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Joseph Knight, Jr.

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Halifax, Windham, Vermont, USA
Death: November 3, 1866 (58)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, USA
Place of Burial: Plot: A-7-2 (partial), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Knight, Sr. and Polly Peck Knight
Husband of Betsy Knight; Adeline Montague; Abbey Jane Wheldon and Mary Knight
Father of Martha Ann Van Orden; Mary Elizabeth Bassett; Rhoda Caroline Knight; Joseph James Knight; Orpha Floilla Knight and 4 others
Brother of Nahum (Nathan) Knight; Esther Knight; Newel Knight; Anna DeMille; Polly Stringham and 3 others

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Joseph Knight, Jr.

"...Knight, Joseph, Jr. (1808-1866), miller, farmer, wheelwright; youngest son of Joseph Knight, Sr. Born at Halifax, Windham County, Vermont. Family moved to Chenango County, New York, the year he was born. Worked with Joseph Smith on his father’s farm in Broome County, New York. In 1829 transported Joseph and Oliver Cowdery from Harmony, Pennsylvania, to Fayette, New York, where work on the Book of Mormon was completed. Moved to Ohio and on to Missouri in 1831. Married Betsy Covert, 1832. Built the first mill used by the Church in Jackson County, Missouri; also the printing office. Among those driven from Jackson County, 1833. Later lived at Lima, Nauvoo, and Laharpe, Illinois. Bishop at Winter Quarters during Mormon exodus West. Arrived in Utah, 1851. Missionary to Moqui Indians, 1862. Died in Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]..." SOURCE:

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Joseph Knight, Jr.'s Timeline

June 21, 1808
June 28, 1830
Age 22
June 29, 1830
Age 22
June 11, 1833
Age 24
Kaw, Jackson, Missouri, USA
June 16, 1836
Age 27
Gallatin, Clay County, Missouri, United States
March 14, 1839
Age 30
Far West, Caldwell, Missouri
December 25, 1841
Age 33
Gallatin, Clay, Missouri
November 17, 1845
Age 37
December 24, 1845
Age 37
Gallatin, Clay, Missouri