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Arthur Edward KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 1 Jul 1904 in Wapello County, Iowa. He died on 4 May 1990 in Oswego County, New York. He was buried in Hillside Memorial Cemetery & Park, Central Square, Oswego, New York. Arthur married (MRIN:10467) Madge Charlotte ALLEN on 28 Apr 1926 in Oswego County, New York.

OBITUARY: Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY ) - May 5, 1990
Deceased Name: ARTHUR E. KNIGHT
Arthur E. Knight, 85, a former resident of 200 Pearl St., Liverpool, died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital, Utica. A native of Kirkville, Iowa, Mr. Knight lived in Liverpool from 1948 until moving to the Masonic Home, Utica, last year. He retired in 1951 after 21 years with Shell Oil Co. and retired in 1971 after 20 years with Ebelings Pet and Garden Center of Syracuse. Mr. Knight was a member of the Liverpool First Presbyterian Church and a former neighborhood commissioner for three Cub Scout troops and four Boy Scout troops in Syracuse and Liverpool. He also was a member of Liverpool Lodge 525, F&AM, and received the title chaplain emeritus and the organization's Dedicated Service Award. He formerly served with the New York National Guard. Surviving are his wife, Madge A.; two daughters, Dolores Fowler of Dayton, Ohio, and Virginia Pacelli of Baldwinsville; a brother, Allen of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Maurer Funeral Home, Liverpool, the Rev. Raymond H. Gausman officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Central Square.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 300 Second St. Masonic services will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG9K-9BG Name: Arthur E Knight Event Place: Richland, Wapello, Iowa Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Race: White Relationship to Head of Household: Son Immigration Year: Birthplace: Iowa Father's Birthplace: Iowa Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF  George W Knight  M 37y  Iowa    
WIFE  Sadie E Knight  F 31y  Iowa    
SON  Lewis Knight  M 10y  Iowa    
SON  Clarence Knight  M 9y  Iowa    
SON  Josiah E Knight  M 7y  Iowa    
SON  Arthur E Knight  M 5y  Iowa    
SON  John Knight  M 4y  Iowa    
DAU  Anna N Knight  F 1y  Iowa  
Household ID: 125 Page: 7 Collection: Arthur E Knight in household of George W Knight, "United States Census, 1910"

Name: Arthur E Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Schroeppel, Oswego, New York, United States
District: 189
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read:
Can Write:
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Own or Rent:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1904
Birthplace: Iowa
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Household ID: 204
Line Number: 64
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T625
GS Film number: 1821254
Digital Folder Number: 004442080
Image Number: 00441
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
George W Knight Head M 47 Iowa
Sadie E Knight Wife F 41 Iowa
Clarence A Knight Son M 19 Iowa
Josiah E Knight Son M 17 Iowa
Arthur E Knight Son M 16 Iowa
John A Knight Son M 14 Iowa
Anna N Knight Daughter F 11 Iowa
Charles E Knight Son M 9 Iowa
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MV9K-ZMJ : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Arthur E Knight in household of George W Knight, Schroeppel, Oswego, New York, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 204, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821254.

Name: Arther J Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States
District: 0040
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1905
Birthplace: Iowa
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Sheet Number and Letter: 3A
Household ID: 47
Line Number: 3
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T626
Affiliate Film Number: 1635
GS Film number: 2341369
Digital Folder Number: 004639205
Image Number: 00973
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Arther J Knight Head M 25 Iowa
Madge A Knight Wife F 30 New York
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4T4-9L8 : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Arther J Knight, Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0040, sheet 3A, family 47, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1635.

Name: Arthur E Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Tonawanda Town, Erie, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Iowa
Birth Year (Estimated): 1905
Last Place of Residence: Same Place
District: 15-173A
Family Number: 47
Sheet Number and Letter: 3A
Line Number: 25
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 2531
Digital Folder Number: 005458198
Image Number: 00740
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Arthur E Knight Head M 35 Iowa
Madge A Knight Wife F 41 New York
Delores A Knight Daughter F 7 New York
Virginia A Knight Daughter F 6 New York
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ18-SQJ : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Arthur E Knight, Tonawanda Town, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15-173A, sheet 3A, family 47, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 2531.

DEATH: Given Name: Arthur
Middle Name: E
Surname: Knight
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 1 July 1904
Social Security Number: 080-10-5036
State: New York
Last Place of Residence:
Previous Residence Postal Code:
Event Date: 4 May 1990
Age: 86
Citing this Record:
"United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JR9L-7TL : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Arthur E Knight, 04 May 1990; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

BURIAL: Name: Arthur Edward Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1990
Event Place: Central Square, Oswego, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 01 Jul 1904
Death Date: 04 May 1990
Affiliate Record Identifier: 53406297
Cemetery: Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2M-XWKT : accessed 8 September 2015), Arthur Edward Knight, 1990; Burial, Central Square, Oswego, New York, United States of America, Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park; citing record ID 53406297, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Madge Charlotte ALLEN was born on 5 Oct 1898 in Saint Lawrence County, New York. She died on 10 Jan 1998 in Utica, Oneida, New York. She was buried in Hillside Memorial Cemetery & Park, Central Square, Oswego, New York. Madge married (MRIN:10467) Arthur Edward KNIGHT on 28 Apr 1926 in Oswego County, New York.

