John Mc Knight

1803–1833 (Age 30)
Ireland

The Life of John

John Mc Knight was born in 1803, in Ireland. He had at least 1 daughter with Isabel Williams. He died in 1833, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 30.

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John Mc Knight
1803–1833
Isabel Williams
1803–1827
Permelia Ann Francis McKnight
1823–1915

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812

Age 9

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Mc Knight - Government record: Census record: birth: 1803; Ireland

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