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DeForest L. KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 2 Dec 1911 in Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. He died on 15 Mar 1998 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Saint Gabriel Cemetery, Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania. DeForest married (MRIN:6425) Anna M. BENISEK on 27 Dec 1939 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio.

MEDIA: J0872 - Knights - Vida - Orva - Vesta - DeForrest (Buster) - Claude (Hap) - Murle (1964)

CENSUS: 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Deforest L Knight
Home in 1920: Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania
Age: 8 years  
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Father's Name: Iva B
Father's Birth Place: New York  
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania  
Marital Status: Single  
Race: White
Sex: Male
Image: 977  
Household Members: Name Age
Iva B Knight 57  
Murle D Knight 21  
Clyde E Knight 19  
Claud Z Knight 19  
Verta P Knight 17  
Orva M Knight 11  
Vida L Knight 9  
Deforest L Knight 8  
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1648; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 977.

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Deforest Knight
Home in 1930: Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912  
Relation to Head of House: Son  
Parent's Name: Ira D
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
Ira D Knight 68  
Claud Knight 30  
Vida Knight 20  
Deforest Knight 18  
Kenneth Hyde 24  
Orva Hyde 22  
Vera J Hyde 11/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2143; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 23; Image: 975.0.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Deforest L. Knight
SSN: 273-05-6990  
Last Residence: 16743  Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Born: 2 Dec 1911
Died: 15 Mar 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 273-05-6990;Issue State: Ohio;Issue Date: Before 1951.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index
Name: Deforest Knight
Street address: Rr 2  
City: Port Allegany  
County: McKean  
State: Pennsylvania  
Zip Code: 16743  
Phone Number: 814
Record Number: 585274513
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Compiled from various U.S. public records.

Anna M. BENISEK was born on 25 May 1919 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio. She died on 11 Dec 1996 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. She was buried in St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania. Anna married (MRIN:6425) DeForest L. KNIGHT on 27 Dec 1939 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio.

OBITUARY: From Dorothy Smith Collection:
PORT ALLEGANY Anna M. Knight, 78, of RD 2, Port Allegany died Wednesday in Charles Cole
Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
Born May 21, 1918, in Cleveland OH, she was the daughter of Frank and Anna Ptacek Benisek. On Dec.
27, 1939, in Clevland, she married DeForest L. Knight, who survives.
Mrs. Knight was a member of St. Gabriel Church of Port Allegany, the Women's Club of the church, the
50+ Club of the Senior Center, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Retired Senior
Volunteer Program. She also spent many hours at Sena-Kean Manor in Smethport.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Donald A. Knight and Michael J. Knight of
Cleveland, and William T. Knight of Grafton VA; eight grandchildren; one great grandson; and a sister,
Blanche Chester of Cleveland. She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Ann Mallon, in March 1996
and two brothers.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. m. today in the Robert J. Hartle Funeral Home. A Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a. m. Friday in St. Gabriel Catholic Church by the Rev. Charles
Schmitt, pastor. Burial will be in St. Gabriel Cemetery.
A Christian wake service will be held 8:30p. m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary Ann KNIGHT was born on 23 Apr 1941 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio. She died in Mar 1996.
  M ii Donald A. KNIGHT was born on 8 Sep 1943.
  M iii
William T. KNIGHT was born on 24 Apr 1945.



BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
Name: William T Knight
Birth Date: 24 Apr 1945
Address: 641 S 5th St
City: Leavenworth
State: KS
Zip Code: 66048
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings
  M iv Michael J. KNIGHT was born on 2 May 1951.

William John CHURCH was born on 11 Oct 1864 in Troupsburg, Steuben, New York. He died on 15 Sep 1933 in Potter County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. William John married (MRIN:6426) Adeline GREENE.

Adeline GREENE was born on 25 Apr 1866 in Walworth, Wayne, New York. She died on 19 Aug 1952 in Fishing Creek, Potter, Pennsylvania. Adeline married (MRIN:6426) William John CHURCH.

