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Pvt Benjamin Abbott Kight
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1833
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1918
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA

Benjamin A. Kight

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
"C" Co. WV 11th Infantry

Benjamin Kight enlisted in Company C, 11th West Virginia Infantry on November 10, 1861 while a resident of White Pine in Calhoun County.

He fought at Shenandoah. He became ill on the Hunter raid in June 1864 at Sulpher Springs, Greenbriar Cty. WVa and was taken to the hospital at Gallipolis Ohio until Oct. 1864.
He suffered from Rheumatism and lost the full use of his right side.

Benjamin was honorably discharged at Cumberland Maryland on December 24, 1864.

born Hampshire Co.Virginia.
died Calhoun County West Virginia

Benjamin Kight married Effie Westfall. They had nine children:
1. Christopher Columbus Kight b. 1857 d. 1903
2. Elizabeth E. Kight b. 1853
3. Sarah A. Kight b. 1854
4. Boyd P. Kight b. 1860
5. Isaac J. Kight
6. Mary D. Kight b. 1870 married Philip David Whipkey
7. Warren J. Kight
8. Effy G. Kight
9. Benjamin U. Kight
Family links: 
  Sarah Artimishia Kight Vannoy (1855 - 1939)*
  Christopher Columbus Kight (1857 - 1903)*
  Boydton Perry Kight (1860 - 1929)*
  Effa Jeannette Kight Layfield (1863 - 1928)*
  Mary Dame Kight Whipkey (1866 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Ayers Cemetery
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Jan Hanlon Barnes and La...
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 18, 2006
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 Added: Dec. 4, 2010

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