Alexander McKnight, Sr.

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Alexander McKnight, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: County Down, Northern Ireland
Death: April 1817 (67)
at McKnight Farm, Washington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Isabella McKnight
Father of James McKnight and Ellen Alice Ross

Managed by: Wayne Shaffer Myers, Jr.
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Immediate Family

About Alexander McKnight, Sr.

Alexander McKnight emigrated with his family about 1789, from County Down, Ireland, to Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He then moved during 1795, from Franklin County, Pennsylvania to Crooked Creek, Washington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

Notes on the McKnight homestead on Crooked Creek, Washington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania:

Robert Elder took out the warrant for the farm on: 01 April 1788 as shown by receipt dated two days afterward at the Receiver's office, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, calling for 20 pounds Continental Certificates. Another receipt dated Receiver's Office, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, (17 December 1799), 11.1 G.S. 8 pence, in specie, in full for purchase money and interest on settlement at which time the patent was made. Robert Elder and wife made the deed to Alexander McKnight, (18 December 1799), one day after the patent. This business was done in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Alexander McKnight, Sr.'s Timeline

1750
1750
County Down, Northern Ireland
1778
1778
Age 28
County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1781
1781
Age 31
Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1817
April 1817
Age 67
Washington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States
April 1817
Age 67
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States