Knight Family Tree - aqwg243

Descendants of Richard And Sarah Rogers Knight


Luther GORTON [Parents] [scrapbook]-7019 was born on 9 Nov 1836 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. He died on 6 Jan 1906 in Gortons Corner, Kent, Rhode Island. He was buried in Slade Gorton Lot, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. Luther married Caroline Lydia ANDREWS-7018.

CENSUS: 1870 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Luther Gorton
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Age in 1870: 33  
Birthplace: Rhode Island  
Home in 1870: Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island
Race: White  
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Summit  
Image Source: Year: 1870; Census Place: Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island; Roll: M593_1471; Page: 131; Image: 262.

BURIAL: Luther Gorton in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name:Luther Gorton
Birth Date:9 Nov 1836
Birth Place:Gortons Corner, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States of America
Death Date:6 Jan 1906
Death Place:Gortons Corner, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States of America
Cemetery:Slade Gorton Lot
Burial or Cremation Place:Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States of America
Has Bio?:
Father:Israel Gorton
Mother:Mary Ann Gorton
Spouse:Caroline Lydia Gorton
Children:
Jennie F. Andrews
George Cleveland Gorton
Verner L Gorton
Lydia C Gorton
Caroline Frances Gorton
Emma Jane Brown
Eva Viola Potter
Addie Mabel Knight
Phebe C. Phillips
Source Information
Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

Caroline Lydia ANDREWS [scrapbook]-7018 was born on 1 Mar 1846 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. She died on 17 May 1922 in Gortons Corner, Kent, Rhode Island. She was buried in Slade Gorton Lot, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. Caroline married Luther GORTON-7019.

BURIAL: Name: Caroline Lydia Andrews Gorton
Maiden Name: Andrews
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1922
Event Place: Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: Mar 1846
Death Date: 17 May 1922
Affiliate Record Identifier: 102648484
Cemetery: Slade Gorton Lot
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVLB-NW1D : accessed 14 February 2015), Caroline Lydia Andrews Gorton, 1922; Burial, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States of America, Slade Gorton Lot; citing record ID 102648484, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

They had the following children.

  F i Addie Mabel GORTON-3181 was born on 13 Dec 1876. She died on 31 Jul 1922.

Frank Herbert HARRINGTON [Parents]-6896 was born on 8 May 1879 in Kent County, Rhode Island. He died in 1960 in Kent County, Rhode Island. He was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. Frank married Julia E. JOHNSON-4872.

CENSUS: 1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Frank F Carrington
[Frank H Harrington]  
Age in 1910: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Father's Birth Place: Rhode Island  
Mother's Birth Place: Rhode Island  
Spouse's name: Julia E
Home in 1910: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
Frank F Carrington 30  
Julia E Carrington 27  
Lucy E Carrington 9  
Sardon C Carrington 6  
Carrington 64  
George L Chrisen 18  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island; Roll: T624_1436; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 1208.

DRAFT: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Frank Herbert Harrington
Birth Date: 8 May 1879
Residence: Kent, Rhode Island
Birth: West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Race: White  
Roll: WW2_2368403  
Source Citation: Roll: WW2_2368403; Local board: Kent , Rhode Island.

Julia E. JOHNSON-4872 was born on 24 Mar 1883 in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. She died in 1979 in Kent County, Rhode Island. She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. Julia married Frank Herbert HARRINGTON-6896.

They had the following children.

  F i Lucy Eva HARRINGTON-3182 was born on 9 Dec 1901. She died on 17 Feb 1986.

George Henry JACQUES [Parents] [scrapbook]-17585 was born on 18 Jun 1878 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He died on 30 Mar 1937 in San Diego, San Diego, California. He was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego, California. George married Annie Myrtle KNIGHT-3185 on 6 May 1907 in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts.

MEDIA: J10283 - Frank Mortimer & Rosabell Wilson Jacques p/o Henry George Jacques h/o Annie Myrtle Knight - Frank & Rosabell Wilson Jacques and children Standing Eva Marie, William Seated Henry George, Frank, Rosabells & Ed George Jacques -  Ancestry.com

DEATH: George H Jacques in the California, Death Index, 1905-1939
Name: George H Jacques
Birth Year: abt 1879
Death Date: 30 Mar 1937
Age at Death: 58
Death Place: San Diego, California, USA
Source Information: Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1905-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records-Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.

