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SEVENTH GENERATION

ISSUE OF OLIVER (420) AND DARAXA (MERRILL) KNIGHT - all b. in Falmouth, Me.

-997- FRANKLIN LAFAYETTE, b. ca 1799; d. in New York abt. 1882, ae 83; m. (1) 24 April 1821 Ruth W. Johnson of Wells, Me. He was in the grocery business in Portland for a few years, then became a publisher and spent most of his life in New York and Washington, D. C., where for some years he was Sec. of the Colonization Society, that founded the state of Liberia. Ruth d. when the children were young, and he m. (2) at ae 70 …….. Stedman of Norwich, CT.

Issue:

1. Franklin L. Jr. (1834A) b. 1824 4. Mary (1834D) b.

2. Louisville (1834B) b. 5. Elizabeth (1834E) b.

3. Juana (1834C) b.

-998- SALLY, b. ca 1800; m. Daniel Peterson.

-999- EZRA, b. ca 1801; d. 10 July 1829, ae 28; m. 1822 Ann Lunt. She m. (2) Morse. From the Portland Christian Mirror of July 16, 1829: 'Died in Falmouth on Friday morning last, Ezra Knight, ae 28, son of Oliver Knight. His death was caused by a fall from the lower floor into the cellar of a building he had been erecting. He received a severe blow on the head against a stone, and survived about 34 hours.'

-1000- LEWIS, b. in 1803; he moved to Massachusetts and d. in Boston 4 April 1870, ae 66, a carpenter, widower. He m. (1) Mary Warren; m. (2), at Boston 5 April 1855, Harriet (Ouimby) Low, b. in Newburyport, Ma. in 1803, her 3rd marriage.

issue:

1. Mary N. (1834F) b. 1832.

-1001- ELEANOR C., bapt. 28 July 1805; m. Charles Hayes.

-1002- WILLIAM M., bapt. 26 July 1807; no other info. at hand.

-1003- GEORGE O., b. 26 March 1810; d. 7 Nov. 1887, ae 77; m. in Charlestown, Ma. 15 Dec. 1838 Eliza 0. Weston, b. in Dixfield, Me. 7 Feb. 1822; d. 22 Feb. 1874, age 50. He lived in the house where his father and grandfather had lived, on the road from East Deering to Staples Point Bridge.

Issue:

1. Edward P. (1835) b. 1840 3. William B. (1837) b. 1847

2. Clara J. (1836) b. 1843 4. Eliza A. (1838) b. 1851

-1004- MARTHA M., b. 11 July 1813; m. 6 Nov. 1836 Nathaniel Boothby of Livermore, Me.

1. George E., b. 1 May 1837; d. 8 March 1858, ae 20.

2. Dr. Alonzo, b. 5 March 1840; m. 1863 Maria Starbird.

3. Andora M., b. 24 Dec. 1841; d. 1 March 1858, ae 16.

4. Orissa M., b. 22 Dec. 1845; m. 1863 Lewis Boynton.

5. Ianthus, b. 12 Oct. 1847; d. 31 Jan. 1884, ae 36; m. 1877 Ida E. Spooner.

ISSUE OF ASA (421) AND FRANCES (JACKSON) KNIGHT - all b. in Falmouth, Me.

-1005- MARY, b. 1803; d. 25 July 1880, ae 77; m. 27 Sept. 1820 Robert R. Johnson.

1. Mirriam F., b. 19 Oct. 1821; m. 25 Nov. 1841 James Mann.

2. Randall, b. 2 Dec. 1822; m. 17 June 1849 Eliza E. Crockett.

3. George C., b. 24 Sept. 1833; m. 10 March 1857 Martha E. Jordan.

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