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John A Knight
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1853
Stilson
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1921
Peniel
Putnam County
Florida, USA

Mr. John A. Knight, one of the well known citizens of Peniel, died at his home there yesterday morning. He had been ill for only a short while, so the news of his death will come as a surprise to his many friends.
The deceased was sixty-nine years of age. He is survived by a daughter and by one son, Horace Knight, of East Palatka.
The funeral will be held this afternoon, the interment being in the Ochwilla Cemetery, near McMeekin. (Times-Herald Obituary dtd Friday, 26 Aug 1921.)


John A. Knight unmarked grave next to unmarked child's grave and his wife Jessie Ophelia Barrington Knight, according to Florida State Death Certificate He was burried in Ochwilla Baptist Church Cemetery.

His grave is only marked by an outline of bricks it is located in the right rear of the cemetery

Two identified children and one possible died at birth:
Olive Valillia Knight Gurr
Horace Hamilton Knight 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas J. Knight (1824 - 1871)
  Sarah Rebecca Wilson Knight (1829 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Ophelia Barrington Knight (1861 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Olive V Gurr (1886 - 1979)*
  Horace H. Knight (1891 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  John A Knight (1853 - 1921)
  Andrew Jackson Knight (1854 - 1909)*
  James H Knight (1857 - 1857)*
  Sarah Valillian Knight Hagan (1859 - 1882)*
  William R Knight (1861 - 1906)*
  Frances Ophelia Knight Richardson (1866 - 1908)*
  Horace E. Knight (1868 - 1924)*
  Thomas F. Knight (1870 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ochwilla Baptist Church Cemetery
Melrose
Putnam County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Gerald Knight
Record added: Feb 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47653916
John A Knight
Added by: Gerald Knight
 
John A Knight
Added by: Gerald Knight
 
John A Knight
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