They had the following children.

  F i Grace Evelyn CHURCH was born on 11 Jul 1900. She died on 9 Jan 1984.

Lawrence William KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 18 Aug 1926 in Olean, Cattaraugus, New York. He died on 15 Jul 1992 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Lawrence married (MRIN:6427) Myrtle Jean COOPER on 16 Feb 1947 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.

OBITUARY: ROULETTE, PA Lawrence W. Knight, 65, of RD 1, Roulette, died Wednesday (July 15, 1992) in Charles, Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a lengthy illness. Born August 18, 1926, in Olean, NY, he was a son of Murle D. and Grace E. Church Knight. On Feb. 16, 1947, in Port Allegany, he married the former Myrtle Cooper, who survives. A lifelong resident of the Roulette area, Mr. Knight was a 1944 graduate of Roulette High School. He was previously employed by GTE Sylvania in Emporium, was a self-employed farmer for many years, and was a press operator and tank operator for Pittsburgh Corning Glass Corp. in Port Allegany before his retirement in 1989. Mr. Knight was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U. S. Army, and he was a Former member of Hebron Grange 1251. Surviving besides his wife are four daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Jayne E.) Fitzgerald of New Florence, Mrs. Albert (Estelle M.) Leverett of Cummings, GA, Mrs. David (Cheryl) Harrison of Twwntynine Palms, CA, and Mrs. Daniel (Elizabeth) Williams of Roulette.; two sons, James L. Knight of Roulette, and Lance Cpl.Gregory A. Knight of Okinawa; 16 grandchildren; three brothers, Richard M. Knight of Roulette, Raymond Knight of New York, and Thomas A. Knight of Atlanta, GA.; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Heather Fitzgerald, in 1969. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 P. M. at the Fickinger Funeral Home, Coudersport, where funeral and committal services will be held Saturday (July 18, 1992) at 2 P. M. The Rev. David Minor, Sr. , pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle, will officiate. Burial will be in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 352 W. Eighth St., Erie, PA 16501

CENSUS: 1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Laurence W Knight
Home in 1930: Clara, Potter, Pennsylvania
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1926  
Relation to Head of House: Grandson  
Father's Name: Murle D
Mother's Name: Grace E
Race: White
Occupation:
Household Members: Name Age
William J Church 65  
Betsy A Church 63  
Murle D Knight 32  
Grace E Knight 29  
Laurence W Knight 3 9/12  
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Clara, Potter, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2143; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 765.0.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index
Name: Lawrence W. Knight
SSN: 192-28-7204  
Last Residence: 16746  Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Born: 18 Aug 1926
Died: 15 Jul 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (1952-1954)
Source Citation: Number: 192-28-7204;Issue State: Pennsylvania;Issue Date: 1952-1954.

MILITARY: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8TV-25Q name: Lawrence W Knight name (original): Lawrence W Knight event: Military Service event date: 26 Apr 1945 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: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States residence: race: White citizenship: citizen birth year: 1926 birthplace: NEW YORK education: 4 years of high school civilian occupation: General farmers marital status: Single, without dependents rank: Private army branch: No branch assignment army component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) source: Civil Life serial number: 33978267 nara publication title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946 arc identifier: 1263923 card, box and reel number: 07341.251 Collection: Lawrence W Knight, "United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

MEDIA: J1101 - Lawrence William Knight in uniform WWII & Myrtle Jean Cooper - from Painted Hills website

Myrtle Jean COOPER was born on 23 Dec 1929 in Coryville, McKean, Pennsylvania. She died on 2 Dec 2002 in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina. She was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Myrtle married (MRIN:6427) Lawrence William KNIGHT on 16 Feb 1947 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.

