Aaron Anderson Knight (1857 – 1925)


Ray City History
Current Reseach Subject: Aaron Anderson Knight (1857 – 1925)

A.A. Knight, Pleasant Cemetery, New Lois, near Ray City, GA

Aaron Anderson Knight

was a Primitive Baptist minister in Berrien County, Georgia.  He was born April 13, the day after Easter, 1857,  the son of John W. Knight.

On October 28, 1877 Aaron A. Knight married Mattie Martha Parrish.  She was born May 20, 1860,  in Lowndes County, Georgia. Her parents were the Reverend Ansel Parrish and Molcy Knight.

Elder Aaron Knight lived in Ray City, GA  in a house on the west side of Park Street about four lots south of Main Street.  This house has since been moved further out Park Street to the end of Ice Castle Lane.


  1. January 21, 2011 at 1:32 am

    Harriet married James Lacy Moore on September 12, 1900 in Berrien County, GA. The wedding was performed by Elder Aaron A. Knight. James Lacy Moore later served as mayor of Ray City.

  2. May 19, 2011 at 6:08 am

    A.A. Knight served as the first pastor of New Ramah Primitive Baptist Church.

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