William McKnight

b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      William McKnight was born about 1805 in Dumfries as recorded on his Death Certificate.
William lived in Bolton, Lancashire, in 1824.
William was a muslin weaver and farmer. He was described as having a florid freckled complexion, light brown hair, hazel blue eyes, standing 5 feet 8 1/2 inches tall and physically very well.

William McKnight immigrated to Sydney, New South Wales, following sentencing (i.e. he was a Convict.)

William McKnight married Mary Fairhall, daughter of William Fairhall and Ann Huntley, on 12 May 1842 at St Mary's Church of England in West Maitland, New South Wales, by consent of the Governor.
William was a land and stock owner, with 30 acres holding 3 horses and 7 cattle at 'Anambah' in West Maitland, New South Wales, in 1885.

William McKnight died on 9 Nov 1885 in Warkworth, New South Wales, as a result of a drowning accident.
He was buried on 11 Nov 1885 in Warkworth, New South Wales.

Family

Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
Children

Thomas McKnight

b. 25 Jul 1843, d. 23 May 1912
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     Thomas McKnight was baptised on 25 Jul 1843 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Thomas McKnight married Marion Walsh Hamilton in 1872 in Wollombi, New South Wales.
Thomas was a land and stock owner, with 80 acres holding 2 horses and 28 cattle in Moss Vale, New South Wales, in 1885.

Thomas McKnight died on 23 May 1912 in Warkworth, New South Wales, at the age of 68.

Family

Marion Walsh Hamilton b. 1856, d. 1911
Children

Isabella McKnight

b. 5 Jan 1845, d. 13 Sep 1880
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Isabella McKnight was born on 5 Jan 1845 in Maitland, New South Wales. She was baptised on 25 Mar 1845 at the Church of England Parish in Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter, New South Wales.

Isabella McKnight married Robert Duff, son of Robert Duff and Elizabeth Roberts, in 1872 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Isabella McKnight died on 13 Sep 1880 in Maitland West, New South Wales, at the age of 35.

Family

Robert Duff b. 28 Dec 1845, d. 1879
Children

William McKnight

b. 1847, d. 1921
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     William McKnight was baptised in 1847 at the Church of England Parish in Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter, New South Wales.
William McKnight was born in 1847 in Maitland, New South Wales.

William McKnight married Laura Ellem, daughter of George Ellem and Sarah Dixon, on 29 Aug 1877 in Wollombi, New South Wales.

William McKnight died in 1921 in Grafton, New South Wales.

Family

Laura Ellem b. 26 Jan 1856, d. 4 Dec 1948
Children

Emily McKnight

b. 1849, d. 1907
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     Emily McKnight was baptised in 1849 at the Church of England Parish in Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter, New South Wales.
Emily McKnight was born in 1849 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Emily McKnight died in 1907 in Penrith, New South Wales, (Not confirmed as THIS Emily McKnight.)

Anna McKnight

b. 1851
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     Anna McKnight was baptised in 1851 at the Church of England Parish in Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter, New South Wales. Anna McKnight was also known as Annie.

Annie McKnight married Charles Hamilton in 1878 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Family

Charles Hamilton b. about 1850, d. 1916
Children

Charles McKnight

b. 19 Feb 1855, d. 1935
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Charles McKnight was born on 19 Feb 1855 in Maitland, New South Wales. He was baptised in 1855 at the Church of England Parish in Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter, New South Wales.

Charles McKnight died in 1935 in Narrabri, New South Wales.

Arthur McKnight

b. 1857, d. 1932
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Arthur McKnight was born in 1857 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Arthur McKnight married Sarah Ann Woods in 1883 in Maitland West, New South Wales.

Arthur McKnight died in 1932 in Muswellbrook, New South Wales.

Family

Sarah Ann Woods b. about 1860
Children

Bertha McKnight

b. 12 May 1861, d. 24 Feb 1870
Father*William McKnight b. about 1805, d. 9 Nov 1885
Mother*Mary Fairhall b. about 1815, d. 30 Jul 1885
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Bertha McKnight was born on 12 May 1861 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Bertha McKnight died on 24 Feb 1870 in Maitland West, New South Wales, at the age of 8.

Jane Martin

b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
Father*James Martin b. about 1795
Mother*?----------? Unknown b. about 1800
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     Jane Martin was baptised in 1827 in Heathfield, East Sussex.

Jane Martin married Thomas Fairhall, son of William Fairhall and Ann Huntley, on 24 Jun 1844 at St Mary's Church of England in West Maitland, New South Wales, and Thomas was illiterate at the time of his wedding and William McKnight performed the marriage ceremony.

