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Stephen Samuel Knight
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1849
Death: Mar. 28, 1924

Stephen Samuel Knight son of Thomas Knight Jr. and his wife Philadelphia "Delphia" Ryan Knight. Stephen Samuel married first, January 30, 1870, in Rhea county, Sarah Catherine Hicks daughter of Joseph and Mary Jane Ferguson Hicks. Sarah died before 1880 possibly just after the birth of her last child, Sarah gave Stephen five children in eight years and she is the mother of James Knight. Stephen Samuel married next, February 9, 1880, Mary Jane Hicks, Sarah's sister, Mary Jane gave Stephen Samuel two children and she died before 1884. Stephen Samuel married next Texas A M Harris, I believe they might have divorced. Stephen Samuel married last, February 1, 1891, Lydia, the widow of William Fagg. Lydia gave Stephen Samuel one child. He was buried March 31, 1924.

A record with the United States Patent Office shows that Stephen applied for and was granted a patent for a fence. The record bears his signature.
See also his mother's claim in her and his father's name to the Southern Claims Commission. There are several Knight family records at the National Archives in Washington, D. C.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Knight (1816 - 1866)
  Philadelphia Ryan Knight (1816 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Jane Hicks Knight (1848 - 1884)
  Lydia J Feezell Fagg Knight (1862 - 1925)
  Sarah Catherine Hicks Knight (1852 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  James Knight (1872 - ____)*
  Walter Allison Knight (1882 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Tennessee Virginia Knight Prater (1841 - 1925)*
  Louisa Jane Knight Fisher (1843 - 1911)*
  Thomas J. Knight (1845 - 1928)*
  Richard C Knight (1847 - 1925)*
  Stephen Samuel Knight (1849 - 1924)
  Philadelphia Knight (1856 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buttram Cemetery
Dayton
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Cherie Lynn
Originally Created by: darlene sneed
Record added: Oct 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30662631
Stephen Samuel Knight
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Stephen Samuel Knight
Added by: darlene sneed
 
Stephen Samuel Knight
Added by: Cherie Lynn
 
 
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I have finally found you!!! My great, great grandfather. Your grand daughter would be so happy. She was excited that I was looking for you!!!!
- Kay Brown
 Added: Jan. 4, 2010
 
 
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