Knight Family Tree - aqwg646

Descendants of Richard And Sarah Rogers Knight


Warren LeRoy KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11081 was born on 22 Nov 1891 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 30 Apr 1966 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Warren married Ethel TURNER-11091 on 14 May 1913 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Warren Knight
Home in 1900: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 8  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: Millard
Mother's Name: Sarah
Race: White  
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Millard Knight 37  
Sarah Knight 37  
Earl Knight 18  
Chester Knight 15  
Ruby Knight 13  
Ilean Knight 11  
Warren Knight 8  
Vernon Knight 6  
Stanly Knight 4  
Arnel Knight 6.12  
Lucius Knight 3  
Mary Jeppsen 25  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T623 1684; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 35.

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Warren Knight
Age in 1910: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Miland
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A  
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Home in 1910: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
Miland Knight 47  
Sarah A Knight 47  
Chester Knight 25  
Ruby Knight 23  
Ilean Knight 21  
Warren Knight 18  
Vernon Knight 16  
Stanley Knight 24  
Lucibur c Knight 12  
Arnold Knight 10  
Breman Knight 8  
George J Knight 3  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T624_1607; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 192.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Warren L Knight
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 28 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ethel
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Marital Status: Married  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent  
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 470  
Household Members: Name Age
Warren L Knight 28  
Ethel Knight 28  
Keith L Knight 5  
Max T Knight 3 5/12  
Darlene Knight 1 5/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 470.

BURIAL: Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992
Name: Warren L. Knight
Birth Date: Nov 22, 1891  
Birth Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Death Date: 30 Apr 1966
Death Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Plot: 91540 X-1-217-E-3  
Burial Date: 3 May 1966
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: This index was created from cemetery inscriptions and records from the Salt Lake City Cemetery located at 200 N. Street, Salt

Utah Cemetery Inventory
Name: Warren L. Knight
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1891
Birth Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Death Date: 30 Apr 1966
Death Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Burial Date: 4 May 1966
Cemetery: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Source: Sexton Records  
Grave Location: X-1-217-3-E  
Source Information:
Utah State Historical Society, comp.. Utah Cemetery Inventory [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Warren Leroy Knight
City: Salt Lake City  
County: Salt Lake  
State: Utah  
Birthplace: Utah;United States of America  
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1890
Race: Caucasian (White)  
Roll: 1983914  
DraftBoard: 3  
Age:26
Occupation: Carpenter
Nearest Relative: wife - two children
Height/Build: Short/Stout
Color of Eyes/Hair: Brown/Black
Source Citation: Registration Location: Salt Lake County, Utah; Roll: 1983914; Draft Board: 3.

BIRTH: Name: Knight
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 22 Nov 1891
Event Place: 16, Salt Lake, Utah
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Miland Knight
Mother's Name: Sarah Ann
Source Reference: line 37
Digital Folder Number: 004121037
Image Number: 00084
Citing this Record:
"Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXXW-VDZ : accessed 07 Feb 2014), Knight, 1891.

Ethel TURNER [scrapbook]-11091 was born on 12 Apr 1891 in Farmington, Davis, Utah. She died on 2 Jul 1958 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. She was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Ethel married Warren LeRoy KNIGHT-11081 on 14 May 1913 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

BURIAL: Utah Cemetery Inventory
Name: Ethel Turner Knight
Birth Date: 12 Apr 1891
Birth Place: Farmington,Utah  
Death Date: 7 Feb 1958
Death Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Burial Date: 5 July 1958
Cemetery: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Source: Sexton Records  
Grave Location: X-1-217-4-E  
Source Information:
Utah State Historical Society, comp.. Utah Cemetery Inventory [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The

MEDIA: U4253 - Ethel Turner Knight w/o Warren Leroy Knight - https://familysearch.org/photos/images/17842614

They had the following children.

  M i Keith Leroy KNIGHT-11117 was born on 31 May 1914. He died on 19 Jun 2002.
  M ii Max Turner KNIGHT-11118 was born on 5 Aug 1916. He died on 1 Oct 1990.
  F iii Darlene Edith KNIGHT-11119 was born on 17 Aug 1918. She died on 24 May 2005.
  M iv Miland Charles KNIGHT-21094 was born on 3 Jul 1923. He died on 15 Nov 2006.

Stanley J. KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11082 was born on 6 Sep 1895 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 9 Jan 1982 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California. He was buried in East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Sacramento, California. Stanley married Ora Louise HARPHAM-11092 on 3 Mar 1920.

CENSUS: 1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Stanley Knight
Age in 1910: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Miland
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A  
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Home in 1910: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
Miland Knight 47  
Sarah A Knight 47  
Chester Knight 25  
Ruby Knight 23  
Ilean Knight 21  
Warren Knight 18  
Vernon Knight 16  
Stanley Knight 24  
Lucibur c Knight 12  
Arnold Knight 10  
Breman Knight 8  
George J Knight 3  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T624_1607; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 192.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Stanley Knight
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 23 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 474  
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah A Knight 56  
Stanley Knight 23  
Arnol Knight 20  
Freeman Knight 17  
George J Knight 13  
Vernon Knight 5  
Edward Lang 34  
Ruby K Lang 32  
Mildred Lang 1 11/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 474.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Stanley Knight
Home in 1930: American, Sacramento, California
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's Name: Ora L
Race: White
Occupation: Cabinet Maker
Household Members: Name Age
Stanley Knight 34  
Ora L Knight 36  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: American, Sacramento, California; Roll: 184; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 1006.0.

DEATH: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGGP-R4T
name: Stanley J Knight
event: Death
event date: 09 Jan 1982
event place: San Francisco, California, United States
birth date: 06 Sep 1895
birthplace: Utah
gender: Male
father:
mother: Jones
Collection: Stanley J Knight, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Stanley Knight
City: Salt Lake City  
County: Salt Lake  
State: Utah  
Birthplace: Utah  
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1895
Race: Caucasian (White)  
Roll: 1983914  
DraftBoard: 3  
Age: 21
Occupation: Carpenter (Stewart Construction Co.)
Nearest Relative: None Listed
Height/Build: Medium/Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair: Lt Brown/Lt. Brown
Source Citation: Registration Location: Salt Lake County, Utah; Roll: 1983914; Draft Board: 3.

Ora Louise HARPHAM [scrapbook]-11092 was born on 9 Jan 1894 in Haines, Baker, Oregon. She died on 28 Sep 1984 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California. She was buried in East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Sacramento, California. Ora married Stanley J. KNIGHT-11082 on 3 Mar 1920.

DEATH: California Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: Ora Louise Knight
[Ora Louise Harpham]  
Social Security #: 545709320
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 9 Jan 1894
Birthplace: Oregon
Death Date: 28 Sep 1984
Death Place: San Francisco
Mother's Maiden Name: Hearing
Father's Surname: Harpham
Source Citation: Place: San Francisco; Date: 28 Sep 1984; Social Security: 545709320.

BIRTH: Ora L. Harpham in the Oregon, Select Births and Christenings, 1868-1929
Name: Ora L. Harpham
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 9 Jan 1894
Birth Place: Haines, Baker, Oregon
Father: Samuel H. Harpham
Mother: Annie F. Hearing
FHL Film Number: 2259055
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Oregon, Select Births and Christenings, 1868-1929 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
Original data: Oregon, Births and Christenings, 1868-1929. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

BURIAL: Ora Louise Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Ora Louise Knight
Birth Date: 9 jan 1884
Birth Place: Oregon, United States of America
Death Date: 28 sep 1984
Death Place: San Francisco, San Francisco County (San Francisco), California, United States of America
Cemetery: East Lawn Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: Sacramento, Sacramento County (Sacramento), California, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Stanley J. 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.


Lucius Clifford KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11083 was born on 10 May 1897 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 30 Aug 1964 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Lucius married Irma Louise WALLACE-11093 on 5 Dec 1919.

MILITARY: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K85H-ZDQ
name: Lucius C Knight
name (original): Lucius C Knight
event: Military Service
event date: 06 Aug 1942
term of enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
event place: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
residence:
race: White
citizenship: citizen
birth year: 1897
birthplace: UTAH
education: Grammar school
civilian occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor
marital status: Separated, with dependents
rank: Private
army branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
army component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge
serial number: 39829470
nara publication title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946
arc identifier: 1263923
card, box and reel number: 14737.44
Collection: Lucius C Knight, "United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

Name: Lucius Clifford Knight
Death date: 30 Aug 1964
Death place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Birthdate: 10 May 1897
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Cemetery: City
Burial place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Military unit:
Branch of service: Army
War: World War 1 And World War 2
Film number: 485493
Digital GS number: 4236476
Image number: 00268
Collection: Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966

CENSUS: 1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Lucius Knight
Home in 1900: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 3  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: Millard
Mother's Name: Sarah
Race: White  
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Millard Knight 37  
Sarah Knight 37  
Earl Knight 18  
Chester Knight 15  
Ruby Knight 13  
Ilean Knight 11  
Warren Knight 8  
Vernon Knight 6  
Stanly Knight 4  
Arnel Knight 6.12  
Lucius Knight 3  
Mary Jeppsen 25  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T623 1684; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 35.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT4V-2R3
Name: Lucius C Knight
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head
Birthplace: Utah
Estimated Birth Year: 1898
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Enumeration District Number: 30-118
Family Number: 615
Sheet Number and Letter: 61A
Line Number: 39
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 4226
Digital Folder Number: 005459999
Image Number: 00585
Collection: United States Census, 1940

BURIAL: Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992
Name: Lucius Clifford Knight
Birth Date: May 10, 1897  
Birth Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Death Date: 30 Aug 1964
Death Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Plot: 90008 J-12-9-W-2  
Burial Date: 2 Sep 1964
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:

Utah Cemetery Inventory
Name: Lucius Clifford Knight
Birth Date: 10 May 1897
Birth Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Death Date: 30 Aug 1964
Death Place: Salt Lake City,Utah  
Burial Date: 2 September 1964
Cemetery: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Source: Sexton Records  
Grave Location: J-12-9-2-W  
Source Information:
Utah State Historical Society, comp.. Utah Cemetery Inventory [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Utah State Historical Society. Utah Cemetery Inventory. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: 2000.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Lucius Knight
SSN: 528-22-2779  
Last Residence: Utah
Born: 10 May 1897
Died: Aug 1964
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951 )
Source Citation: Number: 528-22-2779;Issue State: Utah;Issue Date: Before 1951.

