1. Moore CARTER was born in 1680 in Isle of Wight, VA. He died in 1741 in Bertie Co., NC.
He was married to Magdalen MOORE.
He was married to Jane KINDRED. Jane KINDRED was born in 1690. Moore CARTER and Jane KINDRED had the following children:
- Kindred CARTER.
- Jacob CARTER.
- Issac CARTER. (President Jimmy Carter said to descends through Isaac)
- Moore CARTER was born in 1708.
- daughter CARTER.
- Catherine CARTER.
- Susannah CARTER.
- Joseph? CARTER.
- Sarah? CARTER.
2. Kindred CARTER was born in 1706 in Isle of Wight Co. VA. He died in 1777.
He was married to Mary. Kindred CARTER and Mary had the following children:
- Charity CARTER.
- Priscilla CARTER.
- Winifred CARTER.
- Penelope CARTER.
3. Jacob CARTER. Wife name not known. Said to be daughter of Martin Middleton. Jacob Carter owed note to the estate of Francis Parker in Bertie Co 1739 along with Bryant O’Quinn, John Dickenson, and William Knight.
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He was married to MIDDLETON. Jacob CARTER and MIDDLETON had the following children:
- Polly CARTER.
- Chrissy CARTER.
- Cornelius CARTER.
- Kindred CARTER.
- Betsy CARTER.
- Jacob CARTER.
- Moore CARTER.
- Janey M. CARTER.
11. Charity CARTER was born about 1740 in Edgecomb,,North Carolina,USA. She died on Apr 5 1818 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina. widow of James Benton.
She was married to Moses KNIGHT (son of John KNIGHT and ISABELLE CARTER) on Sep 22 1761 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina. Moses KNIGHT was born about 1736 in Nansemond County, Va.. He was born about 1736 in Nansemond County, Va.. He died on Jun 14 1781
Charity CARTER and Moses KNIGHT had the following children:
- Kindred KNIGHT was born in 1765 in , Edgecombe, North Carolina. He died on Oct 6 1809 in Edgecombe County, NC..
- Allen Parker (James) KNIGHT.
- John Carter KNIGHT was born in 1772 in , Edgecombe, North Carolina. He died in May 1803 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina.
- Sarah KNIGHT was born in 1774 in , Edgecombe, North Carolina.
- Mary KNIGHT was born in 1776 in , Edgecombe, North Carolina.
- Pheresby KNIGHT was born in 1778 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina.
12. Priscilla CARTER.
She was married to James KNIGHT (son of John KNIGHT and ISABELLE CARTER). James KNIGHT was born about 1719 in Nansemond County, Va.. He was born about 1719 in Nansemond County, Va.. He died on Nov 2 1786 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina. He died on Nov 2 1786 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina.
18. Kindred CARTER was born in 1706 in Isle of Wight Co. VA. He died in 1777.
He was married to Mary. Kindred CARTER and Mary had the following children:
- Charity CARTER.
- Priscilla CARTER.
- Winifred CARTER.
- Penelope CARTER.
24. Allen Parker (James) KNIGHT was born on Nov 17 1770 in Edgecomb,,North Carolina,USA. He died on Aug. 21 1839 in Lowndes, Alabama. Family legend states that an Owen- Knight caravan left South Carolina ca. 1817 to go to Alabama. Recent research has found the Owens in the same area, Monroe County, Alabama as a group of people from Sumter County, S.C. whose arrival has been documented as being there in January or February 1817. This group was known as the Broughton- Couliette party, and Nathaniel Broughton’s son Edward Thomas Broughton married Rachel Winborne, the granddaughter of John Owen of Chester Co., S.C. and daughter of Dempsey Winborne, Jr. and Priscilla Owen. Winborne was also a Primitive Baptist Preacher.
The children of Samuel Tine Owen and Sarah Ward Knight were:
David Allen Owen born 11 July 1817;m. (1) Mary Langstone (Lansdale)(2) Lucinda WoodwardPolly Narcissa Owen born 22 Jan. 1819;m.
Stephen Bradley in Pike Co., Al.17 Oct 1838 .John Wade Owen born 12 Jan. 1821;m. Asenath L. Prewitt 7 December 1842 probably
Randolph Co., Al; buried in Cryer Cemetery near Barry , Texas .
Rachel C. Owen born 22 Dec 1822 m. Zachariah Marion Monk 7 December
Rachel is buried in Meredith Campground Cemetery in Henderson County, Texas
Julia M. Owen born Feb. 24 1825; m. Richard W. Moore on 5 January 1843 She is the only child who did not come to Henderson County..1826; married Hannah A.A. Daniel , 5 March 1846;m(2) Sarah Clark ;m. (3) Rebecca Herbough
Betsy Isabella Owen born 16 Oct 1828;d. 1893; m. William Meredith Brown;buried in Davis Cemetery , Henderson County, Tx
Priscilla M. Owen b. 31 Feb. 1831;d. 26 Jan 1885;m. George W. Stephens 7 Dec. 1848 the same day as Rachel and Zachariah Monk . They lived in the Oak Grove Community of Henderson Co. near Baxter.
Sarah Emeritus Owen b. 15 April 1833;m. (1) John Brown in Al and was on 150 census there; m(2) Simeon DeRolle Lafayette Davis on
1860 census. ; m.(3)James Hannah by David Allen Owen. She died in Oklahoma
Rebecca Elmira Owen born 10 Nov. 1835;m. Stephen Bradley, the widower of her sister, Polly Narcissa 10 March 1853 Henderson Co., Tx.
