Sixth Generation


1139. Olive B ACKLEY was born on 15 March 1803 in East Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States.614,1166,1167,1168 birth date in question as Eli's will states Olive and Beverly are minors at his death She died on 14 March 1879 at the age of 75 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States.1167,1168,1169 She was buried in New Woodstock, Madison , New York.614,1168 Ralph and Olive had 6 children Resided in Hamilton and New Woodstock, NY.

Olive B ACKLEY and Ralph KNIGHT were married on 4 September 1823.1143,1170,1171 Ralph KNIGHT, son of Noel KNIGHT and Martha WHITE, was born on 18 December 1796 in New Woodstock, Madison , New York.5,1143,1170,1172,1173,1174 He died on 29 December 1872 at the age of 76 in New Woodstock, Madison , New York.1143,1170,1174,1175 He was buried in New Woodstock Cemetery, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States.1174 Lifelong resident of New Woodstock, Madison, New York. He was adopted by Samuel Smith in 1803 for reasons unknown. He is said to be the oldest white male child born in New Woodstock, Madison, New York. His birthplace was on the Sheds Corners road. He was the only one of the family remaining in New Woodstock until his death in 1872. He married Olive Ackley in 1823. They had 6 children. 2 died in infancy.

A carpenter by trade (per 1850 NY Census).

The 1850 NY Census has his surname as "Kight" instead of "Knight". This also applies to those living in his household which includes Olive, James, and Ralph Jr. They are on pages 105 or 106 of the 1850 NY Census in Cazenovia Township.

In the 1870 Census right under Ralph and Olive (ACKLEY) KNIGHT, there is a Horatio KNIGHT (born 1841-1842 in NY) with wife, Lavinia (born: 1849-1850 in NY). They have one child, Minnie KNIGHT (born April 1870 in NY). Horatio KNIGHT is a blacksmith and has a shop, perhaps on Ralph KNIGHT's property.. There is also a Cornelia KNIGHT, age 54, (born 1815-1816 in NY) living with them. This is a mystery.

From the LDS IGI File: "Horatio KNIGHT Sex:  M Event(s): Born:  1841 Onondaga', 'New York Parents:
? ,Source Information: Film Number: 1903876".

Ralph Knight was mentioned in a book titled "History of Madison County - State of New York" on page 240. The book mentions that he is still living in 1869 and is the oldest native of New Woodstock alive by that year. It also confirms his birthplace of New Woodstock, Madison County, NY and birthdate of Dec. 18, 1796.

New Woodstock is in Southern Cazenovia Township.

Ralph Knight's middle initial could be "G".

Olive B ACKLEY-2509 and Ralph KNIGHT-21968 had the following children:

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Charles KNIGHT-21976.

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James E.dson KNIGHT-21966.

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Cynthia KNIGHT was born on 1 March 1828 in New York, United States.27,1175 Died in infancy.

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Harriet A. KNIGHT-21985.

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Ralph G. KNIGHT-21984.

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Martha Louisa KNIGHT was born on 23 June 1837 in New York, United States.27,1175 Died in infancy.

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Horatio KNIGHT-52018.