Reverend William Anderson Knight +[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1778 - 1859  (81 years)


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  • Name William Anderson Knight +  [12, 13
    Title Reverend 
    Birth Abt. 1777  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth Abt. 1778  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth 8 Feb 1778  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Likely based on best sources.
    Gender Male 
    Birth 8 Feb 1778 
    • According to headstone.
    William A Knight
    William A Knight
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Birth 8 Feb 1778  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • No source for INCORRECT birth place.
    Birth 8 Feb 1778  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Birth 8 Feb 1778  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No source for INCORRECT birth place.
    William Anderson Knight
    William Anderson Knight
    Birth 16 Feb 1778  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No source for INCORRECT birth place. No source for INCORRECT mother's first name of Frances.
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    Birth 16 Feb 1778  [13
    Birth 16 Feb 1778  Chesterfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence Abt. 1803  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _Election Bef. 22 May 1809  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "On the recommendation of William Clements, William Knight, and James Jones Esquires three of the justices of the peace for the County of Wayne, ORDERED That passports through Creek nation be prepared … (Potter 1982, p. 238) (LKJ) Is this William Anderson?
    _Election Bet. 1810-1811  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Served in General Assembly of Georgia as Representative of Wayne County 1810-1811 …
    _Election Abt. 1813  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Served in General Assembly of Georgia as Representative of Wayne County … 1813.
    Residence 1820  Wilkes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _Election Bet. 1815-1820  Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Served in General Assembly of Georgia as Senator from Wayne County 1815-1820.
    Residence Abt. 1822  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Abt. 1823  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Anderson Knight there (Baptist Convention) in 1823 representing Spring Branch Church (in both Glynn Co. and Wayne Co. (No source) 
    Knights at  Baptist Convention
    Knights at Baptist Convention
    Religion Abt. 1824  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1824, he represented (at Baptist Convention) Kettle Creek Church (place unknown). (No source) 
    Knights at  Baptist Convention
    Knights at Baptist Convention
    Residence Bet. Dec 1824-Mar 1825  Berrien, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History … 21 Oct 1825 
    • William A. Knight and his wife Sarah were original members of the Union Baptist Church.
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Union Baptist Church historical marker
    Union Baptist Church historical marker
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    Religion Abt. 21 Oct 1825  Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was a Primitive Baptist Elder. 
    History … 23 Dec 1825  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lowndes County Created. In 1825 Aaron Knight moved with his parents from Wayne County to the southern portion of Irwin County that was about to be cut into the new County of Lowndes.
    History of Lowndes County
    History of Lowndes County
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    lowndescountyhistmarker
    History … 2 Sep 1826  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Deacon William A. Knight was one of the organizing Presbytery of the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church.
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    _Election Bet. 1826-1828  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Served in General Assembly of Georgia as the first State Senator from Lowndes County 1826-1828.
    William Anderson Knight
    William Anderson Knight
    History of Lowndes County
    History of Lowndes County
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    William Anderson First Senator;William A Knight, First Senator; Jonathan Knight, First Representative of Lowndes County, Georgia
    William Anderson First Senator;William A Knight, First Senator; Jonathan Knight, First Representative of Lowndes County, Georgia
    Property & Possessions 1830  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1830  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1830  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion Bet. 1825-1832  Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pastor of Union Primitive Baptist Church. (Old Union Primitive Baptist Church, also known as Burnt Church, Ray City History Blog) 
    Property & Possessions 1834  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1834  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1835  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1835  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History … 5 Aug 1836  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • William A. Knight was one of the signers of the Petition of 1836 requesting supplies and monies to raise a militia to fight Indians.
    Signers of the Petition of 1836 requesting supplies and monies to raise a militia to fight Indians
    Signers of the Petition of 1836 requesting supplies and monies to raise a militia to fight Indians
    _MILT 15 Aug 1836  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William A. Knight is on the roster of soldiers from Lowndes County, Georgia, who served in the Creek Wars.
    Roster of Soldiers in Creek Wars in South Georgia
    Roster of Soldiers in Creek Wars in South Georgia
    Property & Possessions 1838  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1838  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1840  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1840  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1840  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Property & Possessions 1844  Early, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property & Possessions 1844  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1850  Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Burial Dec 1859  Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    • Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Union Church Cemetary monument
    Union Church Cemetary monument
    William A Knight
    William A Knight
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Death 8 Dec 1859  Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
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    Name W. A. Knight  [4
    Name William A. Knight  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13
    Name William Knight  [11
    Name Wm. A. Knight 
    Occupation Farmer. 
    Death 8 Dec 1859  Berrien, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10
    • Home on the Old Milltown-Valdosta.
    Religion Bet. 1850-1860  Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pastor of Union Primitive Baptist Church. (Old Union Primitive Baptist Church, also known as Burnt Church, Ray City History Blog) 
    Person ID I6847978630  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Father ^ Sergeant John Knight +, SCtoEffinghamGA,   b. 17 Sep 1745, Sussex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft. 11 Dec 1822, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Rachel Anderson +,   b. Abt. 1753   d. 2 Nov 1844, Hillsborough, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Marriage 6 Jan 1774  Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Preferred. Record is Cheraw District. Darlington likely. (South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol 5, # 3) Married by the Rev. Evan Pugh. (Holcomb 1983; Diary of Evan Pugh)
