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Knight Family of Wilkes County

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Martha and Lucinda Knight, daughters of Ambrose Knight, married David M. Knight, a son of John Knight and Celie Land. Was John Knight brother to Ambrose??

First Generation:

Children of Ambrose Knight and Mary Livingston
Martha Adeline Knight (1841-1921) m. 1) William Bentley; 2) William M. Andrews; 3) David M. Knight
Lucinda Manecia Knight (abt. 1843) m. David M. Knight (1838-1929), s/o John Knight and Celie Land
Louisa Knight (abt. 1844)
Emily Apoline Knight (abt. 1845-1923) m. James E. Andrews
Martin Knight (abt. 1847)
Latitia Knight (abt. 1850)
Pickens Carlton Knight (abt. 1861-1942) m. 1) Elizabeth Gragg; 2) Ella Coonse
Sarah Sophronia Knight (1858) m. James Avery Andrews
Leander Green Knight (abt. 1864) m. Mary S. Pennell

Second Generation:

Children of David M. Knight and Lucinda Manecia Knight
David Newton Marion Knight m. 1) Sarah Elizabeth Andrews; 2) Naomi Moss, d/o John R. Moss
Jane Knight (abt 1864)
William Knight (1866)
Frances Knight (abt. 1867)
Martha Knight (abt. 1869)
Sarah Apaline Knight (1872-1915) m. Jacob Newton Reid (had 14 children)
Ambros G. Knight (abt. 1872) m. Sealey R.
Monica A. Knight (abt. 1874)
George W. Knight (abt. 1876)
Nellie S. Knight (abt. 1878)
David Columbus Knight (1881)
Leander Granville Knight (1887)

Third Generation:

Children of David Newton Knight and 1) Sarah Elizabeth Andrews
Edward Knight
Scerelda Jane Knight (1884-1969) (did not marry)
David L. Knight (abt. 1886)
Victoria T. Knight (1888)
Cason S. Knight (abt. 1890)
John W. Knight (abt. 1894)
William Franklin Knight (1895-1943) m. Ada Laughter (1903-?)
Junius Paul Knight (1899)


Children of Children of David Newton Knight and 2) Naomi Moss
Kelly Eugene Knight (abt. 1906)
Walter Knight (abt. 1908-1986)


Children of Sarah Apaline Knight and Jacob Newton Reid
John R. Reid (1880-1910)
Mary Josie Ried (1891) m. Jud Kerr
Lydia Reid (1894-1895)
Bessie Reid (1885) m. Willy Moody
William D. (Bill) Reid (1897) m. Mealy Hollars
Robert Lee Reid (1900-1992) m. Sylia Allie V. Wilson
Dovie Victoria Reid (1901-1971) m. Frank Turner (lived in Sapulpa, OK)
Ambers Columbus Reid (1902-1959) m. Bonnie Wilson
Henry Reid (1904-1968) m. Sara Condra
Barney Reid (1905-1953) m. Hattie
Roy Bailey Reid (1906-1965) m. Ruby Russell (died in New Mexico)
Zelma Reid (1910-1934) m. ? Morn
Lawrence Leonard (Jack) Reid (1912-1955) m. Alma
Paul Daniel Reid (1914-1996) m. 1) Dorothy; 2) Jody; (died in Grants Pass, Oregon)

Jacob and Sarah moved to Spanish Fort, Montague County, TX where Jacob farmed and where they raised their family. Both are buried at Center Point Cemetery in Montague Co., TX.


Children of Ambros G. Knight and Sealey R.
Callie E. Knight (abt. 1895)
Orpha J. Knight (abt. 1898)
Mary L. Knight (abt. 1900)

Thanks to Carol Ansley of Dallas, Texas. Carol is a direct descendant of Sarah Apaline Knight and Jacob Newton Reid. Carol's e-mail address is:

Thanks to Donna Knight Wilson for extending this Knight line. Donna's e-mail address is:

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