Henry Kight

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Kight was born on 9 December 1806, in Ohio, United States, his father, John D Kight, was 22 and his mother, Ann Catherine Gundy, was 21. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Nancy Kimmel. He lived in Ross Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 13 June 1865, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Henry Kight
Nancy Kimmel
Daniel Kight
Catherine Kight
about 1834–1920
Joseph Kight
about 1836–
William Kight
about 1840–
Nancy Kight
about 1848–
Sarah Kight
about 1849–
Mary Jane Kight
Mary E Kite
Thomas Kight
Elizabeth Knight Kytz

Sources (5)

  • Henry Knight, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Knight, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"
  • Henry Kight in entry for Thos Kight and Lauretta F Carson Eade, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Keith .

English: perhaps a variant of Kite .

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

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