Descendants of Edward CHAMPION Sr

Beginning of Revision

1. Edward CHAMPION, Sr. ((Unknown)1) was born on Jun. 2, 1602 in Helston Cornwall England and died in 1668 in Isle, Virginia, USA.  He married Elizabeth. Elizabeth was born in Virginia and died on an unknown date.

Children of Edward CHAMPION, Sr. and Elizabeth

i. 2. Edward CHAMPION, Jr. was born in 1635 in Isle of Wright Va and died on Sep. 13, 1735 in Surrey  Virginia, USA.
ii. 3. Benjamin CHAMPION died on an unknown date.

2nd Generation (Children)

2. Edward CHAMPION, Jr. (Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1635 in Isle of Wright Va and died on Sep. 13, 1735 in Surrey  Virginia, USA.  He married Priscilla Moore in 1655. Priscilla, daughter of Thomas Moore (John1) and Elizabeth, was born in 1628 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA and died in 1715 in Virginia, USA.

Children of Edward CHAMPION, Jr. and Priscilla Moore

i. 4. Benjamin CHAMPION, Sr. was born in 1660 in Isle of Wright Virginia and died on Sep. 17, 1735 in Surrey  Virginia, USA.
ii. 5. Orlando CHAMPION was born in 1662 in Isle of Wright Virginia and died in 1745 in Chowan, Chowan, North Carolina, USA.
iii. 6. Alice CHAMPION was born in 1664 and died in 1730.
iv. 7. Priscilla CHAMPION was born in 1666 and died on an unknown date.
v. 8. Thomas CHAMPION was born in 1658 and died on an unknown date.
vi. 9. Edward CHAMPION was born in 1662 and died on an unknown date.

3. Benjamin CHAMPION (Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.

3rd Generation (Grandchildren)

4. Benjamin CHAMPION, Sr. (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1660 in Isle of Wright Virginia and died on Sep. 17, 1735 in Surrey  Virginia, USA.  He married Elizabeth Williams in 1710. Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Williams and Elizabeth Mary Steward, was born in 1680 in Isle of Wright Va and died in 1736 in Surrey  Virginia, USA.

Children of Benjamin CHAMPION, Sr. and Elizabeth Williams

i. 10. Charles CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
ii. 11. Benjamin CHAMPION, II died on an unknown date.
iii. 12. Elizabeth CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
iv. 13. John CHAMPION was born in 1715 and died in 1774.

5. Orlando CHAMPION (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1662 in Isle of Wright Virginia and died in 1745 in Chowan, Chowan, North Carolina, USA.

6. Alice CHAMPION (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1664 and died in 1730.

7. Priscilla CHAMPION (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1666 and died on an unknown date.

8. Thomas CHAMPION (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1658 and died on an unknown date.

9. Edward CHAMPION (Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1662 and died on an unknown date.

4th Generation (Great-grandchildren)

10. Charles CHAMPION (Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  He married Ann Judkins, daughter of Samuel Judkins and Ann.

11. Benjamin CHAMPION, II (Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  He married Elizabeth Burton.

Children of Benjamin CHAMPION, II and Elizabeth Burton

i. 14. Ann CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
ii. 15. William CHAMPION was born in 1709 in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, USA and died in 1752 in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, USA.
iii. 16. Sela (Selah/Celia) CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
iv. 17. Mary CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
v. 18. John CHAMPION died on an unknown date.
vi. 19. Benjamin CHAMPION died on an unknown date.

12. Elizabeth CHAMPION (Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  She married Nicholas Judkins. Nicholas was born in Surry County, Virginia, USA and died on an unknown date.

13. John CHAMPION (Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1715 and died in 1774.

5th Generation (Great(2)-grandchildren)

14. Ann CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  She married John Bell.

1. William CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1709 in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, USA and died in 1752 in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, USA.  He married Tabitha Green. Tabitha, daughter of Charles Green, was born in 1716 and died in 1791.

Children of William CHAMPION and Tabitha Green

i. 20. Jacob Shadarach CHAMPION was born in 1750 in Halifax, North Carolina, USA and died on Jun. 12, 1832 in Kershaw, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA.
ii. 21. John CHAMPION died on an unknown date.

