Robert Knight1

#22855, (circa 1587 - circa August 1676)


____ _____ b. s 1590
Children 1.Richard Knight1 (s 1618 - )
 2.Margaret Knight1 (c 1623 - 1658)
 3.Joan Knight+1 (s 1630 - a 1685)
Birth*circa 1587He was born circa 1587.1 
Marriage*say 1615He married ____ _____ say 1615.1 
23 June 1676He left a will on 23 June 1676 at York, York Co., MaineG.2 
Death*circa August 1676He died circa August 1676 at Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts ColonyG.2,1 
Probate*24 August 1676His estate was probated on 24 August 1676 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG; (attestation of witnesses.)2 


  1. [S341] Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin, editor, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Portland, ME: Southward Press, 1928–1939), pp. 404-405. Robert Knight, mason, b. ca. 1587, York town grants in 1648 and 1658; wife's name not known, children: Richard (later of Boston), Joan (marr. ca. 1648 Rowland Young) and Margaret (marr. John Redman of Hampton); last will 23 Jun 1676, exec. in Boston where he was living with his son [but see his will record in York Registry of Deeds].
  2. [S1062] William M. Sargent, editor, York Deeds, twelve volumes (vols. 11 and 12 in two parts) (Bethel, Maine: Maine Genealogical Society, 1887–1904), Vol. 3, Book III, Folio 37. Last will of Robert Knight of York, dated 23 Jun 1676. "Concerning the small Estate left by the prouidence of god vnto mee," five acres of marsh land with a house and barn, two cows and a bull, and all else, to his son Richard Knight living in Boston; witn. Nicholas Willmott, John Tucker and William Bartholomew; sworn to by Willmott and Bartholomew in Suffolk Co. Court 24 Aug 1676, recorded in York Co. 28 Feb 1678. [Immediately following] Assignment of the estate proceeds by Richard Knight, son of Robert Knight deceased, to "my brother Rowland young [sic]" for £86 10s; dated 15 Feb 1677, witn. Peter Weare Sr., Job Allcocke, John Twisden and Abraham Preble; recorded in York Co. 28 Feb 1678.