Edgar Xenophon KNIGHT [Parents] was born on 7 Jun 1862 in Waltham, LaSalle, Illinois. He died on 13 May 1945 in Shell Lake, Washburn, Wisconsin. Edgar married (MRIN:9525) Minnie Nancy HANNON on 7 Dec 1887 in Pierpont, Day, South Dakota.
MEDIA: MK2651 - Edgar Xenophon Knight with friend - Karen Prichard Family Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
MK3410 - Edgar Xenophon Knight & four generations - s/o John Dudley & Mary E. Earle Knight - Cora May Knight Hastings, Jean Prichard, Edgar X. Knight, and boys Raymond and Neal Prichard - Hinshaw Tree
MK3411 - Edgar Xenophon Knight & grandsons Raymond & Neal Prichard - Hinshaw Tree - Public Trees Ancestry
OBITUARY: From the "Pierpont Signal" newspaper:
Another Pioneer Is Laid to Rest
E.X. Knight, pioneer settler, passed away May 13, at the age of 82 years, 11 months and 5 days, at his home on a farm at Shell Lake, Wisconsin. A short service was held at the chapel in Shell Lake on May 15, officiated by the Rev. Philpott, after which the body was returned to Pierpont accompanied by Edgar Knight. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. May 17, at the Presbyterian Church with Rev . D. G. Luke officiating. A mixed quartet, Mrs. E.K. Loe, Mrs. W.H. Cameron, Ward Johnson and C.D. Shannon sang "Face to Face" and "No Night There". John Baillie, C.L. Dwight, Milan Dwight, Frank S. Johnson, F.M. Roberts and W.H. Cameron acted as pallbearers. Internment was made at the Pierpont Cemetery. Edgar Xeneophon Knight was born in LaSalle County, Illinois, June 7, 1862. He was a son of Mary and John Knight. At the age of 7 years, he moved to Goodland, Indiana, where he resided until 1883 when he moved to the Dakota Territory, settling on a homestead in Homer Township. He was united in marriage to Minnie N. Hannon in 1887. To this union were born 7 children, 4 of which preceded him in death. During this period, he was active in public and church affairs. He was a member and elder of the Presbyterian Church. In public life he was interested in the organization of the town of Pierpont and in township and school affairs. In 1915, he was married Mayme Squier. To this union one child was born. In 1919 he moved to Shell Lake, Wisconsin, where he resided until his death May 13, 1945. He is survived by his wife, Mayme Knight, one daughter, Cora M. Hastings, 3 sons, Dudley, Ivan and Edgar, 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, also a sister Mrs. Helen M. Kibler of Tacoma, Washington.