John Knights

1825–
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Knights was born in 1825, in London, England, United Kingdom. He married Emily Dearborn on 16 September 1852, in Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862.

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Family Time Line

John Knights
1825–
Emily Dearborn
1833–1907
Marriage: 16 September 1852
Ellen Octavia Knights
1853–1914
Leonard Knights
1854–1914
George Winthrop Knights
1857–1862

Spouse and Children

    Male1825–Male

    Emily Dearborn

    Female1833–1907Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1852
Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States
children

(3)

    Ellen Octavia Knights

    Female1853–1914Female

    Leonard Knights

    Male1854–1914Male

    George Winthrop Knights

    Male1857–1862Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 6

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
1859 · Big Ben

Age 34

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

Name Meaning

English: from the genitive singular of Knight , hence a name for a son or a retainer of a knight.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Knights, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Knights, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Knights, "United States Census, 1860"

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