DESCENDANTS OF BAILEY KNIGHT

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                               Don Norman

 

1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Bailey Knight was born about 1761 in Stafford County, VA and died in

Harrison County VA in 1839. He married Sarah Ann ----. Sarah was born

about 1765 and died in 1851 in Taylor County VA.

    The family came to Harrison County VA and Sarah moved to Taylor

County after Bailey died.

 

Children of Bailey and Sarah Ann Knight.

 

  2.  (1). James

 

  3.  (2). Mary Ann                 b.c.    1790      d.c. 1822

         m. William Clevenger

 

  4.  (3). John                    b.c.      1795

         m. Sarah Patton

 

  5.  (4). Elizabeth                b.c       1797

   m. Edmond Clevenger Oct 15 1813 Harrison County WV

 

  6.  (5). Frances "Fanny"

         m. Israel Curry

 

  7.  (6). Bailey Jr.

         m. Mary Currey Findley

 

  8.  (7). Peter L.

         m. Margaret Mackay

 

  9.  (8). Thomas

         m. Catherine Rosier

 

 10.  (9). Isaac

         m. Mary Plummer

 

 11. (10). Benjamin

         m. Elizabeth ------

 

4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    John Knight, a son of Bailey and Sarah Ann Knight, was born about

1795. He married Sarah Patton. John and lived in Taylor County VA.

 

Children of John and Sarah (Patton) Knight.

 

 12.  (1). Mary                    b. Oct 12 1817

         m. John B. Curry

 

 13.  (2). Elizabeth               b. Nov 16 1819  d.Aug  9 1845

 

 14.  (3). Bailey                  b. Dec 24 1821

         m. Louisa Lawler

 

 15.  (4). Sarah Ann               b. Aug 31 1824

         m. William Goodwin

 

 16.  (5). Nancy Jane              b. Apr 11 1827  d.Feb 13 1854

         m. Henson Goodwin

 

 17.  (6). William Porter          b. Jun  3 1829  d.       1872

         m. Margaret Elizabeth Snyder

 

 18.  (7). Armie                   b. Dec 27 1832

         m. John Scranage

 

 19.  (8). Edward J.               b. May 13 1837

         m. Mary Linn

 

16.NANCY JANE KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Nancy Jane Knight,a daughter of John and Sarah (Patton) Knight, was

born April 11, 1827 and died February 13, 1854. She married Henson

Goodwin March 9, 1845. Henson Goodwin was born about 1826.

 

Known children of Henson and Nancy Jane (Knight) Goodwin.

 

 20.  (1). James William           b.Sep  8 1851   d.Sep  2 1930

         m.Lois Ann Chancellor Dec 7 1880

 

17.WILLIAM PORTER KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    William Porter Knight, a son of John and Sarah (Patton) Knight, was

born in Taylor County VA June 3, 1829 and drowned in the confluence of

Oil Creek and the confluence of the Kanawha River.

    He married Margaret Elizabeth Snyder. Margaret was born in VA in

October 1832.

 

Children of William Porter and Margaret Elizabeth (Snyder) Knight.

 

 21.  (1). John Bailey             b.Jan    1853

         m. Mary Leona Posey

 

 22.  (2). Hanson                  b. Sep 27 1854

         m. Rachel E. Stevenson

 

 23.  (3). Sarah E.                b.       1857

         m. William T. Walker

 

 24.  (4). Russell Edward S.       b.       1859   d.Jul  7 1880

 

 25.  (5). Mary "Poll"             b. Oct  1 1860

         m. Patrick Foley

         m. ------ Gregory

 

 26.  (6). Martha                  b. Oct  1 1860

         m. John Watson

 

 27.  (7). Elmore Robert           b. Feb 13 1864

         m. Miriam Virginia Skinner Feb 21 1886

 

 28.  (8). Andrew Jackson          b. Mar 28 1866

         m. Edna Hefner

 

 29.  (9). William Porter          b. Jul 16 1869

         m. Lena Ann Mick

 

 30. (10). Margaret Christina      b. Jan  5 1871

         m. Cornelius Colonel A. Plyman

 

21.JOHN BAILEY KNIGHT   17.WILLIAM PORTER KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT

1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    John Bailey Knight, a son of William Porter and Margaret Elizabeth

(Snyder) Knight, was born in January 1853. He married Mary Leona Posey.

