Bailiff William Knight Guilty in Murder of John Studstill

Conclusion of 1912 murder trial still leaves family connections of John Studstill in doubt.


Nashville, Ga. March 29–(Special.) Bailiff  William Knight, who was convicted in superior court of having killed John Studstill, was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary by Judge Thomas.

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  1. Jason said,

    July 20, 2011 at 10:08 am

    I believe i finally know which John Studstill this is…..he may be John Studstill born 1888 to parents Johnathan Studstill and Sarah J. Mcduffiw

  2. Jason said,

    July 20, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    Correction John Studstill born 1888 wife Julia Sapp Studstill son Albert Studstill

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