Martha Maranza Owen born 1 April 1838; m. John Washington Gauntt , son of Luke Gauntt; They m. 11 January 1855 according to bible record of Samuel Tine and Sarah Ward Owen. She died 16 Feb. 1880;he died 1912. They are buried in the Myrtle Springs Cemetery near LaRue, Texas. The Gauntts are said to have traveled to Henderson County with the Owen/Knight families and their children.
William Randolph Owen born 7 May 1841; m. Finetta boles in 1861 by D.A. Owen. He was imprisoned and died in a New York prison.
All of the children were born in Alabama and with the exception of one came to Henderson County, Texas and settled.
End Notes and References
Sarah Ward Knight and Samuel Tine Owen
1. Bonner Frizzell, The David Allen Owen Family History, 1967.
2. 1800 York Co., S.C. Census.
3. Chester County, S.C. Deeds
4. Clarence Edward Carter, The Territorial Papers of the United States Vol. XVII,” The Territory of Alabama 1817-1819,”
Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. , P. 198-201.
5. The Pike County County Alabama Historical Society, The History of Pike county, Alabama.
6. 1830 Pike County Alabama Federal Census.
7. Allen Knight’s Estate Records, Lowndes County, Alabama, Coutesy of TheDungans
8. Mildred Laney, Minutes of the Shiloh Baptist Church, Clay County, Alabama
9.Copy of Suit, John B. Lorez vs. Nathaniel Broughton & Christopher Couliette, Monroe Co., Al.
10. Henderson County Commission Court Book B,1852.
11. Henderson County, Texas Marriage Records and Cemetery Records
12. Copy of Application of Bounty Land and Records, courtesy of Estelle Carter.
13. 1840 and 1850 Randolph County, Alabama Federal Census
14. 1860 Henderson County Texas Federal Census
From: Mary Barnes
He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Polly) FOREMAN (daughter of Samuel FOREMAN and Sarah WARD) on Oct 9 1799 in Edgecombe Co., NC or Williamson Co. Tenn. Mary Elizabeth (Polly) FOREMAN was born in May 1780 in Edgecomb,,North Carolina,USA. She died on Sep 15 1847 in Lowndes, Alabama. Allen Parker (James) KNIGHT and Mary Elizabeth (Polly) FOREMAN had the following children:
- Sarah Ward (Sallie) KNIGHT.
- Kindred Karter KNIGHT.
- John Whitaker KNIGHT.
- Julia Parker KNIGHT.
- James Foreman KNIGHT.
- Clarinda Loveworth KNIGHT.
- Elizabeth Mildred KNIGHT.
- Charity Matilda KNIGHT.
- William Allen KNIGHT.
- Mary Parmelia KNIGHT.
31. Sarah Ward (Sallie) KNIGHT was born on Jun 25 1800 in York County, South Carolina. She died on Oct 18 1882. She was buried in Davis Cemetery Athens, Texas.
She was married to Samuel Tine OWEN (son of David OWEN and Mary HARRIS) on Jun 6 1816 in South Carolina. Samuel Tine OWEN was born on Aug 2 1795 in South Carolina. He died in 1856. He was buried in Davis Cemetery Athens, Texas. Aug. 1838 Ordered by the Court that the road from Charles Pelhams to the line of Lounds County near Samuel T. Owen be abolished and set aside.
3 Feb. 1840- Ordered by the court that Dunce Sikes, William Jordan, Seaborn Jones , Jesse John , Samuel Jefcoat, Josiah Jordan and Samuel T. Owen be appointed a Jury to lay off and mark out a Road from near the ford of the IndianBranch to intersect the Road leading from Smilies Ferry to the Line of Lowndes County.(p.154) 16 August 1840- Ordered by the Court that citation issue to Samuel T. Owen, John Hanchey and Barnett Franklin, Commissioners of said County heretofore appointed, by an act of the Legislature commanding them to make their report to the next term of this Court showing the situation with(?) the amt(?) of funds belonging to the County in their hands. (p.164-5)
Part II, March 1841- Sept 1849 Dec. 1842- Ordered by the Court that the suit heretofore commenced against Nubil A. Moore and his securities on the contract of building the Court house for said county and the suit p. 212 Commenced against John Hanchy, Barnett Franklin and Samuel T. Owens the building Commissioners for said County be still prosecuted against them. Ordered by the court that John Hanchey be required to repair the county jail so as it may be considered safe and report the same to the next term of this court for allowance. ( p. 15.) 28 March 1842 Ordered by the Court that Robert Owens be appointed assessor of taxes in beat Number four in the 87 Regiment.
Feb 1849- Ordered by the court that the following persons be and are hereby appointed overseers of the Poor in the several Beats of said County ( to Wit) P. 457 Robert F Owen Samuel Tine Owen SARAH WARD KNIGHT, born 21 July 1800, York County, S.C. married Samuel Tine Owen , born 2 August 1795, S.C..on the 6 June 1816 ,probably in Chester County, S.C., as that is where her father, Allen Knight, was at that time. Samuel Tine Owen was the son of David Owen, born ca. 1765-70 and Mary Owen, the first record of whom is the 1830 Pike County, Alabama census. Family legend states that an Owen- Knight caravan left South Carolina ca. 1817 to go to Alabama. Recent research has found the Owens in the same area, Monroe County, Alabama as a group of people from Sumter County, S.C. whose arrival has been documented as being there in January or February 1817. This group was known as the Broughton- Couliette party, and Nathaniel Broughton’s son Edward Thomas Broughton married Rachel Winborne, the granddaughter of John Owen of Chester Co., S.C. and daughter of Dempsey Winborne, Jr. and Priscilla Owen. Winborne was also a Primitive Baptist Preacher.
