History of Greene County,
THOMAS KNIGHT, farmer, P. O. Rogersville, Penn.,
was born in Franklin Township, Greene County, Penn.,
27, 1820. His father and mother, James
and Cassandra Knight, were natives of this county, where they resided
death. Thomas Knight was united in
marriage November 18, 1841, with Nancy Wood, who was born in Jackson Township,
October 13, 1822. Mrs. Knight was a
daughter of Micajah and Jane Wood, the former a native of Pennsylvania,
and the latter of Ireland. Both died in Greene County. Mr. Knight by this marriage is the father of
eight children, of whom five are living.
Mrs. Knight died March 3, 1863.
On December 24, 1863, Mr. Knight married for his second wife
Sellers, who was born in Center
1829. Her parents were Christopher and
Nancy (Johnson) Sellers, both natives of Pennsylvania,
who departed this life in Greene
County. Mr. Knight was wife have two children, one
living. Mr. Knight is a cabinet-maker by
trade, but has been engaged in farming for many years.
He owns 212 acres of good land.
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 12 June 2007
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