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Nehemiah Knight

Nehemiah Knight

Male 1746 - 1808  (62 years)

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  • Name Nehemiah Knight 
    Born 13 Apr 1746  Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jun 1808  Knightsville, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nehemiah Knight Lot, Cranston Street, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28093  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Jeremiah Knight,   b. 23 Dec 1719, of, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1800  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Penelope Westcott,   b. 1719,   d. 1 Oct 1808  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F14340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Hudson,   b. 1747, prob, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1823, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1762  Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jeremiah Knight,   b. Abt 1776, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1821, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     2. Nehemiah Rice Knight, Governor,   b. 31 Dec 1780, Knightsville, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1854, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +3. Sylvester K. Knight,   b. Abt 1787, of, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1841, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F14339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1746 - Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1762 - Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1808 - Knightsville, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nehemiah Knight Lot, Cranston Street, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, Ancestry of Thirty-Three Rhode Islanders (Born in the Eighteenth Century) (Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), p. 37. Gives birth 23 Mar 1746, death 13 Jun 1808.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Elnathan Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 24 Feb 2003. Cites Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (birth; gives birth 13 Apr 1746 in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (birth, death, burial; gives birth Abt 1746); Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (marriage).


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