On October 1817 Samuel T. Oweings signed a petition to the U.S. Congress with 363 Co-signers, inhabitants of Alabama Territory residing between and near the waters of Mobile and the Tombigee River, protesting the annexation of parts of Alabama to Mississippi. Another signer of this document was Dempsey Winborne, a Primitive Baptist Preacher, the son-in-law of John Owen of Chester County, S.C. who also was in the group that arrived in Monroe County, Alabama late 1816. The next record of Samuel Tine is in Monroe County when he signed a voucher for the sum of $1.00 he borrowed from Christopher Couliette. Also signing vouchers were David Owen, Robert Owen and John Owen. These were dated March and April 1818. (See later)
In 1821, Samuel Tine is found in Pike County, Alabama, listed among the 100 first settlers of that County. He was appointed as a commissioner to select a seat of Justice for Pike County. The deed written in long hand begins as follows: Know all men by these present that we , Samuel T. Owen, John Hanchy and Barnet Franklin, commissioners, duly appointed to select a seat of Justice for said County of Pike, for and consideration of sixty-two dollars to us in hand , paid by John C. Curtis, the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged. We do hereby acknowledge, give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said JohnC. Curtis, all those tracts or lots situated, lying and being in the town of Troy known and designated as lots no. one, three and four in Block A measuring ninety-three feet in front and depth. Each one will now fully appear by reference to the plan of said town.” The deed was written 6 October 1838 and recorded in Deed Bk A, p. 554-55.
The family of Samuel Tine. and the families of his father, David , brothers, John Bunyan and Robert Fleming Owen are listed on the 1830 census Pike County, Alabama census. Also living in same area were Kindred Karter Knight and William Sanders, his brothers-in-law.
Allen Knight, the father of Sarah Ward Knight, died in Lowndes County, Alabama in 1839. Kindred Karter Knight was the administrator. A summons was made to Sarah Ward and Samuel Tine Owen to appear before the Orphans Court in Lowndes County to show why the real estate of Allen Knight should not be sold. Each child of Allen Knight’s received $458.00 being “their full distributive share of said estate “in February of 1843. Also Samuel Tine was paid for attending Allen Knight for services as a physician for 18 days and received $25.00 in 1841 for this.
By this time he and his family had removed to Randolph County, Alabama in 1840. Samuel Tine is not found on the census there, but his father, David, is. A deed is found in Pike County where they sold land owned jointly by Samuel Tine, Priscilla S Owen, his sister, and David Allen Owen to Abram Cannon .approximately 100 acres for five hundred dollars. Kindred K. Knight, William Sanders, Daniel W. Cannon and John A. Williams sign as witnesses. The deed was dated 12 of February 1840 and recorded 14 May 1840. William Sanders also sold 39 97/100 acres to Cannon on January 29 1840 to which David A. Owen was witness. No deed was found to show when they obtained it.
The records of the Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church of Christ in Randolph County show they were in that county by Saturday June 1840 when the following were received into the church: Polly Owen, S.T. Owen, Sally W. Owen, Elender Owen, and David R. (A?) Owen. On October 3, 1840 Samuel T. Owen was appointed Clerk of the Church.
He served as Tax Collector and Justice of the Peace in Randolph County in 1843. He ran as Democrat for the Alabama Legislature and defeated Whig candidate, Jerry Murphy. He served in the Assembly in Montgomery in 1845-47. On November 2, 1850, he and other family members received letters of demission from the church. In the minutes, Samuel Tine states: “This closes my clerkship for Shiloh Church, and I hope my brethren will excuse all my imperfections. Farewell. Samuel T. Owen.” However, they did not leave immediately as he and most of his children and families were on the 1850 Randolph County, Alabama census which was not taken until December 3, 1850. The families Of his son, David Allen Owen and Kindred K. Knight and Stephen Bradley were already in Smith County, Texas as evidenced by the 1850 Census taken several months earlier.
Before they left a church was constituted by the group known as Pilgrim’s Rest, and Samuel T. was named clerk. Samuel Tine and Sarah Owen with his brother, John Bunyan Owen arrived in Henderson County sometime early in 1851. He became involved in politics soon after his arrival and was elected Chief Justice (county judge) andwas sworn in 12 August 1852 by Chief Justice J. B. Luker.
After his arrival here, Samuel T. Owen made application for a Bounty Land Claim which act was passed in 1851. He served in the Creek War as private under Captain James McDougal in Captain Denisons’s Company of the Alabama Militia from 9th June to 28 July 1836. He was drafted from Pike County, Alabama on May of 1836 and honorably discharged at Montgomery, Alabama on or about 1 July 1836.
The dates on the application and official rolls do not agree, but he first made this claim to E.L. Smith, J. P. on the 5 December 1851. The original discharge paper was given to his attorney, Wm. H. Martin, who ,on the 9 December 1851, made oath that he had received it, and in his negligence, had lost it.
On the 24th April 1855 Samuel Tine made another application for bounty land under Act of March 3, 1855 and declared that he received a warrant for 40 acres under under the former and sold it to Wm C. Bobo, but he could not remember the number. He was entitled to more land and according to official records received 120 acres No. 10 in 1856.
Samuel Tine Owen died in 1856 and is buried in the Davis Cemetery in Athens, Texas beside his wife, Sarah Ward Knight Owen who lived until 18 October 1882. A rock cairn marked the graves until several years ago when descendants placed a monument there.
From Bonner Frizzell, Excerpts from Genealogical Data, Aug. 21 1955
In 1850 a covered wagon caravan of some 150 persons, led by Samuel Tine Owen with his brother John Bunyan Owen and brother-in-law Kindred K. Knight, left Randolph County, AL and settled near Athens in Henderson County, Texas. Prior to their departure, members of Shilo Church, addiliated with the Keheukee Primitive Baptist Asso., called a presbytery and formed Pilgrims Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Randolph Co., AL. The new congregation chose Samuel Tine Owen as Secretary, called Thomas Britton as Pastor and moved as a body to Texas.