16. Sela (Selah/Celia) CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  She married George Bell.

17. Mary CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  She married George Bell, son of Bell.

18. John CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.

19. Benjamin CHAMPION (Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.  He married Sarah.

 

6th Generation (Great(3)-grandchildren)

20. Jacob Shadarach CHAMPION (William6, Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) was born in 1750 in Halifax, North Carolina, USA and died on Jun. 12, 1832 in Kershaw, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA.  He married Ann Martin. Ann was born in 1758 in Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina, USA and died on Jun. 12, 1832 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

Children of Jacob Shadarach CHAMPION and Ann Martin

i. 22. Littleberry CHAMPION was born on May 7, 1779 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died on Feb. 2, 1823 in Monroe, Georgia, USA.
ii. 23. William C CHAMPION was born in 1781 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in Nov. 1859 in Lowndes, Alabama, USA.
iii. 24. John CHAMPION was born on May 29, 1785 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in 1852 in Clarke County, Alabama, USA.
iv. 25. Rebecca CHAMPION was born on May 15, 1788 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in Dec. 1859 in Ramer, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
v. 26. George Martin CHAMPION was born on Apr. 29, 1790 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in 1871 in Marion, Georgia, USA.
vi. 27. Susannah CHAMPION was born in 1778 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in 1832 in South Carolina, USA.
vii. 28. Henry CHAMPION was born on Nov. 28, 1794 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died on Mar. 23, 1873 in Henry, Alabama, USA.
viii. 29. Claiborne CHAMPION was born in 1797 and died in 1870 in Texas, USA.
ix. 30. Priscilla CHAMPION was born on Mar. 30, 1799 in Camden, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died on Jan. 16, 1888 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA.
x. 31. Theny Jane CHAMPION was born in 1800 and died in 1850 in Georgia, USA.
xi. 32. Mary CHAMPION was born in 1802 and died on an unknown date.
xii. 33. Martha CHAMPION was born in 1778 in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died in 1831 in Pike, Alabama, USA.
xiii. 34. Robert E CHAMPION was born on May 29, 1777 in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA and died on May 22, 1851 in Rocky Mount, Alabama, USA.

21. John CHAMPION (William6, Benjamin5, Benjamin4, Edward3, Edward2, (Unknown)1) died on an unknown date.

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FIFTH GENERATION

 

16.  Jacob Shadrach CHAMPION was born about 1750 in Kershaw Co. SC.  He died after Jun 12 1832 in Kershaw Dist, Lancaster Co., South Carolina.

He was married to Anne MARTIN about 1776 in Halifax, North Carolina. Anne MARTIN was born before 1755 in Halifax, North Carolina.  Jacob Shadrach CHAMPION and Anne MARTIN had the following children:

  1. Robert E CHAMPION.
  2. Littleberry CHAMPION.
  3. William CHAMPION.
  4. John CHAMPION.
  5. Rebecca CHAMPION.
  6. George Martin CHAMPION.
  7. Susannah CHAMPION.
  8. Henry CHAMPION was born on Nov 18 1794.  He died on Mar 23 1873 in Clarke County Alabama.
  9. Claiborne CHAMPION was born in 1797.  He died after 1870 in Texas.  Granted land in Lowndes Co., ALA in 1833 & purchased more in adjoining county of Wilcox in 1845
  10. Priscilla CHAMPION.
  11. Theny CHAMPION was born about 1800.  She died about 1850 in Georgia.  Died between 1850 & 1860
  12. Mary CHAMPION.
  13. Martha CHAMPION.
  14. Jacob CHAMPION was born in 1807.

SIXTH GENERATION

 

17.  Robert E CHAMPION was born on May 29 1777 in Pike Co Alabama.  He died on May 22 1851 in Lowndes County, Alabama.  Arrived in Alabama with brother William 1828-29

He was married to Nancy Agnes CAUTHEN in 1803. Nancy Agnes CAUTHEN was born on Mar 22 1777 in Essex Co., VA.  She died on Jun 30 1857.  Robert E CHAMPION and Nancy Agnes CAUTHEN had the following children:

  1. Thirza CHAMPION.
  2. Thomas Cauthen CHAMPION.
  3. Jacob CHAMPION.
  4. Susannah CHAMPION.
  5. Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION.
  6. Robert Green CHAMPION.
  7. Nancy Lucinda CHAMPION.

