William Knight and Martha (Mary E.) Nobles

William KNIGHT was born 27 Jan 1823 (tombstone) at Washington Parish LA. William KNIGHT is given as dying Nov. 7 1879 according to his tombstone at the Nobles Cemetery, Washington Parish, LA. Source: Cemetery Records: Louisiana, Vol. II, pp. 39-58. Documented and compiled by Mrs. R.A. Magee, Franklinton, La. and Mrs. Doyle L. Bateman, Baton Rouge, La. 1964 Contributed by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Located in Ward 8, Washington Parish, La. T1S, R12E, about 3 miles northwest of Pine, La.

The parents of William KNIGHT were Charles KNIGHT and Susannah WILLIAMS.

William KNIGHT first married Mary Ann JENKINS.

William married (2nd) Martha (Mary C. or E.) NOBLES or NOBLE b. October 29 1830 in MS to Joseph NOBLES and Rebecca.

Martha’s tombstone at the Nobles Cemetery shows: Martha C. KNIGHT Oct 29, 1830 – Aug. 20, 1892. SOURCE: Nobles Cemetery, Washington Parish, Louisiana Source: Cemetery Records: Louisiana, Vol. II, pp. 39-58. Documented and compiled by Mrs. R.A. Magee, Franklinton, La. and Mrs. Doyle L. Bateman, Baton Rouge, La. 1964 Contributed by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Located in Ward 8, Washington Parish, La. T1S, R12E, about 3 miles northwest of Pine, La.

William and Mary Anne had:

  • Susan b. 1847 Feb 16 Louisiana d. 1908 March 15, married Robert McKay Duncan
  • Mary Ann “Polly” d. 1923 Feb 20, married John Walter “Walt” Duncan
  • William Penn b. 1851 Feb 28 in Louisiana, d. 1940 Feb 17, married Elizabeth E. Fisher

Martha and William had:

  • Sarah b. 1855 Jan 28 Washington Parish, Louisiana, d. 1935 Feb 13 Washington Parish, Louisiana, married J. Franklin Breland b. 1855 Dec 26 Washington Parish, Louisiana, d. 1938 Sep 21 Washington Parish, Louisiana
  • James W. b. 1856 Dec 29, d. 1935 Sep 27, married Cannanizer Hinds b. 1862 in Louisiana
  • Clarinda b. 1858 b. Louisiana
  • Rev. George C. b. 1861 March 5 Washington Parish, Louisiana, d. 1957 April 18 Washington Parish, Louisiana, married Elizabeth Lillian Adams b. 1859 Dec 20 Washington Parish, Louisiana
  • Monroe b. 1865 Louisiana, d. 1945 Jan 17, married Laura Piggott b. 1866, died 1952
  • Marion Thomas “Isaac” b. 1866 Aug 25 in Louisiana, d. 1947 Dec 25 in Louisiana, married Frances A. “Fannie” Breland b. 1871 May 9 Pine, Washington Parish, Louisiana, died 1907 Sept 24
  • Jane A. b. c. 1869 Louisiana m. Ira Pope
  • Charley b. 1873 Jan 6 Louisiana, d. 1939 March 23 at Pine, Washington Parish, Louisiana, married Mecie Martin b. 1880 June 3, d. 1965 Nov 11
  • Angiline b. c. 1877 Louisiana

I have thus far located the family on the following censuses:

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? 60 farm $100 b. VA
Susan 40 b. GA can’t read or write
James 20 laborer b. LA
Georgia 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

1880 Washington Parish Wards 3 and 4
pg. 190
34/34 CRAIN William and Nancy and family
BRANCH Levey laborer
35/35 CRAIN John and Babe
36/36 TILLIS John and Frances and family
37/37 BREELAND Elijah 50 farmer b. MS father b. SC mother b. GA
Mariah 52 b. MS father b. OH mother b. GA
Harida 20 son b. MS
Elisha 15 b. LA
Warren 12
Lurany 11
Frances 7 daughter
38/38 FITCHGAARD William and Cassander and family
39/39 POPE ? and sister Elizabeth
MCQUAID Tea L. nephew
BRANCH Rebecca
40/40 BREELAND Leroy 21 farmer b. LA father b. MS mother b. GA
Emily 17 b. LA parents b. LA
etc.
pg. 190B
56/56 KNIGHT James 21 farmer b. LA father b. LA mother b. MS Caniniger? 17 b. MS parents b. MS
57/57 BRELAND Franklin 24 farmer b. MS father b. LA mother b. MS
Sarah 20 b. LA father b. LA mother b. MS
Lewis 2 b. LA
Silus 11/12
28/28 KNIGHT Martha 45 wd. farmer b. MS parents b. MS
George 17 b. LA father b. LA mother b. MS
Monroe 15
Marion 13
Jane A. 11
Charley 9
Angiline 3
POUNDS Elizabeth 25 boarder school teacher b. LA parents b. MS
NOBLES Amanda 40 sister b. MS parents b. MS
pg. 191
79/79 CRAIN John and Melviney
80/80 TULLOS? Nancy
81/81 CRAIN Wilson and Martha
82.82 SEAL William and Angeline
83/83 SEAL Andrew 60 b. GA father b. GA and mother b.SC and Elizabeth
84/84 KENEDY Kenney? K. 73 farmer b. MS father b. TN mother b. MS
Nancy 52 b. MS parents b. MS
James B. 22 b. MS
Jefferson Davis 18
Meloday Elizabeth 14 niece b. LA parents b. MS
85/85 KENEDY ? G. 23 farmer b. MS parents b. MS
Josephine 19 b. MS
Kenny E. 3 b. LA
John L. 11/12
? John 14 brother-in-law b. MS parents b. MS

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