Knight Family Tree - aqwg901

Descendants of Richard And Sarah Rogers Knight


James Henry LESSLEY [Parents] [scrapbook]-17535 was born on 9 Sep 1882 in Gilliam, Saline, Missouri. He died on 2 Dec 1959 in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa. He was buried in Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa. James married Alta Louise Veness JORDAN-27117 in Feb 1945 in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa.

Other marriages:
COX, Geneva
TWIGG, Bessie Mae

MEDIA: MK3336 - James Henry & Alta Louise Veness Jordan Knight - Find A Grave Memorial# 5354610
MK7963 - James Henry Lessley h/o 1st Geneva Cox 2nd Alta Louise Veness Jordan - Ancestry.com
MK7964 - James Henry Lessley h/o 1st Geneva Cox 2nd Alta Louise Veness Jordan - Ancestry.com

BURIAL: James Henry Lessley in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: James Henry Lessley
Birth Date: 7 Sep 1882
Birth Place: Gilliam, Saline County, Missouri, United States of America
Death Date: 2 Dec 1959
Death Place: Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, United States of America
Cemetery: Shaul Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Bessie Lessley
Children: Earl Franklyn Lessley
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.

DRAFT: James Henry Lessley in the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: James Henry Lessley
Gender: Male
Registration Age: 59
Birth Date: Sep 1882
Birth Place: Saline, Missouri, USA
Residence Place: Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
Registration Date: abt 1941
Military Draft Date: 1942
Relationship to Draftee: Head
Height: 5 11
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Gray
Weight: 190
Complexion: Light
Source Citation: The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Iowa; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Box or Roll Number: 136
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Records of the Selective Service System, Record Group Number 147. National Archives and Records Administration.

Alta Louise Veness JORDAN [scrapbook]-27117 was born on 3 Mar 1906 in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan. She died on 8 Feb 1984 in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa. She was buried in Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa. Alta married James Henry LESSLEY-17535 in Feb 1945 in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa.

OBITUARY: Alta L. Lesley, 78, of Westgate Towers died at 9:50 p.m. Feb. 8, 1984 at Ottumwa Hospital. She was born March 3, 1906, at Hillsdale, MI to Wallace and Madalyn Reese Veness. She had lived in Ottumwa since 1932 and worked at the Ottumwa Hospital and John Morrell and Company. She married James H Lessley in February of 1945 at Ottumwa. He died in 1959. She is survived by two daughters, Ruth L. Henderson and Jean Shields of Ottumwa; and three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  A family service will be at 11 a.m. today at the Robertson-Jay Funeral Home, the Rev. Charles Rinkel Jr. of the First United Methodist Church officiating. burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

MEDIA: MK3336 - James Henry & Alta Louise Veness Jordan Knight - Find A Grave Memorial# 5354610


William A. LESSLEY [Parents]-17537 was born on 7 Mar 1842 in Randolf County, Missouri. He died on 9 Apr 1928 in Kansas. William married Jennie NEWMAN-17538 on 13 Apr 1865.

Jennie NEWMAN-17538 was born on 1 Dec 1847 in Randolf County, Missouri. She died on 9 Apr 1908 in Kansas. Jennie married William A. LESSLEY-17537 on 13 Apr 1865.

They had the following children.

  M i James Henry LESSLEY-17535 was born on 9 Sep 1882. He died on 2 Dec 1959.

James LESSLEY-17539 was born in 1776 in Bath County, Virginia. He died on 1 Dec 1862 in Prairie, Randolph, Missouri. James married Susan HINKLE-17540.

Susan HINKLE-17540 was born in 1807 in Jessamine County, Kentucky. She died in 1860 in Randolf County, Missouri. Susan married James LESSLEY-17539.

They had the following children.

  M i William A. LESSLEY-17537 was born on 7 Mar 1842. He died on 9 Apr 1928.

George Cornell HOWLAND [Parents] [scrapbook]-17546 was born on 17 Mar 1845 in Providence County, Rhode Island. He died on 3 Nov 1921 in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island. He was buried in Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island. George married Anna Frances JAMES-17547 on 25 Feb 1867.

BURIAL Name: George Cornell Howland
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1921
Event Place: Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 1845
Death Date: 03 Nov 1921
Affiliate Record Identifier: 104857186
Cemetery: Moshassuck Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVLB-N6DB : accessed 27 December 2014), George Cornell Howland, 1921; Burial, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Moshassuck Cemetery; citing record ID 104857186, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Anna Frances JAMES [scrapbook]-17547 was born on 9 Dec 1848 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. She died on 7 Jun 1923 in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island. She was buried in Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island. Anna married George Cornell HOWLAND-17546 on 25 Feb 1867.

BURIAL Name: Annah Frances Howland
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1923
Event Place: Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 1849
Death Date: 07 Jun 1923
Affiliate Record Identifier: 104857185
Cemetery: Moshassuck Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVLB-N6DR : accessed 27 December 2014), Annah Frances Howland, 1923; Burial, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Moshassuck Cemetery; citing record ID 104857185, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

BIRTH: Anna F. James in the Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915
Name: Anna F James
Birth Date: 9 Dec 1848
Birth Place: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Father: Clark W James
Mother: Hunt James
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840–1911. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

Anna James in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Name: Anna James
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 3 Dec 1848 (Actual Record has 9 December 1848)
Birth Place: Salem, Massachusetts
Father Name: Clark W James
Mother Name: Hannah James
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).

They had the following children.

  M i Crawford HOWLAND-17544 was born on 18 Sep 1877.

Peter Turner HOWLAND [Parents]-17548 was born on 31 Aug 1803 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. He died on 28 Oct 1861 in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut. Peter married Elizabeth SCRANTON-17549.

