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Ranson Theopopolis HARPER [Parents] was born on 29 Nov 1848 in Cloven, Oldham, Kentucky. He died on 14 May 1914 in Modesto, Stanislaus, California. He was buried in Modesto Citizens Cemetery, Modesto, Stanislaus, California. Ranson married (MRIN:252) Jane Helen MAXON.

CENSUS: Name: Ransome Harper
Residence: Hart, Kentucky
Age: 3 years
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Kentucky
Gender: Male
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Film number: 442972
Image number: 00082
Reference number: 6
Dwelling: 467
Household id: 468
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Collection: United States Census, 1850

1880 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Ranson T. Harper
Age: 32
Estimated birth year: abt 1848
Birthplace: Kentucky
Occupation: Laborer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Eldora, Hardin, Iowa
Marital status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Jane H. Harper
Father's birthplace: KY
Mother's birthplace: KY
Image Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Eldora, Hardin, Iowa; Roll: T9_343; Family History Film: 1254343; Page: 433.1000; Enumeration District: 123; Image: 0161.


BIOGRAPHY: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VTX5-BSZ
name: Ranson Thopolus Harper
event: Voter Registration
event date: 1900
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event place: 152 Magnolia Ave, Fresno, California, United States
age: 52
estimated birth year: 1848
birthplace: Kentucky
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film number: 1955192
digital folder number: 005030360
image number: 00791
Collection: "California, Great Registers, 1866-1910," Ranson Thopolus Harper, 1900

Jane Helen MAXON was born on 15 Jul 1859 in Black River, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She died on 29 Oct 1933 in Modesto, Stanislaus, California. Jane married (MRIN:252) Ranson Theopopolis HARPER.

MEDIA: D2674 - Jane Helen Maxon Harper w/o Ranson Theopopolis Harper m/o Sarah Isabel Harper Knight - Miller Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah Isabel HARPER was born on 29 Jan 1883. She died on 30 Jan 1954.

Fred Monroe GRAY [Parents] was born on 22 Jun 1883 in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin. He died on 10 Aug 1953 in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin. He was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Rock, Wisconsin. Fred married (MRIN:253) Jessie Marella FOX on 8 Nov 1905 in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin.

OBITUARY: "The Milton and Milton Junction Courier", Milton Junction, Wisconsin, Thursday, Oct. 8, 1953, p 8.
Fred M. Gray, 70, was found dead in his home on Rogers St., Milton Junction Wednesday afternoon. He was downtown at noon and apparently suffered a stroke after returning home. A resident of this area nearly all his life, he was born June 22, 1883, in Milton Junction. He was a member of Milton Lodge 151 F & AM, and the Milton Grange. He was married Nov. 8, 1905, to Jessie Fox in Milton Junction. She died Jan. 30, 1946. He was married to Lucy Byer in February, 1948 and they were later separated. Surviving are six sons, Charles and Marion, Milton Junction, Elwood and Merton of Milton, Clarence and Walter of Edgerton; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry Knight, Rockford, and Mrs. Robert Hesselman, Edgerton; 19 grandchildren; two brothers, Carl and Winfred, of Milton Junction, and a sister, Mrs. J. E. McWilliams, Milton. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Milton Junction Methodist church, the Rev. C. V. Dawson officiating. Burial will be in the Milton cemetery with Masonic rites. Friends may call at the Albrecht Funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Find A Grave Memorial# 85288480

Jessie Marella FOX was born on 28 Aug 1884 in North Johnstown, Rock, Wisconsin. She died on 30 Jan 1946 in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin. She was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Rock, Wisconsin. Jessie married (MRIN:253) Fred Monroe GRAY on 8 Nov 1905 in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin.

OBITUARY: The Milton Junction Telephone", Milton Junction, Wisconsin, Thursday, Feb. 7, 1946, p 1.
Mrs. Fred M. Gray, who was taken to Mercy hospital for treatment Jan. 28, died Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill several times within the past year. Jessie Fox, second daughter of Charles W. and Rosalie Ball Fox, was born in North Johnstown Aug. 28, 1884. She attended school there and when the family moved to Milton Junction in January, 1900, she continued her schooling here. On Nov. 8, 1905, she married Fred M. Gray of Milton Junction, and they lived on a farm on the River road for many years, coming to Milton Junction about three years ago. Hers was a busy life, her hours being well filled with family cares and household duties. She was a devoted and loyal wife, a wise and loving mother, a good friend and neighbor. She possessed a noble character and shaped her life in accordance with high moral principles, and desired always to make a worthy contribution to life. She was a member of Friendship chapter, O.E.S. She is survived by her husband; six sons Charles, Elwood, Clarence, Walter and Merton of Milton Junction, and Marion of Beloit; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry Knight, Fort Atkinson route 3 and Mrs. Robert Hesselman, Milton Junction; 17 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Cockerill and Mrs. Chester Herrington of Milton Junction; and a large circle of neighbors and friends. One sister, Mrs. Louis Emerson preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Phelps funeral home and at 2:00 p.m. in the Milton Junction Methodist church, with the Rev. W. S. Carr officiating. His text was the first half of the 16th verse of the 103rd Psalm. Victor Loofboro and Mrs. Geo. Rusch sang Mrs. Gray's favorite songs 'The Old Rugged Cross' and 'In The Garden.' The Eastern Star conducted the last rites for their beloved Sister. Burial was in the family lot in Milton cemetery, the six sons acting as pallbearers. Out of town relatives and friends attending included Louis Emerson, Albion; Walter Ball and sons, Leland and Edward, Marshall, Mich.; Ole Flister, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brewster, Mr. and Mrs. Freedly Cunningham, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Attlesey, Edgerton; George, Charles and Will Leonard, Fort Atkinson; Mr. and Mrs. Norris Barr, Mrs. Ora Barr, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Looze, Earl Phillips of Beloit. Find A Grave Memorial# 85288756

They had the following children.

  F i Eleanor I. GRAY was born on 13 Feb 1906. She died on 8 Aug 1980.

Rev. Joseph KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 24 Jun 1788 in Monson, Hampshire, Massachusetts. He died on 20 Nov 1860 in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut. He was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts. Joseph married (MRIN:254) Ruby HYDE in Nov 1816 in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts.

Other marriages:
PARSONS, Harriet

BIOGRAPHY: Parsons Family
Descendants of Cornet Joseph Parsons
Springfield, 1636 - Northampton, 1655
By Henry Parsons, A. M.
Frank Allaben Genealogical Company
Three West Forty-Second Street, New York
Page 161

CENSUS: 1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Rev Joseph Knight
Age: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1789
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Household Members: Name Age
Geroganna Knight 24  
Nancy S Knight 20  
Oren H Knight 14  
Rev Joseph Knight 61  
William W Knight 16  
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_305; Page: 287; Image: 568.

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Joseph Knight
Age in 1860: 72  
Birth Year: abt 1788  
Birthplace: Massachusetts  
Home in 1860: Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut
Gender: Male  
Post Office: Stafford
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Knight 72  
Harriet Knight 67  
Oren H Knight 24  
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut; Roll: M653_80; Page: 810; Image: 546.

BIRTH: Name: Joseph Knight
Gender: Male
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Birth Date: 24 Jun 1788
Birthplace: MONSON,HAMPDEN,MASSACHUSETTS
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Father's Name: Asher Knight
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Mother's Name: Martha
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50255-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 904741
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Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

DEATH: Name: Joseph Knight
Gender: Unknown
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Death Date: 20 Nov 1860
Death Place: Connecticut
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03367-3
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
Source Film Number: 3156
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Collection: Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934

Ruby HYDE was born on 15 Nov 1795 in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts. She died on 5 Dec 1849 in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts from Typhus fever. She was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts. Ruby married (MRIN:254) Rev. Joseph KNIGHT in Nov 1816 in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts.

MARRIAGE: Groom's Name: Joseph Knight
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Bride's Name: Ruby Hyde
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Marriage Date: Nov 1816
Marriage Place: Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01582-0
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047602
Reference Number: p 43
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

DEATH: Name: Ruby H. Knight
Event Type: Death
Official Cause of Death: Typhus fever
Event Date: 05 Dec 1849
Event Place: Peru, Massachusetts
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Gender: Female
Age: 57
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1792
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Father's Name: Ephraim Hide
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Reference ID: 5
GS Film number: 959811
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Digital Folder Number: 4219401
Image Number: 64
Citing this Record:
"Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NWJL-L46 : accessed 18 Jan 2014), Ruby H. Knight, 1849.