OBITUARY: Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - January 12, 1998
Deceased Name: MADGE A . KNIGHT
Madge A. Knight, 99, formerly of 200 Pearl St., Liverpool, died Saturday at the Masonic Home in Utica. Born in Oswegatchie, she lived in Liverpool for many years. Mrs. Knight was a member of Liverpool First Presbyterian Church and Liverpool Order of the Eastern Star 219. Her husband, Arthur E., died in 1990. Surviving are two daughters, Delores Fowler of Dayton, Ohio, and Virginia Pacelli of Baldwinsville; a sister, Grace Norway of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Maurer Funeral Home, Liverpool, the Rev. Raymond Gausman officiating. Spring burial is in Hillside Cemetery, Central Square. A calling hour is 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 300 Second St. A Liverpool Order of the Eastern Star service is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

BURIAL: Name: Madge Charlotte Allen Knight
Maiden Name: Allen
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1998
Event Place: Central Square, Oswego, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 05 Oct 1901
Death Date: 10 Jan 1998
Affiliate Record Identifier: 53406342
Cemetery: Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2M-XWKB : accessed 9 September 2015), Madge Charlotte Allen Knight, 1998; Burial, Central Square, Oswego, New York, United States of America, Hillside Memorial Cemetery and Park; citing record ID 53406342, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

They had the following children.

  F i
Madge Allen KNIGHT was born on 9 Sep 1931 in Schroeppel, Oswego, New York. She died on 9 Sep 1931 in Schroeppel, Oswego, New York. She was buried in Hillside Memorial Cemetery & Park, Central Square, Oswego, New York.
  F ii
Delores Allen KNIGHT was born on 28 Jul 1932 in Schroeppel, Oswego, New York. She died on 5 May 2011 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio. She was buried in Shiloh Park Cemetery, Shilow, Montgomery, Ohio.
  F iii Virginia KNIGHT was born on 16 Jul 1933.

John Amon KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 26 Dec 1905 in Richland, Wapello, Iowa. He died on 20 May 1958 in Phoenix, Oswego, New York. He was buried in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, Phoenix, Oswego, New York. John married (MRIN:10468) Bertha Lillian KLINE.

Other marriages:
PHELPS, Myrtle Emma

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG9K-9BP Name: John Knight Event Place: Richland, Wapello, Iowa Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Race: White Relationship to Head of Household: Son Immigration Year: Birthplace: Iowa Father's Birthplace: Iowa Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF  George W Knight  M 37y  Iowa    
WIFE  Sadie E Knight  F 31y  Iowa    
SON  Lewis Knight  M 10y  Iowa    
SON  Clarence Knight  M 9y  Iowa    
SON  Josiah E Knight  M 7y  Iowa    
SON  Arthur E Knight  M 5y  Iowa    
SON  John Knight  M 4y  Iowa    
DAU  Anna N Knight  F 1y  Iowa  
Household ID: 125 Page: 7 Collection: John Knight in household of George W Knight, "United States Census, 1910"

BURIAL: Name: John Amon Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1958
Event Place: Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 25 Dec 1905
Death Date: 20 May 1958
Affiliate Record Identifier: 35930302
Cemetery: Phoenix Rural Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKW-HBTF : accessed 28 July 2015), John Amon Knight, 1958; Burial, Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America, Phoenix Rural Cemetery; citing record ID 35930302, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Bertha Lillian KLINE was born on 20 Dec 1911 in Pennellville, Oswego, New York. She died on 22 Oct 1994 in Phoenix, Oswego, New York. She was buried in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, Phoenix, Oswego, New York. Bertha married (MRIN:10468) John Amon KNIGHT.

BURIAL: Name: Bertha Kline Knight
Maiden Name: Kline
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1994
Event Place: Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1911
Death Date: 22 Oct 1994
Affiliate Record Identifier: 35930325
Cemetery: Phoenix Rural Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKW-HBTX : accessed 28 July 2015), Bertha Kline Knight, 1994; Burial, Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America, Phoenix Rural Cemetery; citing record ID 35930325, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

OBITUARY: Syracuse Herald-Journal ( NY ) - October 24, 1994
Deceased Name: BERTHA L. KNIGHT
Bertha L. Knight, 82, of 1104 State St. died Saturday at the A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton. Mrs. Knight was born in Pennellville and lived there until she moved to Phoenix in 1956. She was the former owner and operator of Big Bertha's Saloon from 1933 to 1984. Mrs. Knight was a member of the Moose Club 644, Baldwinsville, and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 5540, Phoenix. Her husband, John A., died in 1958. Surviving are a son, Benjamine of Syracuse ; a daughter, Esther Morgan of Phoenix; two sisters, Doris Woodridge of Pennellville and Minnie Kline of Phoenix; four grandchildren; a niece; and a nephew. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, the Rev. Robert Carter officiating. Burial will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the funeral home, 919 Main St. Contributions may be made to Phoenix Fire Department - Find A Grave Memorial# 35930325

They had the following children.

  F i
Arlene Clara KNIGHT was born on 29 Jun 1935 in New York City, New York, New York. She died on 6 Aug 1959 in New York City, New York, New York. She was buried in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, Phoenix, Oswego, New York.



BURIAL: Name: Arlene Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1960
Event Place: Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 1935
Death Date: 1960
Affiliate Record Identifier: 43180096
Cemetery: Phoenix Rural Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKX-3682 : accessed 1 September 2015), Arlene Knight, 1960; Burial, Phoenix, Oswego, New York, United States of America, Phoenix Rural Cemetery; citing record ID 43180096, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Charles Byron HAYES was born on 29 Jan 1841 in Ferrisburg, Addison, Vermont. He died on 29 Jul 1913 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Charles married (MRIN:10469) Mary Frances KNIGHT on 24 Mar 1869 in Leavenworth County, Kansas.