Jane Fairhall died on 16 Aug 1860 in Maitland, New South Wales, and she was a resident at 'Anambah' at the time of her death there and the cause of her death was recorded as Hemiphegia, which she had been suffering from for about 1 month.
She was buried on 17 Aug 1860 at the Church of England Cemetery in Lochinvar, New South Wales, after a funeral leaving from her residence at 'Anambah' at 9.00am.

Family

Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Children

John Fairhall

b. 16 Aug 1845, d. 16 Jan 1926
Father*Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Mother*Jane Martin b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      John Fairhall was born on 16 Aug 1845 in Maitland, New South Wales. He was baptised on 30 Sep 1845 at St Mary's Church of England in West Maitland, New South Wales.
John lived at "Corinda" in Belford, New South Wales, in 1900.

John Fairhall married Ann Amelia O'Brien, daughter of Thomas O'Brien and Dinah Martin, on 19 Sep 1900 at St Pauls Church of England Church in Murrurundi, New South Wales.

John Fairhall died on 16 Jan 1926 at the State Mental Hospital in Gladesville, New South Wales, at the age of 80 and the cause of his death was recorded as nephritis, myocarditis and senility.
He was buried on 19 Jan 1926 at the Church of England Necropolis (Grave location recorded as: Section: 7, Row: 62, Grave: 4195) in Rookwood, New South Wales.

James Fairhall

b. 8 May 1847, d. 5 Sep 1931
Father*Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Mother*Jane Martin b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     James Fairhall was baptised on 8 May 1847 at 'Anambah' in West Maitland, New South Wales, according to the rites of the Church of England.
James lived at 'Anambah' in West Maitland, New South Wales, in 1872.

James Fairhall married Emma Clements, daughter of James William Clements and Ann Pugh, in 1873 in West Maitland, New South Wales.
James and Emma lived at Wolfe Street in Maitland, New South Wales, in 1891 reference Book 22 SubDistrict M Schedule No. 472.
James was a farmer at the time of his death in 1931.
James and Emma lived at Telarah Street in Maitland, New South Wales, b 5 Sep 1931.

James Fairhall died on 5 Sep 1931 in Maitland, New South Wales, at the age of 84.
He was buried on 6 Sep 1931 at the Church of England Portion, Campbells Hill Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: Section D6, Graves 21-22) in West Maitland, New South Wales.

Family

Emma Clements b. 1850, d. 21 Jun 1932
Children

Eugene Fairhall

b. 1849, d. 17 Apr 1914
Father*Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Mother*Jane Martin b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Eugene Fairhall was born in 1849 in Maitland, New South Wales. He was baptised on 13 Aug 1849 at the Church of England in Maitland, New South Wales. Eugene Fairhall was also known as Hugh.
Eugene was a Labourer in 1913.
Eugene lived at Mt Pleasant Street in West Maitland, New South Wales, in 1913.

Eugene Fairhall died on 17 Apr 1914 in Maitland, New South Wales.
He was buried at the Church of England Portion, Campbells Hill Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: Section D7, Grave 12) in West Maitland, New South Wales.

Benjamin Fairhall

b. 25 Dec 1851, d. 16 Oct 1937
Father*Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Mother*Jane Martin b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
CANT: William -Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
Believed to be Benjamin Fairhall (from Shirl Heron)
     Benjamin Fairhall was baptised on 25 Dec 1851 at 'Anambah' in West Maitland, New South Wales.
Benjamin was Farmer.

Benjamin Fairhall married Louisa Cant, daughter of William Cant and Jane Kennewell, on 4 Apr 1882 in Melville, New South Wales.
Benjamin and Louisa lived at Lower Belford in via Maitland, New South Wales, about 1920.

Benjamin Fairhall died on 16 Oct 1937 in Lower Belford, New South Wales, at the age of 85.
He was buried at the Church of England Cemetery in Branxton, New South Wales.

Family

Louisa Cant b. 18 Aug 1863, d. 20 Jul 1928
Children

William Fairhall

b. 1 Mar 1854, d. 24 Feb 1875
Father*Thomas Fairhall b. 28 Sep 1816, d. 25 May 1901
Mother*Jane Martin b. 1827, d. 16 Aug 1860
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
     William Fairhall was baptised on 1 Mar 1854 in Lower Belford, New South Wales.

William Fairhall died on 24 Feb 1875 at sea in near Bowen, Queensland, at the age of 20 on board the "Gothenburg", as confirmed by the Queensland Registrar-General in 1973.