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Avitus Claudius McKnight

Avitus Claudius McKnight

Male 1844 - 1925  (81 years)

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  • Name Avitus Claudius McKnight  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Nickname AC 
    Born 22 Feb 1844  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from South Carolina Death Records
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  York, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 8; Son of Robert J. McKnight (1807-1873) and Elizabeth Gwinn (born 1812) 
    Census 1860  York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 18 
    Census 1880  Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 38 
    Census 1900  Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in School Districts 10, 16 and 34; Age 58 
    Census 1910  Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 68 
    Died 2 Mar 1925  King's Mountain, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of death are from South Carolina Death Records; male, white, widower; age 81 years, 0 months and 8 days at the time of death; farmer; had been under doctor's care since 2/15/25 - died of chronic nephritis (kidney disease); Father: Robert J. McKnight who was born in York County, South Carolina; Mother: Rebecca Quinn who was born in Clark County, South Carolina
    Avitus McKnight
    Avitus McKnight
    Death Certificate
    Buried 2 Mar 1925  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Bethany - the death certificate is not clear as to whether this is the name of the cemetery or the name of the town he was buried in. Find-a-Grave does not have a listing for New Bethany Cemetery
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    Person ID P11221  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2012 

    Family 1 Rachel Henrietta McKnight,   b. 12 Oct 1839, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1919, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1864 
    • Date is from information given in the 1900 census - they were both 20 years old at the time of their marriage
    Notes 
    • In addition to their son John Walker McKnight, Rachel Henrietta McKnight and Avitus McKnight had the following known children:
      Thomas Calhoun (1878-1954)
      Marty Martha Ephanina (1879-1955)
      Robert Ross (1881-1969)
    Children 
    +1. John Walker McKnight,   b. 1 Jan 1884, Sharon, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1954, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2012 19:54:46 
    Family ID F3149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucinda Caroline Brison,   b. Abt 1844, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Avitus Claudius McKnight and Carrie Brison had one known child: Margaret E. "Maggie" McKnight (1870-1944); many of the tress on ancestry.com indicate that they had a female child that died in 1872
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2012 20:01:03 
    Family ID F7424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1844 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age 8; Son of Robert J. McKnight (1807-1873) and Elizabeth Gwinn (born 1812) - 1850 - York, York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age 18 - 1860 - York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age 38 - 1880 - Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in School Districts 10, 16 and 34; Age 58 - 1900 - Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age 68 - 1910 - Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Mar 1925 - King's Mountain, York County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Mar 1925 - South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2625403972] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, ), Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: York, York, South Carolina; Roll: M432_860; Page: 239A; Image: 252.

    2. [S2625378497] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , York, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1228; Page: 440; Image: 290; Family History Library Film: 805228.

    3. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Bullocks Creek, York, South Carolina; Roll: 1243; Family History Film: 1255243; Page: 409A; Enumeration District: 164.

    4. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Bullocks Creek, York, South Carolina; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .


    5. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Bullocks Creek, York, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1468; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0099; Image: 477; FHL microfilm: 1375481.

    6. [S3840944912] South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data - South Carolina. South Carolina death records. Columbia, SC, USA: South Carolina Department of Archives and History.Original data: South Carolina. South Carolina death ).
      A.C. McKnight; 2 Mar 1925; age 81; born 1844; male, white, York County; Certificate 005022; Volume No. 8