MEDIA: JH2412 - Charles Byron Hayes h/o Mary Frances Knight Hayse - Philip Hayes Family Tree - Public Trees Anes

Mary Frances KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 8 Nov 1848 in Newstead, Erie, New York. She died on 20 Nov 1926 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California. She was buried in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Newstead, Erie, New York. Mary married (MRIN:10469) Charles Byron HAYES on 24 Mar 1869 in Leavenworth County, Kansas.

MEDIA: JH2411 - Mary Frances Knight Hayes d/o George Beckwith & Elizabeth Dennis Knight w/o Charles Byron Hayes - Philip Hayes Family Tree - Public Trees Anestry

BURIAL: Name: Mary Frances Knight
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1926
Event Place: Akron, Erie, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 08 Nov 1848
Death Date: 20 Nov 1926
Affiliate Record Identifier: 46319923
Cemetery: Maple Lawn Cemetery
Citing this Record:
"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKG-HMZX : accessed 3 September 2015), Mary Frances Knight, 1926; Burial, Akron, Erie, New York, United States of America, Maple Lawn Cemetery; citing record ID 46319923, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

They had the following children.

  M i Louis Knight HAYES was born on 24 Apr 1882. He died on 27 Feb 1955.

Robert Pemberton KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 15 Dec 1865 in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana. He died on 26 May 1949 in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado. Robert married (MRIN:10470) Anna Mary MILES on 21 Jul 1888 in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana.

Anna Mary MILES was born on 21 Aug 1863 in West Branch, Johnson, Iowa. She died on 31 Jul 1935 in Paonia, Delta, Colorado. Anna married (MRIN:10470) Robert Pemberton KNIGHT on 21 Jul 1888 in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana.

MEDIA: MK3732 - Anna Mary Miles Knight w/o Robert Pemberton Knight - Mothers Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

They had the following children.

  F i Florence Fern KNIGHT was born on 3 Nov 1889. She died on 7 Jan 1980.
  M ii Clifford T. KNIGHT was born on 12 Apr 1892. He died on 14 May 1966.
  F iii Thora Blanche KNIGHT was born on 1 Aug 1894. She died on 6 Dec 1976.
  M iv Leslie Clell KNIGHT was born on 3 Jun 1899. He died on 1 Dec 1979.
  M v
Claude Loring KNIGHT was born on 3 Jun 1899 in Galveston, Galveston, Texas. He died on 3 Jun 1899 in Galveston, Galveston, Texas.
  M vi
Shryl Dayand KNIGHT was born on 14 Mar 1902 in Galveston, Galveston, Texas. He died in 1981.
  F vii Hazel Roberta KNIGHT was born on 8 Nov 1904. She died on 13 Nov 1945.

Leslie Clell KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 3 Jun 1899 in Galveston, Galveston, Texas. He died on 1 Dec 1979 in Ellendale, Steele, Minnesota. He was buried in Hazel Green Cemetery, Ackley, Hardin, Iowa. Leslie married (MRIN:10471) Esther Elizabeth KNIGHT on 10 Aug 1921.

MEDIA: MK2415 - Leslie Clell Knight s/o Robert Pemberton & Anna Mary Miles Knight h/o Esther Elizabeth Knight (his 1st cousin) - Potts Skinner - Public Trees Ancestry

Esther Elizabeth KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 7 Jul 1902 in Abbott, Hardin, Iowa. She died on 2 Jun 1981 in Delavan, Fairbault, Minnesota. She was buried in Hazel Green Cemetery, Ackley, Hardin, Iowa. Esther married (MRIN:10471) Leslie Clell KNIGHT on 10 Aug 1921.

MEDIA: MK2414 - Esther Elizabeth Knight d/o Nixon R. & lucretia M. Knight w/o Leslie Clell Knight (her 1st cousin) - Potts Skinner - Public Trees Ancestry

They had the following children.

  M i
Robert Rush KNIGHT was born on 31 Mar 1924 in New Providence, Hardin, Iowa. He died on 6 Oct 2009 in Placentia, Orange, California.



MEDIA: MK2570 - Robert Rush Knight s/o Leslie Clell & Esther Elizabeth Knight - Jones and Related Families - Public Trees Ancestry

Nixon Rush KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 15 Feb 1870 in Fairmont, Grant, Indiana. He died on 13 Jun 1952 in Hardin County, Iowa. He was buried in Hazel Green Cemetery, Ackley, Hardin, Iowa. Nixon married (MRIN:10472) Lucretia Mae WILLIAMSON on 27 Mar 1897.

MEDIA: MK2412 - Nixon Rush Knight s/o Thomas & Phebe A. Pemberton Knight h/o Lucretia M. Williams Knight - Potts Skinner - Public Trees Ancestry

Lucretia Mae WILLIAMSON was born on 8 May 1879 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin, Iowa. She died on 7 Oct 1948 in Sheffield, Franklin, Iowa. She was buried in Hazel Green Cemetery, Ackley, Hardin, Iowa. Lucretia married (MRIN:10472) Nixon Rush KNIGHT on 27 Mar 1897.

They had the following children.

  M i
Philip Thomas Mearl KNIGHT was born on 20 Jul 1898 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin, Iowa. He died on 21 Aug 1974 in Ackley, Hardin, Iowa.
  F ii Esther Elizabeth KNIGHT was born on 7 Jul 1902. She died on 2 Jun 1981.
  F iii
Iola Beulah KNIGHT was born on 5 Feb 1911 in Hardin County, Iowa. She died on 11 Jul 1916 in Hardin County, Iowa. She was buried in Hazel Green Cemetery, Ackley, Hardin, Iowa.