Letter to Dr. Nettie Lee Benson from Jack Owen, Athens, TX June 7 1954
Excerpts of genealogical interest copied here:
. . . compiled by “Coz” Bonner Frizzell of Palestine, Texas . . .
. . . the “tradition” information as compiled – the Larkin Owen Family record compares nearly identical with the stories handed down by word of mouth to our people, though I don’t think there is any written record to bear out the stories. . . . Suffice to say tho, our tradition tells of three brothers who came to America and Settled first in Virginia, then So. Carolina – some fought in the battle of Kings Mountain [there is a record at Kings Mountain of a John Owen fighting in thes battle of the Revolutionary War - kg] and porbably other engagements. A large wagon train of the family crossed the mountains of Eastern Tennessee into Alabama. (There is a cute story told by some, that Mountain folk – of that part of the country had never seen a wagon with four wheels under it and a large group of them gathered and was following the wagon train. One of the leaders of the wagon train being a little dubious of such a large group of natives drew up and asked what was their purpose. They said they meant no harm – they were only following to watch what happened when those wagons started down hill – they reasoned that the big wheels were gonna run over the little front wheels.
My Great Grandfather Samuel Tine Owen must have been something of a student that be had the largest library in his country and even owned a telescope to look at the stars. – He served two terms in Alabama Legislature. My Grandfather David Allen Owen was born in Randolph Co. in 1818 in a log stockade during an Indian uprising [unverified].
About 1849 or 50 a long wagon train of kin-folk and friends set out from Randolph County – presumably bound for California. (A cousin – Bessie Owen who died in Ft. Worth in 1940) said she became acquainted with some kinswoman in Altus OK about 1910 – who then an old wioman – said she well remembered the day when that wagon train pulled out. The sad farewells – the tears, sorrows and heart break, left a vivid impression upon her memory – for they thought [and rightly so] that they were going out of their lives forever.
The wagon train suffered many hardships enroute – yellow fever broke out. Many died – among them my Grandfather’s first wife. They finally were compelled to pull up here in Henderson County – It seemed like a fair land – plenty of timber, running water, an abundance of game – they decided to settle down and they anchored their church “Old Pilgrims Rest” on Gum Creek about six miles east of Athens. They were all Primitive Baptists and their shuch was organized in Alabama and they brought their authority minutes etc. with them.
This same Samuel Tine Owen was soon taking a leading part in the affairs of the county and was elected “chief justice” or as we now say County Judge in 1852 – served two terms – I believe – later in 1860 my grandfather David Allen Owen (his son) was elected chief justice and served all during the war years – until the carpet baggers took over. His grandson Charles Dennis Owen was elected wounty judge in 1910 and was the main force in building our present county court house. And your writer was honored with three terms as county clerk – 1939 thru 44 – breaking a two term tradition that had stood for thirty years.
Our family holds an annual reunion 3rd Sunday in August . . .
You can find this and more in my database entitled kgrubaugh at http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com Once in my database search for Samuel Tine[s] (Tynes) Owen just as written. Or email me at email@example.com
Bonner Frizzell, superintendent of Palestine, Texas schools and a recognized historian of that city. Sarah Ward (Sallie) KNIGHT and Samuel Tine OWEN had the following children:
- David Allen OWEN was born on Jul 11 1817 in Alabama. He died on Jul 3 1886 in Athens, Henderson, Texas. Born in Fort while taking refuge from Indians.
Marriage 1 Mary A LANGSDON b: 17 APR 1822
* Married: 30 DEC 1840 in Randolph co, Al
Samuel Houston OWEN b: 10 OCT 1841 in Al
John Stiner OWEN b: 3 APR 1843 in Al
Siles Monk OWEN b: 12 JAN 1845 in Al
William Dennis OWEN b: 16 JUN 1847 in Al
Mary A Matilda OWEN b: 14 JUN 1849 in Al
Marriage 2 Lucinda WOODWARD b: 5 DEC 1834 in Tn
* Married: 2 JAN 1859
Jefferson Davis OWEN b: 4 MAY 1862 in Athens, Henderson, Tx
David Randolph OWEN b: 4 SEP 1864
Stephen Tine OWEN b: 26 APR 1867
Jordan Wade OWEN b: 18 MAY 1869
Sallie Ward OWEN b: 17 JAN 1871
Dewitt Judson OWEN b: 11 DEC 1872 in Athens, Henderson Co, Tx
Joseph Collins OWEN b: 12 JUL 1875
- Polly Narcissa OWEN was born on Jan 22 1819 in Alabama. Marriage 1 Stephen BRADLEY
Melvin Monroe BRADLEY
John Flemons Tine BRADLEY
Polly Elmina BRADLEY
Sarah Margaret BRADLEY
- John Wade OWEN was born on Jan 12 1821 in Alabama. Marriage 1 Asenath Louisa PREWETT
Samuel Tine OWEN
Sarah Acenith OWEN
Armintha C OWEN
Saphronia M OWEN
Louisa Melissa OWEN
John Allen OWEN
William Travis OWEN
- Zachariah Marion MONK