OBITUARY: Myrtle Knight
Myrtle Jean Cooper Knight, 72, of Jacksonville, died Dec. 2 at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Knight and a grand daughter,Heather Fitzgerald. Survivors include four daughters; Jayne Fitzgerald of Pennsylvania, Estelle Marie Leverett of Atlanta, Cheryl Harrison of Jacksonville and Elizabeth Willover
of Laurinbur, two sons; James Lester Knight of Port Allegany, Pa., and Gregory Allen Knight of Jacksonville; 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Saunders Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

MEDIA: J1101 - Lawrence William Knight in uniform WWII & Myrtle Jean Cooper - from Painted Hills website

They had the following children.

  F i Jane Ellen KNIGHT was born on 5 Jan 1948.
  F ii Estelle Marie KNIGHT was born on 15 May 1950.
  M iii James Lester KNIGHT was born on 3 May 1952.
  F iv Cheryl Lynn KNIGHT was born on 19 Dec 1958.
  F v Elizabeth Ann KNIGHT was born on 15 Jan 1970.
  M vi Gregory KNIGHT was born on 30 Aug 1972.

Richard Murle KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 1 Mar 1932 in Orleans County, New York. He died on 30 Dec 2011 in Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Richard married (MRIN:6428) Josephine Clarice MCAFEE on 13 Aug 1955 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.

MEDIA: J0869 - Richard Murle & Josephine Clarice McAfee Knight

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index
Name: Richard M Knight
Birth Date: Mar 1932
Street address: 4 Burleson Ave  
City: Roulette  
County: Potter  
State: Pennsylvania  
Zip Code: 16746  
Phone Number: 814-544-9959
Record Number: 773233815
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Compiled from various U.S. public records.

OBITUARY: Roulette- Richard M. Knight, 79, of, Roulette, died Friday (December 30, 2011) in the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. He was born Mar 1, 1932 in Olean, NY. the second son of Murle D. and Grace E. Church Knight. On August 13, 1955 in Port Allegany, he married Josephine McAfee, who survives. Mr. Knight was a 1950 graduate of Roulette High School and attended Thompson Business College, Harrisburg, PA., completing a course in business administration and higher accounting in 1952. Mr. Knight first job was bookkeeping for J.F. Brown, a welding contractor in Roulette. He was then employed as a payroll clerk with Bechtel Corporation during the construction of the gas line from Hebron, PA and Pigeon. PA. In 1953 he went to work at Central Buick Co. In Coudersport as a bookkeeper and continued until 1958 at which time he was employed by the Wellsville, Addison & Galeton RR Corp. in Galeton as a accounting clerk until 1968 at which time he worked for Robbins Chevrolet, Inc. In Coudersport as their business manager. That business was sold to Kightlingers Motors in 1978 and in 1981 he began employment at Cubic Storage Co. In Weston Mills, NY retiring in 2000. He also served as Roulette Township Secretary from 1977 through 2001. In addition to his wife, he is survived by One son Jeffery Knight of St. Marys, PA; two daughters: Susan Diane Reese of Norfolk, VA, Ellen (Keith) Marie Sweat of Alpharetta, GA.  Two grandchildren Michael Reese and Zachary Sweat Two brothers: Raymond Knight of Sun City AZ and Thomas A. Knight of Dawsonville, GA. There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM from the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, Port Allegany with the Rev. Carl Greene, pastor of the 1st Seventh Day Baptist Church of Hebron officiating. Burial will be in the Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Twp. Memorials may be made to that of the Donors Choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, Port Allegany.

Endeavor News
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Richard M. Knight, 79, a long-time resident of Roulette, died Dec. 30, 2011, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. He was a 1950 graduate of Roulette High School and attended Thompson Business College in Harrisburg, where he studied business administration and accounting. He worked for many years at Central Buick Company, Robbins Chevrolet and Kightlinger Motors in Coudersport and was the Roulette Township secretary from 1977 to 2001. Among survivors is his wife of 56 years, the former Josephine McAfee; a son and two daughters. Burial was in Fishing Creek Cemetery.

Josephine Clarice MCAFEE was born on 28 Oct 1935 in Olean, Cattaraugus, New York. Josephine married (MRIN:6428) Richard Murle KNIGHT on 13 Aug 1955 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.

MEDIA: J0869 - Richard Murle & Josephine Clarice McAfee Knight

They had the following children.

  F i Susan Diane KNIGHT was born on 4 Mar 1956.
  F ii
Ellen Marie KNIGHT was born on 18 Dec 1958 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.
  M iii
Jeffrey Lee KNIGHT was born on 3 Mar 1962 in Port Allegany, Mckean, Pennsylvania.

Raymond Lester KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 23 Aug 1936 in Potter County, Pennsylvania. Raymond married (MRIN:6429) Florence Marie BREWER on 9 Jun 1958 in Saint Maries, Benewah, Idaho.

BIOGRAPHY: Ray was born at home on Fishing Creek. He graduated from Roulette High School in June 1954 - the 50th and last class to graduate from Roulette High School. While in the US Air Force, Ray was stationed in California, Washington, Texas, France and England. He worked for Boeing Aircraft in Washington.

Florence Marie BREWER was born on 10 Mar 1941 in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho. Florence married (MRIN:6429) Raymond Lester KNIGHT on 9 Jun 1958 in Saint Maries, Benewah, Idaho.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Florence M Knight
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1931
Address: 72 Filbert St, Quincy, MA, 02169-4109 (1995)
[16 Lebanon St, Quincy, MA, 02169-5828 (1996)]  
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

They had the following children.

  F i
Evelyn Sue KNIGHT was born on 21 Oct 1960 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington.
  M ii Raymond Devere KNIGHT was born on 14 Jul 1962.
  F iii
Michele Louis KNIGHT was born on 4 Dec 1964 in Chatereiux, France.
  F iv
Kristie Rae KNIGHT was born on 11 Oct 1967 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.



BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Kristie R Knight
[Kristie R Fernandez]  
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1967
Phone Number: 472-2636
[926-3130]  
Address: 1 Parkman St # 5, Quincy, MA, 02170-3804
[72 Filbert St, Quincy, MA, 02169-4109 (1992)]
[24 Standish Ave, Quincy, MA, 02170-2610]
[381 Hillside Ave # 2, Needham, MA, 02494-1220 (1996)]  
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings
  F v
Kimberly Lynn KNIGHT was born on 2 Jun 1969 in Seattle, King, Washington. She died on 22 Jan 2007 in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts. She was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.



OBITUARY: Kimberly Lynn Knight age 37, of Brockton [MA], passed away Jan. 22, 2007. Kim a beloved daughter of Raymond L. and Florence M. (Brewer) Knight of Brockton: a loving sister to Evelyn Knight of Pittsburgh, Pa. , Michele Hunter of Delaware, Ohio, Kristie Fermandez of Abington, Ma. and Raymond D. Knight of Huntsville, Ala.: many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. A friend to many, Kim will be missed dearly. A memorial service will be held at the South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene, corner
of Ralph Talbot and Pine streets in South Weymouth, on Sunday Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. Following cremation her ashes will be interred in the family lot in Roulette, Pa., at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kimberly?s name to the South
Weymouth Church of the Nazarene or to the American Red Cross.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Kimberly L Knight
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1969
Phone Number: 926-3130
Address: PO Box 3 # 751, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12602-0003
[69 Elm St Apt 5, Braintree, MA, 02184-3284 (1989)]
[72 Filbert St, Quincy, MA, 02169-4109 (1994)]
[16 Lebanon St, Quincy, MA, 02169-5828 (1995)]
[338 Copeland St Apt 1, Quincy, MA, 02169-4054 (1992)]
[23 E Elm Ave # 494, Wollaston, MA, 02170-2905]  
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

Thomas Arthur KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 11 Sep 1948 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. Thomas married (MRIN:6430) Sharon Lynn KINLEY on 19 Feb 1971 in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Sharon Lynn KINLEY was born on 24 Aug 1949. Sharon married (MRIN:6430) Thomas Arthur KNIGHT on 19 Feb 1971 in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

They had the following children.

