Vinson Knight[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1804 - 1842  (38 years)


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  • Name Vinson Knight 
    Born 14 Mar 1804  Perryburg, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1834 
    Died 31 Jul 1842  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 6 Jan 1915  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Old Pioneer Cemetery #1, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I17120  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Rodolphus Knight 
    Mother Rizpah Lee 
    Sealed P (LDS) 15 Apr 1983  PROVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8545  Group Sheet

    Family Martha McBride,   b. 17 Mar 1805, Chester, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1901, Hooper, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1826 
    Children 
     1. Almira Knight,   b. 23 Jun 1827, Perryburg, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1911, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Rizpah Knight,   b. 13 May 1829, Perryburg, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1895, Saint Johns, Apache, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Adaline Knight,   b. 4 May 1831, Perryburg, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1919, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. James Vinson Knight,   b. 4 Sep 1833, Perryburg, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rodolphus Elderkin Knight,   b. Oct 1841, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Martha Abigail Knight,   b. Abt 1839, , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
    Family ID F1911  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1842 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 126, Lot 1, N/2 of the S/2 (Home)
      Nauvoo : Block 141, Lot 3, N/2 (Early home site)
      Nauvoo : Block 141, Lot 4, W/2
      LEE COUNTY IOWA: T66 R 5, Sec 16 part, 40 acres
      LEE COUNTY IOWA: T66 R 5, Sec 18, SE/4 of the SW/4
      LEE COUNTY IOWA: Lots 13, 14, 23, 24, Town of AH-WI-PA-TUK, (Montrose Area)

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Legion
      Nauvoo Death Record, p 19

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Letter from James LeRoy Kimball
      The Vinson Knight Home in Nauvoo
      The Vinson Knight Home in Kirtland
      Nauvoo Data Bank
      Biography of Rizpah KNIGHT
      "Writings" diskette code: KNIGVO4L.P "Autobiography of Vinson KNIGHT ". Ltr 3 Feb 1839. BYU. p. 3.
      Picture of Home taken in 1890

      COMMENT: A son, Nathaniel, was born to Vinson & Martha in Ohio, on 31 December 1835 and died 31 October, 1836.

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Book - Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio and Members of Zion's Camp, 1830-1839; vital stats and sources, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982).

    2. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    3. [S71] Database - Nauvoo Databank.

    4. [S145] LDS - Nauvoo Death Records, , p 19.

    5. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Letter.
      Typescript, Brigham Young University Special Collections

    6. [S17286]

    7. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    8. [S574] Internet Link - The Cemetery Record of William D, Huntiington, Nauvoo Sexton, Woods, Fred E., (Mormon Historical Studies, Vol 3, No. 1, Spring 2002), p. 137.
      Died Age 37 years 4 months 19 days