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  • ID: I8670
  • Name: Samuel Willis Knox
  • Surname: Knox
  • Given Name: Samuel Willis
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 Jun 1821 in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Death: 3 Dec 1897 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Burial: Huntersville ARP Church, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • _UID: 3C3B287A8B27FD41B3D3C057E44F087F608F
  • Census: 1850 Davidson, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Census: 1860 Division, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Event: Private, Company E, Campu Guard, Mallett's Battalion, North Carolina, Confederate States Army Military Service 24 Sep 1863 Camp Holmes, North Carolina
  • Census: 1870 Deweese, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Occupation: Farmer 1880 Lemley, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Census: NARA film number T9-0972, Page 463A, Entry number 1373, Film number 1254972 1880 Lemleys, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Note:
    Y-DNA - Standard Y-STR Values

    See Descendant: William Knox > Robert Knox Sr > James Knox > Samuel Willis Knox > James Francis Marion Knox > Lt Col Law Pierce Knox > JMK (FTDNA Kit 27996)

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    FF-DNA Research

    PEARCE-HAYER: LWH and JAP are 7th cousins 1 time removed. Their common ancestors are Robert Ewart Sr and Catherine Catherwood.
    a) Robert Ewart Sr > Robert Ewart Jr > Mary Ewart > James Knox > Samuel Willis Knox > Sarah Janie Knox > Samuel Irvin Alexander > Sarah Alexander > Irvin Alexander Pearce > JAP
    b) Robert Ewart Sr > Margeret Ewart > Katherine Adams > James Carrigan III > Margaret Rebecca Carrigan > James Andrew Hayr > Elwin Lee Hayer > Andy Wilson Hayer > LWH

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    1850 United States Federal Census about Samuel Knox

    Name: Samuel Knox
    Age: 29
    Birth Year: abt 1821
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1850: Davidson College, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Family Number: 587
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Abner Dewese 34
    Jane Dewese 26
    Avery Dewese 3
    Robert Dewese 1
    Laura Dewese 6
    Margt Dewese 4
    Samuel Knox 29
    Robert Knox 23

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    1860 United States Federal Census about Saml W Knox

    Name: Saml W Knox
    Age in 1860: 39
    Birth Year: abt 1821
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: Western Division, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Charlotte
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Saml W Knox 39
    Sally Knox 26
    William Wallace 8

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    United States Census, 1870

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    Name: Samuel W Knox
    Estimated Birth Year: 1821
    Gender: Male
    Age in 1870: 49y
    Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1870: North Carolina, United States
    Collection: United States Census, 1870

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    United States Census, 1880

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    Name: Samuel W. Knox
    Residence: Lemleys, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
    Birthdate: 1822
    Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
    Relationship to Head: Self
    Spouse's Name: Sarah C. Knox
    Spouse's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
    Father's Name:
    Father's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
    Mother's Name:
    Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
    Race or Color (Expanded): White
    Ethnicity (Standardized): American
    Gender: Male
    Martial Status: Married
    Age (Expanded): 58 years
    Occupation: Farmer
    NARA Film Number: T9-0972
    Page: 463
    Page Character: A
    Entry Number: 1373
    Film number: 1254972
    Collection: United States Census, 1880

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    Birth: Jun. 8, 1821
    Death: Dec. 3, 1897

    Family links:
    Children:
    Sarah Janie Knox Alexander (1866 - 1936)*
    Nancy Violet Lavinia Knox (1870 - 1887)*
    Samuel Augustus Knox (1872 - 1953)*

    Spouse:
    Sarah Caldwell McAuley Knox (1834 - 1907)

    Inscription:
    Blessed Are the Dead Which Die In The Lord

    Note: husband of Sarah Caldwell McAuley married 25 Oct 1859, Mecklenburg Co, NC

    Burial:
    Huntersville ARP Church Cemetery
    Huntersville
    Mecklenburg County
    North Carolina, USA

    Created by: Karen Hayes
    Record added: Jan 29, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 33379835

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    War Department
    The Adjutant General's Office
    Washington
    April 4, 1941

    Mrs. J.D. Bivins,
    Albemarle, North Carolina

    The records show that Samuel W. Knox, name not borne as Samuel Willis Knox, private, Company E, Camp Guard, Mallett's Battalion, North Carolina, Confederate States Army, enlisted September 24, 1863, at Camp Holmes. He was subsequently assigned as a private to Company C, 37th Regiment North Carolina Infantry, C.S.A., and the muster roll of that company for January and February, 1865, last on file, shows him present.

    He was surrendered by General Robert E. Lee and paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

    E.S. Adams
    Major General
    The Adjutant General
  • Change Date: 24 Feb 2013 at 17:21:06



    Father: James Knox b: 16 Sep 1791 in Tryon County, North Carolina
    Mother: Agnes Cooper Miller b: 1799 in North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Sarah Caldwell McAuley b: 14 Feb 1834 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    • Married: 25 Oct 1859 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Patterson Knox b: 19 Oct 1860 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    2. Has Children James Francis Marion Knox b: 1 Nov 1862 in Davidson, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    3. Has Children Sarah Janie Knox b: 31 May 1866 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    4. Has Children Grace Elizabeth Knox b: 15 Mar 1868 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Nancy Violet Lavinia Knox b: 15 May 1870 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children Samuel Augustus Knox b: 28 Sep 1872 in Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
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