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Lucius Clifford Knight
City: Salt Lake City  
County: Salt Lake  
State: Utah  
Birthplace: Utah;United States of America  
Birth Date: 10 May 1897
Roll: 1983914  
DraftBoard: 3  
Age: 21
Occupation: Mountain States Supply Co.
Nearest Relative: Milard Knight (father)
Height/Build: Tall/Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Brown
Source Citation: Registration Location: Salt Lake County, Utah; Roll: 1983914; Draft Board: 3.

BIRTH: Name: Lucino Knight
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 10 May 1897
Event Place: 22, Salt Lake, Utah
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Miland Knight
Mother's Name: Sarah Anne Jones
Source Reference: line 5692
Digital Folder Number: 004121037
Image Number: 00379
Citing this Record:
"Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXXH-C4D : accessed 07 Feb 2014), Lucino Knight, 1897.

Irma Louise WALLACE [scrapbook]-11093 was born on 2 Mar 1890 in Cache County, Utah. She died on 4 May 1965 in Salt Lake County, Utah. She was buried in Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah. Irma married Lucius Clifford KNIGHT-11083 on 5 Dec 1919.

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT4V-2RQ
Name: Erma L Knight
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 43
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Wife
Birthplace: Utah
Estimated Birth Year: 1897
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Enumeration District Number: 30-118
Family Number: 615
Sheet Number and Letter: 61A
Line Number: 40
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 4226
Digital Folder Number: 005459999
Image Number: 00585
Collection: United States Census, 1940

BURIAL: Name: Irma Louise Wallace Knight
Maiden Name: Wallace
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1965
Event Place: West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 02 Mar 1890
Death Date: 04 May 1965
Affiliate Record Identifier: 76901215
Cemetery: Valley View Memorial Park
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV2T-BG14 : accessed 12 February 2015), Irma Louise Wallace Knight, 1965; Burial, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America, Valley View Memorial Park; citing record ID 76901215, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

They had the following children.

  M i Clifford Wallace KNIGHT-11576 was born on 7 Jun 1921. He died on 25 Feb 2004.
  F ii Barbara Louise KNIGHT-13851 was born on 8 Feb 1925. She died on 27 Nov 2007.

Arnold Jones KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11084 was born on 23 Nov 1899 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 27 Apr 1989 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York. Arnold married Lottie E. Hedwig HASSE-11094 on 21 Jun 1943 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

CENSUS: 1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Arnold Knight
Age in 1910: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Miland
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A  
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Home in 1910: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Gender: Male  
Household Members: Name Age
Miland Knight 47  
Sarah A Knight 47  
Chester Knight 25  
Ruby Knight 23  
Ilean Knight 21  
Warren Knight 18  
Vernon Knight 16  
Stanley Knight 24  
Lucibur c Knight 12  
Arnold Knight 10  
Breman Knight 8  
George J Knight 3  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T624_1607; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 192.

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Arnol Knight
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 20 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 474  
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah A Knight 56  
Stanley Knight 23  
Arnol Knight 20  
Freeman Knight 17  
George J Knight 13  
Vernon Knight 5  
Edward Lang 34  
Ruby K Lang 32  
Mildred Lang 1 11/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 474.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Arnold J Knight
Home in 1930: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Race: White
Occupation: Cabinet Maker - Cabinet Shop
Household Members: Name Age
Wiliam Schramm 25  
Rorman Hood 25  
Arnold J Knight 30  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 146; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 373; Image: 1089.0.

DRAFT: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Arnold Jones Knight
City: Salt Lake City  
County: Salt Lake  
State: Utah  
Birth Date: 23 Nov 1899
Race: White  
Roll: 1983914  
DraftBoard: 3  
Age: 18
Occupation: Mill Man
Nearest Relative: Sarah A. Knight (mother)
Height/Build: Medium/Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair:
Source Citation: Registration Location: Salt Lake County, Utah; Roll: 1983914; Draft Board: 3.

BIRTH: Name: Arnold Jones Knight
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 23 Nov 1899
Event Place: 22, Salt Lake, Utah
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Miland Knight
Mother's Name: Sarah Ann Jones
Source Reference: line 8940
Digital Folder Number: 004121046
Image Number: 00111
Citing this Record:
"Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XX6Y-GPB : accessed 07 Feb 2014), Arnol Jones Knight, 1899.

MILITARY: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8RV-THZ
name: Arnol J Knight
name (original): Arnol J Knight
event: Military Service
event date: 06 Nov 1942
term of enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
event place: New York City, New York, United States
residence:
race: White
citizenship: citizen
birth year: 1899
birthplace: UTAH
education: 2 years of high school
civilian occupation: Musicians and teachers of music
marital status: Single, without dependents
rank: Private
army branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
army component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
source: Civil Life
serial number: 32619521
nara publication title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946
arc identifier: 1263923
card, box and reel number: 05402.204
Collection: Arnol J Knight, "United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

MEDIA: U5016 - Arnold Jones Knight s/o Miland & Sarah Ann Jones Knight - All Public Member Photos

Lottie E. Hedwig HASSE [scrapbook]-11094 was born on 25 Feb 1914 in Stargard, Germany. She died in 1990 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York. Lottie married Arnold Jones KNIGHT-11084 on 21 Jun 1943 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

MEDIA: U5017 - Lottie E. Hedwig Hasse Knight w/o Arnold Jones Knight - All Public Member Photos


Freeman Jones KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11085 was born on 18 Jul 1902 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 20 Dec 1981 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma. He was buried in Pryor Cemetery, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Freeman married Thelma Lenore ALSTON-11095 on 21 Jun 1922. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
GUTHRIE, Helen L.


DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Freeman Knight
SSN: 528-03-3292  
Last Residence: 73106  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America
Born: 18 Jul 1902
Died: Dec 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951 )
Source Citation: Number: 528-03-3292;Issue State: Utah;Issue Date: Before 1951.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Freeman Knight
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 17 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 474  
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah A Knight 56  
Stanley Knight 23  
Arnol Knight 20  
Freeman Knight 17  
George J Knight 13  
Vernon Knight 5  
Edward Lang 34  
Ruby K Lang 32  
Mildred Lang 1 11/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 474.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Freeman J Knight
Home in 1930: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Ellsworth C Lantz 34  
Freeman J Knight 27  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 147; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 1589; Image: 532.0.

BIRTH: Name: Freeman Jones Knight
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 18 Jul 1902
Event Place: 22, Salt Lake, Utah
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Miland Knight
Mother's Name: Sarah Ann Jones
Source Reference: line 12928
Digital Folder Number: 004121046
Image Number: 00281
Citing this Record:
"Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XX61-H78 : accessed 07 Feb 2014), Freeman Jones Knight, 1902.

MEDIA: U5018 - Freeman Jones Knight s/o Miland & Sarah Ann Jones Knight - All Public Member Photos

Thelma Lenore ALSTON [scrapbook]-11095 was born on 13 Apr 1906 in Willard, Box Elder, Utah. She died on 4 Oct 1957 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. She was buried in Oct 1957 in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Thelma married Freeman Jones KNIGHT-11085 on 21 Jun 1922. The marriage ended in divorce.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Thelma Alston
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1906
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Birth Place: Utah
Mother's name: Ella W Alston
Mother's Birth Place: Idaho
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Ella W Alston 35
Orval D Alston 17
Thelma Alston 14
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 245.
Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

MARRIAGE: Thelma Alston in the Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937
Name: Thelma Alston
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: 13 Apr 1903
Marriage Date: 21 Jun 1922
Marriage Place: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Father: James Reroy Alston
Mother: Ella Williams
Spouse: Freeman Knight
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

BURIAL: Thelma Lenore Chubick in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Thelma Lenore Chubick
Birth Date: 13 Apr 1906
Birth Place: Willard, Box Elder County, Utah, United States of America
Death Date: 4 Oct 1957
Death Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America
Cemetery: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Father: James Leroy Alston
Mother: Lillian Ellen Crowton
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.


Freeman Jones KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11085 was born on 18 Jul 1902 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 20 Dec 1981 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma. He was buried in Pryor Cemetery, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Freeman married Helen L. GUTHRIE-11096 on 24 Feb 1934 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Other marriages:
ALSTON, Thelma Lenore


DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Freeman Knight
SSN: 528-03-3292  
Last Residence: 73106  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America
Born: 18 Jul 1902
Died: Dec 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951 )
Source Citation: Number: 528-03-3292;Issue State: Utah;Issue Date: Before 1951.

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Freeman Knight
Home in 1920: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah
Age: 17 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Birth Place: Utah  
Mother's Name: Sarah A
Mother's Birth Place: Utah  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes  
Able to Write: Yes  
Image: 474  
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah A Knight 56  
Stanley Knight 23  
Arnol Knight 20  
Freeman Knight 17  
George J Knight 13  
Vernon Knight 5  
Edward Lang 34  
Ruby K Lang 32  
Mildred Lang 1 11/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1866; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 474.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Freeman J Knight
Home in 1930: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903  
Birthplace: Utah  
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Ellsworth C Lantz 34  
Freeman J Knight 27  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 147; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 1589; Image: 532.0.

BIRTH: Name: Freeman Jones Knight
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 18 Jul 1902
Event Place: 22, Salt Lake, Utah
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Miland Knight
Mother's Name: Sarah Ann Jones
Source Reference: line 12928
Digital Folder Number: 004121046
Image Number: 00281
Citing this Record:
"Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XX61-H78 : accessed 07 Feb 2014), Freeman Jones Knight, 1902.

MEDIA: U5018 - Freeman Jones Knight s/o Miland & Sarah Ann Jones Knight - All Public Member Photos

Helen L. GUTHRIE [scrapbook]-11096 was born on 28 Mar 1898 in McNairy County, Tennessee. She died on 1 Jul 1975 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma. She was buried in Pryor Cemetery, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Helen married Freeman Jones KNIGHT-11085 on 24 Feb 1934 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

TRAVEL: Name: Helen L Guthrie
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1918-1919
Event Place: Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 21
Birth Year (Estimated): 1898
Birth Country: Salt Lake City Utah
Ship Name: Venezuela
Affiliate Publication Number: A3422
Affiliate Publication Title: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1900-1953
Affiliate Film Number: 58
Digital Folder Number: 007501034
Image Number: 00134
Citing this Record:
"Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900-1953," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV9Z-87Q3 : accessed 21 December 2014), Helen L Guthrie, 1918-1919; citing Ship Venezuela, NARA microfilm publication A3422, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

BURIAL: Helen L. Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Helen L Knight
Birth Date: 1898
Death Date: 1975
Cemetery: Pryor Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Father: Miland Knight
Mother: Sarah Ann Knight
Spouse: Freeman Joe 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.


