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John KNIGHT, Sr.

Male Bef 1594 - Bef 1670  (< 76 years)


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  • Name John KNIGHT 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Bef 30 Jan 1594  Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 23RJ-K9M 
    Occupation Tailor 
    Will 5 May 1670  Newbury, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 23 Jun 1670  Newbury, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 23 Jun 1670  Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: R.C. Karnes . The compiler has not personally verified the information from this source.

      (2) Leonard, Lewis Keeler, Seven Hundred Ancestors, 1975, p. 73:

      John Knight and Richard Knight, tailors of Romsey, Hampshire, England, were brought to the Massachusetts Colony by the James of London, a ship of 300 tons. It sailed from Southampton on April 5, 1635 and arrived on June 3rd with passengers and cattle. John and Richard Knight, whose parents were probably William and Joan Hill Knight, settled in Newbury, Mass. Richard married Agnes Coffley. They had four daughters and he died Aug. 4, 1683 without male heirs.

      John Knight, born 1595, married Sarah Hawkins on Jan. 27, 1615. She was of Romsey and died there on Apr. 27, 1623. On Mar. 29, 1624 he married in England, Elizabeth Vincent. She died in Newbury, Mass. on Mar. 20, 1644/5 and he married, 3rd, Ann (Langley) Ingersoll, the widow of Richard Ingersoll. She died July 30, 1677.

      John Knight and his brother, Richard, became freeman on May 25,1636. He was chosen as a selectman of Newbury on July 6, 1638. Over the years he was active in the church and town and held many different offices. At one time he was a constable and at another an ensign. He owned several tracts of land. He died at Newbury in May, 1670. The children of John and Sarah Hawkins Knight were:

      1. John, b. 1622 in England.

      2. Sarah, m. Mar. 6, 1659/60, John Bartlett Jr.

      3. Mary, b. 1620 in England; m. July 9, 1600 Joseph Downer.
    Person ID I15761  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 

    Father William KNIGHT,   b. Bef 12 May 1568, Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Aug 1622, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth CARTER,   b. 12 Nov 1568, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 May 1625, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Nov 1588  Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann LANGLEY 
    Married Aft 20 Mar 1645  Newbury, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 19:11:43 
    Family ID F7078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah HAWKINS,   b. Abt 1600, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1623, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1615  Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John KNIGHT, Jr.,   b. 18 Oct 1622, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1678, Newbury, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 19:11:43 
    Family ID F7080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth VINCENT,   b. Bef 30 Jan 1595, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1645, Newbury, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1624  Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 19:11:43 
    Family ID F7082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart