Posted By:John Clement
Subject:McKNIGHT / GINN 1796-1911 KY > Daviess county, IN
Post Date:October 19, 2005 at 14:13:20
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Seeking ancestry and descendants of James MCKNIGHT and wife Rosann GINN. Below is what I know. I am prepared to cite sources for my data.

James MCKNIGHT was born in 1796 at Kentucky. He married Rosanna GINN. He died in 1866. He was buried at Antioch Cemetery, Barr township, Daviess county, Indiana.

James and wife Rosann (GINN) MCKNIGHT were born in Kentucky, married there, and moved to Daviess county, Indiana in 1833 (History of Knox and Daviess Counties, Indiana, p. 824).

Rosanna GINN was born in 1802 at Kentucky. She died in 1877.

Known children of James MCKNIGHT and Rosanna GINN were as follows:

i. William MCKNIGHT was born on 20 Nov 1833 at Daviess county, Indiana. He married Mary Malinda HORRALL, daughter of William HORRALL and Elizabeth STAFFORD, on 21 Aug 1851 at Daviess county, Indiana. the marriage was performed by Justice of the Peace J. Houston of Daviess County. He died on 17 Dec 1872 at Washington, Daviess county, Indiana, at age 39. He was buried at Union cemetery, Washington, Daviess county, Indiana. The grave marker is inscribed with his birth and death dates. In addition, it shows he served in Co. B, 60th Reg. Ind. Vol.

ii. Martha MCKNIGHT was born circa 1834 at Indiana. She married William CARNAHAN on 10 Jan 1858 at Daviess county, Indiana. William CARNAHAN was born circa 1832 at Indiana.

iii. Samuel MCKNIGHT was born on 3 Dec 1838 at Daviess County, Indiana. He married Malinda DICKERSON, daughter of Zadock DICKERSON and Elizabeth COLE, on 12 Nov 1866 at Daviess county, Indiana. He died on 7 Jul 1911 at age 72. He was buried at Antioch Cemetery, Barr township, Daviess county, Indiana.

iv. Lawrence MCKNIGHT was born circa 1843 at Indiana.

v. Pamela MCKNIGHT was born circa 1846 at Indiana.

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