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Richard Knight
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1774
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1827
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA

From James B. Knight Family Bible
Richard Knight married Cynthia Parsons January 04, 1796

According to James Pigg, the author of numerous books on South Carolina records, Rev. Aaron Knight was the founder of Fork Creek Methodist Church in Chesterfield County South Carolina, said to be the first Methodist church in South Carolina.

Richard Knight and Cynthia Parsons children as recorded in his son James B. Knight's Bible.

Richard & Cynthia's children
From James B. Knight Family Bible
Anna Knight - November 28, 1796
Moses Knight - January 30, 1798
Betsy Knight - September 22, 1799
Polley Knight - May 16, 1801
Richard Knight - January 23, 1803
John Knight - August 1, 1805
James B. Knight - July 29, 1808
Aaron Weaver Knight - July 15, 1810
Montrow Achiles Knight - June 06, 1812
Frankey Knight - October 11, 1814
Cynthia Knight - July 19, 1816
Wesley Knight - July 29, 1817

Richard Knight (1774) has not been located on any census after 1820. His wife Cynthia, age 77, was in the home with their son Aaron W. Knight on the 1850 Chesterfield County, South Carolina census.

Richard Knight died August 4, 1827 at the age of 53.

Biography and information are from Helen Roberts Kennedy.
Family links: 
  Cynthia Parsons Knight (1773 - 1858)
  Moses Knight (1798 - 1881)*
  John Knight (1805 - ____)*
  Aaron Weaver Knight (1810 - 1888)*
  Montrow Achillis Knight (1812 - 1873)*
*Calculated relationship
Fork Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jo Roberts
Originally Created by: Helen R. Kennedy
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42923675
Richard Knight
Added by: Helen R. Kennedy
Richard Knight
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My 5th great grandfather.
- Karen Robbins Pierce
 Added: Jan. 14, 2016

- Marvin E. Carnes, Jr.
 Added: Nov. 20, 2011
My 4th Great Grandfather :-)
- Charlotte Graves
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011
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