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Sylvester Knighton

Sylvester Knighton

Male 1924 - 1996  (72 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sylvester Knighton was born on 7 Mar 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS (son of John William Knighton and Sarah Agatha Patton); died on 17 Jul 1996 in Water Valley, Yaloubusha County, MS.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John William Knighton was born on 28 Apr 1892 in Lamar, Benton County, MS (son of John William Knighton and Mary Ferdonia "Dona" West); died on 17 Sep 1953 in Memphis, Shelby County, TN.

    John married Sarah Agatha Patton on 2 Feb 1915. Sarah (daughter of Thomas Martin Patton and Sarah Lavonia Lagrone) was born on 25 Jun 1888 in MS; died on 7 Sep 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah Agatha Patton was born on 25 Jun 1888 in MS (daughter of Thomas Martin Patton and Sarah Lavonia Lagrone); died on 7 Sep 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS.
    Children:
    1. Grady Knighton was born in 1917 in MS; died in in Memphis, Shelby County, TN.
    2. Roy Lester Knighton was born on 2 Jan 1919 in MS; died in May 1974 in Water Valley, Yaloubusha County, MS.
    3. Eva May Knighton was born on 4 Oct 1920 in Water Valley, Yaloubusha County, MS; died on 16 Feb 1995 in Hanford, Kings County, CA.
    4. Celester Knighton was born on 7 Mar 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS; died on 12 Dec 1965 in San Bernardino County, CA.
    5. 1. Sylvester Knighton was born on 7 Mar 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS; died on 17 Jul 1996 in Water Valley, Yaloubusha County, MS.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John William Knighton was born on 18 Jan 1869 in Kemper County, MS (son of Elias G. Knighton and Dorah Ann Hollis); died on 23 Sep 1893 in Caledonia, Union County, MS.

    John married Mary Ferdonia "Dona" West on 1 Aug 1890 in Marshall County, MS. Mary (daughter of William Green West and Eliza Crump) was born in 1870 in Lamar, Benton County, MS; died in AFT. 1940 in Yalobusha County, MS. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Ferdonia "Dona" West was born in 1870 in Lamar, Benton County, MS (daughter of William Green West and Eliza Crump); died in AFT. 1940 in Yalobusha County, MS.
    Children:
    1. 2. John William Knighton was born on 28 Apr 1892 in Lamar, Benton County, MS; died on 17 Sep 1953 in Memphis, Shelby County, TN.
    2. Pearl Fredona Knighton was born on 20 Jan 1893 in Lamar, Benton County, MS; died in Feb 1990 in Pope, Panola County, MS.

  3. 6.  Thomas Martin Patton

    Thomas married Sarah Lavonia Lagrone. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sarah Lavonia Lagrone
    Children:
    1. 3. Sarah Agatha Patton was born on 25 Jun 1888 in MS; died on 7 Sep 1924 in Yalobusha County, MS.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Elias G. Knighton

    Elias married Dorah Ann Hollis. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Dorah Ann Hollis
    Children:
    1. 4. John William Knighton was born on 18 Jan 1869 in Kemper County, MS; died on 23 Sep 1893 in Caledonia, Union County, MS.

  3. 10.  William Green West was born in Oct 1841 in TN (son of William M. West and Matilda H. Conaway); died in AFT. 1910 in MS.

    William married Eliza Crump on 31 Dec 1865 in Tippah County, MS. Eliza (daughter of Anderson Crump and Mary Ayers) was born in Jul 1840 in Tippah County, MS; died in AFT. 1910 in MS. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Eliza Crump was born in Jul 1840 in Tippah County, MS (daughter of Anderson Crump and Mary Ayers); died in AFT. 1910 in MS.
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Ferdonia "Dona" West was born in 1870 in Lamar, Benton County, MS; died in AFT. 1940 in Yalobusha County, MS.
    2. Darthula Ann West was born on 1 Mar 1871 in MS; died on 15 Dec 1953 in Benton County, MS.
    3. William Henry West was born in 1874 in MS.
    4. Cordelia Mary West was born on 1 Dec 1874 in MS; died on 16 Jan 1933 in Moscow, Fayette County, TN.
    5. David Ausborn West was born on 27 Sep 1878 in MS; died on 15 May 1968 in Heth, Saint Francis County, AR.
    6. Winnie Angeline West was born on 19 Jan 1881 in MS; died on 1 Jun 1925 in Benton County, MS.



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