Winfield Curtis KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 23 Sep 1856 in Big Rock, Kane, Illinois. He died on 16 Mar 1933 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. Winfield married (MRIN:10473) Mary Carolina HAHN on 18 Sep 1884 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa.

MEDIA: MK2202 - Winfield Curtis Knight s/o Charles & Evelina Amelia Ament Knight - Cargill-Riel Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
MK2203 - Knight Bros. L/R Ernest Knight - Justus Knight - Winfield s/o Charles & Evelina Amelia Ament Knight - Cargill-Riel Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

CENSUS: Name: Curtis W Knights
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Big Rock, Kane, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 3
Race: White
Race (Original):
Birth Year (Estimated): 1857
Birthplace: Ill
Page: 425
Household ID: 3102
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
GS Film Number: 803191
Digital Folder Number: 004213652
Image Number: 00430
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Charles Knights M 29 Vt
Oveline Knights F 20 Ill
Curtis W Knights M 3 Ill
Charles C Knights M 1 Ill
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXCZ-H7J : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Curtis W Knights in household of Charles Knights, Big Rock, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 425, household ID 3102, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 803191.

Name: W C Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Saybrook, McLean, Illinois, United States
District: 185
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation:
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1856
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Sheet Number and Letter: 629B
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0231
GS Film Number: 1254231
Digital Folder Number: 004240508
Image Number: 00144
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Charles Knight Self M 50 Kentucky, United States
Eva A Knight Wife F 40 Indiana, United States
W C Knight Son M 24 Illinois, United States
Earnest W Knight Son M 22 Illinois, United States
Effie M Knight Daughter F 18 Illinois, United States
Justus A Knight Son M 14 Illinois, United States
Mary A Knight Daughter F 10 Illinois, United States
Louellie E Knight Daughter F 12 Illinois, United States
Edith J Knight Daughter F 3 Illinois, United States
Sousie B Knight Daughter F 7 Illinois, United States
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXVK-6S4 : accessed 13 Jul 2014), W C Knight in household of Charles Knight, Saybrook, McLean, Illinois, United States; citing sheet 629B, NARA microfilm publication T9.

Name: Winn Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Muscatine Township Muscatine city Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
District: 109
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Number of Living Children:
Years Married: 16
Birth Date: Sep 1858
Birthplace: Illinois
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1884
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Un
Mother's Birthplace: Un
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 9B
Household ID: 184
Line Number: 56
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240450
Digital Folder Number: 004120113
Image Number: 00793
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Winn Knight Head M 42 Illinois
Carrie Knight Wife F 40 Iowa
Ralph S Knight Son M 15 Iowa
Stella C Knight Daughter F 13 Iowa
Clifford C Knight Son M 10 Iowa
Winnifield J Knight Son M 8 Iowa
Gertrud A Knight Daughter F 6 Iowa
Florence Congrove Servant F 17 Iowa
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9LS-B4Z : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winn Knight, Muscatine Township Muscatine city Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 9B, family 184, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240450.

Name: Winfield Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1905
Event Place: Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married
Birth Year (Estimated): 1857
Birthplace: Illinois
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Card Number: A668
GS Film Number: 001430552
Digital Folder Number: 007486485
Image Number: 04582
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, State Census, 1905", index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2S8W-N3G : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winfield Knight, 1905.

Name: Winn Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Muscatine Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
District: 113
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1856
Birthplace: Iowa
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Sheet Number and Letter: 5B
Household ID: 107
Line Number:
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1374428
Digital Folder Number: 004328310
Image Number: 00802
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Winn Knight Head M 54 Iowa
Carrie Knight Wife F 49 Iowa
Ralph Knight Son M 24 Iowa
Clifford Knight Son M 19 Iowa
Winnie Knight Son M 17 Iowa
Grutrude Knight Daughter F 15 Iowa
Alma Knight Daughter F 9 Iowa
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGMT-B3Y : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winn Knight, Muscatine Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 113, sheet 5B, family 107, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374428.

Name: Winfield C Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Muscatine Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
District: 126
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read:
Can Write:
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1857
Birthplace: Illinois
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Sheet Number and Letter: 9B
Household ID: 220
Line Number: 82
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T625
GS Film number: 1820504
Digital Folder Number: 004300821
Image Number: 01007
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Winfield C Knight Head M 63 Illinois
Carrie Knight Wife F 59 Iowa
Gertrude Knight Daughter F 25 Iowa
Thelma Knight Daughter F 19 Iowa
Ralph S Knight Son M 35 Iowa
Marie Knight Daughter-in-law F 21 Colorado
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M81Y-VFF : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winfield C Knight, Muscatine Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 9B, family 220, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820504.

Name: Winfield Curtis Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1925
Event Place: Muscatine (1st ward-3rd ward), Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Marital Status: Married
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Birth Year:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1858
Household ID: 1110
GS Film Number: 001429473
Digital Folder Number: 007581424
Image Number: 00496
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Ralph Summer Knight Head M 39
Dorothy Marie Knight Wife F 26
Richard C Knight Son M 3
Winfield Curtis Knight Father M 67
Carrie Knight Mother F 64
Anna G Knight Sister F 30
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, State Census, 1925", index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQQ-HT5D : accessed 14 June 2015), Winfield Curtis Knight in entry for Ralph Summer Knight, 1925.

Name: Winfield Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Sweetland, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
District: 0024
Gender: Male
Age: 73
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1857
Birthplace: Illinois
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Sheet Number and Letter: 5A
Household ID: 12
Line Number: 41
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T626
Affiliate Film Number: 671
GS Film number: 2340406
Digital Folder Number: 004584427
Image Number: 00062
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Winfield Knight Head M       73 Illinois
Carrie Knight Wife F 69 Iowa
Gertrude Knight Daughter F 34 Iowa
Ralph Knight Son M 44 Iowa
Maye Knight Daughter-in-law F 31 Colorado
Richard Knight Grandson M 9 Iowa
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMVZ-M36 : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winfield Knight, Sweetland, Muscatine, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0024, sheet 5A, family 12, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 671.

