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Richard Knight1

Male
b. January 1816, d. before 1910


Family Harriet Firestone b. 2 September 1820, d. 28 March 1909
Marriage* 12 September 1839  Wayne Co., OH, Principal=Harriet Firestone1,4 
Children  1. Eliza J. Knight b. c 1840, d. b 1900
  2. Eleanor H. Knight b. 15 Feb 1842, d. 14 Mar 1929
  3. Eugenie May Knight b. 4 Dec 1861, d. 4 Jul 1942

Birth* January 1816  PA2,3 
Marriage* 12 September 1839  Wayne Co., OH, Principal=Harriet Firestone1,4 
Census* 1840  1840 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, Salt Creek Township, Series: M704, Roll: 432, Page: 26
Knight, Richard, Line 17, 0001100000000-1011000000000-000000-000000-000000-000000-5-0200000-0-0-000-000-00-00-0000000005 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, Series: M432, Roll: 674, Page: 72B, August 17
16, 166, 166, Knight, Richard, 34, M, , Carpenter, 700, Pennsylvania, , , ,
17, 166, 166, Knight, Harriet, 29, F, , , , Ohio, , , ,
18, 166, 166, Knight, Eliza K, 10, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
19, 166, 166, Knight, Eleanor, 8, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,2 
(Add. Principal) News/Obit 25 April 1853  Petition for Partition
Rebecca FIRESTONE, vs. Nancy Jane FIRESTONE, et al. WAYNE COMMON PLEAS.
NANCY JANE FIRESTONE, George FIRESTONE, and Rebecca FIRESTONE, children of John C. FIRESTONE, deceased; and Eleanor KNIGHT, of the county of Wayne and State of Ohio; Irena PURKY and Sarah PURKY, children of Judy Ann PURKY, deceased, of the county of Hancock and State of Ohio aforesaid; and Richard KNIGHT and Harriet KNIGHT, of the county of Defiance, in the State of Ohio aforesaid, devisees and heirs at law of George FIRESTONE, late of Wayne County, Ohio, deceased - will take notice, that a petition was filed against them on the eighth day of August, A. D. 1853, in the Court of Common Pleas of Wayne County, Ohio by Rebecca FIRESTON, of said Wayne County, and is now pending, wherein the said Rebecca FIRESTONE, widow and devisee, in lieu of dower, of the said George FIRESTONE, deceased, demands partition of the following real estate, to wit: The north-east quarter of section twenty-three (23), in Township sixteen (16) of Range twelve (12), in the county of Wayne and State of Ohio; and three (3) acres off the southwest part of the south half of the northwest quarter of section twenty-four (24) in township sixteen (16) of range twelve (12) aforesaid, commencing at the south-west corner of said half quarter, and to run so far east as to cross little Sugar Creek four rods; thence north so far, as by running west to the west line of said half quarter, and thence south to the place of beginning, will contain three acres as aforesaid. Also, the south half of the north-west quarter of Section twenty four (24), in Township sixteen (16) of Range twelve (12), aforesaid, excepting three acres, described as aforesaid. Also, the north half of the north-west quarter of Section twenty-four (24) aforesaid. - Also, seventy-three (73) acres, more or less, of the south-west part of the south-east quarter, Section thirty-four (34) of Township sixteen (16) aforesaid; and that at teh next term of said Court, application will be made by the said Rebecca FIRESTONE, for an order that partition may be made of said premises.
REBECCA FIRESTONE.
August 6th, 1853.
LEHMAN & FLATTERT, Attorneys for Petitioner
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Published in the Wooster Republican, Apr. 25, 1853
, Principal=Rebecca Carle, Principal=Nancy Jane Firestone6 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, Series: M653, Roll: 947, Page: 370A, June 29
37, 346, 344, Knight, Rd, 44, M, , Farmer, 8000, 2150, Pa, , , , ,
38, 346, 344, Knight, Harriet, 39, F, , , , , Ohio, , , , ,
39, 346, 344, Knight, Eliza, 19, F, , , , , Ohio, , , , ,
40, 346, 344, Knight, Ellen, 18, F, , , , , Ohio, , , , ,
1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, Series: M653, Roll: 947, Page: 370B, June 29
01, 346, 344, Britton, Jn, 15, M, , Farmer, , , Ohio, , , , ,7 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1195, Page: 89A, June 18
32, 200, 184, Knight, Richard, 54, M, W, Farming, 7500, 2500, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , , , 1,
33, 200, 184, Knight, Harriet, 49, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
34, 200, 184, Knight, Eugenia M, 9, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
35, 200, 184, Foot, Ella F, 28, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
36, 200, 184, Foot, Richard E, 6, M, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
37, 200, 184, Foot, Jennie, 4, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
38, 200, 184, Davis, Jonathan, 50, M, W, Farm Laborer, 3000, , Ohio, , , , , , , 1, , 1,8 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, ED: 240, Series: T9, Roll: 1011, Page: 225B, June 15
38, 200, 208, Knight, Richard, W, M, 64, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
39, 200, 208, Knight, Harriet, W, F, 59, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Penn, Penn, Penn
40, 200, 208, Knight, Genie May, W, F, 19, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Md, Ohio
41, 200, 208, Davis, Johnathan, W, M, 60, , , 1, , , , Works on Farm, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Penn, Ohio9 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Farmer Township, ED: 10, Series: T623, Roll: 1263, Page: 123B, June 11
Sheet 3B
81, 68, 68, Knight, Richard, Head, W, M, Jan, 1816, 84, M, 60, , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , Capitalist, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, F, 53
82, 68, 68, Knight, Harriette, Wife, W, F, Sept, 1820, 79, M, 60, 3, 2, Ohio, Maryland, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
83, 68, 68, Foote, Elenor L, Daughter, W, F, Feb, 1842, 58, Wd, , 2, 2, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , , , Capitalist, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
84, 68, 68, Foote, Richie E, G-Son, W, M, Oct, 1863, 36, S, , , , Ohio, New York, Ohio, , , , Day Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,3 
Death* before 1910  Farmer Twp., Defiance Co., OH 

Citations
  1. [S826] Firestone Database, Gene "Junky".
  2. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S131] LDS Patron Sheets.
  5. [S3] 1840 U.S. Federal Census , 1840 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S1074] OG Genealogy Express, online http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com, http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/wayne/wayneco_news.htm.
  7. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.


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