Unknown Unknown (Knight)
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|About Unknown Unknown (Knight)|
Unknown Unknown (Knight) was born about 1830 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1885 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 55 years old.
Unknown Unknown (Knight)
1830 - 1885
|Census||11/29/1850 ||AL (Choctaw County) ||20 yrs old |
| #621 -D. Gilbert (age 49),
C. B. Gilbert (23),
Casse M. Gilbert (22),
A. D. Gilbert (17),
Joseph H. Gilbert (14) &
Rejorce R. Gilbert (12)All were born in AL., D. is a planter. |
|Census||8/6/1860 ||Southern Division AL (Coosa County) ||30 yrs old |
| #1099- Isaac Knight (age 45),
E. S. Knight (30),
L. M. Knight (11),
N. E. Knight (9),
I. J. Knight (7),
J. H. Knight (5),
E. J. Knight (3). Isaac was born in GA, all others in AL.
|Census||7/5/1870 ||Vincent beat AL (Coosa County) ||40 yrs old |
| Listed as family #4: Elizabeth Knight (age 44), JJ (age 17, male), J H (age 15, male), L J (age 12, female), M E (9, female). born in All were born in AL. Elizabeth keeps house, J J and J H work for wages |
|Census||6/9/1880 ||AL (Township 9 , Choctaw County) ||50 yrs old |
| Listed as family #139: John B. Knight ( age 58) a farmer, Cassy M. (age 42), female, keeping house, Elizabeth (age 29), William Hy. (20) farm laborer, John S. (18), Cassy (17), George W.(15), Fleming (13), Mary Jane (12), and Susie (9) & Emma (8). John born in AL. Cassy born in Georgia. Children were born in AL. John states he is temporally disabled due to a gun shot.|
on the next page #150- Robert B. Knight (71), Susan F. B. (44) and stepson William Vincent Carley (22). All born in GA. Robert is a blacksmith. Robert father born in GA, mother SC.
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||Sumter County is formed.
||December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
||Walker County is formed.
||Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War.
February - Battle of Hitchity.
March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday.
July - Battle of Brushy Creek.
July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp.
July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
||Oconee County formed.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born about 1820 and died about 1885
|The Children of Unknown Unknown (Knight)|
|Josephine 'Josie' Knight|
Born somewhere in Alabama about 1861 and died in Dale County, Alabama about 1882. She was about 21 years old.
She was called "Josie".
In the 1880 census she states her father was born in Alabama and her mother was born in Georgia. Josephine married William Jasper Howard around 1877, they had one son, Henry...