Darrell Vernon KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11098 was born on 29 Sep 1929 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died on 3 Aug 2019 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Darrell married Nancy D. DAME-15286 on 14 Nov 1955.

MEDIA: U1480 - Darrel Vernon Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah - Sophomore Class Picture 1957
U8844 - Darrell Vernon Knight s/o Roy Vernon & Norma Louise Foulger Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - East High School - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Junior Class photo 1946 - Ancestry.com
U8845 - Darrell Vernon Knight s/o Roy Vernon & Norma Louise Foulger Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - East High School - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Football Team 1947 - Ancestry.com
U8846 - Darrell Vernon Knight s/o Roy Vernon & Norma Louise Foulger Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - East High School - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Senior Class photo 1947 - Ancestry.com

BURIAL: Darrell Vernon Knight in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Darrell Vernon Knight
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1929
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of America
Death Date: 3 Aug 2019
Cemetery: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Father: Roy Vernon Knight
Mother: Norma Louise 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.

OBITUARY: Salt Lake City, UT - On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, Darrell Vernon Knight, loving husband and father of four children, passed away at age 89. Darrell was born on September 29, 1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Roy Vernon and Norma Louise (Foulger) Knight. As a young man, Darrell was an Eagle Scout, captain of the East High School football team, and a delegate to Utah Boys State. He served an LDS mission to the Texas-Louisiana Mission, and was a U.S. Air Force jet pilot and finance officer. He loved to fly and continued to fly as a private pilot for years after his military service. He also served in the Utah National Guard. He spent most of his career as an executive for transportation companies like Caterpillar and IML Freight, and finally as the Director of Deseret Transportation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A life-long member of the Church, he served in many callings including bishop and as a high-council member. After retirement, he and his wife served as both full-time and part-time family history missionaries. His love for Knight family history started at the early age of 14 years and continued throughout his life. He was a founder of the Joseph Knight Sr. Family Organization where he helped collaborate on the book, Stand by my Servant Joseph: Story of the Joseph Knight Family, published by Deseret Book. He was a skillful writer and during his life penned a myriad of articles, essays, poems, children's stories, a novel, and a business book. Darrell also loved to teach. He was an adjunct instructor in business at the University of Utah, Steven Henager Business college and the LDS business college. He sat on several boards, including the Sons of Utah Pioneers. He is survived by his wife Nancy, his four children, Norrie Knight Brassfield (Greg), Larry Joseph Knight (Macey), Karen Knight Julian (Mark), and Kristen Dame Knight, ten grandchildren, and four great grandchildren, in addition to many nieces and nephews. Siblings include Janice Knight Gourdin (Leon), Marcia Knight Eliason, deceased (Ronald), and Gordon William Knight (Kathryn). A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at the East Millcreek North 11th Ward at 2702 East Evergreen Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109 at noon. The viewing will begin at 10 am. Interment will be at the Salt Lake City Cemetery at 2:00 pm. Funeral services arranged by Larkin Sunset Gardens. As a family we extend our most heartfelt thanks to the wonderfully knowledgeable and loving Elizabeth (Elly) Boryn R.N. from Homespire Health, the staff at the University of Utah Medical Center, along with the dozens of friends, family, and neighbors who supported and loved our father through the years. We will always be grateful for your kindness and love. - The Salt Lake Tribune | Salt Lake City, Utah | August 8, 2019 - Find A Grave Memorial 201932498

EDUCATION: Darrell Knight: in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1999
Name: Darrell Knight
Estimated Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1930
Yearbook Date: 1946
School: East High School
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Source Citation: "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; School Name: East High School; Year: 1946
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Darrell Knight in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1999
Name: Darrell Knight
Estimated Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1931
Yearbook Date: 1947
School: East High School
1947 - Football Team & Senior Class photo
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Source Citation: "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; School Name: East High School; Year: 1947
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Nancy D. DAME [scrapbook]-15286 was born on 23 Jul 1932 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Nancy married Darrell Vernon KNIGHT-11098 on 14 Nov 1955.

MEDIA: U1578 - Nancy D. Dame - w/o Darrell Knight - Granite High School, Salt Lake City, Ut. - Class Picture 1949
U7867 - Nancy D. Dame Knight w/o Darrell Vernon Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Freshman Class of 1954 (1951) - Ancestry.com
U7868 - Nancy D. Dame Knight w/o Darrell Vernon Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - Granite High School - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Senior Class of 1950 - Ancestry.com
U7869 - Nancy D. Dame Knight w/o Darrell Vernon Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Womens R.O.T.C 1953 - Ancestry.com
U7870 - Nancy D. Dame Knight w/o Darrell Vernon Knight - U.S. School Yearbooks - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah - Class of 1954 Junior Pictures (1953) - Ancestry.com

EDUCATION: Nancy Dame in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990
Name: Nancy Dame
Estimated Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1933
Yearbook Date: 1949
School: Granite High School
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Yearbook Title: Granitian1949
Source Citation; "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: Granitian1949; Year: 1949
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Nancy Dame in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990
Name: Nancy Dame
Estimated Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1934
Yearbook Date: 1950
School: Granite High School
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Source Citation: "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Year: 1950
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Nancy D Dame in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990
Name: Nancy D Dame
Estimated Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1931
Yearbook Date: 1951
School: University of Utah
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Yearbook Title: Utonian
Source Citation: "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: Utonian; Year: 1951
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Nancy Dame in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990
Report issue
Name: Nancy Dame
Estimated Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1933
Yearbook Date: 1953
School: University of Utah
School Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Yearbook Title: Utonian
Source Citation: "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: Utonian; Year: 1953
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.


Samuel R. KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11101 was born on 14 Oct 1832 in Independence, Jackson, Missouri. He died on 11 Feb 1910 in Bunkerville, Clark, Nevada from Pneumonia. He was buried on 13 Feb 1910 in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. Samuel married Karen Kirstine Hermansdatter BECK-11102 on 23 Aug 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Other marriages:
LEAVITT, Laura Melvina
HUNT, Susan Charlotte Nanney

BIOGRAPHY: Came west with the Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)

History:
Samuel Knight was born in a log cabin in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri on October 14, 1832. His father, Newel Knight, had been born in 1800 in Vermont, but had spent most of his life in upstate New York until his move to western Missouri in 1831. His mother, Sally Coburn Knight, born in 1804, was likewise a native New Englander. Soon after his parents joined the "Mormon" church, they moved to Kirtland, Ohio, then to Independence, Missouri. In Missouri, Sally had their child, which she named "Samuel", because she had "asked him of the Lord." During the persecutions they camped on the banks of the Missouri River, in shanties. Most were soaked by the rain that poured down and Sally became sick. Samuel was 13 months old. His mother was expecting their second child. Both Newel and Sally came down with malaria. In the midst of these awful circumstances, on Sep. 15, 1834, Sally gave birth to a son who they named Eli. He did not survive the day. Tragically, Sally also died. His father Newel had received a mission call, so his Aunt Esther (his mother's sister) cared for Samuel. Samuel did not see his father for another year. While Newel was in Kirtland on his mission, he met Lydia Goldthwaite, and they were married in November, 1835 by Joseph Smith. They arrived back in Missouri in May 1836. Lydia was the only mother Samuel ever knew, and many years later, he said that Lydia treated him "better than her own children." After Joseph Smith was killed, 11 year old Samuel was in the conference when he "was surprised to hear the voice of Joseph Smith. He arose in astonishment and beheld the transfiguration of Brigham Young...." The family departed Nauvoo, Illinois for the trek west. At the age of 13 Samuel would be considered a man and would be expected to perform a man's duties on the trail. They missed the spur trail to Garden Grove and traveled for two days off track before realizing their error and retracing their steps. The entered the camp at Mt. Pisgah on May 25th. Soon they caught up to Brigham Young's train and he recruited Newel and his family to be a part of the vanguard company. This company detoured about one hundred miles northward to winter on the Ponca Indian lands, they arrived there August 23rd. Rations became short and Newel took ill. His condition grew progressively worse and on January 11, 1847 he died, probably of pneumonia. In March, Samuel drove his sick, pregnant mother and family back to Winter Quarters. Because Lydia was worried that once Samuel's relatives found out that Newel had died, they would force him to return to them, she decided to send him to the valley as quickly as possible. Lydia stayed in Winter Quarters (Ponca Camp) for several years. Samuel entered the valley in September. There he was put in the charge of a man named Dickerson, a fisherman from Cape Cod, rough in his manner and unkind in his treatment of Samuel. With limited rations, they almost starved waiting for the harvest months. His guardian married and left the church and joined the flood of gold seekers on their way to California, leaving him without anything for his support. He wandered around until nightfall and then went to sleep in a small stack of hay belonging to John Smith. He was taken in by Mr. Smith's son-in-law, Thomas Callister, who was kind to him. Lydia and family arrived in the valley in October, 1850. He was very happy to be reunited with them. Later, in 1854, he was called to go as a missionary among the Indians in Southern Utah. In 1856, he went to Salt Lake to visit his family and there met a young Danish girl, Caroline Beck. Their courtship was brief and they were married in the Endowment House. She returned with him to the Indian Mission. Caroline had to learn a new language and build a new life with no help except an Indian girl. Because of the extreme heat in the summer the families went to Mountain Meadows for the summer and it was here their first child was born. Caroline Kirstina was born in a covered wagon with Jacob Hamblin's wife, Rachel acting as midwife. From the lack of proper care, Caroline took ill and was an invalid the rest of her life. They were here at the time of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. They went to Provo, where his mother lived for the birth of the next child. Samuel built a home for his family at the edge of a hill near the west end of the town, some two or three blocks east of the old Hamblin home. There is record of his assignment with Dudley Leavitt to protect a company enroute to California. They overtook the company on the Muddy in the heart of the Indian country. A large group of Indians were preparing to destroy the travelers. It was impossible to control the Indians, so the matter was compromised. The Indians agreed to take only the loose stock of the company and not meddle with the teams and wagons and not make any effort to take the lives of the emigrants. The loose stock amounted to four hundred and eighty head. Samuel worked with the Indians all his life. He made trips to the Iyats on the Colorado river, the Moqui in the Kanab area, and many others. Many Indians sold their women and children to the Mexican's for slaves, so the settlers bought many Indian children and raised them as their own. Samuel and Caroline raised an Indian girl they called Jane. She died at maturity without marrying. Samuel held many church positions during his lifetime, 1st counselor to Jacob Hamblin in the Indian Mission 1857-1859, second counselor in the bishopric 1872-1877, and first counselor in the bishopric 1877-1884. He also served for a long time on the Stake High Council. His mother later married again and moved to Santa Clara, then St. George. His sisters, Sally and Lydia lived in Orderville, Newel, and later, Jesse, lived in Provo. James also lived in Provo. Artemisia lived in Payson, and Hyrum died in Payson unmarried. Joseph died in Arizona.

