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Lydia Goldthwaite Knight
Original name: Lydia G. Knight
Birth: Jun. 9, 1812
Sutton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1884
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA

Her parents are Jesse Goldthwaite and Sally Burt Goldthwaite. She married Newel Knight in about 1835 and he passed away 11 Jan 1847. She married James McClellan in 1864.

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1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Liddia Mc Clellan
Home in 1880: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Age: 68
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1812
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Relation to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse's Name: James
Father's birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Keep House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members:
Name Age
James Mc Clellan 75
Liddia Mc Clellan 68
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Name: Lydia Knight
Gender: female
Birth Date: 09 Jun 1812
Birth Place: Sutton, Worcester Co., Mass
Parent1: Jesse Goldthwait
Spouse: Calvin Bailey;Newel Knight
Marriage Date: 1828;23 Nov 1835
Marriage Place: Kirtland, Ohio Sep. 1851. Salt Lake City;John Dalton
Departure Date: 17 Apr 1846
Departure Place: Nauvos, Ill
Travel Company: Newel Knight. Children: Samuel, Sally, James Philander, Joseph, Newell, Lydia, Sesse, Hyrom Helaman
Party: Newel Knight Co.;Jesse Haren
Trail: Cor Mormon Trail Co SLC.
Arrival Date: 03 Oct 1850
Arrival Place: Great Salt Lake City
Religion: LDS
Place Settled: S.L.C. Provs, Payson 1858 1863, Santa Clara or 1852 1863, Sr. Georgent 1882 1884
Occupation: Home Maker School Teacher
Death Date: 03 Apr 1884
Death Place: Sr. George, Utah
Sources: first book of Noble Women's Lives Servies: Lydia Knight's History.
Comments: Md. James McClellan, 1860, Provo, Utah;Newel, died 11 Jan. 1847. Ponca Camp.
Sub Name: Lois W. Stock
Sub Date: Sep 1990
Pioneer Immigrants to Utah Territory.
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(Info added Dec 2008 ) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Goldthwait (1779 - 1870)
  Sally Burt Goldthwait (1789 - 1869)
 
 Spouses:
  Newel Knight (1800 - 1847)
  James McClellan (1804 - 1881)
  John Dalton (1801 - 1885)
  Calvin Bailey (____ - 1833)*
 
 Children:
  Sally Knight Palmer (1836 - 1916)*
  James Philander Knight (1838 - 1909)*
  Joseph Ether Knight (1840 - 1878)*
  Newel Knight (1842 - 1907)*
  Lydia Rosana Knight Young (1844 - 1905)*
  Jesse Knight (1845 - 1921)*
  Hyrum Helaman Knight (1847 - 1880)*
  Artimesia Knight White (1852 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Goldthwaite Whitcomb (1811 - 1892)*
  Lydia Goldthwaite Knight (1812 - 1884)
  Lydia Golthwaite McClellan (1812 - 1884)*
  Amos Goldthwait (1823 - 1903)*
  Reuben Goldthwait (1828 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint George City Cemetery
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA
Plot: A_C_58_2
 
Maintained by: Max Turpin
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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Lydia was buried as a Knight, and her McClellan desendants have entered her in FAG under that surname. Her full name was Lydia (Goldthwaite) [Bailey] [Knight] [Dalton] McCellan. Let all who claim her as a grandmother praise her.
- Lois Wade Stock
 Added: Oct. 14, 2015
Your life exhibits "Faith in Every Footstep" almost beyond belief. Such a glorious legacy for us who follow you.
- Grace (Cronin) Schmitt
 Added: Oct. 14, 2015
I heard about your life on "History of the Saints" on KSLTV in June 2015. You were an amazing woman and an example to me to endure our trials to the end. Death is but a moment in eternity.
- Sunflower Lady
 Added: Jun. 24, 2015
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