Zebulon and Ida Knight, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Contributed by Scarborough Historical Society & Museum


Zebulon Knight was born in Scarborough on October 3, 1845. He worked as a carpenter, and late in the Civil War, on Sept. 9, 1864, Zebulon enlisted in the 12th Maine Infantry, Company C, and served in the Virginia campaigns until his honorable discharge on July 22, 1865 in Savannah, Georgia.

After the war, Zebulon became a minister, working in South Berwick and North Saco.

Knight married Sarah Norman in August 1868. After Sarah's death, he married Susan Allen; after Susan's death, Knight was married a third time to Ida Adams.

Zebulon Knight died January 13, 1924 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in South Berwick.

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  • Title: Zebulon and Ida Knight, Scarborough, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Photo by Tisdale
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 35.56 cm x 30.48 cm
  • Local Code: 02.77.4
  • Object Type: Image

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156
(207) 885-9997

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