Charles Knight and Susannah Williams

Charles KNIGHT’s gravestone at ENON Cemetery (located in ward 6 of Washington Parish, LA., south of the hwy at the Enon Baptist Church, Enon, LA) reads: “Knight, Charles, B. 1785, D. 1877, (Husband), “Father”, h/o Susannah Knight.

Charles married Susannah WILLIAMS, b. 1802 GA, died 1885, also buried at Enon Cemetery. Susannah was the daughter of William Walter “Choctaw Bill” WILLIAMS and Penelope RICHARDSON.

This is a link to a PDF file of information on William and Penelope WILLIAMS and children from the “WIlliams Descendants Reunion, June 10 1989, Donald Lee Camp”. The PDF file was contributed by Bob Ann Breland.

Charles and Susannah KNIGHT had:

  • William b. 1823 married Martha NOBLES.
  • George’s tombstone in the Enon Cemetery reads that he was born 27 July 1831 and died 21 November 1904, and lists him as a Mason. His military record gives him as serving in Co. A., 3rd (Wingfield’s) Louisiana Cavalry as a private and has him born July 27 1831, died Nov. 21, 1904. He was living in Washington Parish.

    He married Martha A. JOHNSON b. 9 August 1840 Pike Co., MS., died 26 April 1917.

    US GENWEB: ABSTRACT ARTICLES FROM WASHINGTON PARISH’S ERA LEADER IN FRANKLINTON, LOUISIANA 1894-1920 WASHINGTON PARISH, LA

    “Enon – 4-25 – Mrs. Martha Knight, wife of the late George Knight, died at the age of 77 years, Wednesday, 4-25-1917 in the home of her daughter, Mrs. M.R. Jones. Miss Martha Johnson, born in Pike Co., Ms., near McComb, on 8-9-1840, being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kinza Johnson. She had eleven children and was a member of the Enon Baptist church and a Sunday school teacher. She married George Knight 1-1857, who with four of the eleven children, preceded her to the Great Beyond. The children living are: Messrs. M.M., B.K., E.P., G.W., and O.O. Knight, Mrs. E.F. Corkern, Mrs. M.R. Jones. She also leaves two brothers and a sister. The funeral services were conducted by Revs. C.T. Corkern and J.J. Walker. She was buried in the Enon cemetery.”

  • James b. 16 March 1829, died 16 March 1915, is buried at the Enon Cemetery. James’ military record has him serving as a private with Co. A., 3rd (Wingfield’s) Louisiana Cavalry, and gives the birth and death dates. He married Ellen JONES.
  • Calvin b. 13 Oct. 1836, d. 4 Jan 1910 is buried at Enon Cemetery. His military record reads that he served as a private in Co. A., 3rd (Wingfield’s) Louisiana Cavalry and gives his birth and death dates as above. He married Lourinda “Rindy” JOHNSON b. 1 May 1845, d. 5 Jan 1916, also buried at Enon.
  • Melvina (posted by R. SIMS to Genforum 2/22/1998)

Charles and Susannah have been located in the following censuses:

