The Posterity of Joseph Knight, Sr. and Polly Peck Knight
Joseph Knight Sr.
1771-1847
Polly Peck

1774-1831
Married Jan. 18 1796
Nahum
1796-1858
Married
Thankful Williams
Esther 1798-1833
Married
William Stringham
Newel
1800-1847
Married
Sally Colburn
Lydia Goldthwaite
Anna
1804-1878
Married
Freeborn DeMill
Joseph, Jr.
1808-1866
Married
Betsey Covert
Adeline Johnson
Abby Weldon
Mary Woolerton
Polly
1811-1844
Married
William Stringham
Elizabeth
1817-1883
Married
Joseph W. Johnson
Read about some of Joseph and Polly’s amazing grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Jesse Knight, mining magnate and philanthropist

Goodwin Knight, a governor of California

Inez Knight, first sister missionary for the LDS Church

Richard Knight, Nahum's son found

Charlotte Knight, a foreign war correspondent in Korea

Mary Knight Bassett, a girl who helped in the Battle of Nauvoo

Ray Knight, co-founder of Raymond, Canada and the
Calgary Stampede

'Three Lydias," including Lydia Knight Young, pioneer in the Mexican colonies


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