Parents of James KNOX Sr. were John KNOX born 1687 and Agnes JOHNSTONE.Searching for ancestors, parents, siblings of John KNOX and Agnes JOHNSTONE.Their son James KNOX, Sr. married Lady Elizabeth CRAIG, 1739, Scotland -- 6th G-Grandparents
James KNOX, Sr. was born July 26, 1713 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Lady Elizabeth CRAIG was born 1719 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
James and Elizabeth KNOX had 12 children. Children born in Scotland: William 1736 m. Patience GILL Mary abt 1739 m. Mr. POLLOCK John 1744 m. Elizabeth EOFF James, Jr. abt 1749 m. Jannet MILLER Elizabeth abt 1751 m. Samuel MORROW
Children born in Ireland: Margaret about 1753 m. Isaac EOFF Samuel 1755 m. Caroline JONES Robert April 11, 1758 m. Elizabeth GILL Joseph 1760 - never married Ann "Nancy" abt 1765 m. Jacob SUTTON Janet 1742 m. John GASTON Susan born 1767 died 1767 on board ship to America
In 1752 James Knox and his family traveled by ship from Scotland down the River Clyde into the Irish Sea and over to Belfast in Northern Ireland. They sailed from Belfast Harbor in March 1767, aboard the Earl of Hillsborough and landed at Charleston, South Carolina on May 27, 1767.