18.  Littleberry CHAMPION was born on May 7 1779.  He died on Feb 2 1823 in Clarke County Alabama.  1811 on Tax Roll Randolph Co. which was changed to Jasper Co. in 1812. 1814 in Jones Co., 2 Feb 1823 shot by Indian in Monroe Co., GA.

MILITARY: Littleberry was a spy during the War of 1812.

MILITARY: He was killed by native Americans near the Flint River in Monroe, Georgia.

He was married to Hannah MONROE in Monroe Co. GA. He and Hannah had 10 children.

19.  William CHAMPION was born in 1781.  He died in Nov 1859 in Lowndes County, Alabama.  Children

1. Delilah Champion, b. ABT 1801, SC

2. Lavina Champion, b. ABT 1806, SC

3. Cynthia Champion, b. ABT 1814, SC

4. William J Champion, b. 5 JUN 1815, SC

5. Henry M Champion, b. 7 AUG 1826, SC

6. Sara Ann Champion, b. ABT 1835, Lowndes Co., ALA

Arrived in Alabama with brother Robert 1828-29. “Apparently they had a bad well and typhoid took a Negro slave, Causandria, William, and Zebedee Champion, a nephew, all about the same time.”-Barbara Varner, 7 Oct 1998.

He was married to Mary.

He was married to Causandria MARSH on Sep 23 1843 in Lowndes County, Alabama.

20.  John CHAMPION was born in 1785 in Lancaster Co. South Carolina.  He died in 1852 in Clarke County Alabama.  Sold 260 acres in Lancaster District, SC 9 Feb 1810 Was in GA by 1827 lottery Purchased 300 acres in Wilcox Co., ALA in Feb 1828

He was married to Elinor MCKEE (daughter of James MCKEE) in 1808 in Kershaw Co. South Carolina.  John CHAMPION and Elinor MCKEE had the following children:

  1. Jane G CHAMPION.
  2. Littleberry CHAMPION.
  3. Lucinda CHAMPION.
  4. Susan CHAMPION.
  5. Parthenia Thery CHAMPION.
  6. John James CHAMPION.
  7. George M CHAMPION.
  8. Mary Jane CHAMPION.
  9. William H CHAMPION.
  10. Martha Elizabeth CHAMPION.
  11. Robert N. CHAMPION.
  12. Nancy A. CHAMPION.

He was married to Mary STEWART on Dec 29 1835. Mary STEWART was born in 1809 in North Carolina, USA.  She died on Jun 26 1899.  John CHAMPION and Mary STEWART had the following children:

  1. Theresa “Trudy” Jane CHAMPION.
  2. Mary Lynn CHAMPION.

21.  Rebecca CHAMPION was born on May 15 1788 in Pike Co Alabama.  She died in Dec 1859 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.

1. Rhoda Buckelew, b. ABT 1809, Lancaster Co., SC

2. Robert M Buckelew, b. 13 MAY 1811, SC

3. Jane McCorkle Buckelew, b. 26 JUL 1813, SC

4. Richard C Buckelew, b. ABT 1818

5. George D Buckelew, b. 25 AUG 1820, ALA

6. Mary Ann Buckelew, b. 22 AUG 1821, ALA

7. L C Berry Buckelew, b. 15 FEB 1824, Pike Co., ALA?

8. Mary Caroline Buckelew, b. ABT 1826, ALA

9. Elisian Buckelew, b. ABT 1827, ALA

10. James Madison Buckelew, b. 28 JUN 1828, Pike Co., ALA

11. Martha R Buckelew, b. 1830, Pike Co., ALA

She was married to James BUCKELEW in 1832 in Pike Co Alabama.