Narcissa Cynthia Ann MONK
Nancy Maranza MONK
Sarah Sallie MONK
Mary C MONK
Silas Johnston MONK
- Julia Melissa OWEN was born on Feb 24 1825 in Alabama. Richard Jr MOORE
* Married: in Al
Sarah Ann MOORE
Charlotte Narcissa MOORE
- Ishmael David OWEN was born on Nov 7 1826 in Alabama. Hannah A A DANIEL
Sallie Elizabeth H OWEN
Marriage 2 Sarah CLARK
Samuel Tines OWEN
William Randolph OWEN
John Bunyan OWEN
Marriage 3 Rebecca HARBROUGH
- Betsy Isabella OWEN was born on Oct 16 1828 in Alabama. William Meredith BROWN
William Andrew Marshall BROWN
Laura Ardelia BROWN
Sarah Elmina BROWN
James Matthew T BROWN
Jeff Davis BROWN
John Flemmons BROWN
Dennis Elijah BROWN
- Priscilla Matilda OWEN was born on Jan 31 1831 in Alabama. George Washington STEPHENS
David Allen STEPHENS
Mary C STEPHENS
Samuel Tine STEPHENS
George William Norton STEPHENS
Sallie M STEPHENS
John H STEPHENS
Elmer Lorenzo STEPHENS
- Sarah Emeritus OWEN was born on Apr 15 1833 in Alabama. Marriage 1 John Wesley BROWN
* Married: ABT 1850 in Baxter, Alb
William Wesley BROWN b: 7 MAY 1851 in Baxter, Al
Marriage 2 Simeon Derolle Washington LaFayette DAVIS b: 24 AUG 1825 in Montgomery Co, AL
* Married: ABT 1856
Judge Aaron DAVIS b: 1859 in Tx
Joella DAVIS b: 1858 in Tx
Beauregard Arlington Lee DAVIS b: 6 JUN 1862 in Cooke Co, Tx
Sarai Addiline DAVIS b: 1863 in Tx
Simeon Dekalb Washington Lafayette DAVIS b: 1 JAN 1864 in Cooke Co, Tx
Marriage 3 James HANNAH
* Married: 8 AUG 1866 in Athens, Henderson Co, Tx
James Oscar HANNAH b: 27 MAY 1870 in Henderson Co, Tx
John Wade HANNAH b: in Athens, Henderson, Tx
Marriage 4 S T BRINSON
* Married: 4 APR 1878 in Athens, Henderson Co, Tx
- Rebecca Elmira OWEN was born on Nov 10 1835 in Alabama. Marriage 1 Stephen BRADLEY
- Martha Maranza OWEN was born on Apr 1 1838 in Alabama. She died on Feb 16 1880 in Henderson Co, Texas. Marriage 1 John Washington GAUNTT b: 29 DEC 1829 in Newberry Co, SC
* Married: 11 JAN 1855 in Tx
James Bazel GAUNTT
William Washington GAUNTT
John Randolph GAUNTT
Robert Lee GAUNTT
Sallie Elizabeth GAUNTT
Dewitt Talmadge GAUNTT
Martha Maran Owen GAUNTT
- # Marriage 1 Finette Adeline BOLES
William Randolph Jr OWEN
32. Kindred Karter KNIGHT was born on Dec 18 1802 in , Edgecombe County, Nc. He died in Aug 1863 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He was buried in Athens, Henderson, Texas.
He was married to Nancy M KENNON (CANNON) on Jan 12 1826. Nancy M KENNON (CANNON) was born in Montgomery, Alabama.
He was married to Epsey Jennings (Hesibah) OWEN (daughter of John Bunyan OWEN and Elinor HUGGINS) in 1846 in , , Al. Epsey Jennings (Hesibah) OWEN was born on Dec 24 1819 in , Randolph County, Al. She died on Nov 7 1892 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. She was buried on Nov 8 1892 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. Kindred Karter KNIGHT and Epsey Jennings (Hesibah) OWEN had the following children:
Berry Niece KNIGHT was born on Feb 5 1847 in , Lowndes, Al. She died on Jul 2 1886.
John David KNIGHT was born on Jan 5 1849 in , Lowndes, Al. He died on Nov 17 1913.
Andrew Jackson KNIGHT -twin was born on Apr 25 1851 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He died on Sep 22 1910 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He was buried on Sep 23 1910 in Davis Cemetary, Henderson, Texas, Texas.
George Washington KNIGHT- twin was born on Apr 25 1851 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He died on Feb 15 1926 in , , Texas. He was buried in , , Texas.
Thomas Britton KNIGHT was born in 1852 in Athens, Henderson, Tx.. He died on Apr 18 1873.
Frances Missouri KNIGHT was born on Nov 26 1853 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. She died on Jul 29 1934.
Thorna KNIGHT was born in 1854 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. She died in 1873.
Rebecca Martha KNIGHT- twin was born on Jun 20 1857 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. She died on Dec 16 1917.
Jessie Malissa KNIGHT- twin was born on Jun 20 1857 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. She died in 1926.
Judge Martin KNIGHT- twin was born on Apr 28 1859 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He died on Feb 7 1921 in Athens, Henderson, Texas. He was buried in Athens, Henderson, Texas.
General Manion KNIGHT- twin was born on Apr 28 1859 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He died on Sep 14 1939 in Athens, Henderson, Texas. He was buried in Athens, Henderson, Texas.
Samuel Foreman KNIGHT was born on Oct 18 1861 in Athens, Henderson, Tx. He died on Sep 14 1939.
Kindred was blessed with three sets of Twins after arriving in the Athens Area Set 1 Andrew Jackson KNIGHT/George Washington KNIGHT; Set 2 Rebecca Martin KNIGHT/Jessie Mailssa KNIGHT; Set 3 Judge Martin KNIGHT/General Manion Knight. Kindred arrived in Athens after forming a party in South Carolina intending to sail around the horn and settle in California due to the Gold Rush. While sailing along the Florida Coast, Cholera broke out on ship and they were denied landing for resupply.
