John KNIGHT (RIN: 1723), son of William KNIGHT and Elizabeth CARTER , was born abt. 30 JAN 1595/96 in Romsey, Hampshire, England. He married Agnes LANGLEY 20 MAR 1643/44. He died aft. 05 May 1670 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. Agnes LANGLEY (RIN: 1726), daughter of Thomas LANGLEY and Ann , was born abt. 1590 in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England. She died 30 July 1677 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.

Other Marriages/Unions for John KNIGHT:
See John KNIGHT & Sarah HAWKINS OR John KNIGHT & Elizabeth VINCENT

Other Marriages/Unions for Agnes LANGLEY:
See Richard INGERSOLL & Agnes LANGLEY


Notes for John KNIGHT:

Knight, John (<1595 - >1670) - male
b. BEF 30 JAN 1594/95 in Romsey, Hampshire, England
d. AFT 5 MAY 1670 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
father: Knight, William(~1565 - )
mother: Carter, Elizabeth

Came from Southampton, 1635, in the James; was a tailor of Romsey in Hants, adm. freem. with his br. Richard 25
May 1636.

Occupation - Tailor

Title - Sr.

Baptism - 30 JAN 1595; Romsey, Hampshire, England;

Emigration - 5 APR 1635; Southampton, Hampshire, England;

Immigration - 3 JUN 1635; Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts;

Came on the 'James' of London, a ship of 300 tons.

Will - 5 MAY 1670;

This 5 of may 1670 I John Knight of Newbery Senr being often pained in my body and know not how
suddenly I may be desolued and leaue this world and being desirous while my memoree is good to setl my
outward Estat acording to my desir and therfor do hear make my Last will and Testament as followeth first
I Comitte my soule to god that gaue it: and my body to the Earth to be buried to Rest vntill the Resurecion
by my Saviour Jesus Christ Itm I give unto my beloued wiffe Eleven pounds a yeare for hir maintainance
while she liueth and that she may dwell in one End of my house while she liueth and to use anie of my
goods what she hath need of for her selfe in the house Itm I giue and apoint fourtie pounds after my wifs
deseace and in Convenient time as my overseers Judg best for my daughter Sarah bartlets vse while she
liueth: ||and | with hir husband John Bartlet and after hir decease the fourtie pounds to be made good vnto
the Child or Children of hir body surviving to Injoy: If she haue none then the fortie ponds to Return vnto
my sonn John Knights Children Equaly vnto all accept Josep Knight: and my will is that if my daughter
Sarah Bartlet haue a sonn or daughter liuing after hir decease my will is that my sonn John Knight or his
asigns shall pay for the Childs use tenn pounds more which will be in all fiftie pounds: and my will is that
when my son in law John Bartlet or anie other for hir Coms to demand or Recieue the fortie ponds before
mentioned that then sufficient bond in land be giuen vnto my ouerseers or my Executor for the payment of
it acording to my will Itm I giue vnto my daughter marie douner and hir husband Josep douner fourscore
pounds to be paid one fortie of it in a yeare after my wifs decease and the other fortie pounds the next year
after that: and Likewise I giue vnto my grand Child Josep Downer twentie pounds to be paid by my
Executor when he is on and twentie years of aige: Likewise I giue vnto my gran Child marie Downer
twentie pounds to be paid by my Executor when she is Eighteen years of age Itm I giue vnto my daughter
Marie Douner and his husband during ther lius four acers of marish Land out of the marish I haue on the
south sid of John Piks land that they call the 8 acers: after my wifs deceas and four acers of medow
Joyning vnto that 4 acers I gaue my daughter Sara Bartlet on the north: and likwise I giue my daught
maried Douner + hir husband during ther liues that peec of marish our the pond to the Creek on the East
by henri Jaqueses land on the north + John piks on the south and my lot at Plum Iland and two akers wher
they haue built and that one aker of ||plow|| land in the feeld on the west sid of the way going to new toune
joyning to my son Johns two akers he bought of Nicholas noie and my freehold or Comanag in Newbery all
which land and Comanag to Inioy during their livs and afterward to Return vnto my grand Child, Josep
Downer to Inioy for Euer or if he dy before he Inioys it then to Remain vnto my granchild Marie Downer
and if Josep Douner do Inioy the land then my will is he shall pay vnto his sister marie Downer twenti
pound besids that her porcion be fore Likwise I giue unto my daught marie Downer after my wifs decease
my great new Kitl and a puter Candlestick + a plater Itm I giue unto my wifs grand Child Thomas hains
ten pounds to be paid after his time is out Itm Besid that portion of land and other Estat I gaue my sonn
John Knight for manie years sinc as my brother + |other| do know I now giue vnto my sonn John Knight
my howse and land I dwell upon with barn and orchard and my land next the ox comon both plow land and
pastur and medow: as with all the ffences both of plow land and pastur and medow which is my part by
agreement to do and likwise about 4 or 5 akers of marrish joyning to the Creeke by the Comon on the
south East and likwise another parcill of marish on the north of John Piks land tourd litl Pin Iland + by
henri Jquises and the Creek on the west: And my desire is that my sonn John would let his sonn Josep
Knight haue and Inioy all this land and housing when he is of aige for Euer Likwise I do make my sonn
John Knight my Executor and do giue him all my goods accept the three things before mentioned to my
daughter marie and likwise all my stocke of Cattell and horse and sheep and swine and I do Ingaig him
herby to pay all the legacies and Charg that may a Rise for funerall or debts and to Receiue all that is du
vnto me from anie person Likwise my will is that if my sonn John Knight will make over by a deed ||giuen||
unto Josep Downer and his wife marie douner that three acers of land joyning unto that he dwells on by
henri Jaquishes and that two ackrs of plow land by my on acker on the west sid of the Ridg which was
Nicholas noices then my will is that he he shall pay but fortie pounds of the fourscor unto Josep Downer +
his wife and this land Josep and his wife to Inioy during ther lius and afterwards to her sone as the other
before Likwise I desier my thre frends my brother Richard Knight and Thomas Halle senr and Nicholas
Noice to be my ouerseers to see this my will performed and I do giue them tenn shillings apeece to be paid
by my Executor

