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Moses Knight

Moses Knight[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1844 - 1931  (87 years)

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  • Name Moses Knight 
    Born 13 Apr 1844  Stoddard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stoddard County is now Dunkin County; Date is from headstone and memorial on Find-a-Grave website; not otherwise sourced by me.
    Gender Male 
    Military 1861 - 1865 
    Civil War Service: For the Union: As recorded in 'The History of LeClede Co. Missouri": Moses enlisted in the twenty-fourth Missouri infantry in 1861 and was honorably discharged at the close of the Civil War. Muster Roll Cards for Moses' military service indicate that he received a head wound at 'Bayou de Glaize' ( Yellow Bayou: Old Oaks Yellow Bayou Simmsport Calhon Station, Louisiana) on May 18, 1864. Moses' discharge certificate notes that he was attached to Company G, 21st Missouri Infantry (Private Moses Knight, of the company of Captain Edward K. Blackburn) was discharged from service on the 21st day of August, 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. The discharge was signed by Robert R. Harris.  
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Page 2 of Civil War Packet; Detachment Muster Out Roll
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Civil War Pension Index
    Census 1880  Franklin, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Moses Knight, age 35 born abt 1845 in Missouri; farmer; Living with wife Octava Jane, 33; Children: Lucy Jane, 12; Mary E., 10; William M., 8; Thomas Isaac, 6; and Andrew W., 10 mos. 
    Census 1900  Franklin, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Moses Knight, age 56 born Apr 1844 in Missouri; farmer; Married Jane in 1868, married 32 years; Jane, 54; Children: Andrew W., 20; Anderson W., 18; Martha C., 15; Moses A., 13; Benjamin H., 10  
    Census 1910  Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Mose Knight, age 66 born 1844 in Missouri; Head of house; married twice; Living with second wife Emma, age 27, married once, no children; Son Andrew W. Knight, 29, lives next door with his wife Margie 
    Census 1920  Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Moses Night, age 75 born abt 1845 in Missouri; farmer; owns his own home; Is able to read but not write; Living with wife Emily, age 38; and children: Thelma I., 9; Clide A., 7; Clarence W., 4; and Alva J., 2 
    Census 1930  Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Moses Knight; age 86 born abt 1844 in Missouri; Owns his own home; Has a radio; Married first time at age 22; farmer; Living with wife Emma S., 47; Clyd A., 17; Clarence W. Knight, 14; Alva J., 12; and Pearl E. 10 
    Died 4 Aug 1931  Orla, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date is from headstone; Date/location further confirmed by memorial on Find-a-Grave website; not otherwise sourced by me
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Obituary
    Buried After 4 Aug 1931  Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • White Oak Pond Cemetery
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Headstone
    Notes 
    • As recorded in 'The History of LeClede Co. Missouri" On March 4, 1866 he was united in marriage to Jane Tyree. Six sons were born to this union. The wife wtih 2 daughters and 2 sons preceded him in death. On August 4, 1909 he was married to Emma Shonwiler. three sons and two daughters were born to them. The eldest, Zelma preceded him in death. He was converted and joined the Free Will Baptist Church. He was survived by his wife, seven sons and two daughters. He was known by his friends and relatives as Uncle Mose. He died at 87 years old and was one of the oldest and most highly esteemed citizens in LeClede County.
    Person ID I130  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2011 