Rounding Florida into the Gulf of Mexico the group ran their ship on to ground some where along the Alabama coast. The families of Foreman, Knight, and Owen then moved from Alabama through Louisana into East Texas, there the families found a beautiful resting spot in Henderson County there they setled and started farming.
33. John Whitaker KNIGHT was born on Sep 28 1803 in , Edgecmb, Nc.
He was married to Sarah TAYLOR. Sarah TAYLOR died in 1850.
34. Julia Parker KNIGHT was born on May 3 1805 in Chester County, S.C.. She died on Dec 17 1885.
She was married to John Victor DAVIS. John Victor DAVIS was born 10 July 1823 i in Montgomery County Alabama.
35. James Foreman KNIGHT was born on Jan 9 1807 in Chester County, S.C. 1860 Federal Census Montgomery County, Alabama (File 1 of 5)
CENSUS YR: 1860 STATE: Alabama COUNTY: Montgomery DIVISION: Ramah REEL NO: M653-19 PAGE NO: 1
REFERENCE: Enumerated by C. C. Wilkins on 1 June 1860, 2nd District
- 53 M X Farmer 4,800 7,500 SC
Knight Elisebeth 45 F SC
Knight WM 28 M AL
Knight Levi 20 M AL
Knight Thomas 13 M AL
Knight Lucinda 11 F AL
He was married to Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION (daughter of Robert E CHAMPION and Nancy Agnes CAUTHEN) on Jan 18 1835. Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION was born on Jul 1 1813 in Chester County, S.C. She died in 1875. James Foreman KNIGHT and Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION had the following children:
- Susannah KNIGHT was born in 1839.
- ROBERT LEVI KNIGHT.
- Mary Elizabeth KNIGHT.
- JULIA PARKER KNIGHT was born on Apr 1 1845.
- Thomas Darlan KNIGHT.
- Nancy Lucindia KNIGHT.
36. Clarinda Loveworth KNIGHT was born on Nov 3 1809 in , Edgecmb, Nc.
She was married to William BURGESS.
37. Elizabeth Mildred KNIGHT was born on Dec 9 1810 in , Edgecmb, Nc.
She was married to George W. DILLARD.
38. Charity Matilda KNIGHT was born on Dec 11 1812 in , Edgecmb, Nc.
She was married to Alexander TUCKER.
39. William Allen KNIGHT was born on Mar 15 1814 in , Edgecmb, Nc.
He was married to Elizabeth HELM.
40. Mary Parmelia KNIGHT was born on May 7 1817 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina. She died on Jun 6 1844.
She was married to Robert Green CHAMPION (son of Robert E CHAMPION and Nancy Agnes CAUTHEN). Robert Green CHAMPION was born on Mar 16 1815. He died in 1899 in Athens, Henderson County, Texas. Mary Parmelia KNIGHT and Robert Green CHAMPION had the following children:
- Elizabeth E CHAMPION was born about 1836 in Lowndes County, Alabama. She died after Oct 21 1850.
- Arabella Mildred CHAMPION.
- Lorenzo Dowe CHAMPION.
- Nancy M CHAMPION.
67. ROBERT LEVI KNIGHT was born on May 16 1840 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. He died on Jan 4 1906 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
Name: Robert L. Knight
Home in 1880: Tuckers Store, Montgomery, Alabama
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse’s Name: Elisabeth A.
Father’s birthplace: North Carolina
Mother’s birthplace: South Carolina
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Marital Status: Married
- Robert L. Knight 40
- Elisabeth A. Knight 29
- William G. Knight 12
John K. Knight 10
- Emma G. Knight 4
- Robert L. Knight 5M
1900 Census shows address as 353 Herron St (West End)
Montgomery, AL 36104
He was married to Elizabeth D NIBLETT (daughter of Caleb NIBLET and Mary A. COOK) on Oct 18 1866. Elizabeth D NIBLETT was born about 1835. Elizabeth married Levi in 1866 when her youngest, Frannie was about 5 years old.
George W. Ringstaff and Elizabeth D NIBLETT (first husband, died in Civil War) had the following children:
Mary RINGSTAFF was born in 1853 in Clarke County Alabama.
James John D RINGSTAFF was born in 1855 in Clarke County Alabama.
Elizabeth ‘Emily’ C RINGSTAFF was born in 1859 in Clarke County Alabama.
Frannie G. RINGSTAFF was born in 1861 in Clarke County Alabama.
The 1860 census, dated 20 June 1860, shows the following entry in the 2 District, Montgomery County, AL, Ramah P.O.: Dwelling 163, Family 146,
- George W. Ringstaff, 30, M, Farmer, 1000, 2500, AL;
Elizabeth D., 24, F, AL;
Mary, 7. F, AL;
James, 5, M, AL;
Emily, 1, F, AL.George W. Died when the youngest, Frannie was just under 2 yrs. old.
Civil War 1861-1865
Company E., 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment
Decease claim 12/24/62 by Thos Durden, Atty.
Ringstaff, G. W., Co. E Private
Enlist date: 3/14/62 Ramer Al ” 32 at enlistment.
Received rations in Mobile AL 6/1/62
Decease claim 12/24/62 by Thos Durden, Atty.:
Thos. Durden who filed the claim for Elizabeth Ringstaff was a local attorney who handled legal matters in the Lowndes/Montgomery area.
ROBERT LEVI KNIGHT and Elizabeth D NIBLETT had the following children:
- William Green KNIGHT was born in 1868.
- John K KNIGHT was born in 1870.
