Genealogy - KNIGHTs from Continental Europe to England/Ireland, to Philadelphia (PA), to France - Nov. 2017

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Descendants of N. KNIGHT



First Generation



1. N. KNIGHT [1908], son of Ancestor KNIGHT [5467], was born about 1600 in , , England and died in , , Ireland. Another name for N. was KNIGHTE, KNYGHT, KNYTH, KNIGHTE, KNITE, KNIT.

His child was:

+ 2 M    i. Thomas KNIGHT, Sr [958] was born about 1630 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died after 1655 in , Cork Co, Ireland.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Thomas KNIGHT, Sr [958] (N.1) was born about 1630 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died after 1655 in , Cork Co, Ireland. Other names for Thomas were Thos, KNIGHTE, KNYGHT, KNYTH, KNIGHTE, KNITE and KNIT.

Noted events in his life were:

• He was Protestant / Puritan / Presbyterian and Quaker ?.

Thomas married Marjory [959] about 1651 in , Cork Co, Ireland. Marjory was born about 1630 in , , Ireland, died on 25 May 1680 in , Cork Co, Ireland about age 50, and was buried in Cork Burial Ground, Cork, Ireland. Another name for Marjory was Margerie, Margery, Marjery, Marjorie, Margaret.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M    i. Thomas KNIGHT, Jr [106] was born about 1654 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died after 1724 in , Cork Co, Ireland.

+ 4 M    ii. John KNIGHT [984] was born in 1653 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died in Dec 1697 in , Jamaica, Caribbean at age 44.

   5 F    iii. Mary KNIGHT [985] was born in 1655 in , Cork Co, Ireland, died on 5 May 1680 in , Cork Co, Ireland at age 25, and was buried in Quaker Burial Ground, Cork, Ireland. Mary married John, of Youghal [4840]. John was born about 1650 and died in , , Ireland.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


3. Thomas KNIGHT, Jr [106] (Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born about 1654 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died after 1724 in , Cork Co, Ireland. Other names for Thomas were Thos, KNIGHTE, KNYGHT, KNYTH, KNIGHTE, KNITE and KNIT.

Noted events in his life were:

• He was employed in 1685 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland.

• He was Protestant / Presbyterian / Puritan / Quaker in 1650-1724.

Thomas married Martha ALLYN [1391] on 14 Aug 1682 in Friends Meeting House, Cork, Ireland. Martha was born about 1665 in Balinamore, Leitrim Co, Ireland and died before 1721 in , Cork Co, Ireland. Another name for Martha was ALLIN, ALLINE, ALEINE, ALLEYN, ALEYN, ALEYNE, ALLEYNE, ALLEN.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 6 M    i. John KNIGHT, Sr [206] was born on 1 Apr 1684 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died on 13 Oct 1729 in Philadelphia, PA at age 45.

   7 F    ii. Martha KNIGHT [970] was born on 9 Nov 1683 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in 1686 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland at age 3.

   8 F    iii. Margery KNIGHT [1393] was born on 15 May 1687 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died on 11 Dec 1776 in Upper Chichester, PA at age 89.
Margery married Joshua BAKER, Jr [969], son of George BAKER, Sr [1112] and Susanna [1073], in 1706 in Waterford, Ireland. Joshua was born on 16 Feb 1678 in Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland and died in 1732 in Christiana Hundred, New Castle, DE at age 54.

   9 M    iv. Thomas KNIGHT [1394] was born in 1688 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in May 1690 at age 2.

   10 M    v. Job KNIGHT [1395] was born on 20 Jul 1689 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in 1701 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland at age 12.

   11 M    vi. William KNIGHT [1396] was born on 20 Oct 1690 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland.

   12 M    vii. Thomas KNIGHT III [1397] was born on 28 Nov 1691 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in 1699 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland at age 8.

   13 F    viii. Martha KNIGHT [1392] was born on 3 Apr 1693 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died after 1713 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.
Martha married William MOORE [971] in 1713 in Philadelphia, PA. William was born about 1690 in , , Ireland and died in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.

   14 F    ix. Mary KNIGHT [5] was born on 5 Dec 1692 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland.

   15 M    x. Joseph KNIGHT [18] was born on 4 Mar 1695 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in 1701 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland at age 6.

   16 M    xi. Richard KNIGHT [19] was born on 7 May 1696 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died in 1697 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland at age 1.

   17 F    xii. Abigail KNIGHT [22] was born on 5 Mar 1698 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died after 1720.

   18 F    xiii. Sarah KNIGHT [24] was born on 3 Nov 1699 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland.

4. John KNIGHT [984] (Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born in 1653 in , Cork Co, Ireland and died in Dec 1697 in , Jamaica, Caribbean at age 44.

Noted events in his life were:

• He was Quaker.

• He worked as a Mariner.

John married Mary BAKER [236], daughter of George BAKER [1221] and Ann HUBBARD [1222], on 1 Nov 1680 in Cork Meeting House, Cork, Ireland. Mary was born on 13 Nov 1658 in Graystown, Tipperary, Ireland. She was Quaker.

Children from this marriage were:

   19 M    i. George KNIGHT [1240] was born on 1 Aug 1696 in Cork, Cork Co, Ireland, died on 27 Nov 1745 in Cork, Cork Co, Ireland at age 49, and was buried in Cork, Cork Co, Ireland.

   20 F    ii. Sarah KNIGHT [1226] was born on 14 Sep 1681 in Cork, Cork Co, Ireland.

   21 F    iii. Ann KNIGHT [1227] was born on 1 Mar 1683 in Cork, Cork Co, Ireland.

   22 F    iv. Mary KNIGHT [1228] was born on 28 Sep 1684 in Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland, died on 8 Mar 1689 in Youghal, Cork, Ireland at age 4, and was buried in Youghal, Cork, Ireland.

   23 M    v. John KNIGHT [1229] was born in Jan 1688 in Youghal, Cork, Ireland, died in Nov 1688 in Youghal, Cork, Ireland, and was buried in Youghal, Cork, Ireland.

   24 F    vi. Mary KNIGHT [1241] was born after 1689 in , Cork Co, Ireland.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


6. John KNIGHT, Sr [206] (Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 1 Apr 1684 in Bandon, Cork, Ireland and died on 13 Oct 1729 in Philadelphia, PA at age 45.

John married Sarah CART [1009], daughter of Samuel CART [1010] and Sarah GOODSON [1011], on 26 May 1712 in Philadelphia, PA. Sarah was born on 24 May 1695 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 26 Jun 1716 in Philadelphia, PA at age 21. Another name for Sarah was Sara.

Children from this marriage were:

   25 M    i. Thomas KNIGHT [1013] was born in 1713 and died on 14 Apr 1713 in Philadelphia, PA.

   26 F    ii. Lydia KNIGHT [1014] died in Jul 1778 and was buried on 9 Jul 1778 in Philadelphia, PA.
Lydia married Joseph STRETCH [776], son of Peter STRETCH [775] and Margery HALL [219], on 24 Jul 1732 in Philadelphia, PA. Joseph was born on 20 Dec 1709 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 3 Apr 1771 in , , PA at age 61. He worked as a hatter in Philadelphia, PA.

John next married Hannah BADCOCK [194], daughter of Henry BADCOCK [170] and Mary BROWN [182], on 26 Oct 1718 in Philadelphia, PA. Hannah was born on 14 Apr 1697 in Longhope, , Gloucestershire, England, was christened on 2 May 1697 in Longhope, , Gloucestershire, England, and died on 29 Aug 1738 in Philadelphia, PA at age 41. Other names for Hannah were BABCOCK and BADCOCKE. M. in Philadelphia, PA (Quaker Monthly Meeting)

Children from this marriage were:

+ 27 M    i. Henry KNIGHT, Sr [158] was born on 10 Mar 1726 in Philadelphia, PA, died in Jan 1807 in Burlington, NJ at age 80, and was buried on 17 Jan 1807 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ.

   28 M    ii. Henry KNIGHT [931] was born in 1720 and died on 25 Jun 1720 in Philadelphia, PA.

+ 29 M    iii. John KNIGHT, Jr [229] was born in 1721 in Philadelphia, PA, died in Philadelphia, PA, and was buried on 16 Mar 1791 in Philadelphia, PA.

   30 M    iv. Thomas KNIGHT [894] was born about 1721 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 12 Jun 1721 in Philadelphia, PA.

   31 M    v. Henry KNIGHT [932] was born about 1724 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 12 May 1724 in Philadelphia, PA.

   32 M    vi. William KNIGHT [227] was born about 1726 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 19 Dec 1753 in Philadelphia, PA about age 27.
William married someone Elizabeth STRETCH [140], daughter of Peter STRETCH [775] and Margery HALL [219], in 1747 in Nottingham, Chester, PA. Elizabeth was born in 1699 in , , England and died in 1759 in , , PA at age 60.

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


27. Henry KNIGHT, Sr [158] (John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 10 Mar 1726 in Philadelphia, PA, died in Jan 1807 in Burlington, NJ at age 80, and was buried on 17 Jan 1807 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ. He was perhaps carpenter.

Henry married Elizabeth HARDING [124], daughter of Reuben HARDING [105] and Rebecca ? [462], on 25 Nov 1748 in Trinity Church, Oxford, Philadelphia, PA. Elizabeth was born on 6 May 1720 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ, died on 25 Jul 1788 in , , NJ at age 68, and was buried in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ. Other names for Elizabeth were HARDEN, HARDIN, and HARDINGE. She was Prob. Quaker.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 33 M    i. John KNIGHT, Sr [225] was born on 12 Sep 1750 in Philadelphia, PA and died in 1786 at age 36.

   34 M    ii. Henry KNIGHT, Jr [80] was born about 1752 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 17 Feb 1759 in Philadelphia, PA about age 7.

+ 35 M    iii. Daniel KNIGHT, Sr [93] was born on 12 Sep 1759 in Philadelphia, PA, died on 29 Jun 1833 in Valley Forge, PA at age 73, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA.

   36 F    iv. Sarah KNIGHT [237] was born on 28 Feb 1763 in , , NJ and died on 15 Jul 1845 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ at age 82. Sarah married Samuel FORKER [424] on 17 Mar 1781 in Burlington, NJ. Samuel was born on 29 Apr 1759.

   37 F    v. Elizabeth KNIGHT [895] was born about 1766 in , , PA.

   38 F    vi. Mary KNIGHT [896] was born about 1767 in , , PA.

29. John KNIGHT, Jr [229] (John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born in 1721 in Philadelphia, PA, died in Philadelphia, PA, and was buried on 16 Mar 1791 in Philadelphia, PA.

John married Susanna PASCHAL [226], daughter of William PASCHAL, Jr [1022] and Sarah ENGLAND [1023], on 12 Apr 1746 in Trinity Church, Oxford, Philadelphia, PA. Susanna was born on 21 Aug 1726 in Philadelphia, PA and was buried on 5 Nov 1774 in Philadelphia, PA.

Children from this marriage were:

   39 M    i. Charles KNIGHT [137] .

   40 M    ii. John KNIGHT [138] was born in Philadelphia, PA and was buried in Philadelphia, PA.

   41 F    iii. Rachel KNIGHT [139] .

Sixth Generation (3rd Great-Grandchildren)


33. John KNIGHT, Sr [225] (Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 12 Sep 1750 in Philadelphia, PA and died in 1786 at age 36.

John married Mary CORAN [224] on 27 Oct 1774 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA. Mary was born about 1757 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 21 Nov 1828 about age 71.

Children from this marriage were:

   42 M    i. William KNIGHT [234] was born on 1 Aug 1775 in Philadelphia, PA.

+ 43 M    ii. Capt. John KNIGHT, Jr [846] was born in 1780 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 9 Apr 1843 in Stockport, Wayne, PA at age 63.

   44 F    iii. Jane KNIGHT [1015] died on 9 Nov 1783.

35. Daniel KNIGHT, Sr [93] (Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 12 Sep 1759 in Philadelphia, PA, died on 29 Jun 1833 in Valley Forge, PA at age 73, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA.

Noted events in his life were:

• Daniel served in the military.

• He worked as a Carpenter.

• He was Probably Quaker.

Daniel married Mary RIDGWAY [217], daughter of John RIDGWAY, Sr., Surveyor General Of New Jersey [56] and Postrema SHINN [69], on 3 Jan 1796 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ. Mary was born on 24 Nov 1774 in Burlington, NJ and died on 17 Jul 1829 at age 54. Another name for Mary was RIDGEWAY.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 45 M    i. Robert KNIGHT [209] was born about 1797 in Philadelphia, PA, died about 1873 in Philadelphia, PA about age 76, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA.

   46 M    ii. Daniel R. KNIGHT, Jr [787] was born about 1797 in Philadelphia, PA, died after Sep 1857 in Philadelphia, PA, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA.
Daniel married Susan W. BURR [2275], daughter of William Hudson BURR [2277] and Anna RIDGWAY [2276], about 1825 in , , NJ. Susan was born on 19 Jun 1795 in Mount Holly, Burlington, NJ, died in Philadelphia, PA, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA.

   47 F    iii. Sarah Evans KNIGHT [17] was born on 17 Sep 1805 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 14 Apr 1880 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA at age 74.
Sarah married Georges Augustus SHRYOCK [82], son of John SHRYOCK [205] and Rachel Phipps ASTON [207], on 12 May 1825 in Philadelphia, PA. Georges was born on 20 May 1799 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA and died on 6 May 1867 in Philadelphia, PA at age 67.

Seventh Generation (4th Great-Grandchildren)


43. Capt. John KNIGHT, Jr [846] (John, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born in 1780 in Philadelphia, PA and died on 9 Apr 1843 in Stockport, Wayne, PA at age 63.

John married Rebecca JENKINS [899]. Rebecca died in 1804.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 48 M    i. William KNIGHT [847] .

   49 M    ii. Daniel KNIGHT [901] .

John next married Esther Griffin SANDS [900], daughter of Benjamin SANDS [1007], in 1806. Esther was born in 1785 and died on 7 Nov 1862 at age 77.

Children from this marriage were:

   50 M    i. Charles KNIGHT [911] was born on 8 Apr 1826 and died in 1904 at age 78.
Charles married Rachel Caroline CALDER [975], daughter of Alexander CALDER [1039] and Affa WALDRON [1040], on 3 Dec 1856. Rachel died on 8 Dec 1887.

   51 M    ii. John KNIGHT III [902] .

   52 M    iii. Richard KNIGHT [903] .

   53 M    iv. Edward KNIGHT [904] .

   54 F    v. Mary KNIGHT [905] .

   55 F    vi. Hannah KNIGHT [906] .

   56 M    vii. George KNIGHT [907] .

   57 M    viii. Henry KNIGHT [908] .

   58 F    ix. Rebecca KNIGHT [909] .

   59 F    x. Elizabeth KNIGHT [910] .

45. Robert KNIGHT [209] (Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born about 1797 in Philadelphia, PA, died about 1873 in Philadelphia, PA about age 76, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA. He worked as a Marine & house carpenter.

Robert married Anna SHRYOCK [208], daughter of John SHRYOCK [205] and Rachel Phipps ASTON [207], on 6 Oct 1829 in Philadelphia, PA. Anna was born on 26 Jun 1804 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA and died in 1879 at age 75.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 60 M    i. Daniel Ridgway KNIGHT, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur [175] was born on 15 Mar 1839 in Philadelphia, PA, died on 9 Mar 1924 in Paris, Ile de France, France at age 84, and was buried in St Germain En Laye, Ile DE France, France.

   61 F    ii. Mary KNIGHT [887] was born on 5 Jul 1831 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA and died on 12 Jun 1885 at age 53.

   62 F    iii. Martha KNIGHT [888] was born in 1834 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.

   63 F    iv. Rachel KNIGHT [889] was born in 1837 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.

   64 M    v. William KNIGHT [890] was born in 1842 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.

   65 F    vi. Elizabeth KNIGHT [891] was born in 1845 in Prob. In Philadelphia, PA.

Eighth Generation (5th Great-Grandchildren)


48. William KNIGHT [847] (John, Jr (Capt.)7, John, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1).

William married Susan PIERCE [972].

Children from this marriage were:

   66 M    i. Richard Miron KNIGHT [973] .
Richard married Loie STERNBERG [974].

   67 F    ii. Elizabeth P. KNIGHT [1008] was born on 30 Jul 1827 in Hancock, Delaware, New York, USA.

60. Daniel Ridgway KNIGHT, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur [175] (Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 15 Mar 1839 in Philadelphia, PA, died on 9 Mar 1924 in Paris, Ile de France, France at age 84, and was buried in St Germain En Laye, Ile DE France, France.

Daniel married Rebecca Morris WEBSTER [174], daughter of Col. Thomas WEBSTER, Jr [172] and Eliza Ann RICHARDSON [173], on 20 Sep 1871 in St. Luke's Church, Philadelphia, PA. Rebecca was born on 22 Nov 1849 in Philadelphia, PA, died in 1909 in Poissy, Ile-De-France, France at age 60, and was buried on 15 Aug 1909 in St Germain En Laye, Ile DE France, France.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 68 M    i. Charly Meissonier KNIGHT, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur [165] was born on 27 Nov 1877 in Poissy, Ile-De-France, France, died on 13 Jan 1967 in Paris, Ile de France, France at age 89, and was buried in St Germain En Laye, Ile DE France, France.

+ 69 M    ii. Louis Aston KNIGHT, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur [163] was born on 3 Aug 1873 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 8 May 1948 in New York, NY at age 74.

   70 M    iii. Raymond KNIGHT [164] was born about 1878 in Poissy, Ile-De-France, France and died in 1914 in , , France about age 36.

Ninth Generation (6th Great-Grandchildren)


68. Charly Meissonier KNIGHT, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur [165] (Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 27 Nov 1877 in Poissy, Ile-De-France, France, died on 13 Jan 1967 in Paris, Ile de France, France at age 89, and was buried in St Germain En Laye, Ile de France, France.

Charly married Alice BOUCHERIE [161], daughter of Maurice Or Victor BOUCHERIE [837], on 10 Aug 1903 in Paris, Ile de France, France. Alice was born on 22 Apr 1881 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 27 Dec 1963 in Paris, Ile de France, France at age 82.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 71 M    i. Jacques Albert André Ridgway KNIGHT [162] was born on 19 May 1909 in Paris, Ile de France, France, died on 4 Feb 1967 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France at age 57, and was buried in Cuzieu, Rhône-Alpes, France.

+ 72 F    ii. Marie Marthe Alice KNIGHT, "Risette" [210] died in Paris, Ile de France, France.

69. Louis Aston KNIGHT, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur [163] (Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 3 Aug 1873 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 8 May 1948 in New York, NY at age 74.

Louis married Caroline Ridgway BREWSTER, "tante Carrie" [101], daughter of Elisha Franklin BREWSTER [104] and Sarah Ridgway MACY [1], on 15 Oct 1907. Caroline was born on 21 Sep 1882 and died on 26 Jun 1959 at age 76.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 73 M    i. Ridgway Brewster KNIGHT, U.S. Ambassador [90] was born on 12 Jun 1911 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 14 Aug 2001 in Le Touquet, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France at age 90.

+ 74 M    ii. Georges William KNIGHT [13] was born on 9 Mar 1916 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 26 Aug 1997 in New York, NY at age 81.

   75 M    iii. Charles Macy KNIGHT [962] was born in 1917 and died in 1917.

   76 F    iv. Diane Marie-Caroline KNIGHT [221] was born on 22 Dec 1920 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 19 Oct 1960 in New York, NY at age 39.
Diane married James Rowcliffe TODD [963] on 25 Jun 1940 in New York, NY.

Tenth Generation (7th Great-Grandchildren)


71. Jacques Albert André Ridgway KNIGHT [162] (Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 19 May 1909 in Paris, Ile de France, France, died on 4 Feb 1967 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France at age 57, and was buried in Cuzieu, Rhône-Alpes, France.

Jacques married Jacqueline Andrée DEZEUZES [160], daughter of Louis Charles DEZEUZES III [157] and Andrée Adèle LAUREIN [159], on 7 Sep 1937 in Paris, Ile de France, France. Jacqueline was born on 31 Mar 1917 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France and died on 12 Jan 2014 in Le Chesnay, Ile-De-France, France at age 96. Another name for Jacqueline was Nanie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 77 M    i. Patrick Ridgway KNIGHT [156] was born on 19 Jun 1940 in Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France.

   78 M    ii. N. KNIGHT [917] was born on 3 Apr 1943 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France and died on 3 Apr 1943 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.

+ 79 F    iii. Christine Véronique KNIGHT [154] was born on 1 May 1948 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.

72. Marie Marthe Alice KNIGHT, "Risette" [210] (Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) died in Paris, Ile de France, France.
Marie married René Paul VALLEE [199] on 3 Jun 1926 in Paris, Ile de France, France. René died in Paris, Ile de France, France.

Children from this marriage were:

   80 M    i. Claude VALLEE [188] was born on 4 Jul 1928 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

   81 M    ii. Gérard VALLEE [177] was born on 10 Feb 1931 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

   82 F    iii. Nadine VALLEE [166] was born on 25 May 1935 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

73. Ridgway Brewster KNIGHT, U.S. Ambassador [90] (Louis Aston, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 12 Jun 1911 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 14 Aug 2001 in Le Touquet, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France at age 90.

Ridgway married Elizabeth R. SPALDING [254], daughter of Eliot SPALDING [964] and Beatrice COLLINS [965], on 1 Oct 1932 in Chilson, Essex, New York. Elizabeth was born on 20 Aug 1911 in Endicott, Broome, New York and died on 23 Jun 1975 in Tucson, AZ at age 63.

Children from this marriage were:

   83 M    i. Eliot Spalding KNIGHT [46] was born on 28 Aug 1935 in New York, NY.
Eliot married Millicent [1134].

   84 M    ii. Ridgway Brewster KNIGHT, Jr [35] was born on 4 Jan 1937 in New York, NY.

   85 M    iii. Louis Aston KNIGHT, Jr [253] was born on 4 Jan 1937 in New York, NY.

Ridgway next married Colette Benjamine LALIER [79] on 26 Aug 1946 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

The child from this marriage was:

   86 M    i. Christopher Ridgway KNIGHT [57] was born on 25 Jun 1949 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

74. Georges William KNIGHT [13] (Louis Aston, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 9 Mar 1916 in Paris, Ile de France, France and died on 26 Aug 1997 in New York, NY at age 81.

Georges married Adelaïde Clarke HARDENBERGH [2]. Adelaïde was born on 11 May 1916 in New York, NY and died on 3 Jan 2005 in New York, NY at age 88.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 87 M    i. George William KNIGHT, Jr [1048] was born on 16 May 1941 in New York, NY.

+ 88 M    ii. Robert Clarke KNIGHT [1041] was born on 1 Jan 1943 in New York, NY and died in Aug 1989 in Hartford, Connecticut at age 46.

11th Generation (8th Great-Grandchildren)


77. Patrick Ridgway KNIGHT [156] (Jacques Albert André Ridgway10, Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 19 Jun 1940 in Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France.

Patrick married Sophie BOULARD [153], daughter of Pierre BOULARD [146] and Jacqueline DESJARDIN [149], on 24 Jun 1964 in Paris, Ile de France, France. Sophie was born on 5 Jun 1939 in Paris, Ile de France, France.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 89 F    i. Anne-Charlotte KNIGHT [113] was born on 10 May 1965 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.