22.  George Martin CHAMPION was born in 1787.  He died in Clarke County Alabama.

He was married to Mary.  George Martin CHAMPION and Mary had the following children:

  1. Jacob CHAMPION.
  2. Alpha M CHAMPION.
  3. Mariah Ennis CHAMPION.
  4. Martha CHAMPION.

He was married to Cynthia CROXTON.

23.  Susannah CHAMPION was born in 1792.  She died in Clarke County Alabama.

She was married to GRAHAM.

26.  Priscilla CHAMPION was born on Mar 30 1799.  She died on Jan 25 1888 in Texas.

She was married to Sampson COKER.

28.  Mary CHAMPION was born in 1802.

She was married to James BAILEY.

29.  Martha CHAMPION was born in 1804.  She died before 1845 in Clarke County Alabama.

She was married to Thomas COKER.

SEVENTH GENERATION

 

31.  Thirza CHAMPION was born on Sep 7 1804.  She died in Saltillo,  The capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila.  Thirza Champion Moved to Hopkins Co., Texas before the Civil War. Her married name was Isham.

She was married to Reuben ISHAM.

32.  Thomas Cauthen CHAMPION was born on Jan 2 1806.  He died in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississipp.

He was married to Delitha BENET.

33.  Jacob CHAMPION was born on Sep 10 1807.  He died on Dec 8 1895 in Rocky Mountain, Alabama,.

He was married to Martha Louisa BIRD.

34.  Susannah CHAMPION was born on Feb 6 1810.

She was married to John STRINGER.

35.  Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION was born on Jul 1 1813 in Chester County, S.C.  She died in 1875.

She was married to James Foreman KNIGHT (son of Allen Parker (James) KNIGHT and Mary Elizabeth (Polly) FOREMAN) on Jan 18 1835. James Foreman KNIGHT was born on Jan 9 1807 in Chester County, S.C.  He was born on Jan 9 1807 in , Edgecmb, Nc.  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

  1. 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

Elizabeth “Betsy” CHAMPION and James Foreman KNIGHT had the following children:

  1. Susannah KNIGHT was born in 1839.
  2. ROBERT LEVI KNIGHT.
  3. Mary Elizabeth KNIGHT.
  4. JULIA PARKER KNIGHT was born on Apr 1 1845.
  5. Thomas Darlan KNIGHT.
  6. Nancy Lucindia KNIGHT.

36.  Robert Green CHAMPION was born on Mar 16 1815.  He died in 1899 in Athens, Henderson County, Texas.

He was married to Mary Parmelia KNIGHT (daughter of Allen Parker (James) KNIGHT and Mary Elizabeth (Polly) FOREMAN). Mary Parmelia KNIGHT was born on May 7 1817 in Edgecomb, , North Carolina.  She died on Jun 6 1844.  Robert Green CHAMPION and Mary Parmelia KNIGHT had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth E CHAMPION was born about 1836 in Lowndes County, Alabama.  She died after Oct 21 1850.
  2. Arabella Mildred CHAMPION.
  3. Lorenzo Dowe CHAMPION.
  4. Nancy M CHAMPION.

He was married to Sarah E. DILLARD (daughter of George Washington DILLARD and Frances “Fanny” JORDAN) after 1844.  Robert Green CHAMPION and Sarah E. DILLARD had the following children:

  1. George CHAMPION.
  2. Fanny CHAMPION.
  3. Oscar CHAMPION.
  4. Ida CHAMPION.
  5. Willie CHAMPION.
  6. Emma CHAMPION.
  7. Thomas Washington CHAMPION.

37.  Nancy Lucinda CHAMPION was born on Oct 25 1817.  She died on May 10 1876.

She was married to Eliza Minter CROXTON SR on Oct 27 1836.  Nancy Lucinda CHAMPION and Eliza Minter CROXTON SR had the following children:

  1. Tersy Jane CROXTON.

38.  Jane G CHAMPION was born in 1809 in South Carolina.

She was married to John MONTGOMERY.

39.  Littleberry CHAMPION was born in 1810 in South Carolina.

He was married to Elizabeth UPCHURCH on Aug 3 1831.

