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Ruben/Reuben and Lucinda Atwell Knight

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Re: Ruben/Reuben and Lucinda Atwell Knight

Posted: 10 Nov 2012 12:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

1860 -
Name: Mary Knight
Age in 1860: 3
Birth Year: abt 1857
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1860: Beat 5, Simpson, Mississippi
Gender: Female
Post Office: Terry

James L Thompson 34, MS
Ann Thompson 31, SC
John W Thompson 8, MS
Daniel A Thompson 7, MS
Mary A Thompson 5, MS
James L Thompson 3, MS
Amand J Knight 5, MS - listed as white
Mary Knight 3, MS - listed as white

WHY would the Knight children be living here ????

1870 -
Name: Mary E Knight
Age in 1870: 14
Birth Year: abt 1856
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1870: Beat 5, Simpson, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Westville

Rubin Knight 60, MS - farmer, listed as white
Lucinda Knight 50, MI - listed as white
Susan Knight 16, MS - listed as white
Amanda Knight 18, MS - listed as white
Mary E Knight 14, MS - listed as white [1856]

Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935
Name: Mary Knight
Spouse: J. B. Lewis
Marriage Date: 30 Nov 1872
County: Simpson

1880 -
Name: Mary Lewis
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1880: Hopewell, Copiah, Mississippi
Race: Black <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi [Her mother was born in Michigan]
Occupation: Works On Farm

Mary Lewis 26, MS - listed as BLACK
Susan Lewis 8, MS - listed as BLACK
James Lewis 6, MS - listed as BLACK
John Lewis 4, MS - listed as BLACK
Frank Lewis 2, MS - listed as BLACK

This is not the correct Mary Lewis. Mary E. Knight is listed as WHITE in 1860 and 1870.

1900 -
Name: Mary Whatley
Age: 44
Birth Date: Dec 1855
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1900: Beat 5, Simpson, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: John Whatley
Marriage Year: 1885
Years married: 15
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother: number of living children: 3
Mother: How many children: 6

John Whatley 42, 5/58 MS - farmer
Mary Whatley 44, 12/55 MS - claims her father b. ALA & mother b. LA
John Lewis 17, 3/83 MS = should be listed as s/son but is not
Walter Whatley 13, 3/71 MS [not Mary's child]
Ida Whatley 6, 6/93 MS
Anna B Whatley 3, 8/96 MS
George Whatley 9, 12/90 MS
Eunice Whatley 1, 10/98 MS

John Andrew Whatley
Birth May 1858 in Mississippi
Death - unknown
he married - 1st
Name: Miss S. M. Norsworthy
Spouse: J. A. Whattey
Marriage Date: 4 Feb 1886
County: Simpson
Walter Whatley is her child.
2nd marriage -
Date 1889-Dec-22
Location - Simpson County, ​ Mississippi
to Mary Matilda Knight

Mary Matilda Knight is NOT the same person as Mary E. Knight [1870 census].

Believe you ppl are chasing families based solely on name alone and not the whole person.

Work your family trees backwards from 1940.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
kimberlyboyki... 6 Oct 2004 3:46AM GMT 
CathleenCSmit... 2 Nov 2012 5:45AM GMT 
thomasker2 10 Nov 2012 7:43PM GMT 
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