BURIAL: George Henry Jacques Sr in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: George Henry Jacques Sr
Birth Date: 18 Jun 1878
Birth Place: Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Death Date: 30 Mar 1937
Death Place: San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States of America
Cemetery: Greenwood Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Myrtle Ann Taylor
Children: Thelma M Taylor
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

Annie Myrtle KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-3185 was born in 1876 in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut. She died on 15 Jul 1934 in San Diego, San Diego, California. She was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego, California. Annie married George Henry JACQUES-17585 on 6 May 1907 in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts.

MARRIAGE: Groom's name: Henry G Jacques
Groom's titles & terms (original):
Groom's titles & terms (standardized):
Groom's race or color:
Groom's race or color (standardized):
Groom's age: 29 years
Groom's estimated birth year: 1878
Groom's birthplace: Lowell, , Massachusetts
Bride's name: Annie M Knight
Bride's titles & terms (original):
Bride's titles & terms (standardized):
Bride's race or color:
Bride's race or color (standardized):
Bride's age: 31 years
Bride's estimated birth year: 1876
Bride's birthplace: Mansfield, , Connecticut
Marriage date (original): 6 May 1907
Marriage date: 06 May 1907
Marriage place: Fall River, , Massachusetts
Groom's father's name: Frank M Jacques
Groom's father's titles & terms (original):
Groom's father's titles & terms (standardized):
Groom's mother's name: Rosabel Wilson
Groom's mother's titles & terms (original):
Groom's mother's titles & terms (standardized):
Father of bride's name: D Frank Knight
Bride's father's titles & terms (original):
Bride's father's titles & terms (standardized):
Mother of bride's name: Jennie Watrous
Bride's mother's titles & terms (original):
Bride's mother's titles & terms (standardized):
Marital status:
Bride's marital status:
Film number: 2315299
Digital GS number: 4329357
Image number: 277
Number of images: 1
Reference number: p 199 no 404
Marriage registration place: Fall River, , Massachusetts
Marriage registration year: 1907
Collection: Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1842-1915

Alphabetical Index of the Birth, Marriages and Deaths
Recorded in Providence
Vol. XVI – Part II – Marriages
From 1901 to 1910 inclusive
Knight, Annie B. and Stephen B. Ames  June 3, 1909 21: 188
Knight, Annie M. and Henry G. Jaques  May 6, 1907 20: 511

Groom's Name: Henry G. Jaques
Groom's Birth Date: 1878
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 29
Bride's Name: Annie M. Knight
Bride's Birth Date: 1876
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 31
Marriage Date: 06 May 1907
Marriage Place: Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Groom's Father's Name: Frank M.
Groom's Mother's Name: Rosabel
Bride's Father's Name: D. Frank
Bride's Mother's Name: Jennie
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09557-2
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 2209075
Reference Number: p 544
Collection: Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916

DEATH: Myrtle A Jaques in the California, Death Index, 1905-1939
Name: Myrtle A Jaques
Birth Year: abt 1877
Death Date: 15 Jul 1934
Age at Death: 57
Death Place: San Diego, California, USA
Source Information: Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1905-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records-Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.

BURIAL: Myrtle Ann Taylor in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Myrtle Ann Taylor
Birth Date: 1876
Birth Place: Connecticut, United States of America
Death Date: 1934
Death Place: California, United States of America
Cemetery: Greenwood Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: George Henry Jacques
Children: Thelma M Taylor
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.


Fred O. HOWARD-17579 was born in 1868 in Joliet, Will, Illinois. Fred married Grace J. KNIGHT-3186 on 11 Jul 1906 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Grace J. KNIGHT [Parents]-3186 was born in 1881 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Grace married Fred O. HOWARD-17579 on 11 Jul 1906 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts.

MARRIAGE: Groom's name: Fred O Howard
Groom's titles & terms (original):
Groom's titles & terms (standardized):
Groom's race or color:
Groom's race or color (standardized):
Groom's age: 38 years
Groom's estimated birth year: 1868
Groom's birthplace: Joliet, , Illinois
Bride's name: Grace J Knight
Bride's titles & terms (original):
Bride's titles & terms (standardized):
Bride's race or color:
Bride's race or color (standardized):
Bride's age: 25 years
Bride's estimated birth year: 1881
Bride's birthplace: Norwich, , Connecticut
Marriage date (original): 11 Jul 1906
Marriage date: 11 Jul 1906
Marriage place: Worcester, , Massachusetts
Groom's father's name: Ethan A Howard
Groom's father's titles & terms (original):
Groom's father's titles & terms (standardized):
Groom's mother's name: Nellie Osgood
Groom's mother's titles & terms (original):
Groom's mother's titles & terms (standardized):
Father of bride's name: Daniel T Knight
Bride's father's titles & terms (original):
Bride's father's titles & terms (standardized):
Mother of bride's name: Jenny Watrsus
Bride's mother's titles & terms (original):
Bride's mother's titles & terms (standardized):
Marital status:
Bride's marital status:
Film number: 2315298
Digital GS number: 4329356
Image number: 821
Number of images: 1
Reference number: p 505 no 769
Marriage registration place: Worcester, , Massachusetts
Marriage registration year: 1906
Collection: Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1842-1915

Alphabetical Index of the Birth, Marriages and Deaths
Recorded in Providence
Vol. XVI – Part II – Marriages
From 1901 to 1910 inclusive
Knight, Annie B. and Stephen B. Ames  June 3, 1909 21: 188
Knight, Annie M. and Henry G. Jaques  May 6, 1907 20: 511
Knight, Caroline L. and John B. Partington Oct 22, 1903  19: 392
Knight, Chester and Viola W. Brownell  June1, 1806  20: 293
Knight, Edward E. and Viola Newman Oct. 9, 1906  20: 349
Knight, Edwin C. and Hattie M. Woynetska Sept 29, 1905 20: 195
Knight, Eugene W. and Annie M. Reynolds  Aug. 5, 1907  20: 519
Knight, Fred D. and Cecelia F. Tatro Sept. 28, 1908  21: 90
Knight, Frederick E. and Minnie T. (Knight) Grinnell Jan. 30, 1904  20: 103
Knight, Grace J. and Fred O. Howard  July 11, 1906  20: 383


John Benjamin KNIGHT [Parents]-3189 was born in May 1852 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. John married Eunice KNIGHT-11169.

Other marriages:
HERDING, Ella E.

CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Age in 1860: 9  
Birth Year: abt 1851  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1860: Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Clarks Green
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1134; Page: 44; Image: 46.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: John Knight
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age in 1870: 19  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1870: North Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Race: White  
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Tompkinsville  
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: North Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1364; Page: 2; Image: 5.

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: J. B. Knight
Home in 1880: Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Eunice C.
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Connecticut
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
J. B. Knight 29  
Eunice C. Knight 29  
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1138; Family History Film: 1255138; Page: 319.3000; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 0257.

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Home in 1900: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 48  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Relationship to head-of-house: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ella E
Race: White  
Occupation: Railroad Fireman
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 48  
Ella E Knight 37  
Leroy Knight 14  
Benjamin Knight 9  
Elburn Herding 17  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1420; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 63.

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Age in 1910: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Father's Birth Place: Connecticut
Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut
Spouse's Name: Ella E
Home in 1910: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 58  
Ella E Knight 49  
Le Roy S Knight 24  
Alice H Knight 22  
Benjamin J Knight 19  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1359; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 198.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Home in 1920: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 68 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ellen E
Father's Birth Place: Connecticut
Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent  
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 1060  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 68  
Ellen E Knight 57  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1578; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 1060.

Eunice KNIGHT-11169 was born in 1851 in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. Eunice married John Benjamin KNIGHT-3189.


John Benjamin KNIGHT [Parents]-3189 was born in May 1852 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. John married Ella E. HERDING-3190.

Other marriages:
KNIGHT, Eunice

CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Age in 1860: 9  
Birth Year: abt 1851  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1860: Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Clarks Green
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1134; Page: 44; Image: 46.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: John Knight
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age in 1870: 19  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1870: North Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Race: White  
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Tompkinsville  
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: North Abington, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1364; Page: 2; Image: 5.

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: J. B. Knight
Home in 1880: Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Eunice C.
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Connecticut
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
J. B. Knight 29  
Eunice C. Knight 29  
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1138; Family History Film: 1255138; Page: 319.3000; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 0257.

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Home in 1900: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 48  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Relationship to head-of-house: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ella E
Race: White  
Occupation: Railroad Fireman
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 48  
Ella E Knight 37  
Leroy Knight 14  
Benjamin Knight 9  
Elburn Herding 17  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1420; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 63.

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Age in 1910: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Father's Birth Place: Connecticut
Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut
Spouse's Name: Ella E
Home in 1910: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 58  
Ella E Knight 49  
Le Roy S Knight 24  
Alice H Knight 22  
Benjamin J Knight 19  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1359; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 198.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: John B Knight
Home in 1920: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 68 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ellen E
Father's Birth Place: Connecticut
Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent  
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 1060  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 68  
Ellen E Knight 57  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1578; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 1060.

Ella E. HERDING-3190 was born in Oct 1862 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Ella married John Benjamin KNIGHT-3189.

They had the following children.

  M i Le Roy Emery KNIGHT-3191 was born on 24 Jun 1885.
  M ii Benjamin John KNIGHT-3193 was born on 30 Aug 1891.

Le Roy Emery KNIGHT [Parents]-3191 was born on 24 Jun 1885 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Le married Alice Hazel LANYN-3192.

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Leroy Knight
Home in 1900: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 14  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: John B
Mother's Name: Ella E
Race: White  
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 48  
Ella E Knight 37  
Leroy Knight 14  
Benjamin Knight 9  
Elburn Herding 17  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1420; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 63.

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Le Roy S Knight
Age in 1910: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: John B
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Mother's Name: Ella E  
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Spouse's Name: Alice H
Home in 1910: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 58  
Ella E Knight 49  
Le Roy S Knight 24  
Alice H Knight 22  
Benjamin J Knight 19  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1359; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 198.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Leroi E Knight
Home in 1920: Bethlehem Ward 9, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Age: 34 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Alice H
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own  
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 714  
Household Members: Name Age
Leroi E Knight 34  
Alice H Knight 31  
Merle E Knight 9  
Calvin L Eli 23  
Catherine Lanyn 74  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Bethlehem Ward 9, Northampton, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1608; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 714.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Leroy E Knight
Home in 1930: Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Helen G
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Leroy E Knight 44  
Helen G Knight 38  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2086; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 968.0.

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Le Roy Emery Knight
City: Bethlehem
County: Northampton  
State: Pennsylvania  
Birth Date: 24 Jun 1885
Race: White  
Roll: 1907408  
DraftBoard: 4  
Age: 33
Occupation: General Foreman (Bethlehem Steel)
Nearest Relative:Alice Hazel Knight (Wife)
Height/Build: Medium/Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair: Brown/Dark
Broken ligament in right knee
Source Citation: Registration Location: Northampton County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1907408; Draft Board: 4.

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Le Roy Emery Knight
Birth Date: 24 Jun 1885
Residence: Northampton, Pennsylvania
Birth: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Roll: WW2_2240630  
Source Citation: Roll: WW2_2240630; Local board: Northampton , Pennsylvania.

Alice Hazel LANYN-3192 was born in 1888 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Alice married Le Roy Emery KNIGHT-3191.

They had the following children.

  F i
Merle E. KNIGHT-11170 was born in 1911 in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania.

Benjamin John KNIGHT [Parents]-3193 was born on 30 Aug 1891 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Benjamin married Laurel V. KNIGHT-9835.

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Benjamin J Knight
City: Scranton  
County: Lackawanna  
State: Pennsylvania  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania;United States of America  
Birth Date: 30 Aug 1891
Race: Caucasian (White)  
Roll: 1926664  
DraftBoard: 2  
Age:26
Occupation:Undertaker (Self)
Nearest Relative:
Height/Build:Medium/Slender
Color of Eyes/Hair:Brown/Brown
Source Citation: Registration Location: Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1926664; Draft Board: 2.

World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Benjamin John Knight
Birth Date: 30 Aug 1891
Residence: Queens, New York
Birth: Wallsville, Pennsylvania
Race: White  
Roll: WWII_2371614  
Source Citation: Roll: WWII_2371614; Local board: Queens , New York.

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Benjamin Knight
Home in 1900: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 9  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891  
Birthplace: Pennsylvania  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: John B
Mother's Name: Ella E
Race: White  
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 48  
Ella E Knight 37  
Leroy Knight 14  
Benjamin Knight 9  
Elburn Herding 17  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1420; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 63.

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Benjamin J Knight
Age in 1910: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: John B
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Mother's Name: Ella E  
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1910: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
John B Knight 58  
Ella E Knight 49  
Le Roy S Knight 24  
Alice H Knight 22  
Benjamin J Knight 19  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: 5-Wd Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1359; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 198.

