Levi was born in Ray’s Mill, Berrien County, Georgia, the son of Henry and Mary Knight, and was raised there.
In the 1910 US Census, he is listed as a boarder in Lowndes County, Georgia, and his occupation is listed as clerk at a drug store.
In the 1920 US Census, he is listed as living with his family in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, and his occupation is listed as druggist in the wholesale drug industry.
Before 1938, he removed to Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, and was still living there in 1953. He was living in Midville, Burke County, Georgia, when he died in 1968.
He was married twice, first to Lila Mae Joiner. After Lila Mae’s death in 1949, he married Emily Jay.
Levi Jackson Knight I (1894-1968) is 2nd great-grandfather of MKS in the Knight branch.
 KMS Family Genealogy Digital Archive, Jacqueline Anne Knight Spratlin collection (photograph).