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William H Knight

William H Knight
b. 10 December 1832, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
d. 20 July 1920, Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

m. 26 May 1859, Rush County, Indiana
Drusilla A. Baird
b. 18 October 1839, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, to Joseph & Abigail Baird
d. 22 May 1919, Lewistown, Mifflin County Pennsylvania

Children with Drusilla A. Baird:

  • Mary Jane (1861-1906) married John H. Patton
  • George Washington (1863-1947) married Mary Miriam “Mollie” Morgan
  • Floyd E. (1866-1951) married Mary McClain
  • Cora Kella (1870-1951) married (1) James F. Richardson, (2) E. Howard Bell

William probably arrived in Indiana in the early 1850’s. He lived in Knightstown, Cambridge City, Indianapolis, and Seymour, Indiana, before moving to Lewistown, Pennsylvania, about 1916, to live with his daughter. He was a farmer and a carpenter.

Submitted by:
Eugene F. Gray
East Lansing MI
E-mail: graye@mnu.edu

Greene Rosborough

Greene Rosborough
b. 22 September 1817, probably at Gibson County, Indiana, to Joseph and Ruth (Patton) Rosborough
d. 8 October 1881, Petty Township, Lawrence County, Illinois

m. 8 February 1838, Gibson County, Indiana
Elizabeth Manessa Carter
b. 24 October 1824, Posey County, Indiana, to Rene Chastain and Magdalena Sarah (Chastain) Carter
d. 14 December 1905, Petty Township, Lawrence County, Illinois

Children with Elizabeth Manessa Carter:

  • William Silas (1839-1922) married (1) Mary Ellen Stewart, (2) Jessie McClarin, (3) Emma Burkholder
  • Joseph Rane (1841-1923) married Mary Ellen Bach
  • Thomas Alexander (1844-1929) married Rachel Jane Baker
  • Eliza Ann (1846-1898) married Austin David Rutter
  • John Newton (1849-1930) married Nancy Ellen Keplinger
  • Martha Elvira (1850-1923) married Thomas Keplinger
  • Ruth Ann (1854-1923) married William C. Brown
  • James Franklin (1857-1939) married Clara Maria Correll
  • Elizah H. (1859-1860)
  • Mary Magdalena (1861-1948) married George Andrew Albert
  • Manesa Mary (1864-1865)

Greene emigrated about 1866 from Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana, to Petty Township, Lawrence County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net