Posted By:Sensei Moats
Subject:Nancy P. Knight family connections
Post Date:October 17, 2009 at 13:21:52
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Forum:Braxton County, WV Genealogy Forum
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I'm looking for any information about the parents of Nancy P. Knight. Nancy's death registry lists them as Mary E. and Hansford Knight. I have not been able to locate any records of Hansford - he appears to have died before 1880. In the census, Nancy, her mother Maria (Mary E) and siblings Eunice Q, Jasper Newton, and Jeremiah W are listed in the household of Jacob Thorp where Maria is employed as a seamstress. Other sources give Nancy's father as James Frances Knight - not sure if James and Hansford are the same person. Nancy later marries Edward Wilson "E W" Moats in Webster Co, WV on 12 July 1900. There are numerous Knights in Braxton Co - I would love to hear from you if you have any information pertaining to Nancy/Hansford/Maria and their line.