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George Knifton - Connection 1600's New York
Posted by: Kimberly Harrison (ID *****2774) Date: September 20, 2007 at 12:34:34
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Name: George KNIFTON
Birth: 1632 in Kniveton, Derbyshire, England
Death: 1694 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Marriage 1 Mary WHELPLEY b: 1644 in England
Married: 1664

Children
1.) Jonathan KNIFFEN b: 1675 - Death: 1725
2.) Samuel KNIFFEN b: 1668 - Death: 1704
3.) Joseph KNIFFEN b: 1665 - Death: WFT Est. 1666-1755
4.) Ebenezer KNIFFEN b: 1672 - Death: 1722
5.) Nathan KNIFFEN b: 1680 - Death: 1764
6.) Mary KNIFFEN b: 1761 - Death: WFT Est. 1762-1855
7.) George KNIFFEN b: 1670 - Death: 1708

Name: Jonathan KNIFFEN
Birth: 1675
Death: 1725

Father: George KNIFTON b: 1632 in Kniveton, Derbyshire, England
Mother: Mary WHELPLEY b: 1644 in England

Marriage 1 ??? ELIZABETH b: WFT Est. 1663-1687
Married: WFT Est. 1690-1717

Children
1.) Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1705 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: APR 1783 in Rye Westchester County,NY
2.) Jonathan KNIFFEN b: 1703 - Death: WFT Est. 1704-1793


Name: Benjamin KNIFFEN
Birth: 1705 in Rye Westchester County,NY
Death: APR 1783 in Rye Westchester County,NY

Father: Jonathan KNIFFEN b: 1675
Mother: ??? ELIZABETH b: WFT Est. 1663-1687

Marriage 1 Gertrude PURDY b: 1712 in Rye Westchester County,NY
Married: WFT Est. 1725-1755

Children
1.) Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1728 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: 1783 in Rye Westchester County,NY
2.) Roger Kniffen KNIFFEN b: 1726 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: 21 DEC 1798 in Rye Westchester County,NY
3.) Gertrude KNIFFEN b: 1733 - Death: WFT Est. 1734-1827
4.) Phebe KNIFFEN b: 1735 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: 1817
5.) Andrew KNIFFEN b: 1737 - Death: WFT Est. 1754-1827
6.) Sarah KNIFFEN b: 8 MAY 1738 - Death: WFT Est. 1739-1832
7.) Mary KNIFFEN b: 21 NOV 1742 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: 1832 in Rye Westchester County,NY
8.) Elizabeth KNIFFEN b: 17 JUN 1746 in Rye Westchester County,NY - Death: 12 SEP 1816
9.) Jemima KNIFFEN b: 16 OCT 1749 - Death: WFT Est. 1750-1843


Name: Benjamin KNIFFEN
Birth: 1728 in Rye Westchester County,NY
Death: 1783 in Rye Westchester County,NY

Father: Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1705 in Rye Westchester County,NY
Mother: Gertrude PURDY b: 1712 in Rye Westchester County,NY

Marriage 1 Mary BROWN b: WFT Est. 1724-1751 in New york
Married: WFT Est. 1746-1776

Children
1.) Abraham KNIFFEN b: 1775 - Death: 1850
2.) Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1763 - Death: WFT Est. 1780-1853
3.) James KNIFFEN b: 1766 - Death: WFT Est. 1783-1856
4.) Deborah KNIFFEN b: 1769 - Death: WFT Est. 1783-1863


Name: Abraham KNIFFEN
Birth: 1775
Death: 1850

Father: Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1728 in Rye Westchester County,NY
Mother: Mary BROWN b: WFT Est. 1724-1751 in New york

Marriage 1 Lucy ? b: WFT Est. 1753-1780
Married: WFT Est. 1788-1823 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo County,Iowa

Children
1.) Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1792 - Death: 1830
2.) Andrew KNIFFEN b: 1797 - Death: 1887


Name: Benjamin KNIFFEN
Birth: 1792
Death: 1830

Father: Abraham KNIFFEN b: 1775
Mother: Lucy ? b: WFT Est. 1753-1780

Marriage 1 ? Mrs KNIFFEN b: WFT Est. 1774-1801
Married: WFT Est. 1806-1827

Children
1.) James Eliphalet KNIFFEN b: 1812 in Pennsylvania - Death: WFT Est. 1905-1924
2.) Harvid Harvy KNIFFEN b: 1820 in Pennsylvania - Death: WFT Est. 1882-1913 in White Township,Polk County,Arkansas
3.) Robert Kennifer KNIFFEN b: 1827 in Iroland - Death: WFT Est. 1828-1917


Name: James Eliphalet KNIFFEN
Birth: 1812 in Pennsylvania
Death: WFT Est. 1905-1924

Father: Benjamin KNIFFEN b: 1792
Mother: ? Mrs KNIFFEN b: WFT Est. 1774-1801

Marriage 1 Elizabeth MOSS b: 1800 in Tenneessee or Virginia
Married: 11 FEB 1842 in Schuyler County, Illinois

Children
1.) Benjamin Franklin KNIFFEN b: DEC 1842 in Missouri - Death: 26 SEP 1906 in Quincy, Illinois
2.) Margaret KNIFFEN b: MAY 1845 in Missouri - Death: WFT Est. 1869-1939
3.) Mary KNIFFEN b: 1847 - Death: WFT Est. 1848-1941
4.) John KNIFFEN b: 1848 in Illinois - Death: WFT Est. 1849-1938
5.) James Edwin KNIFFEN b: 29 JAN 1849 in Quincy,Illinois - Death: 3 MAR 1921 in Clyde, Callahan County, Texas
6.) Elizabeth KNIFFEN b: 1850 - Death: WFT Est. 1851-1944
7.) Willie KNIFFEN b: 1859 in Iowa - Death: WFT Est. 1860-1949


Name: Benjamin Franklin KNIFFEN
Birth: DEC 1842 in Missouri
Death: 26 SEP 1906 in Quincy, Illinois
Burial: Graceland cemetery in Quincy, Illinois
Note: Ben and Mary were living in Hannibal, Missouri. when their 5th child, Lemuel, died, then they returned to Fulton County, Illinois. After the death of Mary Jane, Ben married for his third time. They lived in Pike Co., Ill, until she died. Then Ben went to Quincy, Illinois, where he died a year later. Starting at the year 1900, the K was dropped from the name and thus the NIFFEN name was born, and has been that way ever since.

Father: James Eliphalet KNIFFEN b: 1812 in Pennsylvania
Mother: Elizabeth MOSS b: 1800 in Tenneessee or Virginia

Marriage 1 Hester WOOD b: WFT Est. 1828-1851
Married: 29 MAR 1866 in Fulton,Illnois

Marriage 2 Mary Jane THOMAS b: 22 OCT 1852 in Fulton, Illinois, Woodland twp.,
Married: 18 MAR 1869 in Lewis, Fulton County, Illinois

Children
1.) Aaron Eliphalet[Lafe] KNIFFEN b: 7 FEB 1870 in Fulton,Illinois - Death: 8 JAN 1956 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
2.) Eliza Or Elija A. KNIFFEN b: 1872 in Fulton County, Illinois - Death: BEF. 1900
3.) Martha E. KNIFFEN b: 1874 in Fulton County, Illinois - Death: BEF. 1900
4.) Minerva A. KNIFFEN b: 1877 in Fulton County, Illinois - Death: 1 MAR 1934 in Fulton Stete Hospital at Fulton, Calloway County, Missouri - Her first husband was believed to have burnt up wher their house burned down and there may have been some children that also perished in the fire. That may have been what caused her to lose her mind and end up in the State Hospital. Her second husband, Steven Emmet Penrod, was the brother of Permelia Ann Penrod.
5.) Lemmel Frank KNIFFEN b: 1880 in Fulton County, Illinois - Death: 26 OCT 1884 in Hannibal, Missouri
6.) John William KNIFFEN b: 5 APR 1883 in Fulton County, Illinois - Death: 30 NOV 1952 in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois - Note: He was a commercial fisherman and laborer
7.) ??? KNIFFEN b: WFT Est. 1865-1892 - Death: WFT Est. 1872-1976
8.) Ross Elsworth KNIFFEN b: 11 JUL 1891 in Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois - Death: 4 MAY 1967 in Adams County, Quincy, Illinois - Note: He was a farmer.
9.) Ulysses KNIFFEN b: WFT Est. 1865-1892 - Death: WFT Est. 1872-1973

Marriage 3 Epsey Beth KINDER b: 1857

Married: 3 MAY 1903 in Ashburn, Pike County, Missouri



Name: Aaron Eliphalet[Lafe] KNIFFEN
Birth: 7 FEB 1870 in Fulton,Illinois
Death: 8 JAN 1956 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
Burial: Riverview cemetery, louisiana, Missouri