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Married 9 Jan 1774  Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alternate. See Preferred 6 Jan 1774.
    Married 9 Jan 1774  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alternate. See Preferred 6 Jan 1774.
    John Knight III 1748-1822
    John Knight III 1748-1822
    Family ID F6436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Cone +,   b. 16 Feb 1780, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Nov 1859, Berrien, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage Abt. 1798  Effingham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    • Or Bulloch, Georgia, USA.
    Levi J Knight Bio
    Levi J Knight Bio
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Joseph Knight land deed
    Joseph Knight land deed
    Children 
     1. Thomas Knight,   b. 6 Feb 1799, Bulloch, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1850, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)
     2. Keziah Knight,   b. 25 Nov 1801, Bulloch, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Nov 1861, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years)
     3. ^ Private Levi J. Knight +, I,   b. 1 Sep 1803, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Feb 1870, Rays Mill, Berrien, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years)
     4. ^ William Cone Knight, I,   b. 8 Oct 1805, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Feb 1870, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years)
     5. John Knight +,   b. 7 Jul 1807, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt. 1878, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     6. Sarah Knight,   b. 10 Oct 1809, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jan 1880, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     7. Elizabeth Knight,   b. 23 Sep 1811, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1890, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
     8. ^ Private Aaron Anderson Knight,   b. 17 Jul 1813, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Apr 1887, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
     9. Jonathan W. Knight,   b. 16 Jan 1817, Wayne, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Oct 1886, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)
    Family ID F4194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1777 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1778 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Feb 1778 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Feb 1778 - North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Feb 1778 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Feb 1778 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Feb 1778 - North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt. 1798 - Effingham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt. 1803 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_Election - Bef. 22 May 1809 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_Election - Bet. 1810-1811 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_Election - Abt. 1813 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1820 - Wilkes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_Election - Bet. 1815-1820 - Wayne, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt. 1822 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - William Anderson Knight there (Baptist Convention) in 1823 representing Spring Branch Church (in both Glynn Co. and Wayne Co. (No source) - Abt. 1823 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - In 1824, he represented (at Baptist Convention) Kettle Creek Church (place unknown). (No source) - Abt. 1824 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bet. Dec 1824-Mar 1825 - Berrien, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He was a Primitive Baptist Elder. - Abt. 21 Oct 1825 - Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - 23 Dec 1825 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - 2 Sep 1826 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_Election - Bet. 1826-1828 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1830 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Pastor of Union Primitive Baptist Church. (Old Union Primitive Baptist Church, also known as Burnt Church, Ray City History Blog) - Bet. 1825-1832 - Lanier, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1834 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1835 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - 5 Aug 1836 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - 15 Aug 1836 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1838 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1840 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - 1844 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Dec 1859 - Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 8 Dec 1859 - Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 8 Dec 1859 - Berrien, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Pastor of Union Primitive Baptist Church. (Old Union Primitive Baptist Church, also known as Burnt Church, Ray City History Blog) - Bet. 1850-1860 - Lanier, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    AncestryDNA DNA Circle
    AncestryDNA DNA Circle
    Union Church
    Union Church
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    IMG_4858.JPG
    Union Church Cemetery
    Union Church Cemetery
    Union Primitive Baptist Church
    Union Primitive Baptist Church
    Old Burnt Church marker
    Old Burnt Church marker
    William Anderson Knight
    William Anderson Knight
    Ray City, GA
    Ray City, GA
    William Anderson Knight
    William Anderson Knight
    Levi J Knight Bio
    Levi J Knight Bio
    Knights at  Baptist Convention
    Knights at Baptist Convention
    John Moore (1775-1855), history
    John Moore (1775-1855), history
    Wiliam 'Uncle Billy' Knight
    Wiliam "Uncle Billy" Knight
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    AncestryDNA Thru This Ancestor
    AncestryDNA Thru This Ancestor
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Ray's City Union Baptist Church
    Joseph Knight land deed
    Joseph Knight land deed
    Union Primitive Baptist Church
    Union Primitive Baptist Church
    Union Church Cemetary monument
    Union Church Cemetary monument
    Union Baptist Church historical marker
    Union Baptist Church historical marker
    History of Lowndes County
    History of Lowndes County
    William A Knight
    William A Knight
    lowndescountyhistmarker
    lowndescountyhistmarker
    bethelpbc
    bethelpbc
    unionbc
    unionbc
    Huxford
    Huxford
    William Anderson First Senator;William A Knight, First Senator; Jonathan Knight, First Representative of Lowndes County, Georgia
    William Anderson First Senator;William A Knight, First Senator; Jonathan Knight, First Representative of Lowndes County, Georgia
    Roster of Soldiers in Creek Wars in South Georgia
    Roster of Soldiers in Creek Wars in South Georgia
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Rev. William A. Knight headstone
    Signers of the Petition of 1836 requesting supplies and monies to raise a militia to fight Indians
    Signers of the Petition of 1836 requesting supplies and monies to raise a militia to fight Indians

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      Birth date: 8 Feb 1778
      Birth place: North Carolina
      Death date: 8 Dec 1859
      Death place: Berrien, Georgia

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      Birth place: SC
      Death date: Dec 1860
      Death place: Berrien CO., GA

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      Birth date: 16 Feb 1778
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      Death date: 8 Dec 1859
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