Nehemiah Knight

Nehemiah Knight

Birth
Knightsville, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 13 Jun 1808 (aged 62)
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 12949768 · View Source
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US Congressman. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and was the Knightsville, Rhode Island, town clerk (1773-1800). He was a member of the Rhode Island State Legislature, (1783, 1787) and Sheriff of Providence County in 1787. In 1803, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Congresses, serving until his death at age 62. US Senator Nehemiah Rice Knight, was his son.

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  • Added: 11 Jan 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12949768
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nehemiah Knight (23 Mar 1746–13 Jun 1808), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12949768, citing Nehemiah Knight Lot, Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .