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Amanda (Knox) Rye (abt. 1833 - 1852)

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Amanda Rye formerly Knox aka Nock, Knock
Born about in Hopkins, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Wife of — married in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Hopkins, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Dec 2015
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Amanda Knox, daughter of Eli and Sarah Knox, was born about 1833 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. [1] [2] [3]

In 1850, "Amanda Knock", age 16, lived in Hopkins County, KY with parents Eli & Sarah and siblings. Calculated birth year: 1834. [1]

She married Harrison P "H.P." Rye on 19 April 1852 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. She was age 17 (calculated birth year, 1835) and H.P. Rye (born in Montgomery County, TN) was age 23, according to marriage record. [2]

She died 3 September 1852 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. According to her death record, she was 19 years old at time of death (calculated birth year, 1833).[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Census, 1850," FamilySearch database, Amanda Knock in household of Eli Knock, Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States; citing family 385, National Archives and Records Administration, microfilm publication M432 [Link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," FamilySearch database, H. P. Rye and Amanda Nock, 19 Apr 1852; citing , Hopkins, Kentucky, reference ; FHL microfilm 0216827 IT 4.[Link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. Citing Amand Rye, age 19, female, married, daughter of Eli and Sarh Nock, died 3 Sep 1852.


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