HISTORY OF PINTO, UTAH
BY RULON KNELL
Pinto, with its lush meadows and clear stream of good water, was a natural stopping place on the Old Spanish Trail. The chief products carried over this trail, before the coming of the Mormons, were Indian slaves and peltries. When the Mormons first arrived in southern Utah they found a well-beaten trail through the streets of Pinto. At the April conference in 1854, President Young called a group of missionaries to the Indians of Southern Utah. Under the leadership of Rufus C. Allen, they commenced operations at Harmony, Utah. About the end of May, the same year, President Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt and others of the General Authorities, visited there, President Young gave much instruction regarding conducting the mission and building up the settlements in southern Utah. In December 1854, Jacob Hamblin with Ira Hatch, Samuel Knight, Thales Haskell and A.P. Hardy went down the Rio Virgin and settled Santa Clara. In the summer of 1855, Isaac Riddle, Jehu Blackburn and Robert Richey left Harmony and settled Pine Valley. In the fall of 1856, six or eight Indian missionaries camped on Pinto Creek by a hay stack owned by Brother Gould, who, however, was not a permanent settler on the creek, but had come out from Parowan to cut hay. The missionaries, who were in charge of Rufus C. Allen, were on their way from New Harmony to Santa Clara. Benjamin Knell, one of the missionaries writes: "Rufus C. Allen was our president, or captain, and was with us most of the time, trying to get the Indians to come to our camps that we might let them know we were their friends. A few of the older men would come in, but were very shy. From our visit to the Santa Clara we went to Pinto and camped at Gould's hay stack in the summer of 1856. Brothers Dixon, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman and David Wilson Tullis were a part of the company. That year we made our homes on the Pinto Creek hauling hay from the Mountain Meadows for our stock. The winter of 1856-57 was quite mild. Jehu Blackburn and I went on horseback up Pinto Creek to ascertain if we could get a team up the Canyon as he wanted to get into Pine Valley from New Harmony. We found the pass impossible. We drove two yoke of oxen and a heavy wagon on the trail to the head of the middle fork of Pinto creek and then climbed the ridge, getting into Pine Valley that night. Heavy freight teams enroute from Los Angeles, California to Salt Lake City would frequently camp on the Pinto Creek. The mountains were covered with grass. Jacob Hamblin was appointed our captain in a short time and he frequently came to Pinto to give us council. Another account says that a meeting was called in the fall of 1856 by Rufus C. Allen who proposed, on account of the shortage of water, that the settlers at Harmony should take the water out from the Kanarra Creek, and the missionaries take the water from Harmony as this arrangement would give enough water for both parties. John D. Lee was opposed to this plan and the company divided, some going to the Santa Clara and others to Pinto. The following named brethren went to Pinto: Rufus C. Allen (captain), Samuel F. Atwood,Lorenzo W. Roundy, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman, Benjamin Knell, Robert Dixon

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
Knight, Samuel
Birth Date:  14 Oct. 1832
Death Date:  11 Feb. 1910
Gender:  Male
Age:  14
Company: Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)
Sources: Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. Source Locations
George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company, Journal 1847 June-Sept.   Read Trail Excerpt Source Locations
Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 39     Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 27, box 28, fd. 3, item 5. Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].   Read Trail Excerpt

Source of Trail Excerpt:
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].
 
1847—Utah Pioneer Jubilee—1897
July 24, 1897
PIONEER: Samuel Knight
Residence: Santa Clara, Washington Co.
State: Utah
Born: October 14th 1832
Town: independence
County: Jackson County
State: Missouri
Arrived in Salt Lake Valley: September 25th 1847
Whose Company: George B. Wallaces
Captain of 100: Abraham. O. Smoot—I believe
Captain of 50: George B. Wallace
Captain of 10: James Smith[i]es
Remarks: Drove team for Wixon and Eldrige

DEATH: Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Death date: 11 Feb 1910
Death place: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Birth date:
Estimated birth year: 1833
Birth place:
Age at death: 77 years 3 months 3 days
Gender: Male
Marital status:
Race or color:
Spouse name:
Father name: Newell Knight
Father titles:
Mother name: Salley Coburn
Mother titles:
GSU film number: 2229364
Digital GS number: 4121091
Image number: 118
Reference number: 5a
Collection: Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956

MEDIA: U0576 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Belnap Family Organization
U2229 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Nora Black Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
U1933 - Samuel & Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight Family - FAG Memorial# 42043 Front Row: Lenora, Edward,Father Samuel, Mother Laura, Samuel Carlos Back Row: Newell, Edith, Wilford, Laura (Daughter), Inez.

CENSUS: Name: Samuel Knight
Estimated birth year: 1833
Gender: Male
Age: 37y
Race or color (expanded): White
Birth place: Missouri
Residence: Utah, United States
Collection: 1870 United States Census

Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Residence: St. George city & Washington city, Washington, Utah
Birth date: Oct 1831
Birth place: Missouri
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Spouse name: Laura M. Knight
Spouse titles:
Spouse birth place: Utah
Father name:
Father titles:
Father birth place: New York
Mother name:
Mother titles:
Mother birth place: New York
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name:
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Years married: 28
Estimated marriage year: 1872
Mother how many children:
Number living children:
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0175
Sheet number and letter: 17A
Household id: 312
Reference number: 18
GSU film number: 1241688
Image number: 00203
Collection: 1900 United States Census

OBITUARY: Washington County News; St. George, Washington County, Utah; February 17, 1910
Santa Clara, Feb. 13 -- Friday, Feb. 11, Samuel Knight passed to the great beyond. He had gone to Bunkerville, Nev., on business, when he suddenly took sick, only being sick a few days. Several of his children live at Bunkerville, and Mesquite, and all possible haste was made to bring the remains home.  His sons, Carlos and Edward arrived here the following day, Feb. 12th; with him. Relatives from Bunkerville, Mesquite, Littlefield, and Gunlock were in attendance at his funeral, Feb. 13th.  The meeting house was beautifully decorated for the occasion. The speakers were Pres. David H. Cannon, Pres. Ed. H. Snow, Elder Edw. R. Frei, Pres. Thomas P. Cottam and Bp. John G. Hafen. They all spoke words of comfort to the breaved, and spoke of the high esteem which Bro. Knight held among the people that knew him. Bro. Knight had no enemies, and all who knew him loved him. He died as he had lived, a faithful Latter-day Saint and has now gone to his reward.

Karen Kirstine Hermansdatter BECK [scrapbook]-11102 was born on 12 May 1831 in Orter Larkster, Bornholm, Denmark. She died on 25 Jun 1870 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. She was buried in Santa Clara City Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. Karen married Samuel R. KNIGHT-11101 on 23 Aug 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

CENSUS: Name: Corolin Knight
Estimated birth year: 1832
Gender: Female
Age: 38y
Race or color (expanded): White
Birth place: Denmark
Residence: Utah, United States
Collection: 1870 United States Census

BIOGRAPHY: Grandmother Knight is the daughter of Herman and Kirstine Due Beck.  She was born May 12, 1831 in Orter Larkster, Bornholm, Denmark.  In 1853, she heard Mormon missionaries preach, and, as a result, was later baptized.  In November, she started for Utah with her brother, his wife, and daughter, and the wife's cousin.  They left Liverpool, England, January 3, 1854 and reached New Orleans, February 10th.  Joining the Peter Olsen Company in Kansas City, they started for Salt Lake City the latter part of June and arrived October 5, 1854.  She worked on the Church Farm on the Jordan River and there became acquainted with Samuel Knight.  They were married May 23, 1856 in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City. The children and their families, and the children of Grandfather's second family and their marriages are listed in the sketch of Grandfather's life. Grandmother, evidently, endured many hardships.  To adjust to frontier life among strangers and the warm climate, and the prevalence of malaria with little medical help and lack of nutritive foods, required faith and courage.  Aunt Mary, her daughter, writes:  "it was a great journey for this Danish woman to leave her home and go to a new country where she had to learn a new language, then to go down among the Indians.  When her first child was born, she took cold from the lack of care and help.  She was sick the rest of her life, thirteen years.  All that time she was not able to sit up a day at a time.  Notwithstanding her sickness, she was cheerful and pleasant.  It would have been difficult to find a woman with better management in the home than she.  For the first few years she had no help but an Indian girl whom she had raised.  She died in Santa Clara in 1870, leaving six little girls, the oldest thirteen."

Karen Kristine Beck in the Web: Denmark, Emigration Index, 1868-1908
Name:Karen Kristine Beck
Birth Year:abt 1830
Age:41
Registration Date:20 Apr 1871
Residence Year:1871
Residence Place:Svaneke, Bornholm
Destination Place:Jamestown, New York State, USA
Occupation:Kone
Ship:Denmark
Contract Number:11000
ID Code:D7181B0117
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Web: Denmark, Emigration Index, 1868-1908 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: The Danish Emigration Data Base. The Danish Emigration Archives. http://www.emiarch.dk/search.php?l=en: accessed 24 August 2014.

They had the following children.

  F i Caroline Christina KNIGHT-12168 was born on 6 Aug 1857. She died on 18 Oct 1887.
  F ii Mary Josephine KNIGHT-11474 was born on 8 Oct 1859. She died on 3 May 1950 from Fracture of femur (caused by a fall) - Senility.
  F iii Lenora KNIGHT-11903 was born on 8 Feb 1862. She died on 7 Nov 1913 from Unknown reason - Died suddenly seemingly in good health - No physician in attendance at time of death.
  F iv Emma Evaline KNIGHT-12169 was born on 26 Dec 1863. She died on 21 Dec 1923.
  F v Lydia Eva KNIGHT-11901 was born on 16 Sep 1867. She died on 23 Mar 1946 from Coronary Thombosis - Chronic myocarditus.
  F vi Sally Romania KNIGHT-11333 was born on 17 Sep 1868. She died on 17 Feb 1948 from Hypostatic pneumonia due to artiriosclerosis and cardio vascular disease.