40.  Lucinda CHAMPION was born in 1812 in South Carolina.

She was married to William T. MORGAN on Jun 2 1832.

41.  Susan CHAMPION was born in 1813 in South Carolina.

She was married to John B. MORGAN on Dec 30 1830.

42.  Parthenia Thery CHAMPION was born in 1814 in South Carolina.

She was married to Jackson MORGAN on Aug 28 1838.

43.  John James CHAMPION was born in 1819 in South Carolina.  He died in 1898.

He was married to Elisia.

44.  George M CHAMPION was born in 1820 in Monroe  Alabama.  He died on Jan 7 1867.

He was married to Cynthia HAMILTON on Aug 2 1849.

He was married to Tabitha KELLY.

45.  Mary Jane CHAMPION was born on Oct 10 1822 in Wilcox Co. Alabama.  She died on Apr 26 1905.  She was buried in Tompkins Cemetery Grove Hill, AL.

She was married to Jackson J. TOMPKINS on Dec 11 1838 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

46.  William H CHAMPION was born in 1827 in Wilcox Co.Alabama.

He was married to Margaret E. ALLEN on Mar 10 1853.

47.  Martha Elizabeth CHAMPION was born on Sep 1 1829 in Wilcox Co. Alabama.  She died on Jun 26 1899 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

She was married to James Alexander FINLEY on Nov 15 1847 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

48.  Robert N. CHAMPION was born on Mar 4 1832.  He died on Feb 17 1900.

He was married to Sarah Allen FRENCH on Jan 28 1856. Sarah Allen FRENCH was born on Jan 28 1856.

49.  Nancy A. CHAMPION was born in 1833 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

She was married to Jolen Y. WOODS on Jul 18 1855. Jolen Y. WOODS was born.

50.  Theresa “Trudy” Jane CHAMPION was born in 1845 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

She was married to James F. HUDSON on Aug 22 1862 in Clarke Co. Alabama.

51.  Mary Lynn CHAMPION was born in 1847 in Clarke Co. Alabama.  She died in 1883 in Wilcox Co. Alabama.

She was married to MORGAN on May 6 1864 in Clarke Co. Alabama. MORGAN was born Mark H.

EIGHTH GENERATION

 

57.  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 (photo).

Name:     Robert L. Knight

Home in 1880:   Tuckers Store, Montgomery, Alabama

Age:     40

Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1840

Birthplace:        Alabama

Relation to Head of Household:             Self (Head)

Spouse’s Name:            Elisabeth A.

Father’s birthplace:        North Carolina

Mother’s birthplace:       South Carolina

Neighbors:        View others on page

Occupation:      Farmer

Marital Status:   Married

Race:    White

Household Members:

Name    Age

  1. Robert L. Knight            40
  2. Elisabeth A. Knight        29
  3. William G. Knight           12
  4. John K. Knight                10
  5. Emma G. Knight               4
  6. 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,

  1. 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 (photo) (daughter of Joseph MANN and Emeline Ann SHEPPERD) 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

New family

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:

  1. Emma Gertrude KNIGHT was born on Jul 25 1875 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.  She died on Jan 15 1931.  unmarried
  2. Eugenia Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on Feb 3 1877 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al.  She died on Oct 18 1878.  James Foreman KNIGHT was born on Mar 25 1878 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al.  He died in Jan 1879.
  3. Robert Luther KNIGHT.
  4. Rosa Lou KNIGHT.
  5. Katie Lee KNIGHT.
  6. Thomas Dillon KNIGHT was born on Mar 3 1888 in Lapine, Montgomery, Al.  He died on Nov 4 1934.
  7. Franklin Joseph KNIGHT.
  8. Clifford Dale KNIGHT.

58.  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.

60.  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.

61.  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.

63.  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:

  1. Texana GAUNTT was born in 1861 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  2. Leroy GAUNTT was born in Dec 1864 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  3. William Charles GAUNTT was born on Feb 19 1867 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.  He died on Oct 17 1934 in Athens,Henderson,TX.
  4. Adeline S. GAUNTT was born in Mar 1871 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  5. Mary GAUNTT was born in 1873 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  6. Jeffie GAUNTT was born in Mar 1875 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  7. Daisy GAUNTT was born in 1877 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  8. Sibby E. GAUNTT was born in Feb 1881 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.
  9. James Robert GAUNTT was born on Mar 6 1883 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.  He died on Jun 2 1967 in LaRue,Henderson,TX.