Mary Carolina HAHN was born on 10 Aug 1860 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. She died on 23 Jun 1953 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. Mary married (MRIN:10473) Winfield Curtis KNIGHT on 18 Sep 1884 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa.

MARRIAGE: Name: Winfield C. Knight
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 18 Sep 1884
Event Place: Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Age: 28
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace: Kane Co., Ill.
Father's Name: Charles Knight
Mother's Name: Eva Ament
Spouse's Name: Carrie Hahn
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1859
Spouse's Birthplace: Muscatine, Ia.
Spouse's Father's Name: John Hahn
Spouse's Mother's Name: Anna Gertenbach
Reference ID: 1003492 pg 72
GS Film Number: 1003492
Digital Folder Number: 004309863
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJZR-6NX : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Winfield C. Knight and Carrie Hahn, 18 Sep 1884; citing Muscatine, Iowa, United States; FHL microfilm 1003492.

CENSUS: Name: Carrie Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1925
Event Place: Muscatine (1st ward-3rd ward), Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 64
Marital Status: Married
Relationship to Head of Household: Mother
Birth Year:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1861
Household ID: 1110
GS Film Number: 001429473
Digital Folder Number: 007581424
Image Number: 00496
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Ralph Summer Knight Head M 39
Dorothy Marie Knight Wife F 26
Richard C Knight Son M 3
Winfield Curtis Knight Father M 67
Carrie Knight Mother F 64
Anna G Knight Sister    F 30
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, State Census, 1925", index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQQ-HT56 : accessed 14 June 2015), Carrie Knight in entry for Ralph Summer Knight, 1925.

They had the following children.

  M i Ralph Sumner KNIGHT was born on 26 Jul 1885. He died on 23 Jan 1961.
  F ii Estella Carrie KNIGHT was born on 18 Oct 1887. She died on 16 Jun 1983.
  M iii
Clifford Curtis KNIGHT was born on 11 May 1890 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. He died on 31 Aug 1913.



CENSUS: Name: Clifford C Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Muscatine Township Muscatine city Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
District: 109
Gender: Male
Age: 10
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Number of Living Children:
Years Married:
Birth Date: May 1890
Birthplace: Iowa
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 9B
Household ID: 184
Line Number: 60
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240450
Digital Folder Number: 004120113
Image Number: 00793
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Winn Knight Head M 42 Illinois
Carrie Knight Wife F 40 Iowa
Ralph S Knight Son M 15 Iowa
Stella C Knight Daughter F 13 Iowa
Clifford C Knight Son M 10 Iowa
Winnifield J Knight Son M 8 Iowa
Gertrud A Knight Daughter F 6 Iowa
Florence Congrove Servant F 17 Iowa
Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9LS-B4X : accessed 13 Jul 2014), Clifford C Knight in household of Winn Knight, Muscatine Township Muscatine city Ward 4, Muscatine, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 9B, family 184, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240450.

BIRTH: Name: W. Knight
Gender: Male
Christening Date:
Christening Place: Muscatine, Iowa
Birth Date: 11 May 1890
Birthplace: Muscatine
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race: White
Father's Name: W. Knight
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age: 33y
Mother's Name: Clara Hahn
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age: 29y
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C86837-4
System Origin: Iowa-VR
GS Film number: 1003493
Reference ID: 1003493 pg 101
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1830-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XV2P-C43 : accessed 14 Jul 2014), W. Knight, ; citing Muscatine; FHL microfilm 1003493.
  M iv Winfield Judson KNIGHT was born on 8 Dec 1892. He died on 16 Apr 1965.
  F v
Anna Gertrude KNIGHT was born on 29 Dec 1894 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa. She died on 12 Jul 1992 in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa.



MEDIA: MK2416 - Anna Gertrude Knight d/o Winfield Curtis & Mary Carolina Hahn Knight - (for list see AQ notes) - Gertenback, Barnhard, Castle, Hessman, BeVier, Schmuker - Public  Trees Ancestry
Star School Gertrude Kohl teacher , Children Left row Back to front: Karen Bukenhorst, Kay Bukenhorst, Bonnie Hein, Carla Phillips, Skip Hitchcock right row back to front: John Hitchcock, Robert Hein, Gertrude Kohl, Bobbie Harbaugh, Marian Harbaugh, Carol Hein, Doll

CENSUS: Name: Anna G Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1925
Event Place: Muscatine (1st ward-3rd ward), Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Marital Status: Divorced
Relationship to Head of Household: Sister
Birth Year:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1895
Household ID: 1110
GS Film Number: 001429473
Digital Folder Number: 007581424
Image Number: 00496
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Ralph Summer Knight Head M 39
Dorothy Marie Knight Wife F 26
Richard C Knight Son M 3
Winfield Curtis Knight Father M 67
Carrie Knight Mother F 64
Anna G Knight Sister F 30
Citing this Record:
"Iowa, State Census, 1925", index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQQ-HT5X : accessed 14 June 2015), Anna G Knight in entry for Ralph Summer Knight, 1925.

Frederick Judson KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 28 Jun 1887 in Lake Township, Wright, Iowa. He died on 22 May 1959 in Clarion, Wright, Iowa. Frederick married (MRIN:10474) Mabel Margaret VEST on 20 Jan 1909 in Goldfield, Wright, Iowa.