Samuel R. KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11101 was born on 14 Oct 1832 in Independence, Jackson, Missouri. He died on 11 Feb 1910 in Bunkerville, Clark, Nevada from Pneumonia. He was buried on 13 Feb 1910 in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. Samuel married Laura Melvina LEAVITT-12174 on 4 Mar 1872 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Other marriages:
BECK, Karen Kirstine Hermansdatter
HUNT, Susan Charlotte Nanney

BIOGRAPHY: Came west with the Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)

History:
Samuel Knight was born in a log cabin in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri on October 14, 1832. His father, Newel Knight, had been born in 1800 in Vermont, but had spent most of his life in upstate New York until his move to western Missouri in 1831. His mother, Sally Coburn Knight, born in 1804, was likewise a native New Englander. Soon after his parents joined the "Mormon" church, they moved to Kirtland, Ohio, then to Independence, Missouri. In Missouri, Sally had their child, which she named "Samuel", because she had "asked him of the Lord." During the persecutions they camped on the banks of the Missouri River, in shanties. Most were soaked by the rain that poured down and Sally became sick. Samuel was 13 months old. His mother was expecting their second child. Both Newel and Sally came down with malaria. In the midst of these awful circumstances, on Sep. 15, 1834, Sally gave birth to a son who they named Eli. He did not survive the day. Tragically, Sally also died. His father Newel had received a mission call, so his Aunt Esther (his mother's sister) cared for Samuel. Samuel did not see his father for another year. While Newel was in Kirtland on his mission, he met Lydia Goldthwaite, and they were married in November, 1835 by Joseph Smith. They arrived back in Missouri in May 1836. Lydia was the only mother Samuel ever knew, and many years later, he said that Lydia treated him "better than her own children." After Joseph Smith was killed, 11 year old Samuel was in the conference when he "was surprised to hear the voice of Joseph Smith. He arose in astonishment and beheld the transfiguration of Brigham Young...." The family departed Nauvoo, Illinois for the trek west. At the age of 13 Samuel would be considered a man and would be expected to perform a man's duties on the trail. They missed the spur trail to Garden Grove and traveled for two days off track before realizing their error and retracing their steps. The entered the camp at Mt. Pisgah on May 25th. Soon they caught up to Brigham Young's train and he recruited Newel and his family to be a part of the vanguard company. This company detoured about one hundred miles northward to winter on the Ponca Indian lands, they arrived there August 23rd. Rations became short and Newel took ill. His condition grew progressively worse and on January 11, 1847 he died, probably of pneumonia. In March, Samuel drove his sick, pregnant mother and family back to Winter Quarters. Because Lydia was worried that once Samuel's relatives found out that Newel had died, they would force him to return to them, she decided to send him to the valley as quickly as possible. Lydia stayed in Winter Quarters (Ponca Camp) for several years. Samuel entered the valley in September. There he was put in the charge of a man named Dickerson, a fisherman from Cape Cod, rough in his manner and unkind in his treatment of Samuel. With limited rations, they almost starved waiting for the harvest months. His guardian married and left the church and joined the flood of gold seekers on their way to California, leaving him without anything for his support. He wandered around until nightfall and then went to sleep in a small stack of hay belonging to John Smith. He was taken in by Mr. Smith's son-in-law, Thomas Callister, who was kind to him. Lydia and family arrived in the valley in October, 1850. He was very happy to be reunited with them. Later, in 1854, he was called to go as a missionary among the Indians in Southern Utah. In 1856, he went to Salt Lake to visit his family and there met a young Danish girl, Caroline Beck. Their courtship was brief and they were married in the Endowment House. She returned with him to the Indian Mission. Caroline had to learn a new language and build a new life with no help except an Indian girl. Because of the extreme heat in the summer the families went to Mountain Meadows for the summer and it was here their first child was born. Caroline Kirstina was born in a covered wagon with Jacob Hamblin's wife, Rachel acting as midwife. From the lack of proper care, Caroline took ill and was an invalid the rest of her life. They were here at the time of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. They went to Provo, where his mother lived for the birth of the next child. Samuel built a home for his family at the edge of a hill near the west end of the town, some two or three blocks east of the old Hamblin home. There is record of his assignment with Dudley Leavitt to protect a company enroute to California. They overtook the company on the Muddy in the heart of the Indian country. A large group of Indians were preparing to destroy the travelers. It was impossible to control the Indians, so the matter was compromised. The Indians agreed to take only the loose stock of the company and not meddle with the teams and wagons and not make any effort to take the lives of the emigrants. The loose stock amounted to four hundred and eighty head. Samuel worked with the Indians all his life. He made trips to the Iyats on the Colorado river, the Moqui in the Kanab area, and many others. Many Indians sold their women and children to the Mexican's for slaves, so the settlers bought many Indian children and raised them as their own. Samuel and Caroline raised an Indian girl they called Jane. She died at maturity without marrying. Samuel held many church positions during his lifetime, 1st counselor to Jacob Hamblin in the Indian Mission 1857-1859, second counselor in the bishopric 1872-1877, and first counselor in the bishopric 1877-1884. He also served for a long time on the Stake High Council. His mother later married again and moved to Santa Clara, then St. George. His sisters, Sally and Lydia lived in Orderville, Newel, and later, Jesse, lived in Provo. James also lived in Provo. Artemisia lived in Payson, and Hyrum died in Payson unmarried. Joseph died in Arizona.

HISTORY OF PINTO, UTAH
BY RULON KNELL
Pinto, with its lush meadows and clear stream of good water, was a natural stopping place on the Old Spanish Trail. The chief products carried over this trail, before the coming of the Mormons, were Indian slaves and peltries. When the Mormons first arrived in southern Utah they found a well-beaten trail through the streets of Pinto. At the April conference in 1854, President Young called a group of missionaries to the Indians of Southern Utah. Under the leadership of Rufus C. Allen, they commenced operations at Harmony, Utah. About the end of May, the same year, President Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt and others of the General Authorities, visited there, President Young gave much instruction regarding conducting the mission and building up the settlements in southern Utah. In December 1854, Jacob Hamblin with Ira Hatch, Samuel Knight, Thales Haskell and A.P. Hardy went down the Rio Virgin and settled Santa Clara. In the summer of 1855, Isaac Riddle, Jehu Blackburn and Robert Richey left Harmony and settled Pine Valley. In the fall of 1856, six or eight Indian missionaries camped on Pinto Creek by a hay stack owned by Brother Gould, who, however, was not a permanent settler on the creek, but had come out from Parowan to cut hay. The missionaries, who were in charge of Rufus C. Allen, were on their way from New Harmony to Santa Clara. Benjamin Knell, one of the missionaries writes: "Rufus C. Allen was our president, or captain, and was with us most of the time, trying to get the Indians to come to our camps that we might let them know we were their friends. A few of the older men would come in, but were very shy. From our visit to the Santa Clara we went to Pinto and camped at Gould's hay stack in the summer of 1856. Brothers Dixon, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman and David Wilson Tullis were a part of the company. That year we made our homes on the Pinto Creek hauling hay from the Mountain Meadows for our stock. The winter of 1856-57 was quite mild. Jehu Blackburn and I went on horseback up Pinto Creek to ascertain if we could get a team up the Canyon as he wanted to get into Pine Valley from New Harmony. We found the pass impossible. We drove two yoke of oxen and a heavy wagon on the trail to the head of the middle fork of Pinto creek and then climbed the ridge, getting into Pine Valley that night. Heavy freight teams enroute from Los Angeles, California to Salt Lake City would frequently camp on the Pinto Creek. The mountains were covered with grass. Jacob Hamblin was appointed our captain in a short time and he frequently came to Pinto to give us council. Another account says that a meeting was called in the fall of 1856 by Rufus C. Allen who proposed, on account of the shortage of water, that the settlers at Harmony should take the water out from the Kanarra Creek, and the missionaries take the water from Harmony as this arrangement would give enough water for both parties. John D. Lee was opposed to this plan and the company divided, some going to the Santa Clara and others to Pinto. The following named brethren went to Pinto: Rufus C. Allen (captain), Samuel F. Atwood,Lorenzo W. Roundy, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman, Benjamin Knell, Robert Dixon

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
Knight, Samuel
Birth Date:  14 Oct. 1832
Death Date:  11 Feb. 1910
Gender:  Male
Age:  14
Company: Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)
Sources: Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. Source Locations
George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company, Journal 1847 June-Sept.   Read Trail Excerpt Source Locations
Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 39     Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 27, box 28, fd. 3, item 5. Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].   Read Trail Excerpt

Source of Trail Excerpt:
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].
 
1847—Utah Pioneer Jubilee—1897
July 24, 1897
PIONEER: Samuel Knight
Residence: Santa Clara, Washington Co.
State: Utah
Born: October 14th 1832
Town: independence
County: Jackson County
State: Missouri
Arrived in Salt Lake Valley: September 25th 1847
Whose Company: George B. Wallaces
Captain of 100: Abraham. O. Smoot—I believe
Captain of 50: George B. Wallace
Captain of 10: James Smith[i]es
Remarks: Drove team for Wixon and Eldrige

DEATH: Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Death date: 11 Feb 1910
Death place: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Birth date:
Estimated birth year: 1833
Birth place:
Age at death: 77 years 3 months 3 days
Gender: Male
Marital status:
Race or color:
Spouse name:
Father name: Newell Knight
Father titles:
Mother name: Salley Coburn
Mother titles:
GSU film number: 2229364
Digital GS number: 4121091
Image number: 118
Reference number: 5a
Collection: Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956

MEDIA: U0576 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Belnap Family Organization
U2229 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Nora Black Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
U1933 - Samuel & Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight Family - FAG Memorial# 42043 Front Row: Lenora, Edward,Father Samuel, Mother Laura, Samuel Carlos Back Row: Newell, Edith, Wilford, Laura (Daughter), Inez.