1830 LOUISIANA WASHINGTON PARISH CENSUS
pg. 11
John R. Hamilton 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
James Cooper 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Orvil Terry 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Mizell 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
David Mizell 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
John Williams 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Penelope Williams 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Charles Knight 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
William Morris 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Samuel Rutledge 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Whittenhall U.Morris 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Hunt 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert M. Simmons 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
William Simmons 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
William Lenier 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elizabeth Lawrence 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Betsy Bickham 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Francis Bickham 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
Zachariah Bickham 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Bickham 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacob Miller 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
James Magehe 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Magehe 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1840 LOUISIANA WASHINGTON PARISH CENSUS
Charles Knight (Knight)
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1850 LOUISIANA WASHINGTON PARISH CENSUS
I have put in bold lettering names of interest and names of possible interest such as other MOORES and BULLOCKS listed in the census.
pg. 439
17/17
J. THIGPEN 40 farmer Value: $2000 b. NC can’t read or write
Jane 41 b. AL can’t read or write
James 21 b. LA
Permelia 19 b. LA
Clement 9 or 4 b. LA
Clarissa 15 b. LA
Lemon 11 b. LA
18/18
N. PAGET
19/19
John THIGPEN 25 Farmer b. LA
Martha 25 b. MS
Mary E. 5/12 b. LA
Washington? 16 b. LA
Lucy 22 b. LA
20/20
William VARNADOE
21/21
John THIGPEN 84 b. NC can’t read or write
Sally 75 b. NC can’t read or write
Charlotte PIERCE 21 b. LA can’t read or write
22/22
J. STACKSKILL
23/23
Seth BORNE?
24/24 Alford MOORE 55 b. GA
25/25
James THIGPEN 81 farming $2500. b. NC
A. HARDY 32 b. NC
Cintha 27 b. GA
A. J. Hardy 2 b. LA
pg. 441
48/48
William ARD and Eliza
49/49
Mary C. ARD
50/50
James ARD and Margaret J.
57/57
Erastus THIGPEN
52/52
J. PEIRCE and Charlotte
53/53
John CALHOUN and Nancy
Sarah THIGPEN
54/54
Nathan BLACK and Mary
pg. 442
65/65
A. MORRIS b. NC and Sarah
W. BRANCH b. MS
66/66
W. KNIGHT 27 farm $100 b. LA
Mary 21 b. LA
Susan 2 b. LA
Polly 1 b. LA
67/67
Charles (KNIGHT) 60 farm $100 b. VA
Susan 40 b. GA can’t read or write
James 20 laborer b. LA
George 18 b. LA
Margaret 16 b. LA
Calvin 14 b. LA
Anne? 10 b. LA
James STAFFORD 20 b. LA
Stephen 1 b. LA
Sarah 2/12 b. LA
pg.443 81/81
W. RICHARDSON and Nancy
82/82
David THOMAS
83/83
Matthew THOMAS
84/84
Thomas BICKHAM 79 farm $6000 b. GA
Mary 61 b. SC
Thomas 22 farm b. LA
Jacob C. 35 b. LA
G. T. VICKERY? 24 b. MD
85/85
WHITINGTON
86/86
T. J. KING and Lucy
87/87
E. STEVENS and Nancy
88/88
Williy JONES 35 farm b. MS
Eliza 30 b. MS
Henry 8 b. MS
Alex 6 b. MS
Arena? 4 b. MS
Maranda 1 b. LA
Harriet 1 b. LA
pg. 444
89/89
T. WARNER and Kitty
90/90
T. C. WARNER and Jeremiah
91/91
T. C. BICKHAM 32 ? $2000 b. LA
Elizabeth 25
Martha E. 10
Sarah L. 8
Thomas A. 7
Elizabeth 5
Charles M. 4
Mary R. 8/12
B. YARBOROUGH 16
David W. 12
92/92
A. BICKHAM 24 farmer $1000 b. LA
Mary 24
Washington 25 labor
Elizabeth 22
Thomas 21 schoolteaching
Elizabeth 19
Marion 17 labor
93/93
John BROMFIELD?
94/94
N. GREAVES and Arcadia
95/95
T. MAGU and Zoe
Pg. 445
96/96
E. C. BICKHAM
Pg. 457
280/280
L B CON or COX and Nancy 42 and 28 MS and LA
281/281
WIlliam FENNY? 55 MS
John MITCHELL 17
Abner JENKINS
282/282 Isaac HENNESY 65 farming $100 b. GA
Nancy 65 b. GA
Isaac 18 laborer b. LA
James 15 b. LA
? 1 b. LA
283/283
R. MCLEAN 45 and Mary b. SC
284/284
T? LENEAR 28 and Clarisa 75 LA and SC
Pg. 458 B?
292/292
Leslie BANKSTON 45 farm b. GA
Elizabeth 65 b. SC
Henrietta 25 b. lA
Catherine 22
Franklin EDY 12
G. R. GRIFFITH 46 Taylor b. NY
293/293
J. D. WELSH 34 farm b. MS
Caroline 35 b. GA
James 6 b. LA
William 4
Nancy 2
Lucinda MOORE 35 b. MS
294/294
Miles BULLOCK 30 farm $100 b. GA
Camantha 32 b. LA
Lefore 10
Georgia 7
William 5
Francis 3 female
295/295
Jackson GRAHAM 23 farm b. LA
Malinda 2 b. MS
Pauline MULFORD 3 b. LA
296/296
Isom GRAHAM 40 farmer $100 b. LA
Elizabeth 36
and family
297/297
Cullen SANDY 37 b. LA and Nancy 298/298
John GRAHAM 25 and Cintha
299/299
Nancy PITMAN 42 b. MS and family
Pg. 459
300/300
Peyton BOND 45 b. GA and Harriet (eldest child, Gideon, 13, b. MS)
Elijah WELCH 30 Lab. b. LA
301/301
May LU 32 b. SC
Pg. 459 B
310/310
Isaac HENNESY 55 farm $100 b. MS
Lada 50
Cintha 16
Isaac 17
James 14
John POUNDS 35
Mary 23
George 6
? 2
311/311
R. MCLEAN 55 b. SC and Elizabeth
pg. 464
381/381
Thomas PETTIT 30 b. NC and Sarah
382/382
James GILL 48 farmer b. GA
Nancy 44 b. GA
Franklin 15 b. LA
Emily 12
Amanda 10
Madison 5
Mary COOK 35
John MOORE 30 laborer b. GA
383/383 Lefore GILL 40 farmer b. GA
Lourena 35
James 18 b. MS William 16
Thomas 14
Lucy 12
Mahaley 10
John 9
Circey 6
Cintha 9
384/384
William PRINE PRINE? 50 b. GA and Harriet
385/385
Rufus GILL 34 farm b. MS
Catharine 24
Neal 2 b. LA
Mary 1 b. LA
? 25 (male) b. MS
Martha 21 b. MS
Pg. 386/386
John WELSH 70 farming $300 b. SC

1860 Washington Parish LA
pg. 825(ancestry.com 61)

418/419 RICHARDSON Alford and Salena
419/410 JORDAN L B and Catherine
420/411 FOIL John C.
421/412 Neal STANHON?
422/413 Zechariah BICKHAM
423/414 Joseph NOBLES 72 farmer personal value $120 b. SC can’t reador write
Rebecca 50 can’t read or write
Amanda 18 b. MS
Franklin 19
Frances G. 16
424/415 Lemuel NOBLES 25 farmer $85 b. LA
Angeline 25
425/416 WIlliam FOUST 37 personal $50. b. MS
Minerva 28
Benjamin F. 6 b. LA
426/417 M. E. MOORE 25 farmer personal $150 b. LA
Henry A. F. 22
Jacob 3
John W. E. 2
427/418 William GEOLA? 35 farmer $200 $374 b. MS
Casander 32 b. LA
Nancy E. 16
William 11
Ellen 6
428/419 Charles KNIGHT 72 farmer $285 b. VA
Susannah 57 b. GA
Calvin 22 farmer $200 b. LA
429/429 William KNIGHT 37 farmer $450 b. LA
Martha G? 30 b. MS
Susan 13 b. LA
William 10
Mary? 12
Sarah 6
James 4
Clarinda 2
430/431 Franklin STUBBS and family
431/422 Caswell CHILES and Sarah and family

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