Moqui Indians, 1862. Died in Salt Lake City. [PJSv1]

      Attended Organizing Meeting of the LDS Church 6 Apr 1830

      Baptized by Oliver Cowdery

      !Migration Accros the Plains: He traveled with his fammily with the Capt. Thomas John 2nd Company, arriving in the Great Salt Lake City valley 9 Sep 1850, J.H. 31 Dec 1950, p. 2.1  OBJE


      BURIAL: Burial is in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, A-7-2 of the sexton's records.

      MARRIAGE: HUSBAND: Joseph Knight, Jr. (AFN:2SPC-760)
      SPOUSE: Adeline Johnson (AFN:8MHW-RS) MAR: 19 Nov 1847 SS: 19 nov 1847
      SPOUSE: Betsey Covert (AFN:EQDG-V8) MAR: 11 MAR 1832
      SPOUSE: Abbey Jan Weldon (AFN;1951-R8) MAR: 5 APR 1852 SSl 5 APR 1852
      SPOUSE: Mary Woolerton (AFN;9JKG0-3) MAR:14 NOV 1852 Salt Lake City, UT SS: 14 NOV 1852
      CHILD $1: SPOUSE: Martin Walderfin Mills MAR: 2 NOV 1867 Salt Lake City, UT SS: 2 NOV 1867
         SPOUSE: Andrew Perry Winsor SS: 29 JAN 1880 [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2244] Theda Laws or Irene Louise Potter, Personal Genealogical Research, Compiled.

    2. [S1410] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, database, \i FamilySearch\i0    ((http://www.familysearch.org)), )..

    3. [S1535] Personal knowledge of Clark Timmins, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]\..

    4. [S2891] Personal knowledge of Marla Kirby, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]\..

    5. [S2892] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [LDS]., "International Genealogical Index." Digital images.  ( FamilySearch . http://www.familysearch.org), (http://www.familysearch.org)..


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