CENSUS: Name: Samuel Knight
Estimated birth year: 1833
Gender: Male
Age: 37y
Race or color (expanded): White
Birth place: Missouri
Residence: Utah, United States
Collection: 1870 United States Census

Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Residence: St. George city & Washington city, Washington, Utah
Birth date: Oct 1831
Birth place: Missouri
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Spouse name: Laura M. Knight
Spouse titles:
Spouse birth place: Utah
Father name:
Father titles:
Father birth place: New York
Mother name:
Mother titles:
Mother birth place: New York
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name:
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Years married: 28
Estimated marriage year: 1872
Mother how many children:
Number living children:
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0175
Sheet number and letter: 17A
Household id: 312
Reference number: 18
GSU film number: 1241688
Image number: 00203
Collection: 1900 United States Census

OBITUARY: Washington County News; St. George, Washington County, Utah; February 17, 1910
Santa Clara, Feb. 13 -- Friday, Feb. 11, Samuel Knight passed to the great beyond. He had gone to Bunkerville, Nev., on business, when he suddenly took sick, only being sick a few days. Several of his children live at Bunkerville, and Mesquite, and all possible haste was made to bring the remains home.  His sons, Carlos and Edward arrived here the following day, Feb. 12th; with him. Relatives from Bunkerville, Mesquite, Littlefield, and Gunlock were in attendance at his funeral, Feb. 13th.  The meeting house was beautifully decorated for the occasion. The speakers were Pres. David H. Cannon, Pres. Ed. H. Snow, Elder Edw. R. Frei, Pres. Thomas P. Cottam and Bp. John G. Hafen. They all spoke words of comfort to the breaved, and spoke of the high esteem which Bro. Knight held among the people that knew him. Bro. Knight had no enemies, and all who knew him loved him. He died as he had lived, a faithful Latter-day Saint and has now gone to his reward.

Laura Melvina LEAVITT [Parents] [scrapbook]-12174 was born on 4 Aug 1851 in Tooele, Tooele, Utah. She died on 13 Feb 1922 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. She was buried in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. Laura married Samuel R. KNIGHT-11101 on 4 Mar 1872 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

DEATH: Name: Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight
Titles:
Death date: 13 Feb 1922
Death place: Santa Clara Twp, Washington, Utah
Birth date:
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birth place:
Age at death: 64 years 6 months 9 days
Gender: Female
Marital status:
Race or color:
Spouse name:
Father name: Lemuel S. Leavitt
Father titles:
Mother name: Laura Melvina Tompson
Mother titles:
GSU film number: 2259289
Digital GS number: 4121324
Image number: 690
Reference number: 12
Collection: Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956

CENSUS: Name: Laura M. Knight
Titles:
Residence: St. George city & Washington city, Washington, Utah
Birth date: Aug 1851
Birth place: Utah
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse name: Samuel Knight
Spouse titles:
Spouse birth place: Missouri
Father name:
Father titles:
Father birth place: Canada (Eng)
Mother name:
Mother titles:
Mother birth place: Pennsylvania
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name: Samuel Knight
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Years married: 28
Estimated marriage year: 1872
Mother how many children: 10
Number living children: 8
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0175
Sheet number and letter: 17A
Household id: 312
Reference number: 19
GSU film number: 1241688
Image number: 00203
Collection: 1900 United States Census

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Laura Knight
Age in 1910: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Utah
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Father's Birth Place: England  
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Home in 1910: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Marital Status: Widowed  
Race: White
Gender: Female  
Household Members: Name Age
Laura Knight 58  
Wilford Knight 26  
Thomas D Knight 19  
Inez Knight 20  
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah; Roll: T624_1610; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 208; Image: 666.

MEDIA: U1889 - Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight, wife of Samuel Knight - http://www.josephknightfamily.org/photos/gallery/laura.html
U1933 - Samuel & Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight Family - FAG Memorial# 42043 Front Row: Lenora, Edward,Father Samuel, Mother Laura, Samuel Carlos Back Row: Newell, Edith, Wilford, Laura (Daughter), Inez.

BIOGRAPHY: LAURA MELVINA LEAVITT
A Short Sketch of My Mother's Life - Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight. Written on letterhead "Nelson - Wagner Hardware" A. R. Nelson and M. R. Wagner, P. O. Box 57-7, Hawthorne, Nevada. She was the oldest daughter of Lemuel Studvant Leavitt and Melvina Thompson Leavitt. Born 4 August 1851 at Toole, [Tooele, Tooele,] Utah. Her mother died at the age of 28 after having eight children; she being eleven years old at the time of her mother's death. I heard her tell of an experience she had when her father was away and the children all had the measles. She thought her mother was there and one of the boys said mother is here. She was so frightened that she covered her head. She knew she could have looked and seen her as they felt her presence so great. She married Samuel Knight at the age of twenty years which was the year of 1874 and took care of sixe girls he had by his first wife. The oldest one being about five years Syounger than she. She had ten children of her own and also took care of her youngest brother. After she quit having babies she took up being a mid-wife. She was set apart by George Q. Cannon and was given a promise she never would lose a case is she wouldn't hide sin. She never lost a case as she never went on case except she offered up a prayer for the Lord to guide her in her labors. She was greatly blessed as she brought hundreds of children in the world, never losing a case of baby or mother. When I was about twelve years old my mother waited on Ella Hafen and on the way home she caught cold and started with hard chills. The next morning she had pluresy and got delirious. The doctor was called in for about four weeks. I put hot salt in sacks on her side but it didn't do any good. I went for the Elders and they promised her she would live and do much good and she did. That is one incident that strengthened my faith in prayer. My mother was a very prayerful woman and I can remember hearing her pray, as she was hard of hearing and would pray loud enough for anyone to hear around her. Her prayers were for her children mostly. I am most certainly thankful for such wonderful parents. She was a widow for twelve years. She always had a desire to live so she would never have to be waited on. She did wait on herself until a few days before she died. She was seventy-one when she died at her home, the 13th of February, 1922.

They had the following children.

  M i Samuel Carlos KNIGHT-12186 was born on 10 Dec 1872. He died on 21 Jan 1947.
  M ii
Newell Clarence KNIGHT-12183 was born on 1 Sep 1874 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. He died on 5 Jan 1879 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. He was buried in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah.
  M iii
Lemuel Raymond KNIGHT-12180 was born on 18 Jul 1876 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. He died on 24 Feb 1877 in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. He was buried in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah.
  M iv Edward Leavitt KNIGHT-12175 was born on 23 Jan 1878. He died on 21 May 1955 from Acute cardiac arrest - chronic cardio vascular disease - renal disease.
  F v Laura Melvina KNIGHT-12179 was born on 3 Apr 1879. She died on 6 Jan 1962.
  F vi Edith Lavica KNIGHT-12181 was born on 27 Jul 1881. She died on 25 Jan 1915.
  M vii Wilford Woodruff KNIGHT-12176 was born on 22 Nov 1883. He died on 4 Mar 1946 from Cirhosis of the liver -Chronic Myocardial insufficiency.
  M viii Thomas Dudley KNIGHT-12178 was born on 20 Feb 1886. He died on 7 Jan 1958.
  F ix Delma KNIGHT-12184 was born on 18 Nov 1887. She died on 21 Nov 1960.
  F x Inez KNIGHT-12188 was born on 18 Dec 1889. She died on 11 Apr 1958.

Samuel R. KNIGHT [Parents] [scrapbook]-11101 was born on 14 Oct 1832 in Independence, Jackson, Missouri. He died on 11 Feb 1910 in Bunkerville, Clark, Nevada from Pneumonia. He was buried on 13 Feb 1910 in Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah. Samuel married Susan Charlotte Nanney HUNT-12173 on 14 Jan 1888.

Other marriages:
BECK, Karen Kirstine Hermansdatter
LEAVITT, Laura Melvina

BIOGRAPHY: Came west with the Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)

History:
Samuel Knight was born in a log cabin in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri on October 14, 1832. His father, Newel Knight, had been born in 1800 in Vermont, but had spent most of his life in upstate New York until his move to western Missouri in 1831. His mother, Sally Coburn Knight, born in 1804, was likewise a native New Englander. Soon after his parents joined the "Mormon" church, they moved to Kirtland, Ohio, then to Independence, Missouri. In Missouri, Sally had their child, which she named "Samuel", because she had "asked him of the Lord." During the persecutions they camped on the banks of the Missouri River, in shanties. Most were soaked by the rain that poured down and Sally became sick. Samuel was 13 months old. His mother was expecting their second child. Both Newel and Sally came down with malaria. In the midst of these awful circumstances, on Sep. 15, 1834, Sally gave birth to a son who they named Eli. He did not survive the day. Tragically, Sally also died. His father Newel had received a mission call, so his Aunt Esther (his mother's sister) cared for Samuel. Samuel did not see his father for another year. While Newel was in Kirtland on his mission, he met Lydia Goldthwaite, and they were married in November, 1835 by Joseph Smith. They arrived back in Missouri in May 1836. Lydia was the only mother Samuel ever knew, and many years later, he said that Lydia treated him "better than her own children." After Joseph Smith was killed, 11 year old Samuel was in the conference when he "was surprised to hear the voice of Joseph Smith. He arose in astonishment and beheld the transfiguration of Brigham Young...." The family departed Nauvoo, Illinois for the trek west. At the age of 13 Samuel would be considered a man and would be expected to perform a man's duties on the trail. They missed the spur trail to Garden Grove and traveled for two days off track before realizing their error and retracing their steps. The entered the camp at Mt. Pisgah on May 25th. Soon they caught up to Brigham Young's train and he recruited Newel and his family to be a part of the vanguard company. This company detoured about one hundred miles northward to winter on the Ponca Indian lands, they arrived there August 23rd. Rations became short and Newel took ill. His condition grew progressively worse and on January 11, 1847 he died, probably of pneumonia. In March, Samuel drove his sick, pregnant mother and family back to Winter Quarters. Because Lydia was worried that once Samuel's relatives found out that Newel had died, they would force him to return to them, she decided to send him to the valley as quickly as possible. Lydia stayed in Winter Quarters (Ponca Camp) for several years. Samuel entered the valley in September. There he was put in the charge of a man named Dickerson, a fisherman from Cape Cod, rough in his manner and unkind in his treatment of Samuel. With limited rations, they almost starved waiting for the harvest months. His guardian married and left the church and joined the flood of gold seekers on their way to California, leaving him without anything for his support. He wandered around until nightfall and then went to sleep in a small stack of hay belonging to John Smith. He was taken in by Mr. Smith's son-in-law, Thomas Callister, who was kind to him. Lydia and family arrived in the valley in October, 1850. He was very happy to be reunited with them. Later, in 1854, he was called to go as a missionary among the Indians in Southern Utah. In 1856, he went to Salt Lake to visit his family and there met a young Danish girl, Caroline Beck. Their courtship was brief and they were married in the Endowment House. She returned with him to the Indian Mission. Caroline had to learn a new language and build a new life with no help except an Indian girl. Because of the extreme heat in the summer the families went to Mountain Meadows for the summer and it was here their first child was born. Caroline Kirstina was born in a covered wagon with Jacob Hamblin's wife, Rachel acting as midwife. From the lack of proper care, Caroline took ill and was an invalid the rest of her life. They were here at the time of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. They went to Provo, where his mother lived for the birth of the next child. Samuel built a home for his family at the edge of a hill near the west end of the town, some two or three blocks east of the old Hamblin home. There is record of his assignment with Dudley Leavitt to protect a company enroute to California. They overtook the company on the Muddy in the heart of the Indian country. A large group of Indians were preparing to destroy the travelers. It was impossible to control the Indians, so the matter was compromised. The Indians agreed to take only the loose stock of the company and not meddle with the teams and wagons and not make any effort to take the lives of the emigrants. The loose stock amounted to four hundred and eighty head. Samuel worked with the Indians all his life. He made trips to the Iyats on the Colorado river, the Moqui in the Kanab area, and many others. Many Indians sold their women and children to the Mexican's for slaves, so the settlers bought many Indian children and raised them as their own. Samuel and Caroline raised an Indian girl they called Jane. She died at maturity without marrying. Samuel held many church positions during his lifetime, 1st counselor to Jacob Hamblin in the Indian Mission 1857-1859, second counselor in the bishopric 1872-1877, and first counselor in the bishopric 1877-1884. He also served for a long time on the Stake High Council. His mother later married again and moved to Santa Clara, then St. George. His sisters, Sally and Lydia lived in Orderville, Newel, and later, Jesse, lived in Provo. James also lived in Provo. Artemisia lived in Payson, and Hyrum died in Payson unmarried. Joseph died in Arizona.

