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Ruth Knight (Wright)

Also Known As: "Bateman"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: April 13, 1714 (67)
Woburn, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Wright, Jr.; John Wright; Priscilla Wright and Mary Wright
Wife of Joseph Knight and Sgt. Thomas Bateman
Mother of Isaac Knight; Mary Knight; Edward Knight; James Knight; Ruth Belcher and 6 others
Sister of John Wright; Deacon Joseph Wright, of Woburn; Deborah Flagg; Sarah Sawyer and Priscilla Hartwell

Managed by: Gene Daniell
Last Updated:

About Ruth Knight

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Wright-37266

Profile last modified 13 Jan 2020 | Created 31 May 2019

Ruth Knight formerly Wright

Born 31 May 1653 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay

Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]

[sibling(s) unknown]

Wife of Joseph Knight — married about 1671 in Massachusetts Bay Colony [uncertain]

Mother of Mary Knight, Joseph Knight III, Edward Knight, Isaac Knight, James Knight, Ruth Knight, Ebenezer Knight, Amos Knight and Daniel Knight

Died [date unknown] in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay [uncertain]

Biography

Ruth was born 31 May 1652 in Newbury, Massachusetts Bay to John Wright.[1][2][3]

Ruth married Joseph Knight before 1672, this is the birth of their first child Mary Knight (b. 12 December 1672).[4]

A possible marriage record could be found somewhere - 1671 in Massachusetts.[5] Ruth and Joseph had the following children:

Mary Knight b 12 Dec 1672 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts d. 1 March 1673 Woburn (dau. of Joseph Knight and assumed mother Ruth) [4] Isaac Knight b -- d 4 March (1st mo.) 1679 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Joseph, assumed son of Ruth)[6] Ebenezer Knight 24 Aug 1684 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States (son of Joseph, assumed son of Ruth)[7] Amos Knight b 19 May 1687 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, (son of Joseph and Ruth Knight) United States[8] Daniel Knight 4 Jul 1689 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay (son of Joseph Knight and asumed son of Ruth.[9] Ruth's death date and burial location is currently unknown. She probably died in Newberry, Essex County, Massachusetts.[10]

Research Notes

Find a Grave has her parents as: John Wright (1615–1658) and Mary Smetheley Wright (1619–1658)

https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Family:Joseph_Knight_and_Hannah_Lamb_%283%29 Sources

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↑ Newberry Births. Ancestry. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Image Another Transcript of her birth record Image Original Record Page 80 ↑ Scan of the original record page. Family Search. Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001 citing Birth, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm ↑ There are additional copies of Ruth's birth record found at Family Search. > 4 more.(1) (2) [(3) (4) ↑ 4.0 4.1 Mary Knight Birth Record. Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 Mary Knight, 1672. ↑ Note about this source - It is an amalgamation of family group sheets, pedigree charts, family history articles, queries, letters, Bible records, wills, and manuscript genealogies, so it could be valid data or garbage data.Ancestry. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Ancestry Record 7836 #1364857 ↑ Death Record. Family Search. Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001 Isaac Knight, 04 Jan 1679; citing Death, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120. ↑ Family Search. Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 Ebinezer Knight, 1684. ↑ Family Search. Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 Amos Knight, 1687. ↑ Family Search. Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 Daniel Knight, 1689. ↑ Robert DeVowe Find a Grave Memorial for Ruth (Wright) Knight # 126738894

"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29P-9ZQ4 : 3 November 2017), / in entry for Edward Knight, Jun 1677; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 859,998. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29P-9CZD : 3 November 2017), / in entry for Isaac Knight, 24 Dec 1679; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 859,998. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29P-9CRL : 3 November 2017), / in entry for James Knight, 22 Feb 1681; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 859,998. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29P-9Z94 : 3 November 2017), / in entry for Ruth Knight, 07 May 1682; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 859,998.


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Ruth Knight's Timeline

1646
April 23, 1646
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1656
January 16, 1656
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1672
December 12, 1672
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1677
1677
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1679
February 24, 1679
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1681
April 22, 1681
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1682
May 7, 1682
Woburn,Middlesex,Massachusetts,USA
1684
August 24, 1684
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony