Myrtle SMITH-6951 was born on 25 Aug 1893 in Montague, Lewis, New York. She died on 20 Apr 1971 in Lowville, Lewis, New York. She was buried in West Lowville Cemetery, Lowville, Lewis, New York. Myrtle married Elijah S. KNIGHT-6950 on 18 Sep 1912 in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York.
BRIOT, John Michael
BIOGRAPHY: Watertown Daily Times 1916
West Road: W. Martinsburg
Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Knight and children were quests Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cephas Smith.
The Journal and Republican, Lowville, N.Y., Thursday, June 26, 1924
Mr. and Mrs Elijah Knight and family were Sunday quests of Mrs. Theresa Knight and daughter.
The Journal and Republican, Lowville, N.Y., Thursday, October 30, 1932
Mr. and Mrs, Elijah Knight and family, of Lowville, and Olney Knight of Worth, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus F. Church.
The Journal and Republican, Lowville, N.Y., Thursday, June 19, 1930
Smith Family Reunion
Descendants of Nicholas and Catherine Smith Meet at the Home of Mr. and Mrs. Willia Wakefield, Turin.
The fourth reunion of descendants of Nicholas and Catherine Smith, was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wakefield, Turin, June 8 with fifty-seven members in attendance. A very attractive feature of the dining table was a beautiful cake made by Mrs. Lawrence Walsemann in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Smith, of Los Angeles, Calif. After a bountiful dinner order was called for the business session and officers were re-elected-as follows: Leland Walsemann, president, Iva Brennan, vice-president; Sadie Smith, secretary; Susan Smith, treasurer; resolution committee, Pearl Higgs and Sadie Smith; table committee, Lavina Millard and Lillian Walsemann; entertainment committee, Emma Brennon and Pearl Higgs. There has been on death and one birth reported since the last meeting. Resolutions on the death of Mrs. Eva Kidney Smith were read and accepted. The sports committee took charge and prizes were awarded to John Rowsam, the oldest member; the youngest Evelyn Millard; coming the longest distance, Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Smith; best looking lady, Jessie Archer; best looking man, Cephas Smith; one eating the most, Everett Rowsam; the largest family, Mr. and Mrs. E. Knight; fat ladies race, Mrs. Lee Walsemann; thin ladies race, Alvira Knight; little girls race, Wilhemenia Walsemann, little boys race, Donald Walsemann; young men’s race, Vernon Walsemann, thin men’s race, Carle Walsemann; potato race by Alvira Knight and Lee Walsemann. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. F. Brennon, Erme Brennon, Iva Brennon, Carle Brennon, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Goutremont, Mr. and Mrs. Alden Higgs, Mr. and Mrs. E. Knight, Alvira Knight, Spencer Knight, Gladys Knight, Leland Knight, Marline McGrath, Mr. and Mrs. H. Millard, Evelyn Millard, Mr. and Mrs. John Rowsam, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rowsom, Vernice Rowsom, Edna Rowsam, Lynn Rowsam, Morgan Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Cephas Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Smith, Mrs. Susan Smith, Sadie Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Wakefield, Mr. and Mrs. William Walsemann, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Louis Walsemann, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Walsemann, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Walsemann, Donald Walsemann, Wilhelmina Walsemann, Raymond Walsemann, Mr. and Mrs. William Walsemann, Jr., Vernon Walsemann, Gayland Walsemann, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Walsemann, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Archer. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. M. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. George McGrath, Mr. and Mrs. B. Williams and Mrs. O. A. Dunaway. The 1931 meeting will be held at William Walsemann, Jr., the date to be set later by the secretary and hostess.
OBITUARY: Watertown Daily Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1971
City Women Dies at 77
Mrs. Myrtle Knight Briot, 77, of 302 High St., widow of John M. Briot of Croghan, died at 6:18 Tuesday night in the Mercy Hospital, where she had been a patient since April 14. Death was attributed to a heart condition and pulmonary edema and followed an illness of about two weeks. Surviving her are five children, all born of her first marriage, Mrs. Elvira P. Knight Moody, 302 High St., Mrs. Cyrus (Gladys Knight) Church and Spencer E. Knight, Lowville. Leland Albert Knight, Croghan, and Mrs. George (Ethel Knight) Moses, Orange Park, Fla.: two brothers, Leonard Smith, Vernon, N.Y., and Leander Smith, Chadwicks, N.Y.: and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was born in the Town of Montague Aug. 25, 1893, a daughter of Cephus and Lillian Smith. She was married first to Elijah S. Knight of Lowville on Sept. 18, 1912 and subsequently they lived at Lowville and then at Houseville, where he died May 10, 1938 at the age of 51. The funeral will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Rev. Robert F. Nay, pastor of the Bethany Methodist Church will officiate. Burial with be in the West Lowville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
name: Elijah S Knight
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event date: 18 Sep 1912
event place: Lewis, New York, United States
estimated birth year: 1886
father: Collins Knight
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mother: Lathe Turner
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spouse: Myrtle Smith
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spouse's age: 19
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spouse's estimated birth year: 1893
spouse's father: Cephus Smith
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spouse's mother: Lillian Crast
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film number: 1019136
digital folder number: 004489174
image number: 00123
Collection: "New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935," Elijah S Knight, 1912