He was married to ELIZABETH ANN MANN (daughter of Joseph MANN and Emeline Ann SHEPHERD) on May 4 1874. ELIZABETH ANN MANN was born on Dec 29 1850 in Alabama. She died on Oct 24 1904 in Montgomery, Alabama. Elisabeth
census 1850 State: Alabama County: Tuscaloosa
John Mann | 72 M W | Wagoner V
Elizabeth Mann | 70 F W | V
Martin Mann | 27 M W | Farmer Ala
Elizabeth Mann | * F W | Ala possible match
Lucinda Mann | 26 F W | Ala
Elizabeth Mann | 4 F W | Ala
Washington Mann | 2 M W | Ala
ROBERT LEVI KNIGHT and ELIZABETH ANN MANN had the following children:
- Emma Gertrude KNIGHT was born on Jul 25 1875 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. She died on Jan 15 1931. unmarried
- Eugenia Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on Feb 3 1877 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. She died on Oct 18 1878. unmarried
- James Foreman KNIGHT was born on Mar 25 1878 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. He died in Jan 1879. unmarried
- Robert Luther KNIGHT.
- Rosa Lou KNIGHT.
- Mary Will KNIGHT was born about 1884 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. unmarried
- Katie Lee KNIGHT.
- Thomas Dillon KNIGHT was born on Mar 3 1888 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. He died on Nov 4 1934.
- Franklin Joseph KNIGHT.
- Clifford Dale KNIGHT.
68. Mary Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on Jan 5 1843 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. She died on Nov 24 1900 in Luverne, Alabama.
She was married to Josiah HUDGENS. Josiah HUDGENS was born on Nov 14 1830 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
70. Thomas Darlan KNIGHT was born on Mar 5 1847 in Rocky Mount Crenshaw, Alabama. He died on Jun 16 1898. Shown on the 1870 census living near brother Robert Levi.
Wife Deborah is shown on 1870 census with Thomas.
He was married to Deborah STROUD. Deborah STROUD was born in 1851.
71. Nancy Lucindia KNIGHT was born on Jul 4 1849 in Rocky Mount Crenshaw, Alabama. She died on Apr 4 1883.
She was married to WILLIAM JASON ANDREW JACKSON HILLIARD on Apr 4 1869.
73. Arabella Mildred CHAMPION was born about 1838. She died before Oct 13 1905.
She was married to James C GAUNTT on Aug 6 1857 in Henderson Co,TX. Arabella Mildred CHAMPION and James C GAUNTT had the following children:
- Texana GAUNTT was born in 1861 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- Leroy GAUNTT was born in Dec 1864 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- William Charles GAUNTT was born on Feb 19 1867 in LaRue,Henderson,TX. He died on Oct 17 1934 in Athens,Henderson,TX.
- Adeline S. GAUNTT was born in Mar 1871 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- Mary GAUNTT was born in 1873 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- Jeffie GAUNTT was born in Mar 1875 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- Daisy GAUNTT was born in 1877 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- Sibby E. GAUNTT was born in Feb 1881 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
- James Robert GAUNTT was born on Mar 6 1883 in LaRue,Henderson,TX. He died on Jun 2 1967 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
74. Lorenzo Dowe CHAMPION was born on Mar 8 1840. He died on Jul 30 1870.
He was married to Tersy Jane CROXTON (daughter of Eliza Minter CROXTON SR and Nancy Lucinda CHAMPION) on Jan 27 1867. Tersy Jane CROXTON was born on Mar 12 1843. She died on Dec 9 1917.
75. Nancy M CHAMPION was born about 1841 in Lowndes County, Alabama. She died after Jul 28 1860.
She was married to William MASENGALE.
82. Robert Luther KNIGHT was born on Dec 9 1879 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. He died on May 5 1940.
He was married to Hattie Pearl BOOTHE (daughter of John Kendrick BOOTHE and Lou Aurelia NELSON) on Jan 18 1904. Robert Luther KNIGHT and Hattie Pearl BOOTHE had the following children:
- Mable KNIGHT.
- Mary KNIGHT was born on May 17 1919 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. She died on May 17 1919 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
- Ruben Emmanuel KNIGHT was born on Sep 5 1912 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. He died on Oct 9 1921 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
- Vernon Terrell KNIGHT was born on Dec 8 1914 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. He died on Jul 27 1917 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
83. Rosa Lou KNIGHT was born on Apr 27 1883 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. She died on Jan 6 1931.
She was married to William A SHEPHEARD on May 15 1904.
85. Katie Lee KNIGHT was born on May 10 1886 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. She died on Apr 14 1958. 1920 Census show name as Katy.
She was married to William Peeke PARISH on May 15 1904. William Peeke PARISH was born about 1882 in Lapine, Montgomery, Alabama.
87. Franklin Joseph KNIGHT was born on Feb 22 1891 in Lapine, Montgomery, Alabama. He died on Oct 28 1943. He was buried on Oct 30 1943 in Mesa City Cementary, Mesa, Maricopa, Az.
He was married to Buelah Mae PILKINTON (daughter of Orville Calvin PILKINTON and Minerva Elizabeth Izora (Maggie) DIAL (LIZZIE)) on Mar 23 1912 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al. Buelah Mae PILKINTON was born on Apr 19 1894 in Giles County, Tennessee. She died on Apr 17 1928 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al. She was buried on Apr 19 1928 in Oakwood Cementary, Montgomery. Franklin Joseph KNIGHT and Buelah Mae PILKINTON had the following children:
- Thora Oraphene KNIGHT.
- Oneita KNIGHT.
- Juanita KNIGHT.
- Elvia Elizabeth KNIGHT.
- Frances May KNIGHT.
- Aubry Calvin (AC) KNIGHT.