Name: Ruby H Knight
Official Cause of Death: Typhus Fever
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Berkshire County, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 54
Marital Status: Married
Race:
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1796
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Death Date: Dec 1849
Line Number: 1
GS Film Number: 1421015
Digital Folder Number: 004181086
Image Number: 00062
Citing this Record:
"United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M95Z-YGC : accessed 05 Feb 2014), Ruby H Knight, 1850.

BIRTH: Name: Ruby Hyde
Gender: Female
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Birth Date: 15 Nov 1795
Birthplace: MONSON,HAMPDEN,MASSACHUSETTS
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Father's Name: Ephraim Hyde
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Mother's Name: Sarah
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50255-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 904741
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Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah Hyde KNIGHT was born on 21 Nov 1819. She died on 5 Oct 1855.
  M ii Joseph KNIGHT was born on 10 Sep 1821. He died on 1 Mar 1905.
  F iii Georgiana KNIGHT was born on 15 Jun 1825. She died on 2 Nov 1868.
  M iv Dr. Henry Martyn KNIGHT was born on 11 Aug 1827. He died on 22 Jan 1880.
  F v
Nancy Levininston KNIGHT was born on 20 Oct 1829 in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut.



CENSUS: Name: Nancy L Knight
Residence: Berkshire, Massachusetts
Age: 20 years
Estimated birth year: 1830
Birth place: Connecticut
Gender: Female
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Film number: 14699
Image number: 00572
Reference number: 8
Dwelling: 2
Household id: 2
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Collection: 1850 United States Census

BIRTH: Name: Nancy Levininston Knight
Gender: Female
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Birth Date: 20 Oct 1829
Birthplace: STAFFORD,TOLLAND,CONNECTICUT
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Father's Name: Joseph Knight
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Mother's Name: Ruby
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58440-2
System Origin: Connecticut-ODM
Source Film Number: 760645
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Collection: Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
  M vi Dr. William Wilshire KNIGHT was born on 11 Jul 1833. He died on 18 Feb 1912.
  M vii Capt. Oren H. KNIGHT was born on 2 Oct 1835. He died on 5 Jul 1864 from Died of wounds received at Petersburg.
  F viii
Helen KNIGHT.

James Vincent GLANN was born on 26 Apr 1839 in Urbana, Steuben, New York. He died on 11 Sep 1924 in Mountain View, Santa Clara, California. James married (MRIN:255) Sarah Elizabeth WOODRUFF.

CENSUS: 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: James V. Glann
Home in 1880: Eagle Valley, Todd, Minnesota
Age: 41
Estimated birth year: abt 1839
Birthplace: New York
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Sarah E.
Father's birthplace: New Jersey
Mother's birthplace: New Jersey
Neighbors: View others on page  
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
James V. Glann 41  
Sarah E. Glann 38  
Emma E. Glann 19  
Willie D. Glann 16  
Georgeina Glann 13  
Squire Bush 45  
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Eagle Valley, Todd, Minnesota; Roll: T9_635; Family History Film: 1254635; Page: 301.3000; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 0610.

Sarah Elizabeth WOODRUFF was born in 1839 in New Jersey. She died on 23 Sep 1895 in Clarissa, Todd, Minnesota. Sarah married (MRIN:255) James Vincent GLANN.

They had the following children.

  F i Emmaline Estella GLANN was born on 21 Jul 1861. She died on 23 Jun 1926.

Byron James KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 26 Jun 1884 in Clarissa, Todd, Minnesota. He died on 24 Dec 1952 in Abbotsford, Saskatchewan, British Columbia. Byron married (MRIN:256) Lottie Jane KEITH in 1914 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Other marriages:
LEE, Angela

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: James B Knight
Home in 1900: North Hero, Redwood, Minnesota
Age: 15  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885  
Birthplace: Minnesota  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: William F
Mother's Name: Emma E
Race: White  
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Household Members: Name Age
William F Knight 11  
Emma E Knight 39  
James B Knight 15  
Merrll a Knight 14  
Walter F Knight 13  
Sarah D Knight 8  
Bessie Knight 6  
William M Knight 2  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: North Hero, Redwood, Minnesota; Roll: T623 786; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 239.

