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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


DAVID KNIGHT, retired farmer, P. O. Oak Forest, Penn., was born in Greene County, Penn., October 24, 1818.  His parents, James and Cassandra Knight, were natives of Greene County, where they were married and remained until their death.  David was united in marriage June 6, 1839, with Mary A. Fry.  Mrs. Knight was born in the county February 26, 1819, and is a daughter of John and Mary Fry.  They were also natives of Greene County, but moved to West Virginia and resided until their death.  To Mr. Knight and wife have been born nine children, seven of whom are living—Mary, Joshua, Cassie J., Thomas J., Lucy A., Jemima and Harriet.  The deceased are Catharine and Eli.  Mr., Knight has been successfully engaged in farming all his life, and owns about 134 acres of land.  In politics he is a Democrat.  The Knight family are pioneers of the county, and among its most highly respected citizens.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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