Father: Benjamin Franklin KNIFFEN b: DEC 1842 in Missouri
Mother: Mary Jane THOMAS b: 22 OCT 1852 in Fulton, Illinois, Woodland twp.,

Marriage 1 Jenny Etta DARNELL b: 1874
Married: 11 AUG 1891 in Marion County, Missouri

Children
1.) Anna Elvara KNIFFEN b: 15 DEC 1892 in Drift Island, Pike County,Illinois - Death: 25 JUN 1947 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
2.) Harvey Wright KNIFFEN b: 17 DEC 1896 in Drift Island, Pike County,Illinois - Death: 12 AUG 1969 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
3.) Twins KNIFFEN b: 1899 in Drift Island, Pike County,Illinois - Death: 1899 Note: Died at birth

Marriage 2 Permelia Ann PENROD b: 27 FEB 1884 in Pike, Missouri ,Salt River
Married: 13 NOV 1901 in Pittsfield, Pike County, Illinois

Children
1.) Jesse Armelia NIFFEN b: 22 DEC 1902 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 4 OCT 1903
2.) Aaron Lee NIFFEN b: 1 FEB 1904 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 1 DEC 1971 in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri
3.) George Lester NIFFEN b: 29 MAR 1908 in louisiana, Missouri - Death: 8 APR 1974 in louisiana, Missouri
4.) Martha Louise NIFFEN b: 29 MAR 1908 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 1908
5.) Elmer Richard NIFFEN b: 29 AUG 1911 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 4 APR 1973 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
6.) Roy Leon NIFFEN b: 5 AUG 1914 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 8 JUN 1978 in louisiana, Missouri, Pike County
7.) Living NIFFEN
8.) Albert Henry NIFFEN b: 24 JAN 1923 in Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri - Death: 11 MAR 1972 in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
9.) Living NIFFEN


Name: George Lester NIFFEN
Birth: 29 MAR 1908 in louisiana, Missouri
Death: 8 APR 1974 in louisiana, Missouri Burial: louisiana, Missouri Age 66
Note: The "K" was dropped from Kniffen after 1900 and the Niffens were born; Beginning with the marriage to Permelia Ann Penrod, the name became; Niffen. George died eleven days before his wife Laura. He was a commercial fisherman. He loved his children very much. Dad also had a son by his 1st wife, his son went by his Mother's maiden name of Anderson.

Father: Aaron Eliphalet[Lafe] KNIFFEN b: 7 FEB 1870 in Fulton,Illinois
Mother: Permelia Ann PENROD b: 27 FEB 1884 in Pike, Missouri ,Salt River

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
Married: WFT Est. 1927-1956

Marriage 2 Living ANDERSON
Children
Living ???
Living ANDERSON

Marriage 3 Laura Amanda WINTJEN b: 24 JUL 1911 in calhoun county,illinois
Married: 16 AUG 1933

Children - 16
Eugene Lester NIFFEN b: 19 MAR 1933 in Alex County, Illinois - Death: 5 FEB 1937 - Note: He died from pneumonia - Age 4
Living NIFFEN
Sarah Amanda NIFFEN b: 6 FEB 1937 - Death: 6 FEB 1937 - Note: She only lived a few hours. She was named after her Grandma Sarah Amanda Preston
Living NIFFEN
Harold Alvin NIFFEN b: 14 FEB 1941 - 27 DEC 1957 in Louisiana,Missouri - Note: Drowned in the Mississippi River. - Age 16
George Allen NIFFEN b: 5 APR 1942 - 27 DEC 1957 in Louisiana,Missouri - Note: Drowned in the Mississippi River. - Age 15
Living NIFFEN
Ester Darlene NIFFEN b: 5 JUL 1944 - Death: 3 SEP 2001 in Mountainview, Missouri of Lung and Brain Cancer. - Note: She was cremated September 4,2001 and buried in Louisiana, Missouri the 9th of April 2002.At the foot of Mom And Dad's graves. Age 57
Living NIFFEN
Living NIFFEN
Living NIFFEN
Living NIFFEN
Living NIFFEN
Living NIFFEN
Joyce Ann NIFFEN b: 7 SEP 1955 in Louisiana, Missouri - Death: 29 SEP 1966 in Ashley, Missouri - Note: Died from meningitis - Age 11






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