John Knight (1754 - 1833) MP

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Birthplace: Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in North Hero Island, Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA
Managed by: Andrzej Paweł Delwo
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Immediate Family

About John Knight

  • Revolutionary Veteran - Vermont Militia Military Service Capt. Goodenow's Company
  • Selectman at first town meeting along with Nathan Hazen, John Bronson, 17 MAR 1789 North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont
  • Early settler John KNIGHT ran a ferry service in North Hero, VT
  • There is an Island off the east side of North Hero ( by the way, North Hero is one of two Islands in the middle of Lake Champlain named for the two Hero's of the revolution Ethan and Ebenezer Allen. The Island is Knight's Island named by/for John Knight (1754) and off the north end of that island is Damy's Island named for the 2nd female child born in North Hero, Diedamia Knight. There are still several Knights in North Hero as well as Hazen's.

Sources

  1. http://www.familycentral.net/index/family.cfm?ref1=4955:94&ref2=4955:95
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 5141532
  3. DAR Ancestor #: A066491
  4. Descendants of Richard and Sarah Rogers Knight Rootsweb database
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John Knight's Timeline

1754
February 10, 1754
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
1775
June 20, 1775
Age 21
South Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States
November 24, 1775
Age 21
South Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States
1778
March 30, 1778
Age 24
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont
1780
April 24, 1780
Age 26
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont
1782
June 22, 1782
Age 28
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont
1785
February 27, 1785
Age 31
North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont
1787
November 11, 1787
Age 33
North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont
1789
July 11, 1789
Age 35
North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont
1791
1791
Age 36
North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont