Location: New York, United States
Here are open questions about our family. Please edit this text, upload unidentified pictures, add your questions to the bulletin board, post fuzzy memories you want to clear up, etc. McKnight-3482 I will include the crucial information then list what I am looking for afterward. I first find Robert McKnight my 3rd g grandpa in Chemung, New York in the year 1850 enumerated ( Sept 18 1850 ) with his family. His birth ( age listed as 28 ) (1822 ) His wife ( fact known and documented ) is Martha A Decker listed age 24 ( 1826 ) Catharine Allington (later enumerated as Catharine McKnight ) age 6 ( 1844 ) William H age 1 0f 12 months ( Aug 1850 ) and a Harriett Culver age 18 - all listed as born in N.Y. except Robert his birth place is listed as Unknown. 1860 census taken Aug 21 lists the other kids Susan Jane McKnight 1851–1864 Rachel McKnight 1854– Benjamin Franklin McKnight Sr. ( My 2nd g grandpa ) 1855–1940 Adeline McKnight 1858– With everyone in the household being listed as born in N.Y. 1880 Census 5 and 7 June Robert is listed as a widower Living with his son Ben F McKnight Sr and his wife Pernisa ( Benjamin ) in Lycoming Pennsylvania his age is listed as 50 ( 1830 ) also listed is another Daughter Alice (born in Penn )age 11 ( later married Edward Beadle ) 1892 census Feb in Veteran, Chemung, N.Y. Robert is with his daughter and son-in-law Edward Beadle and Edward's mother Hybertine Beadle. Robert lists his age as 67 (1825 ). 1900 census Robert is enumerated with his Daughter again ( Alice ) and her husband Edward Beadle and his birth is listed as Mar 1825 ( 75 ) and finally his father's birth place listed as IRELAND and his mother's as NEW YORK. When did Roberts father immigrate to the U.S. ? What are the names of his Father, Mother and siblings ? After 1900 where did Robert go ? When did Robert pass away ? and where is he buried ?
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