Hugh Knox

M, #6783, (c 1670 - )

Hugh Knox was born about 1670.

"Hugh Knox of the Scotch family of Ranfurlie settled in the parish of Donagheady county of Londonderry Ireland during the latter half of the seventeenth century He had sons and grandsons prominent as divines and one of this family George Knox was a West Indian proprietor merchant and ship owner He spent part of his life in the West Indies but returned to London England where he died The supposition is strong that Rev Hugh Knox who died on the island of Santa Cruz was connected with this Irish branch of the family Santa Cruz was also known as Saint Croix Alexander's Princeton in the Eighteenth Century says He settled at Saint Croix where he spent the remainder of his days."1