William Matthew Knight, Jr.

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William Matthew Knight, Jr.

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of William Matthew Knight, Sr. and Charlotte Knight
Husband of Rebecca D Knight; Arabella Ann Knight and Mary J Potter Knight
Father of William Matthew Knight; Catherine K Barton; Ann Ward Knight; Charlotte Ringgold Ward; Annie (Knight) Veazey and 4 others

Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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About William Matthew Knight, Jr.

William Knight was the nephew of Miss Kitty Knight. Miss Kitty was famous for saving the only house that was left standing in Fredericktown, Kent County, MD during the War of 1812 when the British burned both Georgetown and Fredericktown down to the ground. She was admired by George Washington and danced with Martin Van Buren. When she was older, she went to live with the Knights at "Essex Lodge" where she died. She is buried at Old Bohemia Catholic Church.

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William Matthew Knight, Jr.'s Timeline

June 13, 1814
February 20, 1837
Age 22
March 22, 1845
Age 30
Cecil, Maryland, United States
September 21, 1846
Age 32
Cecil, Maryland, United States
February 12, 1848
Age 33
Cecil, Maryland, United States
July 6, 1850
Age 36
Cecil, Maryland, United States
August 23, 1852
Age 38
Cecil, Maryland, United States
November 30, 1854
Age 40
Earlesville, Cecil, Maryland, United States