Mary, a daughter of Alfred and Christina Murphy (Curtis) Posey, was born

August 6, 1859.

 

Known children of John Bailey and Mary Leona (Posey) Knight.

 

 31.  (1). Okey E.                 b. May   1883

 

 32.  (2). Walter G.               b. Dec   1884

 

 33.  (3). Alford B.               b. Jan   1887

 

 34.  (4). Earl W.                 b. Jun   1889

 

 35.  (5). Grover                  b. Nov   1893

 

 36.  (6). Lora M.                 b. May   1895

 

 37.  (7). Charles                 b. Oct   1897

 

27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT

1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Elmore Robert Knight, a son of William Porter and Margaret Elizabeth

(Snyder) Knight, was born February 13, 1864. He married Miriam Virginia

Skinner February 21, 1886.

    The family moved from braxton County WV to Lewis County WV in 1905.

 

Children of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia (Skinner) Knight.

 

 38.  (1). William Henson          b. May  5 1888  d.       1918

         m. Mary V. Moats

 

 39.  (2). Margaret Jane           b. Jan  2 1890

         m. Robert Stillman Siron

 

 40.  (3). Rosa Lee                b. Apr 29 1891  d.Mar 27 1902

 

 41.  (4). Homer Lloyd             b.Sep 12 1892

         m. Lucille Hursong

 

 42.  (5). Robert Claude           b. May  5 1894

         m. Mae Duke

         m. Bonnie Jeanette McDaniels

 

 43.  (6). Bessie Naomi            b. Jul 20 1896

         m. Odus Oley Casto

 

 44.  (7). Dessie Leona            b.Jul 20 1896

         m. Darius Clyde Powers

 

 45.  (8). Orpha Gay               b.Jun 26 1898

         m. Ulva Joe McCray

         m. Robert William Berry

 

 46.  (9). Maude May               b.Oct 10 1900

         m. Merill Arbath Wilson

 

 47. (10). John Quincy             b. Nov 23 1902

         m. Monna Opal Pugh

 

 48. (11). James Patrick           b. Nov  7 1905

         m. Dora Anderson

 

 49. (12). Walter                  b. Oct  6 1906

 

 50. (13). Samuel Glenn            b. Jul 26 1911

         m. Edna Fausnight

 

28.ANDREW JACKSON KNIGHT   17.WILLIAM PORTER KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT

1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Andrew Jackson Knight, a son of William Porter and Margaret

Elizabeth (Snyder) Knight, was born March 28, 1866. He married Edna

Hefner. Edna, a daughter of William S. and Rachel Hefner, was born in

May 1866.

 

Known children of Andrew Jackson and Edna (Hefner) Knight.

 

 51.  (1). William A.              b. Sep   1889

 

 52.  (2). Berl (m)                b. Sep   1891

 

 53.  (3). Carl                    b. Jul   1894

 

 54.  (4). Porter                  b. Nov   1896

 

38.WILLIAM HENSON KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT     4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    William Henson Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Braxton County WV May 5, 1888 and died in

France in 1918. He married Mary V. Moats.

    William died in the US Army in World War I.

 

Children of William Henson and Mary V. (Moats) Knight.

 

 55.  (1). May

 

39.MARGARET JANE KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Margaret Jane Knight, a daughter of Elmore Robert and Miriam

Virginia (Skinner) Knight, was born in Braxton County WV January 2, 1890. She

married Robert Stillman Siron and moved to Kanawha Head in Upshur

County WV.

 

Children of Robert Stillman and Margaret Jane (Knight) Siron.

 

 56.  (1). Robert Paul

 

 57.  (2). Claude Beryl

 

 58.  (3). Ruth Isobel

 

 59.  (4). Patty Jean

 

41.HOMER LLOYD KNIGHT    27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Homer Lloyd Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Braxton County Wv September 12, 1892. He

to CA about 1917, settled in the vicinity of San Diego and married

Lucille Hursong.

 

Children of Homer Lloyd and Lucille (Hursong) Knight.

 

 60.  (1). Harry Lloyd

 

 61.  (2). Homer Louis

 

 62.  (3). Carl A.

 

 63.  (4). Lola V.

 

 64.  (5). Zola R.

 

42.ROBERT CLAUDE KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Robert Claude Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Braxton County WV May 5, 1894. He married

Mae Duke. His second wife was Bonnie Jeanette McDaniels.

 

Children of Robert Claude and Bonnie Jeanette (McDaniels) Knight.

 

 65.  (1). Robert Claude

 

 

43.BESSIE NAOMI KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Bessie Naomi Knight, a daughter of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Lewis County WV July 20, 1896. She married

Odus Oley Casto.

 

Children of Odus Oley and Bessie Naomi (Knight) Casto.

 

 66.  (1). Charles Wesley

 

 67.  (2). Virgil Woodrow

 

 68.  (3). Elmore Jefferson

 

 69.  (4). Robert

 

 70.  (5). Naomi Ruth

 

44.DESSIE LEONA KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Dessie Leona Knight, a daughter of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Lewis County WV July 20, 1896. She married

Darius Clyde Powers. Darius was a son of Benoni Powers of Lewis County.

 

Children of Darius and Dessie Leona (Knight) Powers.

 

 71.  (1). Orville Knight

 

 72.  (2). Mabel

 

 73.  (3). Robert G.

 

 74.  (4). Rose Ann

 

 

45.ORPHA GAY KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Orpha Gay Knight, a daughter of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born in Lewis County WV June 26, 1898. She married

Ulva Joe McCray. They divorced.

    Orpha married Robert William Berry. Robert was a son of Nathan Berry

of Cleveland, WV.

 

Children of Ulva Joe and Orpha Gay (Knight) McCray.

 

 75.  (1). Virginia Merle

 

Children of Robert William and Orpha Gay (Knight) [McCray] Berry.

 

 76.  (1). William Paul

 

 77.  (2). Robert James

 

 78.  (3). John Hale

 

 79.  (4). Eileen Louise

 

 80.  (5). Martha Jane

 

 81.  (6). Maxine June

 

46.MAUDE MAY    27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER KNIGHT

4.JOHN KNIGHT 1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Maude May Knight, a daughter of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born October 10, 1900. She married Merill Arbath

Wilson.

 

Children of Merrill Arbeth and Maude May (Knight) Wilson.

 

 82.  (1). Glenna Irene

 

 83.  (2). Edgar Merrill

 

 84.  (3). James Claude

 

 85.  (4). Arnold Theodore

 

47.JOHN QUINCY KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT    1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    John Quincy Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born November 23, 1902. He married Monna Opal Pugh

in Summit County OH.

 

Children of John Quincy and Monna Opal (Pugh) Knight.

 

 86.  (1). Mary Virginia

 

 87.  (2). Harold Claude

 

 88.  (3). Harvey Leonard

 

 89.  (4). William Roscoe

 

48.JAMES PATRICK KNIGHT   27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    James Patrick Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born November 7, 1905. He married Dora Anderson in

Summit County OH.

 

Children of James Patrick and Dora (Anderson) Knight.

 

 90.  (1). Erma

 

 91.  (2). Janet

 

 92.  (3). Carol

 

 93.  (4). Donald Eugene

 

50.SAMUEL GLEN KNIGHT    27.ELMORE ROBERT KNIGHT    17.WILLIAM PORTER

KNIGHT    4.JOHN KNIGHT   1.BAILEY KNIGHT

 

    Samuel Glen Knight, a son of Elmore Robert and Miriam Virginia

(Skinner) Knight, was born July 26, 1911. He married Edna Fausnight.

 

Children of Samuel Glen and Edna L. (Fausnight) Knight.

 

 94.  (1). Glenna Rae

 

 95.  (2). Marlene Kay

 

 96.  (3). Lavonne Joy

 

 97.  (4). Ruth Elaine

 

 98.  (5). Martha Mae

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Ebneter, Grace, Custer family pedigree chart

"Lewis County WV, Her People and Places",2000, pp.127,128

Norman, Don, "Descendants of William S. Hefner", "Descendants of Edward

Posey", “Descendants of George Clevenger”