MEDIA: J2421 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2422 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight - Farm home in Holmes, Wright, Iowa -  Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2423 - Evelyn Leona Knight Pletcher - Ada Bea Knight Jones - Frederick Judson Knight  - Ruth Leola Vay Knight Forester - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2434 - Ruth and Ernest Forester,Evelyn and Ralph Pletcher,Ada and Walter Jones and Mabel and Fred Knight
J2435 - Frederick Judson Knight s/o Robert Dexter & Mary Ann Kelling Knight - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3009 - Frederick Judson Knight s/o Robert Dexter & Mary Ann Kelling Knight - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3010 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight w/ brothers and sisters on their 50th wedding annivesary 1959 - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3011 - Frederick Judson Knight w/Team of horses 1904 Farm near Holmes, Iowa - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3012 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight about winter 1950 Knight Farm in Holmes, Iowa - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3013 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight and children 1928 on Knight Farm, Holmes, Iowa (See AQ notes for list) - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry - B/R Orlin Eldoran Knight - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight F/R Lyden Kenneth Knight - Ilene Mae Knight - Avis Lanetta Knight

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT3H-8RK
Name: Fred Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1895
Event Place: Wright, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Year (Estimated): 1888
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Robt Knight  M 32    
Mary Knight  F 37     
Fred Knight  M 7    
Evie Knight  F 6    
Adie Knight  F 0  
Family Number: 92
Line Number: 16
Page: 336
GS Film number: 1022201
Digital Folder Number: 004239360
Image Number: 00322
Collection: Fred Knight in household of Robt Knight, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9G3-DXQ
Name: Fred Knight
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 161 Dayton & Lake Townships, Wright, Iowa, United States
Birth Date: Jun 1887
Birthplace: Iowa
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Years Married:
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Mother of how many children:
Number of Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Mary Knight  F 42  Iowa    
Son  Fred Knight  M 13  Iowa    
Daughter  Eva Knight  F 11  Iowa    
Daughter  Ada Knight  F 7  Iowa    
Daughter  Ruth Knight  F 5  Iowa  
Page: 2
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 39
Reference ID: 94
GS Film number: 1240468
Digital Folder Number: 004120131
Image Number: 00390
Collection: Fred Knight in household of Mary Knight, "United States Census, 1900"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG9B-4WD
Name: Fred Knight
Birthplace: Iowa
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Residence: Lake, Wright, Iowa
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF  Fred Knight  M 22y  Iowa    
WIFE  Mable Knight  F 22y  Iowa    
SIS  Ruth Knight  F 13y  Iowa    
Mary A Knight  F 51y  Iowa  
Family Number: 187
Page Number: 11
Collection: Fred Knight, "United States Census, 1910"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDM1-JHR
Name: Fred J Knight
Residence: , Wright, Iowa
Estimated Birth Year: 1888
Age: 32
Birthplace: Iowa
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF  Fred J Knight  M 32y  Iowa    
WIFE  Mable Knight  F 32y  Iowa    
SIS  Ruth Knight  F 23y  Iowa    
MOTH  Mary A Knight  F 61y  Iowa  
Film Number: 1820519
Digital Folder Number: 4300836
Image Number: 00700
Sheet Number: 3
Collection: Fred J Knight, "United States Census, 1920"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMKV-FKM Name: Fred Knight Event: Census Event Date: 1930 Event Place: Lake, Wright, Iowa Gender: Male Age: 42 Marital Status: Married Race: White Birthplace: Iowa Estimated Birth Year: 1888 Immigration Year: Relationship to Head of Household: Head Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Fred Knight  M 42  Iowa    
Wife  Mabel Knight  F 42  Iowa    
Daughter  Avis Knight  F 14  Iowa    
Son  Lyden Knight  M 10  Iowa    
Daughter  Ilene Knight  F 4  Iowa  
Enumeration District Number: 0018 Family Number: 24 Sheet Number and Letter: 2A Line Number: 20 NARA Publication: T626, roll 691 Film Number: 2340426 Digital Folder Number: 4584447 Image Number: 00823 Collection: Fred Knight, "United States Census, 1930"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KM16-L4V Name: Fred J Knight Event: Census Event Year: 1940 Event Place: Lake Township, Wright, Iowa, United States Gender: Male Age: 52 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head Birthplace: Iowa Estimated Birth Year: 1888 Residence in 1935: Same Place
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Fred J Knight  M 52  Iowa    
Wife  Mabel M Knight  F 52  Iowa    
Son  Lyden K Knight  M 20  Iowa    
Daughter  Ilene M Knight  F 14  Iowa  
Enumeration District Number: 99-22 Family Number: 11 Sheet Number and Letter: 1A Line Number: 37 NARA Publication Number: T627 NARA Roll Number: 1217 Digital Folder Number: 005461618 Image Number: 00815 Collection: Fred J Knight, "United States Census, 1940"

BIRTH: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHTW-QBD Name: Frederick Judson Knight Event Type: Birth Event Date: 28 Jun 1887 Event Place: Lake Township, Wright, Iowa, United States Gender: Male Father's Name: Robert Knight Mother's Name: Mary A. Kelling Knight Certificate Number: GS Film number: 1401736 Digital Folder Number: 004265702 Image Number: 00167 Collection: Frederick Judson Knight, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

DRAFT: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZ2L-GMQ Name: Fred Knight Event Type: Draft Registration Registration Year Range: 1917-1918 Event Place: Wright County, Iowa, United States Gender: Male Birth Date: 28 Jun 1887 Birthplace: Lake Twp, Iowa, United States Nationality: United States Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards Affiliate Publication Number: M1509 GS Film number: 1643419 Digital Folder Number: 005250425 Image Number: 02144 Collection: Fred Knight, "United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

