Contributed by Jean Wells


Descendants of Mary Ann "Pollie" Knight

Generation No. 1

1.  MARY ANN "POLLIE"2 KNIGHT  (CAPTAIN JOHN1) was born April 14, 1802, and died August 12, 1877 in Hopkins Co., KY.  She married JACOB B. OGLESBY June 17, 1824 in Christian Co., KY.  He was born July 19, 1803 in SC, and died June 17, 1878 in Hopkins Co., KY.

More About MARY ANN "POLLIE" KNIGHT:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

Notes for JACOB B. OGLESBY:
Jacob came to northern Christian Co., KY Abt 1790 (From History of Christian Co, KY)
He previously had lived in the Red River are in West TN.  (From Pension application).

On census record and two deeds at Hopkins Co., KY, Jacob's wife is listed as Mary A.  In Sarah Elvira Putman's questionnaire of 1922, she says her father's sister was Polly who married Oglesby.  The marriage license, grave marker and family bible has her name as "Polly Ann".  Polly is a common nickname for Mary.

Sources of info. for this lineage: Jacob and Polly Oglesby's Bible Record; Marriage license, Christian Co., KY; Deeds, Cemetery inscriptions, Mary Lovell, Dr. Ishmael Oakley, and Muhlenberg County Family Histories by Turner.

Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

Click here to view family Bible record.

Children of MARY KNIGHT and JACOB OGLESBY are:

                   i.       JOHN KNIGHT3 OGLESBY, b. March 21, 1825, Hopkins Co., KY; m. (1) LUCINDA EMALINE BENNET TICHNOR; m. (2) MARY ELIZABETH ROWE, Abt. 1863.

                  ii.       WILLIAM MILLS OGLESBY, b. December 20, 1826, Hopkins Co., KY; d. February 10, 1906, Little River Co., AR; m. (1) DOROTHY ALLEN, March 07, 1849; (2) MARY ELIZABETH RANDOLPH; b. June 27, 1830, Hopkins Co., KY; d. January 10, 1933, AR.

More About MARY ELIZABETH RANDOLPH:
Burial: Piney Cemetery, Little River Co., AR

                 iii.       SARAH W. OGLESBY, b. April 16, 1828, Hopkins Co., KY; d. February 02, 1891, Hopkins Co., KY; m. CHARLES DILLENDER, August 31, 1852, Hopkins Co., KY; b. June 29, 1820, Lincoln Co., TN; d. March 17, 1892, Hopkins Co., KY.

Notes for SARAH W. OGLESBY:
Sarah was Charles Dillender's third wife.

                 iv.       NARCISSA A. OGLESBY, b. April 02, 1831, Hopkins Co., KY; d. February 20, 1870; m. PRESTON B. ALLEN, March 11, 1849, Hopkins Co., KY.

                  v.       LUNETTI FRANCIS OGLESBY OGLESBY, b. October 10, 1834, KY; m. JESSE MASON RANDOLPH, October 20, 1853; b. October 10, 1833; d. 1870, Hopkins Co., KY.

More About LUNETTI FRANCIS OGLESBY OGLESBY:
Burial: Salem Church Cemetery, Hopkins Co., KY

Notes for JESSE MASON RANDOLPH:
Lunetti and Jesse were members of the Salem Baptist Church in Hopkins Co., KY.  One one census she is listed as "Sunetta".   

Burial: Salem Church Cemetery, Hopkins Co., KY

                 vi.       JAMES W. OGLESBY, b. April 14, 1837, KY; d. April 28, 1906, Hopkins Co., KY; m. LUCRETIA AKIN, November 23, 1859, Hopkins Co., KY; b. March 07, 1830, Al; d. November 14, 1898, Hopkins Co., KY.

More About JAMES W. OGLESBY:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

More About LUCRETIA AKIN:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

                vii.       KESAN ANN OGLESBY, b. March 10, 1839, KY; d. September 03, 1881, Hopkins Co., KY; m. ABRAHAM ALLEN, March 11, 1861, Hopkins Co., KY; b. November 17, 1849; d. June 10, 1907, Hopkins Co., KY.

More About ABRAHAM ALLEN:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

               viii.       HENRY HARRISON OGLESBY, b. March 27, 1843, KY; d. April 01, 1913, Hopkins Co., KY; m. ELIZABETH MANNAHAN, February 01, 1867, Christian Co., KY; b. March 08, 1848, KY; d. February 16, 1920, Hopkins Co., KY.

More About HENRY HARRISON OGLESBY:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

More About ELIZABETH MANNAHAN:
Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

                  ix.       SILVANUS OGLESBY, b. April 24, 1846; d. October 10, 1864, Hopkins Co., KY.

Notes for SILVANUS OGLESBY:
Silvanus never married.  His death occurred after falling from a barn.  

Burial: Oglesby Cemetery, White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY

                   x.       MARY ELIZABETH OGLESBY, b. KY; m. WILLIAM BISHOP, March 05, 1848, Hopkins Co., KY. 

Notes for WILLIAM BISHOP:
Willlian N. (or A.) Bishop is mentioned in estate settlement with wife Mary E. and also in some deeds with wife Mary, in connection with Oglesby transactions.


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