- Joseph Callis (JC) KNIGHT.
- John Franklin KNIGHT was born on Apr 17 1928 in Montgomery Alabama. He died on Apr 17 1928 in Montgomery Alabama. Stillborn. Mother died at his birth.
He was married to Josephine Pearl SAYERS on Apr 7 1929 in Alabama. Josephine Pearl SAYERS was born about 1883 in Wisconsin. She died in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona. Director of the Mesa Social Services.
88. Clifford Dale KNIGHT was born on Nov 8 1892 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al. He died in Apr 1955.
He was married to Bell WILLIAMSON on Aug 23 1911.
98. Mable KNIGHT.
He was married to Mac MASINGILL.
102. Thora Oraphene KNIGHT was born on Jun 16 1912 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. She died in 1989.
She was married to Vere CLUFF on Jan 19 1934. Thora Oraphene KNIGHT and Vere CLUFF had the following children:
- Male CLUFF.
- Male CLUFF.
- Male CLUFF.
- Male CLUFF.
103. Oneita KNIGHT was born on Apr 25 1914 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al. She died on Jan 17 1947. She was buried in Mesa Cemetary, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona.
She was married to Vernon Cornelious FURR on May 18 1933. Oneita KNIGHT and Vernon Cornelious FURR had the following children:
- Shirley FURR.
- Richard Melvin FURR.
- Vernita FURR.
- Pam FURR.
104. Juanita KNIGHT was born on Apr 25 1914 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al. She died on Feb 16 1963.
She was married to Laurence KANE on May 18 1933. She was divorced from Laurence KANE on Jun 6 1934.
She was married to Jewel William PARKER on Jan 4 1947.
105. Elvia Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on May 5 1916 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
She was married to Gerald JOHNSON on Jul 28 1935. She was divorced from Gerald JOHNSON on Sep 28 1939.
She was married to Rex HOPPER on Oct 2 1939.
106. Frances May KNIGHT was born on Dec 17 1918 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama. She died on Jul 26 2008 in Salt Lake City Utah.Soon after the death of her mother and the remarriage of her father, the family moved across the county to Arizona. At 16 she left home to live and work at Helen Millet Dana’s maternity home in Mesa Arizona.
“Helen Millet Dana 1885-1961 This nurse operated a maternity home at her residence and also traveled with a physician by horse and buggy to help deliver babies. She officiated at or assisted in the delivery of more than 12,500 babies in the Mesa area. She also took in unwed mothers and found good adoptive homes for their babies.”
Taken from Mesa Cemetery Walking Tour Guide
Francis also worked at Safeway Grocery in Arizona as an adult and in Utah Francis was a Lunch Supervisor for the Granite schools. She also in charge of nurses/companions for Elder Stapley’s wife. She was also known for her quilting and candy making.
She was divorced from LEON HYRUM PHELPS. LEON HYRUM PHELPS (son of Orson Ashael PHELPS and Rebecca Hannah ALLEN) was born on Jun 10 1914 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona. He died on Oct 6 1990. He was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Deer Park, Spokane County, Washington. Leon graduated from Gila Community College in Payeson Arizona. Frances May KNIGHT and LEON HYRUM PHELPS had the following children:
- Living Female MILLER (PHELPS).
She was married to Henry (Rudolph) MILLER (MULLER) Jr (son of Henry Sr MILLER and Anna Maria FETZER) on May 25 1944. Henry (Rudolph) MILLER (MULLER) Jr was born on Jun 20 1900 in Munich, Baveria, Germany. He died on Nov 3 1997 in Salt Lake City Utah. He was buried in Wastach Lawns Cemetary. Henry worked for Salt Lake Cabinet and Restaurant Supply Company until he was 70 and then retired. After that he kept the financial books for a grocery store called GS Market in Salt Lake City Utah until he was 82. Henry enjoyed working in the Boy Scouts program, conducting music including at Great Saltaire and in the church. He served in the mlitary in Arizona.
Frances May KNIGHT and Henry (Rudolph) MILLER (MULLER) Jr had the following children:
- Living Female MILLER (PHELPS).
- Richard Kent MILLER.
- Living Male MILLER.
107. Aubry Calvin (AC) KNIGHT was born on Apr 2 1921 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
He was married to Dorothy Louise ACKERS on Dec 13 1942. He was divorced from Dorothy Louise ACKERS.
He was married to Virginia Lodema SAVAGE on Jul 2 1949.
109. Joseph Callis (JC) KNIGHT was born on Jan 23 1926 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
He was married to Shirley Ann BRUNDAGE.
118. Pam FURR. Pamela FURR
Birth Date: 26 Oct 1952
Death Date: 6 May 2007
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 36108
Localities: Dannelly, Montgomery, Alabama
Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama
Mtgy, Montgomery, Alabama
She was married to BOLDING.
117. Living Female MILLER (PHELPS) was born on Sep 2 1941 in Arizona.
She was married to Larry Lee LARSON (son of Clarence William LARSON and Signa Vera PEARSON ) on Sep 2 1961 in Ely Nevada. Larry Lee LARSON was born on Sep 21 1939 in Ottumwa Iowa. He died on Sep 27 2004 in Ottumwa Iowa.
The grand kids all called Larry “Papa”
Larry died of a heart attack while on vacation in Ottumwa, Iowa.
He died in his sister Lois’s home in the middle of the night.
It was his second, possible third heart attack.
The day before Larry and Lois had gone to the cemetery where their Mom Signa was buried.
Living MILLER (PHELPS) and Larry Lee LARSON had the following children:
- Living Male LARSON.
- Living Female LARSON.
- Living Male LARSON.
- Living Female LARSON.
- Living Female LARSON.