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Nehemiah Knight
Birth: Mar. 23, 1746
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1808
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

US Congressman. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and was the Knightsville, Rhode Island, town clerk (1773-1800). He was a member of the Rhode Island State Legislature, (1783, 1787) and Sheriff of Providence County in 1787. In 1803, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Congresses, serving until his death at age 62. US Senator Nehemiah Rice Knight, was his son. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Hudson Knight (1746 - 1823)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Knight Harris (1764 - 1816)*
  Abigail Knight Manchester (1766 - 1840)*
  Eleanor Rice Knight Guild (1771 - 1858)*
  Zilpha Knight Young (1773 - 1842)*
  Jeremiah Knight (1776 - 1821)*
  Daniel Knight (1779 - 1813)*
  Harriet Knight Rhodes (1786 - 1864)*
  Sylvester K. Knight (1787 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nehemiah Knight Lot
Cranston
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 11, 2006
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