OBITUARY: Fred Knight dies on Holmes Farm
Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Holmes Baptist Church in charge of Rev. Phillip Halvoramm. Fred Knight was born to Robert and Mary Ann Knight in Lake Township near Holmes, Iowa, on June 28, 1887.  He departed this life at his home on Friday morning, May 22, 1959.  He would have been 72 years old this June 28th.  He spent his entire life within a radius of a few miles of his birth place.  On January 20, 1909 he was united in marriage to Mabel Margaret Vest.  To their union were born 2 boys and two girls.  On this last January 20th they enjoyed a beautiful observance of their Golden Wedding Anniversary in the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove.  They spent their entire married life on one farm.  He was one of the original board members for The Boone Valley Electric Cooperative, and served until just a few years ago.  For many years he served on the board of The Holmes Cooperative Elevator, in fact he was on that board until the day of his death.  He was also the Assessor for Lake Township for a number of years...  He professed his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as his Saviour, and was baptized into the membership of The Holmes Baptist Church on January 228, 1906.  He will be remembered as a kind, loving husband and father, and a friend ever willing to help when needed. Those left to mourn his passing in his companion of these many years; their four children: Orlin, who lives on a farm not far from the home place;(Mrs.)Avis Huffman of Des Moines; Lyden of Dows; and Ilene(Mrs. Richard Campbell) of Clarion; nine grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs Ralph Pletcher of Webster City; Mrs. Walter Jones of Goldfield; and Mrs. Ruth Forester of Eagle Grove; together with many other relatives and friends.

Mabel Margaret VEST was born on 2 Jul 1887 in Kanawha, Hancock, Iowa. She died on 29 Jan 1960 in Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa. Mabel married (MRIN:10474) Frederick Judson KNIGHT on 20 Jan 1909 in Goldfield, Wright, Iowa.

MEDIA: J2421 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2422 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight - Farm home in Holmes, Wright, Iowa -  Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2423 - Evelyn Leona Knight Pletcher - Ada Bea Knight Jones - Frederick Judson Knight  - Ruth Leola Vay Knight Forester - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2440 - Mabel Margaret Vest Knight w/o Frederick Judson Knight - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3010 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight w/ brothers and sisters on their 50th wedding annivesary 1959 - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3012 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight about winter 1950 Knight Farm in Holmes, Iowa - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J3013 - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight and children 1928 on Knight Farm, Holmes, Iowa (See AQ notes for list) - Huffman Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry - B/R Orlin Eldoran Knight - Frederick Judson & Mabel Margaret Vest Knight F/R Lyden Kenneth Knight - Ilene Mae Knight - Avis Lanetta Knight

MARRIAGE: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJKZ-ST2 Name: Fredrick Judson Knight Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 20 Jan 1909 Event Place: Goldfield, Wright, Iowa, United States Age: 22 Birth Year (Estimated): 1887 Father's Name: Robert Knight Father's Mother's Name: Mary Kelling Mother's Spouse's Name: Mabel Margret Vest Spouse's Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1887 Spouse's Father's Name: Eldoran Vest Spouse's Father's Spouse's Mother's Name: Virginia Briley Spouse's Mother's Reference ID: pg 119 GS Film number: 1392977 Digital Folder Number: 004312667 Image Number: 271 Collection: Fredrick Judson Knight, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

They had the following children.

  F i
Geneva M. KNIGHT was born in 1907 in Wright County, Iowa.
  F ii
Callie M. KNIGHT was born in 1909 in Wright County, Iowa.
  M iii Orlin Eldoran KNIGHT was born on 31 Jul 1912. He died on 27 May 1982.
  F iv Avis Lanetta KNIGHT was born on 13 Dec 1915. She died on 30 Nov 1998.
  M v Lyden Kenneth KNIGHT was born on 1 Apr 1920. He died on 5 Aug 1982.
  F vi Ilene Mae KNIGHT was born on 11 Oct 1925. She died on 7 Mar 2002.

Ernest FORSTER was born on 1 Mar 1882 in Deutschland; Berlin, Stadt (City). He died on 13 Apr 1951 in Renton, King, Washington. Ernest married (MRIN:10475) Ruth Leola Vay KNIGHT.

MEDIA: J2420 - Ernest & Ruth Leola Vay Knight Forster at there home in Valdez, Alaska - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGSQ-4Q3 Name: Ernest Forster Birthplace: Germany Relationship to Head of Household: Residence: Bloomfield, Polk, Iowa Marital Status: Single Race : White Gender: Male Immigration Year: Father's Birthplace: Mother's Birthplace: Family Number: Page Number: 11 Collection: Ernest Forster, "United States Census, 1910"

Ruth Leola Vay KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 9 Aug 1895 in Wright County, Iowa. She died on 30 Aug 1976 in Eagle Grove City, Wright, Iowa. Ruth married (MRIN:10475) Ernest FORSTER.