HISTORY OF PINTO, UTAH
BY RULON KNELL
Pinto, with its lush meadows and clear stream of good water, was a natural stopping place on the Old Spanish Trail. The chief products carried over this trail, before the coming of the Mormons, were Indian slaves and peltries. When the Mormons first arrived in southern Utah they found a well-beaten trail through the streets of Pinto. At the April conference in 1854, President Young called a group of missionaries to the Indians of Southern Utah. Under the leadership of Rufus C. Allen, they commenced operations at Harmony, Utah. About the end of May, the same year, President Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt and others of the General Authorities, visited there, President Young gave much instruction regarding conducting the mission and building up the settlements in southern Utah. In December 1854, Jacob Hamblin with Ira Hatch, Samuel Knight, Thales Haskell and A.P. Hardy went down the Rio Virgin and settled Santa Clara. In the summer of 1855, Isaac Riddle, Jehu Blackburn and Robert Richey left Harmony and settled Pine Valley. In the fall of 1856, six or eight Indian missionaries camped on Pinto Creek by a hay stack owned by Brother Gould, who, however, was not a permanent settler on the creek, but had come out from Parowan to cut hay. The missionaries, who were in charge of Rufus C. Allen, were on their way from New Harmony to Santa Clara. Benjamin Knell, one of the missionaries writes: "Rufus C. Allen was our president, or captain, and was with us most of the time, trying to get the Indians to come to our camps that we might let them know we were their friends. A few of the older men would come in, but were very shy. From our visit to the Santa Clara we went to Pinto and camped at Gould's hay stack in the summer of 1856. Brothers Dixon, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman and David Wilson Tullis were a part of the company. That year we made our homes on the Pinto Creek hauling hay from the Mountain Meadows for our stock. The winter of 1856-57 was quite mild. Jehu Blackburn and I went on horseback up Pinto Creek to ascertain if we could get a team up the Canyon as he wanted to get into Pine Valley from New Harmony. We found the pass impossible. We drove two yoke of oxen and a heavy wagon on the trail to the head of the middle fork of Pinto creek and then climbed the ridge, getting into Pine Valley that night. Heavy freight teams enroute from Los Angeles, California to Salt Lake City would frequently camp on the Pinto Creek. The mountains were covered with grass. Jacob Hamblin was appointed our captain in a short time and he frequently came to Pinto to give us council. Another account says that a meeting was called in the fall of 1856 by Rufus C. Allen who proposed, on account of the shortage of water, that the settlers at Harmony should take the water out from the Kanarra Creek, and the missionaries take the water from Harmony as this arrangement would give enough water for both parties. John D. Lee was opposed to this plan and the company divided, some going to the Santa Clara and others to Pinto. The following named brethren went to Pinto: Rufus C. Allen (captain), Samuel F. Atwood,Lorenzo W. Roundy, Richard S. Robinson, Amos G. Thornton, Prime T. Coleman, Benjamin Knell, Robert Dixon

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
Knight, Samuel
Birth Date:  14 Oct. 1832
Death Date:  11 Feb. 1910
Gender:  Male
Age:  14
Company: Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)
Sources: Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. Source Locations
George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company, Journal 1847 June-Sept.   Read Trail Excerpt Source Locations
Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 39     Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 27, box 28, fd. 3, item 5. Source Locations
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].   Read Trail Excerpt

Source of Trail Excerpt:
Knight, Samuel, Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].
 
1847—Utah Pioneer Jubilee—1897
July 24, 1897
PIONEER: Samuel Knight
Residence: Santa Clara, Washington Co.
State: Utah
Born: October 14th 1832
Town: independence
County: Jackson County
State: Missouri
Arrived in Salt Lake Valley: September 25th 1847
Whose Company: George B. Wallaces
Captain of 100: Abraham. O. Smoot—I believe
Captain of 50: George B. Wallace
Captain of 10: James Smith[i]es
Remarks: Drove team for Wixon and Eldrige

DEATH: Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Death date: 11 Feb 1910
Death place: Santa Clara, Washington, Utah
Birth date:
Estimated birth year: 1833
Birth place:
Age at death: 77 years 3 months 3 days
Gender: Male
Marital status:
Race or color:
Spouse name:
Father name: Newell Knight
Father titles:
Mother name: Salley Coburn
Mother titles:
GSU film number: 2229364
Digital GS number: 4121091
Image number: 118
Reference number: 5a
Collection: Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956

MEDIA: U0576 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Belnap Family Organization
U2229 - Samuel Knight s/o Newell & Sarah Coburn Knight - Nora Black Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
U1933 - Samuel & Laura Melvina Leavitt Knight Family - FAG Memorial# 42043 Front Row: Lenora, Edward,Father Samuel, Mother Laura, Samuel Carlos Back Row: Newell, Edith, Wilford, Laura (Daughter), Inez.

CENSUS: Name: Samuel Knight
Estimated birth year: 1833
Gender: Male
Age: 37y
Race or color (expanded): White
Birth place: Missouri
Residence: Utah, United States
Collection: 1870 United States Census

Name: Samuel Knight
Titles:
Residence: St. George city & Washington city, Washington, Utah
Birth date: Oct 1831
Birth place: Missouri
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Spouse name: Laura M. Knight
Spouse titles:
Spouse birth place: Utah
Father name:
Father titles:
Father birth place: New York
Mother name:
Mother titles:
Mother birth place: New York
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name:
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Years married: 28
Estimated marriage year: 1872
Mother how many children:
Number living children:
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0175
Sheet number and letter: 17A
Household id: 312
Reference number: 18
GSU film number: 1241688
Image number: 00203
Collection: 1900 United States Census

OBITUARY: Washington County News; St. George, Washington County, Utah; February 17, 1910
Santa Clara, Feb. 13 -- Friday, Feb. 11, Samuel Knight passed to the great beyond. He had gone to Bunkerville, Nev., on business, when he suddenly took sick, only being sick a few days. Several of his children live at Bunkerville, and Mesquite, and all possible haste was made to bring the remains home.  His sons, Carlos and Edward arrived here the following day, Feb. 12th; with him. Relatives from Bunkerville, Mesquite, Littlefield, and Gunlock were in attendance at his funeral, Feb. 13th.  The meeting house was beautifully decorated for the occasion. The speakers were Pres. David H. Cannon, Pres. Ed. H. Snow, Elder Edw. R. Frei, Pres. Thomas P. Cottam and Bp. John G. Hafen. They all spoke words of comfort to the breaved, and spoke of the high esteem which Bro. Knight held among the people that knew him. Bro. Knight had no enemies, and all who knew him loved him. He died as he had lived, a faithful Latter-day Saint and has now gone to his reward.

Susan Charlotte Nanney HUNT [scrapbook]-12173 was born on 30 Apr 1843 in Rochester, Muhlenberg, Kentucky. She died on 23 May 1919 in Bunkerville, Clark, Nevada. Susan married Samuel R. KNIGHT-11101 on 14 Jan 1888.

BURIAL: Susan Charlotte Hunt in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name:Susan Charlotte Hunt
Maiden Name:Nanney
Birth Date:20 Apr 1843
Birth Place:Rochester, Butler County, Kentucky, United States of America
Death Date:25 May 1919
Cemetery:Bunkerville Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place:Bunkerville, Clark County, Nevada, United States of America
Has Bio?:Y
Spouse:Jonathan Hunt
Children:
Udora Leavitt
Jonathan Nephi Hunt
George Henry Hunt
Parley Smith Hunt
Idella Leavitt
Malinda Leavitt
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.

BIOGRAPHY: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (#47299887) submitted the bio.
The follow information was abridged from a brief history compiled by Golda Roberts; granddaughter to Jonathan Hunt and Susan Nanney Hunt and edited by Carl Hunt. Golda used accounts from Parley Hunt and Dorie Hunt as well as several other sources.