TRAVEL: Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935
Name: J B Knight
Age: 26
Estimated birth year: abt 1884
Arrival Port: North Portal, Saskatchewan
Date of Arrival: 13 Mar 1910  
Birth Location: United States
Gender: Male
Citizenship: American
Source Citation: Library and Archives Canada, 1908-1935 Border Entries, Roll:  T-5489

Lottie Jane KEITH was born on 18 Nov 1886 in Minnesota. She died on 13 Oct 1939 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. Lottie married (MRIN:256) Byron James KNIGHT in 1914 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada.

They had the following children.

  M i
Walter Freemond KNIGHT was born in 1915 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. He died in 1921 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  M ii
William McKinley KNIGHT was born on 26 Jul 1915 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. He died in May 1943.
  F iii Margaret Estella KNIGHT was born on 14 Jun 1916. She died on 13 Jan 1984.
  F iv
Ettie Henneretta Georgina KNIGHT was born on 26 Dec 1917 in Maple Creek, , Saskatchewan, Canada. She died in Sep 1922 in Maple Creek, , Saskatchewan, Canada.
  F v
Hattie Elmira KNIGHT was born on 7 Dec 1919 in Maple Creek, , Saskatchewan, Canada. She died on 18 Sep 1982 in Clearbrook, British Columbia, Canada.
  F vi
Violet Mary KNIGHT was born in 1924 in Maple Creek, , Saskatchewan, Canada. She died on 4 Apr 1924 in Maple Creek, , Saskatchewan, Canada.

Byron James KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 26 Jun 1884 in Clarissa, Todd, Minnesota. He died on 24 Dec 1952 in Abbotsford, Saskatchewan, British Columbia. Byron married (MRIN:257) Angela LEE in Aug 1940.

Other marriages:
KEITH, Lottie Jane

CENSUS: 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: James B Knight
Home in 1900: North Hero, Redwood, Minnesota
Age: 15  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885  
Birthplace: Minnesota  
Relationship to head-of-house: Son  
Father's Name: William F
Mother's Name: Emma E
Race: White  
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William F Knight 11  
Emma E Knight 39  
James B Knight 15  
Merrll a Knight 14  
Walter F Knight 13  
Sarah D Knight 8  
Bessie Knight 6  
William M Knight 2  
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: North Hero, Redwood, Minnesota; Roll: T623 786; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 239.

TRAVEL: Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935
Name: J B Knight
Age: 26
Estimated birth year: abt 1884
Arrival Port: North Portal, Saskatchewan
Date of Arrival: 13 Mar 1910  
Birth Location: United States
Gender: Male
Citizenship: American
Source Citation: Library and Archives Canada, 1908-1935 Border Entries, Roll:  T-5489

Angela LEE was born on 30 Mar 1909 in Portage. Angela married (MRIN:257) Byron James KNIGHT in Aug 1940.

They had the following children.

  M i Gordon KNIGHT was born in 1942. He died on 22 Dec 1982.
  M ii Wesley KNIGHT was born in 1943.
  F iii Rosemary KNIGHT was born in 1946.

Robert Owen LEE was born in 1915 in Canada. Robert married (MRIN:258) Margaret Estella KNIGHT on 23 Jul 1942 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Margaret Estella KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 14 Jun 1916 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. She died on 13 Jan 1984 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Margaret married (MRIN:258) Robert Owen LEE on 23 Jul 1942 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada.


Gordon KNIGHT [Parents] was born in 1942 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. He died on 22 Dec 1982 in Nova Scotia, , Canada. Gordon married (MRIN:259) Linda BORDE in 1962.

Linda BORDE was born about 1940. Linda married (MRIN:259) Gordon KNIGHT in 1962.

They had the following children.

  F i
Heather Ann KNIGHT.
  F ii
Brenda May KNIGHT.

Wesley KNIGHT [Parents] was born in 1943 in Mission City, British Columbia, Canada. Wesley married (MRIN:260) Lisabeth MONK in 1969.

Lisabeth MONK was born about 1944. Lisabeth married (MRIN:260) Wesley KNIGHT in 1969.

They had the following children.

  M i
Shawn KNIGHT was born about 1963 in Mision City, British Columbia, Canada.
  M ii
Wesley KNIGHT.
  M iii
Dana KNIGHT.

Edward MARTINS was born in 1945. Edward married (MRIN:261) Rosemary KNIGHT in 1964.

Rosemary KNIGHT [Parents] was born in 1946 in Mision City, British Columbia, Canada. Rosemary married (MRIN:261) Edward MARTINS in 1964.

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