William Knight

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William Knight, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Moultsham, Chelmsford, Essex, England, in 1596.1 He died at Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 5 March 1655.1

William married, as her 2nd husband, Elizabeth (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1640.2,3

Family 1

  • John Knight1 b. say 1622, d. aft. 1674
  • Ann Knight1 b. abt. 1624
  • Francis Knight1 b. say 1626, d. bt 1653 - 1672
  • Joanna Knight2 b. abt. 1628, d. bef. 1672

Family 2

Elizabeth (…) b. bt 1607 - 1609, d. bt 1661 - 1681
  • Elizabeth Knight+1 b. say 1641, d. 15 Dec 1678
  • Mary Knight2 b. abt. 1643
  • Jacob Knight2 b. abt. 1644/45, d. 17 Jun 1695
  • Daniel Knight2 b. abt. 1646/47, d. 1672
This person was last edited on26 Dec 2017


  1. [S1365] Robert Croll Stevens, Ancestry of the Children of Robert Croll Stevens and Jane Eleanor (Knauss) Stevens, Volume I: The Genealogy of Otho Stevens, 1702-1771, Together with Kent, Hills, Hastings, Smith, Proctor, Sproule and Associated Lines (Pittsford, New York: Tucker Printers, 1982), 55.1, further cited as Stevens, Stevens Ancestry, Vol I.
  2. [S1365] Stevens, Stevens Ancestry, Vol I, 55.2.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 908, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011). See also for suggestions on William's first wife.