Susan was born 20 April 1843 to Matthew W. Nanney and Nancy Parker Williams in Rochester, Butler County, Kentucky.
Susan's life had been far from easy. Her parents had died about 1850 and her family was left orphaned at an early age. Susan was only eleven at the time. She often told what a struggle the children had, to make a go of it. She remembered so vividly how she had been the sole support and care of her small brother. She had to tote him about on her back everywhere she went. She also lost several brothers and sisters about the same time that her parents died. The other brothers and sisters grew up and settled in the area and raised families there in Kentucky.
Susan Charlotte Nanney married Jonathan Hunt on the November 13, l865 at Gus, Muhlenberg, Kentucky. They lived in the beautiful wooded hills of Central Kentucky, near the present Post Office of Gus, in Muhlenberg County. Here in this vicinity both John and Susan were born and reared, and here they had their first three children, Idella, Parley and Udora. Jonathan worked with the lumber; He had a saw mill with a platform so he could saw out lumber for doors and window frames. Most of the houses were made out of logs, Jonathan and Susan's included. Jonathan also had a large building with a tall
shaft and a wheel on top. where he ground corn, which was their staple food. Jonathan & his parents (John Hunt and Jane Coats) had joined the Mormon Church. His parents moved West to Utah to be with three of their sons (Wilson, Amos & Bradford) who were also members of the Mormon church, had moved there earlier. Johathan converted Susan to the church after they were married, but she wasn't baptized at that time because there was not the proper authority there at that time to perform the ordinance.

Jonathan and Susan had lived in Kentucky some time after his family had moved West, and Jonathan had developed the `lung sickness' (Consumption) that could have been asthma, TB or another respiratory disease, consequently his health was very poor, and he was far from a well man, but he longed to join his
folks out West. They had written many times, begging him to sell his property, even if he could only get enough to pay their way West, and they promised to help him as soon as he could manage to move there. They wanted him to move to Zion and join the Saints as well as be near them where they could help the family who so desperately needed help, as his condition had worsened and several times Susan had thought he was dying with him in such a serious condition, Susan's family (siblings) were very reluctant to see them start on such a long hard journey, with a good chance that he would never make it clear across the continent. They were afraid that he would die and leave her with three children and another one on the way. But in spite of all the odds, they decided to take the chance. In July 1873 they made the decision to move to Utah and join his mother and brothers. His father, John, had passed away a short time before in Ogden. He managed to sell his farm and all they owned for three hundred dollars, selling or giving away all they had with the exception of their clothes and a few personal belongings that they could take with them. They did bring with them two feather beds and half a dozen feather pillows that Susan had made before her marriage and which she treasured, as they were truly a luxury. She often mentioned her regrets at having to leave her saddle behind, as she loved to ride. She also brought along some of her nice linens and a few of her nicer clothes. She was always ambitious and had made a lot of nice things to begin her marriage with, but she couldn't bring all the things she would have liked to.

So the family started their journey west. Jonathans brother, Jeff came for them with his team and wagon, and they loaded their things and took them to his place where they spent the night. Then the next morning, twelve miles to the Green River, where they boarded a Steamboat down the Green River to the Ohio River, then up the Ohio to Evansville. From Evansville they took the train and stopped off at Council Bluffs, Iowa to visit Aunt Betsy (Medford), Johathan's sister, also his brother, Enoch. They stayed there for two weeks and then took the train for Ogden, Utah, where they stayed with Jonathan's Brother Wills for a few weeks, until they found a house to rent. Jonathan found enough odd jobs to buy them the bare necessities. Linda was born that fall, in October. The family had rented a little ranch about three miles from Ogden from a Mr. Hall the next spring. They didn't move there immediately but walked back and forth each day to plant and work in the fields, until the move later. On July 18, 1874; Parley, Idella and their mother (Susan) were baptized in the same stream next to the house where Parley was nearly drowned when they first purchase the ranch.

That winter Jonathan's brother Amos came up to Salt Lake from Hebron with his children, Linda and Amos who to be married in the Endowment House. After the wedding, they came to Ogden to see Jonathan and Susan. Amos was in quite comfortable circumstances. He had written for Jonathan and Susan to come to Hebron so that he could help them. Jonathan's health was so poor that the family sorely needed some assistance. Following Amos's advice they sold or gave away everything that they couldn't haul in the wagon. Amos's son Jimmy drove four horses and a wagon, up from Southern Utah and bought another wagon. With two teams and two wagons, Jimmy took the family back with him. Jonathan drove one outfit and fed a share of his crop to the team of four horses on the way.
Jimmy had brought his two sisters, Liza and Linda, with him.When Linda saw their new baby, she begged Susan to name her Linda, and she would buy her a new dress. Susan wasn't too fond of the name, but the girl coaxed so, that Susan finally gave in, and as a result baby Linda got a new pink calico dress, or at least the cloth to make one. When they got to Hebron, Uncle Amos did help them, but with Jonathan unable to support the family in any way, they needed more help than they received. It was a hard and sad struggle to keep the family fed and clothed. Hebron was near the present town of Enterprise. They lived in Old Hebron for two years. It was while living here that a son Jonathan Nephi was born on July 11 1877. Amos Hunt and John Pulsipher helped the family until Jonathan got a job with Bishop George Crosby, who had a contract maintaining the telegraph line from Parowan, Utah to Pioche, Nevada. His work was to cut and haul cedar posts which were tied with strips of rawhide to long pine poles and set in the ground to support the Telegraph line. The next move was to Gunlock, Utah. Amos helped them move, and Jonathan was able to buy a piece of land. John (another of Amos's boys) who was named after Jonathan lived in Gunlock. Of all of Amos's folks, John was most kind to them, and helped them in every way he could. He had a small two roomed home there in Gunlock, but welcomed them into his home with genuine hospitality. They lived right there with them for a time. John had six children and Jonathan and Susan had five at that time, so with the parents there were fifteen people sharing two small rooms, but they were so grateful for John's kindness. It was a little later that John helped them get the little farm. They owned a team, but feed was so scarce that Jonathan had to hobble them and turn them loose at night up on the hills where they could crop the feed. In the little Cove above Gunlock, on their little farm, they raised corn, cane and melons. Susan made molasses and peach preserves in barrels, and the children, as much as they were able, did all they could to help. In the winter Jonathan went with other townsmen to Leeds, Utah and worked for Bishop George Crosby, who had a wood or lumber contract for the Lubbick Mill, which processed the ore from the Silver Reef mine. Jonathan wasn't a bit well, suffering from the lung sickness that had plagued him for a number of years even before they had left Kentucky. He could cut only one cord of wood a day, for which he was paid $2.00. Sometimes he took his eldest son, Parley with him to help a bit. Susan always took her children with her, to glean behind the men as they cradled the wheat. One time when father got to feeling a little better, he went to Silver Reef mine to work hauling wood. He wasn't able to do much, and when he came back he hadn't made as much as mother had made while he was gone. She had gleaned five or six sacks of grain. The lung sickness, Jonathan had for so many years finally made him bedfast. He lingered for a long time. We were alone with him in our little cabin, which was about half a mile above town. Finally some of Amos's boys came and stayed to help take care of him and were with us when he died, 18 Jan 1881. About the fall of 1882 Weir Leavitt, who had married Susan's daughter, Idella, took Susan and the family to Bunkerville Nevada, to pick cotton grown by Myron Abbott and Dudley Leavitt. They picked the cotton on shares, and were boarded by whichever family that were working for at the time. After the picking was done they returned to Gunlock. Parley as the oldest, assumed the responsibility of his father's family, as a matter of course. The problem was not whether he should bend his entire effort toward their support, but whether how he should make his young efforts count most. In about 1883 the family moved to Leeds, Utah, where Parley had employment working for Bishop Crosby and others doing what he could, while his mother took in washings and the girls, Dore and Lindie helped by working for families who could pay for work in their homes. Susan tried for a time, cooking for the freighters, a dozen or so, who hauled ore from the Silver Reef Mine to the Mill on the Virgin River, about six miles; however, they were not satisfied with her southern type cooking, which they were not used to. Her menu was so limited that the venture was doomed from the start, so she turned the boarding trade back to George Eldridge, who had kindly given her a try at it. When Bishop Crosby sold out his holdings in Leeds and moved to Arizona, he advised the Hunts to move to Bunkerville, Nevada as Idella and Weir lived there. The bishop in Bunkerville was a good friend of Bishop Crosby, and he would look out for their welfare. Arriving in Virgin Valley, Susan and her young family stopped at the old Gin Mill about a mile above the present site of Bunkerville. There were several houses there then, and the Gin Mill was a busy place during the cotton season. Bishop Bunker offered them fifteen acres of land near the Gin Mill, about six acres which was cleared for cultivation, but Weir and others talked them into settling across the River at Mesquite. They stayed in Mesquite about a year and a half and learned to love the people there. The Hunts soon moved to Bunkerville. It was too late to take the Bishop's offer, but they were able to buy a few acres from him and a few more from Steve Bunker and Orange Leavitt. Included in the purchase was a small one-roomed shack located on a hill, above the `Big Ditch' overlooking their farm.
Meanwhile the years passed. full of hard work and sad events of family deaths. The boys had built a new house for their mother, Susan. Parley finished it while Nephi was on his mission. It was built of native rock, using clay and sand and home kilned lime from the hills to put them together. They hauled the lumber all the way from Parowan (150 miles away). When the house was finished, it had three large rooms, built with such thick walls that it was warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Susan lived in this home until she died, and it still stands there on the upper end of Bunkerville. . There is not much information on Susan Hunt in her later years. She was a hard working woman and cared for herself until the last when she became very ill. She had cancer of the breast and suffered a lot before she died. She outlived her husband by a good many years, rearing her family by herself enduring hardships and never complaining but doing the best she could with faith in God. She believed in caring for her own which she did. Her children learned a lot from her example of honesty, hard work, and faith in God. She left a large posterity and passed away on May 23, 1919. She outlived her husband by twenty eight years as he died in January 18, 1881. - Find A Grave Memorial 16261924

MEDIA: U1892 - Susan Charlotte Nanney Knight, wife of Samuel Knight - http://www.josephknightfamily.org/photos/gallery/susanchar.html
U10056 - Susan Charlotte Nanney Hunt Knight w/o Samuel R. Knight - In photo See notes - Familysearch.org - Top row left to right: Franklin Samuel Leavitt, Malinda Hunt Leavitt (Franklin's wife), Alfred Wier Leavitt, Alonzo Thomas Leavitt. Front Row from left to right: Mother Susan Charlotte Temple Nanney Hunt, George Henry, Jonathan Nephi Hunt (Standing), Idella Hunt Leavitt (wife of Alfred Wier Leavitt) and Udora Hunt Leavitt (wife of Alonzo Thomas Leavitt. Used by permission, Utah State Historical Society.

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