Martha K. Knight

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Martha K. Knight (McBride)

Birthplace: Chester, Washington County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Hooper, Weber County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Daniel McBride and Abigail McBride
Wife of Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet; Vinson Knight and Heber C. Kimball, Apostle, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Almira Knight; Rizpah Jane Gibbons; Adaline Belnap; James Vincent Knight; Nathaniel Knight and 3 others
Sister of John McBride; Samuel McBride; Daniel McBride; James McBride; Margaret Ann Crandall and 3 others

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About Martha K. Knight

"...Martha McBride Knight Smith Kimball (March 17, 1805 – November 20, 1901) was a founding member of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which was organized on her 37th birthday. She was married to early LDS Church leader Vinson Knight, by whom she had seven children. In 1842 she was sealed as a plural wife to Joseph Smith, Jr. In January 1846 she was married polygamously to Heber C. Kimball, by whom she had one child, a son, who was born at Winter Quarters and died there as an infant. She later emigrated to Utah, where she resided in various locations across the territory until her death at age 96. She was a witness to, and in some instances a key participant in, some of the pivotal events in early LDS Church history..."


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Martha K. Knight's Timeline

March 17, 1805
Chester, Washington County, New York, United States
July 6, 1826
Age 21
Nauvoo, Hncck, IL
June 21, 1827
Age 22
Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, NY
May 13, 1829
Age 24
Perrysburg, New York, USA
May 4, 1831
Age 26
Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, New York
September 4, 1833
Age 28
Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, New York
March 30, 1834
Age 29
March 30, 1834
Age 29
December 31, 1835
Age 30
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio
February 9, 1839
Age 33
Pike County, Missouri