  F i
Tammy KNIGHT was born on 28 May 1972.
  F ii
Deborah KNIGHT was born on 17 Jun 1975 in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia.
  M iii
Benjamin Thomas KNIGHT was born on 30 Dec 1977 in Georgia.

Kenneth Basil HYDE was born on 24 Mar 1906 in Kane, McKean, Pennsylvania. He died on 25 Oct 1992 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Kenneth married (MRIN:6431) Devona E. WETMORE.

Other marriages:
KNIGHT, Orva May

Devona E. WETMORE [Parents] was born on 2 Mar 1909 in Wrights, McKean, Pennsylvania. She died on 31 Jan 1994 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Hill Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Devona married (MRIN:6431) Kenneth Basil HYDE.

Other marriages:
KNIGHT, Claude Zearl

MARRIAGE: After Claude Knight died in 1974 his widow Devona E. Wetmore Knight married her husbands sisters widower Kenneth Basil Hyde.


John Edward WETMORE [Parents] was born on 14 Dec 1887 in McKean County, Pennsylvania. He died on 8 Dec 1961 in Blossburg, Tioga, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Grimes District Cemetey, Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania. John married (MRIN:6432) Myrtle HAYES.

Myrtle HAYES was born on 8 Aug 1890. She died on 2 Apr 1915 in Potter County, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Grimes District Cemetey, Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania. Myrtle married (MRIN:6432) John Edward WETMORE.

They had the following children.

  F i Devona E. WETMORE was born on 2 Mar 1909. She died on 31 Jan 1994.

Claude Edwin KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 19 Sep 1933. He died on 26 Oct 2009 in Potter County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Claude married (MRIN:6433) Donna L. STONE on 29 Dec 1956 in Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.

BURIAL: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Nationwide Gravesite locator
KNIGHT, CLAUD E   
A1C   US AIR FORCE
KOREA
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/19/1933
DATE OF DEATH: 10/26/2009
BURIED AT:  FISHING CREEK CEMETERY
WEST BEARD FISHING CREEK ROAD ROULETTE, PA 16746
(814) 887-9921

Donna L. STONE was born on 31 Jan 1941 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. She died on 27 Mar 2005 in Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Donna married (MRIN:6433) Claude Edwin KNIGHT on 29 Dec 1956 in Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.

OBITUARY: From Dorothy Smith collection:
PORT ALLEGANY -- Donna L. Knight, 64, of Roulette, died Sunday (March 27, 2005) in her home following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert J. Hartle Funeral Home Inc. Donna L. Knight, 64, of Roulette died Sunday (March 27, 2005) at her home following a long illness. She was born Jan. 31, 1941 in Coudersport a daughter of Maxine Stone Harvey. On Dec. 29, 1956 in Roulette, she married Claud E. Knight, who survives Mrs. Knight attended Coudersport High School and was employed by Pure Carbon, Coudersport, as a Senior Inspector. She was a past member of the Roulette Fire Department Auxiliary. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Debra K. Lincoln of Smethport and Barbara K. Steele of Haymarket, VA; one son, Claud A. Knight of Colorado Springs, CO; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Leroy Knight and Gregory Lee Knight. Funeral and committal services were held Wednesday (March 30, 2005) at the Hartle Funeral Home, Port Allegany, with the Rev. Charles R. Schmitt, pastor of St. Gabriel's Church, officiating. Burial was in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette. Memorials may be made to the Patterson Cancer Care Center, Charles Cole Hospital, Coudersport, PA.

They had the following children.

  M i Claude Allen KNIGHT was born on 5 Aug 1957.
  M ii
Charles Leroy KNIGHT was born on 28 Jun 1958 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He died on 23 Oct 1977 in Olean, Cattaraugus, New York from Injuries received in a car accident. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.



OBITUARY: Charles L. Knight, 19 of Roulette, was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday, Oct. 23, 1977, at the Olean NY General Hospital, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Born on June 18m 1958 in Coudersport, Pa,, he was a son of Claud E. & Donna Stone Knight. A lifetime resident of Roulette, he graduated from Port Allegany High School, class of 1976. Mr. Knight was employed by Viko Co. of Eldred. He was a member of the Roulette Fire Department. Surviving, besides his parents, are a brother, Claud A. Knight, serving with the Air Force in Rhine Main AFB, Germany. two sisters, Debra Kay Knight and Barbara Sue Knight, both at home, his paternal grandmother and grandfather, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth (Devona) Hyde of Roulette; his maternal grandmother and step-grandfather , Mr. * Mrs. Richard (Maxine) Harvey of South Dayton, NY. Friends may call at the Fickinger Funeral Home, Coudersport, today from 7 to 9 P.M. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. where funeral services will be held at 2 p,m. Wednesday (Oct. 26, 197). The Rev. H. G. Miller, pastor of the Roulette Riverside United Methodist, will officiate. Burial will follow in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette The family requests that memorial be made to the Roulette Fire Department.
  M iii
Gregory Lee KNIGHT was born on 7 Nov 1960 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He died on 28 Dec 1960 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.
  F iv
Debra Kay KNIGHT was born on 18 Jun 1962 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania.
  F v
Barbara Sue KNIGHT was born on 29 Jul 1964 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania.

Richard L. MARTZ was born on 26 Jul 1931. Richard married (MRIN:6434) Patricia Ann KNIGHT in 1953.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Richard L Martz
Birth Date: 26 Jul 1931
Phone Number: 863-7327
Address: 15 Lincoln Ave, Irwin, PA, 15642-3306 (1993)
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

Patricia Ann KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 10 Sep 1938 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. She died on 11 Jun 1995 in North Irwin, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Hill Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania. Patricia married (MRIN:6434) Richard L. MARTZ in 1953.

OBITUARY: From Dorothy Smith collection: [Dated 6/11/1995 in collection]
PORT ALLEGANY Patricia A. Martz, 56, of 15 Lincoln Ave. North Irwin, PA, died Sunday in her home. She was born Sept 10, 1938, in Roulette, a daughter of Claude and Devona Wetmore Knight. She married Richard Martz, who survives. Mrs. Martz was employed by Pure Carbon, Co, Coudersport, as a senior inspector prior to moving to North Irwin. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Irwin. She was a member and past Noble Grand of the Winnetka Rebekah Lodge of Roulette and is currently a member of the Wisteria Rebekah Lodge, Myrtle Chapter of Port Allegany. She was also a member of the Roulette Alumni Association. Surviving, in addition to her husband are four daughters, Robin Bethume of Tampa FL; Sherry Flint of Port Allegany, Nicole Blazowich of Jeannette, and Melody Dugan of Irwin; one son, Richard L. Martz, Jr. of Roulette; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Claude Knight of Roulette and Keith Knight of Andover; four nieces and two nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. today at the Snyder Funeral Home, Irwin. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, with the Rev. Frederick B. Zikeli officiating. A visitation will be held at the Robert J. Hartle Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held at 11 a. m. Thursday, with the Rev. H. D. Youngblood officiating. Burial will be at Hills Cemetery, Roulette.

BIOGRAPHY: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Patricia K Martz
Birth Date: 10 Sep 1938
Phone Number: 863-7327
Address: 15 Lincoln Ave, Irwin, PA, 15642-3306 (1993)
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

They had the following children.

  M i
Michael John KNIGHT was born on 11 Jul 1959 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He died on 16 Jul 1959 in Coudersport, Potter, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, Potter, Pennsylvania.

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