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Family: Sylvester B. STODDARD/Almira KNIGHT (F1415)

m. 10 Nov 1844


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  • Father | Male
    Sylvester B. STODDARD

    Born  7 Feb 1801   
    Died  18 Aug 1867  Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1867  Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  10 Nov 1844  [1, 2]  Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Almira KNIGHT

    Born  21 Jun 1827  Perrysburg, Cataraugus County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jan 1912  Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  24 Jan 1912  Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  George HANSCOM | F7280 
    Married     
    Father  Vinson KNIGHT | F1307 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Martha McBRIDE | F1307 Group Sheet 

  • Headstones
    Almira Knight headstone
North Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio
    Almira Knight headstone North Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio
    Obtained from Belnap Family Organization website

  • Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: Excerpt from the Life Story of Martha McBride Knight Smith Kimbal
Written by Brent J. Belnap.  Submitted on behalf of the Belnap Family Organization to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in 1995.)
Later that same year Martha's oldest daughter Almira left the LDS Church over the issue of polygamy, marrying on 10 November 1844 a disaffected Latter-day Saint widower, Sylvester B. Stoddard, who owned a tin shop on Main Street in Nauvoo just one block away from the Knight home.  On 27 April 1845 Martha leased from Mr. Stoddard his home on Water Street for 6 months.===

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Family Data Collection--Individual Records, Ancestry.com.

    2. [S359]