64.  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.

65.  Nancy M CHAMPION was born about 1841 in Lowndes County, Alabama.  She died after Jul 28 1860.

She was married to William MASENGALE.

73.  Tersy Jane CROXTON was born on Mar 12 1843.  She died on Dec 9 1917.

She was married to Lorenzo Dowe CHAMPION (son of Robert Green CHAMPION and Mary Parmelia KNIGHT) on Jan 27 1867. Lorenzo Dowe CHAMPION was born on Mar 8 1840.  He died on Jul 30 1870.

NINTH GENERATION

 

80.  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:

  1. Mable KNIGHT.
  2. Mary KNIGHT was born on May 17 1919 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.  She died on May 17 1919 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

81.  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.

83.  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.

85.  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. (photo)

He was married to Buelah Mae PILKINTON (photo) (daughter of Orville Calvin PILKINTON (photo) and Minerva Elizabeth Izora (Maggie) DIAL (LIZZIE)) (photo) 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:

  1. Thora Oraphene KNIGHT.
  2. Oneita KNIGHT.
  3. Juanita KNIGHT.
  4. Elvia Elizabeth KNIGHT.
  5. Frances May KNIGHT.
  6. Aubry Calvin (AC) KNIGHT.
  7. Edna Erle KNIGHT was born on Apr 1 1924 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al.  She died on Dec 29 1938.
  8. Joseph Callis (JC) KNIGHT.
  9. John Franklin KNIGHT was born on Apr 17 1928 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.  He died on Apr 17 1928 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.  Stillborn. Mother died at his birth.

He was married to Josephine Pearl SAYERS on Apr 7 1929 in Alabama.

86.  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.

TENTH GENERATION

 

96.  Mable KNIGHT.

He was married to Mac MASINGILL.(photo)

100.  Thora Oraphene KNIGHT was born on Jun 16 1912 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.(photo) She died in 1989. (photo)

She was married to Vere CLUFF on Jan 19 1934.  Thora Oraphene KNIGHT and Vere CLUFF had the following children:

  1. Male CLUFF.
  2. Male CLUFF.
  3. Male CLUFF.
  4. Male CLUFF.

95.  Oneita KNIGHT (photo)

101.  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 (photo):

  1. Shirley FURR.
  2. Richard Melvin FURR.
  3. Vernita FURR.
  4. Pam FURR.

102.  Juanita KNIGHT was born on Apr 25 1914 in Montgomery, Montgomery, Al.  She died on Feb 16 1963 (photo).

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.

103.  Elvia Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on May 5 1916 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama (photo).

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.

  1. 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. (photo) 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:

  1. 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. (photo) Henry (Rudolph) MILLER (MULLER) Jr was born on Jun 20 1900 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.  He died on Nov 3 1997 in Salt Lake City Utah.  He was buried in Wasatch Lawns Cemetery.  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 military in Arizona.

  1. Living Female MILLER (PHELPS).
  2. Richard Kent MILLER.
  3. Living Male MILLER.

105.  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.

107.  Joseph Callis (JC) KNIGHT was born on Jan 23 1926 in Rocky Mount, Montgomery Alabama.

He was married to  BRUNDAGE.

116.  Pam FURR.  Pamela FURR

Birth Date:        26 Oct 1952

Death Date:      6 May 2007

State or Territory Where Number Was Issued:     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 (photo) and Signa Vera PEARSON (photo) 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. (photo)

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:

  1. Living Male LARSON.
  2. Living Female LARSON.
  3. Living Male LARSON.
  4. Living Female LARSON.
  5. Living Female LARSON.

118.  Richard Kent MILLER was born on Jan 1 1946 in Salt Lake City Utah. (photo) He died on Jan 23 2008 in Salt Lake City Utah.

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