Elizabeth SCRANTON-17549 was born on 12 Jun 1806 in East Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut. She died on 2 Feb 1878. Elizabeth married Peter Turner HOWLAND-17548.

They had the following children.

  M i George Cornell HOWLAND-17546 was born on 17 Mar 1845. He died on 3 Nov 1921.

Benjamin HOWLAND [Parents]-17550 was born in 1778 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. Benjamin married Abbie Elizabeth ALLEN-17551.

Abbie Elizabeth ALLEN-17551 was born in 1780. Abbie married Benjamin HOWLAND-17550.

They had the following children.

  M i Peter Turner HOWLAND-17548 was born on 31 Aug 1803. He died on 28 Oct 1861.

Benjamin HOWLAND [Parents]-17552 was born on 13 Apr 1752 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. He died on 30 Oct 1834 in Kent County, Rhode Island. He was buried in Quaker Lot, East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. Benjamin married Amy Elizabeth SPENCER-17553.

Amy Elizabeth SPENCER [Parents]-17553 was born on 26 Jan 1756 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. She died on 5 Aug 1825 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island. Amy married Benjamin HOWLAND-17552.

They had the following children.

  M i Benjamin HOWLAND-17550 was born in 1778.

Jeremiah SPENCER-19866 was born on 8 May 1727 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. He died on 2 Nov 1801 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. Jeremiah married Alice ALDRICH-19867 on 30 Oct 1750.

BIRTH: Jeremiah Spencer in the Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Name:Jeremiah Spencer
Birth Date:8 May 1727
Birth Place:East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
Father Name:Peleg Spencer
Mother Name:Elizabeth Spencer
Page Number:147
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.

Alice ALDRICH-19867 was born on 2 May 1730 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts. She died on 12 Feb 1802. Alice married Jeremiah SPENCER-19866 on 30 Oct 1750.

BIRTH: Alice Aldrich in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Name:Alice Aldrich
Event Type:Birth
Birth Date:2 May 1730
Birth Place:Mendon, Massachusetts
Father Name:Moses Aldrich
Mother Name:Hannah
Source Information
Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).

They had the following children.

  F i Amy Elizabeth SPENCER-17553 was born on 26 Jan 1756. She died on 5 Aug 1825.

George Elwood DENNING [Parents] [scrapbook]-44604 was born on 19 Aug 1922 in Wellsville, Allegany, New York. He died on 8 Jan 2015 in Union County, North Carolina. He was buried in Lakeland Memorial Park, Monroe, Union, North Carolina. George married Nora Lee KNIGHT-18500 on 5 Dec 1945 in Willing, Allegany, New York.

BURIAL: George Elwood Denning in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: George Elwood Denning
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1922
Birth Place: Wellsville, Montgomery County, New York, United States of America
Death Date: 8 Jan 2015
Death Place: Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Cemetery: Lakeland Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: Monroe, Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Father: Arthur M Denning
Mother: Olive Denning
Spouse: Nora Lee Denning
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.

DRAFT: George Ellwood Denning in the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
Name: George Ellwood Denning
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1923
Birth Place: Buffalo,NY
Residence Place: Alam, Allegany, New York
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Registration Place: Wellsville, New York, USA
Employer: Wellovill R D
Weight: 146
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 '
Next of Kin: Arthur Denning
Household Members:
Name Relationship
George Ellwood Denning
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Nora Lee KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-18500 was born on 28 Dec 1924 in Monroe, Union, North Carolina. She died on 1 Jan 2017 in Union County, North Carolina. She was buried in Lakeland Memorial Park, Monroe, Union, North Carolina. Nora married George Elwood DENNING-44604 on 5 Dec 1945 in Willing, Allegany, New York.

BURIAL: Nora Lee Denning in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Nora Lee Denning
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1924
Birth Place: Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Death Date: 1 Jan 2017
Death Place: Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Cemetery: Lakeland Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: Monroe, Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Father: James Eryer Knight
Mother: Eva Susanna Knight
Spouse: George Elwood Denning
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.

BIRTH: Knight in the North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
Name: Knight
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 1924
Birth County: Union
Parent1 Name: James E Knight
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C097_66001
Volume: 9
Page: 848
Source Information: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State Archives. Microfilm.

MARRAIGE: Nora L Knight in the New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967
Name: Nora L Knight
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 5 Dec 1945
Marriage Place: Willing, New York, USA
Spouse: George Denning
Certificate Number: 41895
Records Sharing Certificate Number:
Name:
Elizabeth Billings
George Denning
Nora L Knight
Source Citation: New York State Department of Health; Albany, NY, USA; New York State Marriage Index
Source Information: Ancestry.com. New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: New York State Marriage Index, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY.


John PLANTE-17621 was born in May 1853 in Canada. John married Celina BELROSE-17622.

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Francois Plante
Home in 1900: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Age: 47
Birth Date: May 1853
Birthplace: Canada Fr
[Canada French]  
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1893
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Canada Fr
Mother's Birthplace: Canada Fr
Spouse's name: Celenise
Marriage Year: 1873
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 27
Residence : Warwick Town, Kent, Rhode Island
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Francois Plante 47
Celenise Plante 44
Louisiana Plante 19
Francois Plante 17
Etudien Plante 14
Delenia Plante 10
Arthur H Plante 5
Delia Plante 2
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island; Roll  T623_1504; Page: 28B; Enumeration District: 203.

Celina BELROSE-17622 was born in Aug 1855 in Canada. Celina married John PLANTE-17621.

They had the following children.

  M i Arthur H. PLANTE-17574 was born on 9 May 1895. He died in Jul 1965.

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