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John Knight, Jr.

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Romsey, Hampshire, England
Death: February 27, 1678 (51)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Immediate Family:

Son of John Knight, of Romsey & Newbury and Elizabeth Knight
Husband of Bathsheba Knight
Father of John Knight, III; Joseph Knight; Elizabeth Noyes; Mary Noyes (Knight); Daughter Knight and 6 others
Brother of Mary Branch; Sarah Bartlett; Joseph Knight; William Knight; Martha Knight and 2 others

Occupation: Town Attorney
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About John Knight, Jr

John (Chevalier) Knight, Jerseyman, b. 30 Aug. 1659 (gr. st.), married 29 Mar. 1684, in Portsmouth Bridget Sloper (dau of Richard Sloper & Mary Sherburne). (It is worth noting that a John Chevalier from the Island of Jersey, mariner, of the Isles of Shoals and Boston, d. in Boston bef. 12 June 1686 when Abraham Gourdon, mariner, was named adm.) Taxed in Portsm. 1681; Gr. j. 1684. Lists 52, 57, 62, 329, 332a. Merchant and owner of much property in Portsm., he bought land in Newington, incl. ownership of the Hilton Point-Kittery ferry, from Bickford, Downing and Trickey from 1702 to 1707, and there d. 11 May 1721. Will 29 Nov. 1720–proved 7 June 1721. Their son Capt. John K. was app. adm. of Bridget K.'s est. 30 July 1740. Ch: John, b. 29 Jan. 1684-5. Elizabeth, b. 8 July 1687, m. 1st 12 Sept. 1706, John Janvrin of the Isle of Jersey, whose est. she adm. in 1720; 2d 10 Oct. 1720, Rev. Joseph Adams of Newington; d. bef. Dec. 1760. Her ch. John and Mary Janvrin were ment. in their gr. fa.'s will. William, sole exec. of his fa.'s will, m. 29 Nov. 1722, in North Church, Deborah Penhallow, who adm. his est. on his death, 16 Nov. 1730, ag. 37. In 1737 his heirs were sons William and Temple and dau. Deborah (m. Henry Carter, merchant, of Gosport). Mary, given [p.404] a house formerly Edward Polley's by her fa., m. Capt. John Cox, Boston merchant and vestryman of King's Chapel, whose est. she adm. in 1733. 2 daus. Temple, mariner, taxed in Portsm. 1722 and 1724, d. s. p., adm. being gr. 29 Apr. 1741 to his bro. Capt. John Knight.

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John Knight, Jr's Timeline

May 14, 1626
Romsey, Hampshire, England
May 14, 1626
Romsey, Hampshire, England
May 14, 1626
Romsey, Southampton, England
June 3, 1635
Age 9
Boston, Suffolk, MA
August 16, 1648
Age 22
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
June 21, 1652
Age 26
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 27
October 18, 1655
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 8, 1657
Age 31
Newburyport, Essex, MA, USA