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Benj Knight
Respondent: Yes
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: New York, Queens, New York
Street: 117-01 Park Lane South
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania
Residence in 1935: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania
Sheet Number: 1B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 21
Household Members: Name Age
Benj Knight 49
Laurel Knight 56
Norman Osmun 16
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, Queens, New York; Roll: T627_2753; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 41-1768.

Laurel V. KNIGHT-9835 was born in 1884 in North Abington, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Laurel married Benjamin John KNIGHT-3193.

CENSUS: 1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Laurel Knight
Age: 56
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: New York, Queens, New York
Street: 117-01 Park Lane South
Inferred Residence in 1935: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania
Residence in 1935: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania
Sheet Number: 1B
Household Members: Name Age
Benj Knight 49
Laurel Knight 56
Norman Osmun 16
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, Queens, New York; Roll: T627_2753; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 41-1768.


Seaman JORDAN-17303 was born on 11 Jan 1799 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island. He died on 26 May 1874 in East Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. He was buried in East Benton Cemetery, East Benton, Lackawana, Pennsylvania. Seaman married Susan EDWARDS-17304.

BURIAL Name: Seaman Jordan
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1874
Event Place: Dalton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Photograph Included:
Birth Date: 1799
Death Date: 1874
Affiliate Record Identifier: 83083114
Cemetery: East Benton Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVL3-R4PW : accessed 29 December 2014), Seaman Jordan, 1874; Burial, Dalton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States of America, East Benton Cemetery; citing record ID 83083114, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

DEATH: Seaman Jordan in the Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993
Name: Seaman Jordan
Probate Date: 14 Jul 1874
Probate Place: Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA
Inferred Death Year: Abt 1874
Inferred Death Place: Pennsylvania, USA
Item Description: Will Book, Vol F-H, 1872-1882
Source Citation: Wills 1787-1916; Indexes 1787-1918; Author: Luzerne County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills; Probate Place: Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Pennsylvania County, District and Probate Courts.

Susan EDWARDS [scrapbook]-17304 was born on 3 Mar 1800 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. She died on 8 Oct 1855 in East Benton, Lackawana, Pennsylvania. She was buried in East Benton Cemetery, East Benton, Lackawana, Pennsylvania. Susan married Seaman JORDAN-17303.

BIRTH: Susannah Edwards in the Rhode Island, Birth Index, 1636-1930
Name: Susannah Edwards
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1800
Birth Place: Rhode Island
1st Parent: Perry Edwards
2nd Parent: Rhods Edwards
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, Birth Index, 1636-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Susannah Edwards in the Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Name: Susannah Edwards
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1800
Birth Place: Hopkinton
Father Name: Perry Edwards
Mother Name: Rhoda Edwards
Page Number: 39
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636–1850. 21 volumes. Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1891–1912. Digitized images from New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

BURIAL: Susan Jordan in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Susan Jordan
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 1800
Death Date: 1855
Cemetery: East Benton Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Dalton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Seaman Jordan
Children:
Almeda Green
Charles Jordan
Elias Jordan
William C Jordan
Stephen R Jordan
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

They had the following children.

  F i Rhoda JORDAN-3194 was born in 1828. She died in 1899.

Oliver Jefferson KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-38728 was born on 3 Oct 1885 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died on 11 Jul 1959 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was buried in 1959 in Dunmor, Muhlenberg, Kentucky. Oliver married Rachel MCPHERSON-11262 on 29 Jan 1913 in Muhlenberg, Kentucky.

OBITUARY: Oliver Jefferson Knight in the Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current
Name: Oliver Jefferson Knight
Gender: Male
Death Age: 73
Birth Date: 3 Oct 1885
Birth Place: Muhlenberg county
Death Date: Abt 1959
Death Place: Durnnor Fanner, Passes
Obituary Date: 17 Jul 1959
Obituary Place: Russellville, Kentucky, United States of America
Parents: Mary Jane Hunt; Rector Knight
Spouse: Rachel Knight
Child:
J. T. Chapman
Dennie Mallory
Mattie Knight
Willis Knight
Rector Knight
Siblings: Bessie Knight
Jackson Belcher
Source Citation: News-Democrat and Leader; Publication Date: 17/ Jul/ 1959; Publication Place: Russellville, Kentucky, United States of America; URL: https://www.newspapers.com/image/554156502/?article=bc65ddaf-29a3-47b3-8fee-c4d0f6511b53&focus=0.6174527,0.044223342,0.73242694,0.2561254&xid=2378
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2019.

News-Democrat and Leader
Russellville, Kentucky
17 July 1959 (Friday)
Oliver J. Knight, Dunmor Farmer, Passes At 73
Oliver Jefferson Knight, 73, farmer, died at his home at Dunmor Saturday, July 11. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Dunmor Baptist church of which he was a member, with the Rev. D. R. Hankins and the Rev. Paul Adkins officiating. Burial was in Hughes cemetery. Mr. Knight was born in Muhlenberg county, Oct. 3, 1885, and was the son of Mary Jane Hunt and Rector Knight. He was married to Rachel Knight, who survives. Other survivors are four daughters, Mrs. J. T. Chapman, Russellville, Mrs. Dennie Mallory, Penrod, Mrs. Mattie Knight, Rt. 1, Penrod and Mrs. Roy Fleming, Owensboro; two sons, Willis Knight, Dayton, O., and Rector Knight, St. Paul, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; three great grandchildren, and two sisters, Miss Bessie Knight and Mrs. Jackson Belcher, Lewisburg. – Newspapers.com

BURIAL: Oliver Jefferson Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Oliver Jefferson Knight
Birth Date: 3 Oct 1885
Birth Place: Kentucky, United States of America
Death Date: 11 Jul 1959
Death Place: Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States of America
Cemetery: Hughes Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Dunmor, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Father: Thornton Rector Knight
Mother: Mary Jane Penrod
Spouse: Rachel M. Knight
Children:
Willis W. Knight
Wallace Rector Knight
Hattie Wilson
A. Florene Chapman
Magdalene Mallory
Edna Merle Fleming
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

MEDIA: D10044 - Oliver Jefferson & Rachel McPherson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - photo from 1950 - Find a Grave Memorial 68115295
D10045 - Oliver Jefferson & Rachel McPherson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - B/L/R Walter McPherson, Rachel McPherson Knight & Oliver Jefferson Knight Seated Mr. & Mrs. McPherson holding Willis Jefferson Knight - Find a Grave Memorial
D10055 - Lott Strother & Oliver Jefferson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - Lott Struther (Doc) Knight in on left & Oliver Jefferson Knight on the right - Find a Grave Memorial 63189298

Rachel MCPHERSON [scrapbook]-11262 was born on 8 Apr 1894 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died on 12 Jun 1977 in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky. Rachel married Oliver Jefferson KNIGHT-38728 on 29 Jan 1913 in Muhlenberg, Kentucky.

MEDIA: D10044 - Oliver Jefferson & Rachel McPherson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - photo from 1950 - Find a Grave Memorial 68115295
D10045 - Oliver Jefferson & Rachel McPherson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - B/L/R Walter McPherson, Rachel McPherson Knight & Oliver Jefferson Knight Seated Mr. & Mrs. McPherson holding Willis Jefferson Knight - Find a Grave Memorial

They had the following children.

  M i
Willis Jefferson KNIGHT [scrapbook]-11263 was born on 21 Oct 1913 in Kentucky. He died on 4 Jul 1968 in Butler County, Kentucky. He was buried in Rock Springs Cemetery, Butler County, Kentucky.



BURIAL: Willis W. Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Willis W. Knight
Birth Date: 21 Oct 1913
Death Date: 4 Jul 1968
Cemetery: Rock Springs Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Butler County, Kentucky, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Father: Oliver Jefferson Knight
Mother: Rachel M. Knight
Spouse: Bonnie M Knight
Children: Robert D. Knight
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.

MEDIA: Oliver Jefferson & Rachel McPherson Knight s/o Thornton Rector & Mary Jane Hunt Knight - B/L/R Walter McPherson, Rachel McPherson Knight & Oliver Jefferson Knight Seated Mr. & Mrs. McPherson holding Willis Jefferson Knight - Find a Grave Memorial 68115204
  F ii Annie Florene KNIGHT-11264 was born on 15 Feb 1920. She died on 12 Aug 2009.
  F iii
Magdalene KNIGHT-44371 was born on 14 Dec 1923 in Kentucky. She died in 1993 in Penrod, Muhlenberg, Kentucky.
  F iv
Hattie KNIGHT-44372 was born on 5 May 1928 in Butler, Kentucky. She died on 30 Mar 1972 in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky.
  M v
Rector KNIGHT-44373 died in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota.
  F vi
Hattie K. WILSON-44374.
  F vii
Edna Merle K. FLEMMING-44375.

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