John Knight

Witness: Richard Knight Thomas Hale

Proved June 23, 1670 by the witnesses before Mr. Samuell Symonds and Maj. Gen. Denison

Inventory of the estates of John Knight, Sr. lately deceased in May 1670, taken by Thomas Hale, Sr.
Nicholas Noic and Rich. Dole: house, barn and orchard, twelve ackers of upland and twentie and two akers
of meadow, � 220; wering Cloths and Beding, � 16; two brasse kitls, a skilet and a warming pan, � 3; in
pewter, � 1 10s; in Iron things, � 3, 10s; Coberd, tabl, forme and other things, � 1 10s; 4 woodn bols, a
tunnel, tray, 4 dishes, to pails, 10s 6d; Jug, tubs, barell, sivs, slid, bags + wood, � 1 4s; a gunn, � 1 5s; 16
bushells of mault, � 3 12s; 3 oxn and a steere, � 20; 4 Cows and a heifer, � 20; 2 yearlings, � 2; 4 swine, �
3; bacon, � 2 10s; 3 bush, of Rie, 13s; one sadl, pilion + bridl, � 1; free hold or Comanag, � 8; in trees, � 2;
total � 324 11s 6d

Attested June 23 1670, by John Knight executor of his father's estate.

Essex Probate Docket #15981; "Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts; 1635 - 1681," In three
volumes,The Essex Institute; Salem, MA; 1916

Event Will (proved) - 23 JUN 1670;

spouse: Hawkins, Sarah (~1594 - 1623)
- m. 27 JAN 1615/16 in Romsey, Hampshire, England
----------child: Knight, John (1621 - 1677)
----------child: Knight, Elizabeth (<1625 - )
spouse: Vincent, Elizabeth (<1610 - 1645)
- m. 29 MAR 1624 in England
----------child: Knight, Mary (1634 - )
----------child: Knight, Sarah (~1639 - )
spouse: Langley, Agnes (1590 - 1677)
- m. 20 MAR 1643/44


Notes for Agnes LANGLEY:

Also known as: Ann