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Knight Cemetery
Knightdale, Wake County, North Carolina

Old Knight Rd. Knightdale NC

Lat: 35° 48' 31"N, Lon: 78° 28' 20"W
Saint Matthews Township

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Oct 04, 2006, last edited May 18, 2007 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 11.

From the intersection of Knightdale Blvd. (Hwy. # 64 East) & Old Knight Rd. (SR 2049), take Old Knight Rd. which runs northeast. Go .6 mi. to the cemetery on the right, directly across from Knightdale High School. There is no good place to park but there is a shoulder in front of the school where you can park with care.

The cemetery is almost hidden in the woodsy growth and easy to miss. A flight of steps goes up a small incline to the wrought iron enclosed cemetery. An obelisk engraved "Knight" is surrounded by graves. It is neat and tidy, no longer in use, and about 40' X 40" in size.

I transcribed from all existing headstones on Oct 04, 2006.

- Shirley Olson

Hilliard, Bettie Knight, b. 31 Dec 1871, d. 3 Oct 1953
Knight, C. Taylor, b. 16 Oct 1847, d. 30 Dec 1922
Knight, Carrie, b. 3 Jan 1891, d. 8 Jan 1891, dau. o. Dr. J.H. II & Ada A. Knight
Knight, Henry Haywood, b. 5 Nov 1842, d. 7 May 1904, founder of Knightdale, NC
Knight, Mary Ann, b. 28(?)Jan 1819, d. 2 Jul 1891, w. o. P. H. Knight
Knight, Noel W., b. 26 Nov 1881, d. 7 Aug 1911
Knight, Peter H., b. 2 Apr 1818, d. 10 Mar 1895
Knight, Thomas, d. 29 Oct 1902, aged 45 years
Phinney, Clarence E., b. 1880, d. 1950
Phinney, Mary Knight, b. 1896, d. 1976
Weathers, Mary H., b. 14 Aug 1864, d. 2 Nov 1948, dau. o. Peter & Mary H. Knight

1 Funeral home marker, unreadable
1 Unreadable stone

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