   90 M    ii. Olivier Ridgway KNIGHT [135] was born on 26 Apr 1966 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.
Olivier married Dalia EL SHERBINI [3100] on 25 Sep 2014 in Genève, , Suisse.

79. Christine Véronique KNIGHT [154] (Jacques Albert André Ridgway10, Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 1 May 1948 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.

Christine married Jerry John WOODHOUSE [152], son of Elton WOODHOUSE [376] and Elizabeth Catherine HUGHES [375], on 24 May 1974 in Santa Anna, , CA. Jerry was born on 2 Oct 1934 in Springfield, Clark County, OH.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 91 F    i. Stéphanie Elizabeth WOODHOUSE [151] was born on 18 Nov 1976 in Columbus, Franklin, OH.

   92 F    ii. Kathleen Diane WOODHOUSE [150] was born on 29 Nov 1980 in Columbus, Franklin, OH.
Kathleen married Samuel Thomas LEDERMAN [2279] in 2012 in Solothurn, , Swizerland. Samuel was born on 27 Jul 1981 in Solothurn (Soleure), , Switzerland.

87. George William KNIGHT, Jr [1048] (Georges William10, Louis Aston, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 16 May 1941 in New York, NY.
George married Nancy Lynn KEHLHEM [1049]. Nancy was born on 7 Nov 1944 in New York, NY.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 93 M    i. Glen William KNIGHT [1050] was born on 8 Jun 1971 in Los Angeles, CA.

   94 M    ii. James Keith KNIGHT [1054] was born on 13 Feb 1973 in Los Angeles, CA.

88. Robert Clarke KNIGHT [1041] (Georges William10, Louis Aston, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 1 Jan 1943 in New York, NY and died in Aug 1989 in Hartford, Connecticut at age 46.
Robert married Sarah MARSHALL [1042] in 1966.

The child from this marriage was:

   95 F    i. Kathryn KNIGHT [1043] .
Kathryn married Richard SELLSCHOP [1044].

12th Generation (9th Great-Grandchildren)


89. Anne-Charlotte KNIGHT [113] (Patrick Ridgway11, Jacques Albert André Ridgway10, Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 10 May 1965 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Ile de France, France.

Anne-Charlotte had a relationship with Philippe ALLAGUI [1037]. This couple did not marry.

Their child was:

   96 M    i. Enzo Allagui KNIGHT [1038] was born on 28 Oct 2004 in Suresnes, Ile de France, France.

91. Stéphanie Elizabeth WOODHOUSE [151] (Christine Véronique KNIGHT11, Jacques Albert André Ridgway10, Charly Meissonier, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 18 Nov 1976 in Columbus, Franklin, OH.

Stéphanie married William John HUGHES II [1148] on 31 Mar 2004 in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. William was born in , , NJ. He worked as an Attorney.

Children from this marriage were:

   97 M    i. William John HUGHES III [1149] was born on 8 Dec 2007 in Northfield, , NJ.

   98 M    ii. Charles Aston HUGHES [1220] was born on 15 Oct 2009 in Northfield, , NJ.

   99 M    iii. Patrick Wesley HUGHES [2306] was born on 28 Dec 2011 in Northfield, , NJ.

93. Glen William KNIGHT [1050] (George William, Jr11, Georges William10, Louis Aston, Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur9, Daniel Ridgway, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur8, Robert7, Daniel, Sr6, Henry, Sr5, John, Sr4, Thomas, Jr3, Thomas, Sr2, N.1) was born on 8 Jun 1971 in Los Angeles, CA.
Glen married Barbara Lenore RYAN [1051]. Barbara was born on 28 Mar 1971 in Irvine, Orange, California, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   100 F    i. Adelaide Linda KNIGHT [1052] was born on 12 Jul 1999 in Los Angeles, CA.

   101 M    ii. Charles Brent KNIGHT [1053] was born on 2 Aug 2003 in Los Angeles, CA.


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