MEDIA: J2419 - Ruth Leola Vay Knight Forster d/o Robert Dexter & Mary A. Kelling Knight - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2423 - Evelyn Leona Knight Pletcher - Ada Bea Knight Jones - Frederick Judson Knight  - Ruth Leola Vay Knight Forester - Belter-Thiel-Hein Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
J2434 - Ruth and Ernest Forester,Evelyn and Ralph Pletcher,Ada and Walter Jones and Mabel and Fred Knight

CENSUS: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9G3-DX4 Name: Ruth Knight Event Type: Census Event Date: 1900 Event Place: ED 161 Dayton & Lake Townships, Wright, Iowa, United States Birth Date: Aug 1895 Birthplace: Iowa Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: Iowa Race: White Gender: Female Marital Status: Single Years Married: Marriage Year (Estimated): Mother of how many children: Number of Living Children:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Mary Knight  F 42  Iowa    
Son  Fred Knight  M 13  Iowa    
Daughter  Eva Knight  F 11  Iowa    
Daughter  Ada Knight  F 7  Iowa    
Daughter  Ruth Knight  F 5  Iowa  
Immigration Year: Page: 2 Sheet Letter: B Family Number: 39 Reference ID: 97 GS Film number: 1240468 Digital Folder Number: 004120131 Image Number: 00390 Collection: Ruth Knight in household of Mary Knight, "United States Census, 1900"


Robert Dexter KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 10 Oct 1862 in Orleans County, New York. He died on 22 Nov 1941 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. Robert married (MRIN:10476) Elizabeth STETZEL.

Other marriages:
KELLING, Mary Ann

BIOGRAPHY: The Descendants of George Little
By George Thomas Little, A.M.,
Auburn, Maine
Published by the Author
1882 - Page 510

CENSUS: Name: Robert D Knight
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1865
Event Place: Hamlin, Monroe, New York, United States
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1863
Page: 31
Household ID: 193
Line Number: 3
GS Film Number: 000833776
Digital Folder Number: 004239205
Image Number: 00380
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Judson Knight Father M 31
Ellen M Knight Wife F 31
Robert D Knight Son M 2
Charles H Knight Son M 1
Citing this Record:
"New York, State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVNN-YNVM : accessed 3 July 2015), Robert D Knight in household of Judson Knight, , Hamlin, Monroe, New York, United States; citing source p. 31, line 3, household ID 193, State Library, Albany; FHL microfilm 833,776.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Rubert Knight
Estimated Birth Year: 1863
Age in 1870: 7  
Birthplace: New York  
Home in 1870: Murray, Orleans, New York
Race: White  
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Murray  
Household Members: Name Age
Judson Knight 36  
Maria Knight 36  
Rubert Knight 7  
Charles Knight 6  
Mary Knight 4  
Jessie Knight 1  
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Murray, Orleans, New York; Roll: M593_1071; Page: 225; Image: 449.

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert Knight
Home in 1880: Clarendon, Orleans, New York
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: New York
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: Judson
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's Name: Maria
Mother's birthplace: New York
Occupation: Laborer
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Judson Knight 46  
Maria Knight 46  
Robert Knight 17  
Mary Knight 14  
Jessie Knight 11  
Clara Knight 9  
Addie Knight 7  
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Clarendon, Orleans, New York; Roll: T9_912; Family History Film: 1254912; Page: 115.4000; Enumeration District: 145; Image: 0449.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/H45P-QPZ Name: Robert D Knight Event Type: Census Event Year: 1885 Event Place: Lake, Wright, Iowa Gender: Male Age: 22 Birth Year (Estimated): 1863
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Judson S Knight  M 50    
Maria Knight  F 51    
Robert D Knight  M 22    
Charles Knight  M 20    
Mary E Knight  F 18    
Jessie M Knight  F 16    
Clara B Knight  F 13    
Adda L Knight  F 11  
Family Number: 44 Page: 235 Line Number: 19 GS Film number: 1021705 Digital Folder Number: 004239359 Image Number: 00468 Collection: Robert D Knight in household of Judson S Knight, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT3H-8RJ Name: Robt Knight Event Type: Census Event Date: 1895 Event Place: Wright, Iowa, United States Gender: Male Birth Year (Estimated): 1863
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Robt Knight  M 32    
Mary Knight  F 37    
Fred Knight  M 7    
Evie Knight  F 6    
Adie Knight  F 0  
Family Number: 92 Line Number: 14 Page: 336 GS Film number: 1022201 Digital Folder Number: 004239360 Image Number: 00322 Collection: Robt Knight, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
Name: Robert Knight
Census Date: 1 Jan 1925
Residence County: Pottawattamie  
Residence State: Iowa  
Locality: Council Bluffs Ward 6  
Birth Location: New York  
Marital Status: Married  
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1863  
Race: White  
Relation to Head: Head  
Mother's Birthplace: N  
Father: Knight
Father's Birthplace: New York  
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Knight
Line: 27  
Roll: IA1925_1917  
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Knight 62  
Elizabeth Knight 65  
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert D Knight
Home in 1930: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Age: 67
Estimated birth year: abt 1863  
Birthplace: New York  
Relation to Head of House: Head  
Spouse's name: Elizabeth
Race: White
Occupation:none
Household Members: Name Age
Robert D Knight 67  
Elizabeth Knight 70  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa; Roll: 679; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 816.0.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMBV-3D6 Name: Robert D Knight Event: Census Event Year: 1940 Event Place: Ward 6, Council Bluffs, Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Gender: Male Age: 77 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head Birthplace: New York Estimated Birth Year: 1863 Residence in 1935: Same House
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Robert D Knight  M 77  New York    
Wife  Lizzie Knight  F 80  Iowa  
Enumeration District Number: 78-37B Family Number: 58 Sheet Number and Letter: 3A Line Number: 28 NARA Publication Number: T627 NARA Roll Number: 1199 Digital Folder Number: 005461600 Image Number: 00435 Collection: Robert D Knight, "United States Census, 1940"

Elizabeth STETZEL was born on 18 Feb 1864 in Johnson County, Iowa. She died in 1931 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. Elizabeth married (MRIN:10476) Robert Dexter KNIGHT.

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