    Family 1 Octavia Jane Tyree,   b. 28 May 1847, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1902, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1866  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • The date appears in the synopsis of Octavia's memorial page on Find-a-Grave; Otherwise sourced by the U.S. International Marriage Records Database: Octava Jane Tyree; Female; Moses K. Knight, Spouse born Missouri in 1844; Marriage Year is 1866 in Missouri - not otherwise sourced.
    Children 
     1. Lucy Jane Knight,   b. 20 Nov 1867, Orla, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1954  (Age 86 years)
     2. Mary Emily Knight,   b. 12 Jan 1870, Orla, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1928  (Age 58 years)
     3. William Marion Knight,   b. 1871,   d. 1928  (Age 57 years)
     4. Thomas Isaac Knight,   b. 11 Aug 1874, Oakland, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1934, Eunice, Texas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Letha Dulcena Knight,   b. 1876,   d. 1878  (Age 2 years)
     6. Andrew Washington Knight,   b. 15 Aug 1879,   d. 14 Jul 1953  (Age 73 years)
     7. Anderson Washington Knight,   b. 1882,   d. 1926  (Age 44 years)
     8. Martha Caroline Knight,   b. 1884,   d. 1911  (Age 27 years)
     9. Moses A. Knight,   b. 1887,   d. 1972  (Age 85 years)
     10. Benjamin Harrison Knight,   b. 31 Aug 1889,   d. 19 Feb 1965, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F6999  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Emma Sylvia Shankwiler,   b. 28 Nov 1882, Pike County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1961, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1909  Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Date and location are from Missouri Marriage Records; confirmed by Moses' obituary
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Marriage Record: Knight x Shankwiler
    Children 
     1. Zelma Irene Knight,   b. 13 Jan 1911,   d. 2 Aug 1926, Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     2. Clyde Alexander Knight,   b. 1912,   d. 1973  (Age 61 years)
     3. Alva Jackson Knight,   b. 4 May 1917,   d. 26 Nov 1944, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Pearl Elizabeth Knight,   b. 16 Jan 1920, Russ, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 2002, Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F7000  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1844 - Stoddard County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1866 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Moses Knight, age 35 born abt 1845 in Missouri; farmer; Living with wife Octava Jane, 33; Children: Lucy Jane, 12; Mary E., 10; William M., 8; Thomas Isaac, 6; and Andrew W., 10 mos. - 1880 - Franklin, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Moses Knight, age 56 born Apr 1844 in Missouri; farmer; Married Jane in 1868, married 32 years; Jane, 54; Children: Andrew W., 20; Anderson W., 18; Martha C., 15; Moses A., 13; Benjamin H., 10 - 1900 - Franklin, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1909 - Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mose Knight, age 66 born 1844 in Missouri; Head of house; married twice; Living with second wife Emma, age 27, married once, no children; Son Andrew W. Knight, 29, lives next door with his wife Margie - 1910 - Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Moses Night, age 75 born abt 1845 in Missouri; farmer; owns his own home; Is able to read but not write; Living with wife Emily, age 38; and children: Thelma I., 9; Clide A., 7; Clarence W., 4; and Alva J., 2 - 1920 - Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Moses Knight; age 86 born abt 1844 in Missouri; Owns his own home; Has a radio; Married first time at age 22; farmer; Living with wife Emma S., 47; Clyd A., 17; Clarence W. Knight, 14; Alva J., 12; and Pearl E. 10 - 1930 - Washington, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1931 - Orla, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 4 Aug 1931 - Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Newspaper Article with photo

    Photos
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Moses Knight
    Front; Pearl Chastain, Verna, Clyde, Clarence, Alva Jack
    Back; Zelma, Harrison, Wilburn, Walter, Andrew, Tom, Lucy Renner and Moses

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ).
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Franklin, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: 697; Family History Film: 1254697; Page: 63A; Enumeration District: 78; Image: 0400.

    2. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ).
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Franklin, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: T623_869; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 63.

    3. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ).
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: T624_794; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0050; Image: 90; FHL Number: 1374807.

    4. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.).
      Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: T625_931; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 364.

    5. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626).
      Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Washington, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: 1207; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 1046.0.

    6. [S3557227637] Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, National Archives and Records Administration, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T288, 544 rolls.Original data: General Index to Pension File).
      Indexed Moses Knight; Missouri; Comments: Emma Knight (Gdn.)

    7. [S2726727342] Civil War Service Records, United States National Archives, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.).
      Source Citation: Box: 390;Extraction: 26; Record: 3344
      Moses Knight; Company G; United 21 Missouri Infantry; Private; Union; 24 Mo. Inf.

    8. [S2627697652] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv).

    9. [S3243613372] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Microfilm.Original data: Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri Stat).
      Moses Knight; 4 Aug 1909; Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri; Emma Shankwiler