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Some desc. of Christopher McKnight, b. 1833 Indiana, m, Mary Catherine Lewis
Posted by: Ted Pack (ID *****6680) Date: July 12, 2010 at 20:28:38
  of 2065

I'm not related. I do genealogy the way normal people do crosswords. Here is a puzzle I've partially solved. I would welcome death dates and places for everyone.

First Generation

1. Christopher Crit McKnight 1-4 was born between 1830 and 1835 in Indiana. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Clay County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana. He has Ancestral File Number 1DXB-W0R.

Christopher Crit McKnight and Mary Catharine Lewis were married on 20 Apr 1854. Mary Catharine Lewis 1,2,4,5 was born between 1830 and 1835 in Kentucky. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Clay County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana. She has Ancestral File Number 1DXB-W10. Christopher Crit McKnight and Mary Catharine Lewis had the following children:

       2       i.       Elbert E. McKnight 1,2 was born in 1854/55 in Indiana. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Clay County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana.
       3       ii.       Laura McKnight 1,2 was born in 1857/58 in Indiana. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Clay County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana.
       4       iii.       John H. McKnight 1,2 was born in 1859/60 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Clay County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana.
       +5       iv.       Lawrence James McKnight, born in Feb 1865, Illinois; married Henrietta Dague, on 3 Feb 1887, Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas.
       +6       v.       Charles H. McKnight, born in Feb 1865, Illinois; married Elenora Dague, on 4 Feb 1887, Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas.



Second Generation

5. Lawrence James McKnight 1,6-8 (Christopher Crit-1) was born in Feb 1865 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Columbia, Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California.

Lawrence James McKnight and Henrietta Dague were married on 3 Feb 1887 in Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas. Henrietta Dague 7-12 (daughter of Henry Dague and Mary Elizabeth Poorman ) was born in Jul 1869 in Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Grasshopper Falls Twp, Jefferson, Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Columbia, Washington. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. She died in 1914 in Fresno County, California (prob). She was also known as Dagen, Dugan, Dagne. She was also known as Etta. Lawrence James McKnight and Henrietta Dague had the following children:

       7       i.       Bertha McKnight 7 was born in Nov 1887 in Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Columbia, Washington.
       8       ii.       Harry McKnight 7 was born in Aug 1892 in Washington. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Columbia, Washington.
       9       iii.       Ernie McKnight 7 was born in Dec 1894 in California. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Columbia, Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California.

6. Charles H. McKnight 1,13-17 (Christopher Crit-1) was born in Feb 1865 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orleans Twp, Orange, Indiana. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Porterville, Tulare, California. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Porterville, Tulare, California.

Charles H. McKnight and Elenora Dague were married on 4 Feb 1887 in Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas. Elenora Dague 9,11,13,14,16,17 (daughter of Henry Dague and Mary Elizabeth Poorman ) was born in Feb 1867 in Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Grasshopper Falls Twp, Jefferson, Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Logan Twp, Phillips, Kansas. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Porterville, Tulare, California. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Porterville, Tulare, California. She was also known as Dagen, Dugan, Dagne. She was also known as Ellen, Ella. Charles H. McKnight and Elenora Dague had the following children:

       10       i.       Charles Elmer McKnight 14,15,18 was born on 3 Nov 1887 in Kansas. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. He died on 11 Jan 1962 in Shasta County, California.
       11       ii.       Mabel A. McKnight 14,15 was born in Mar 1889 in Washington. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California.
       12       iii.       Maudie Y McKnight was born in Jun 1890 in Washington. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington.
       13       iv.       Alva Lawrence McKnight 14,15,19,20 was born on 21 Dec 1892 in Washington. He died on 1 Dec 1987 in Yountville, Napa, California.
       14       v.       Lloyd McKnight 14-16 was born in Mar 1896 in Washington. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Columbia County, Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Porterville, Tulare, California.
       +15       vi.       Carl G. McKnight, born on 28 Dec 1902, Washington; married Edith J Etter, between 1921 and 1927, California (prob); died on 23 Nov 1977, Fresno County, California.



Third Generation

15. Carl G. McKnight 15-17,21 (Charles H.-2, Christopher Crit-1) was born on 28 Dec 1902 in Washington. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Fresno County, California. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Porterville, Tulare, California. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Porterville, Tulare, California. He died on 23 Nov 1977 in Fresno County, California.

Carl G. McKnight and Edith J Etter were married between 1921 and 1927 in California (prob). Edith J Etter 17,22 was born in 1905/6 in California. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Porterville, Tulare, California. Carl G. McKnight and Edith J Etter had the following children:

       16       i.       James Allen McKnight 17,23,24 was born on 4 Oct 1927 in Los Angeles County, California. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Porterville, Tulare, California. He died on 1 Aug 1996 in Fresno, Fresno, California.

Sources

1. US Census - 1870, Orleans, Orange, Indiana; Roll M593_348; Page: 91B; Image: 186; Family History Library Film: 545847.

2. US Census - 1860, Township 4 Range 7, Clay, Illinois; Roll M653_162; Page: 581; Image: 581; Family History Library Film: 803162.

3. Ancestral File (AF), 1DXB-W0R.

4. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Book C-3, page 545. Christopher McKnight
Catharine Lewis
20 Apr 1854, Orange Co.

5. Ancestral File (AF), 1DXB-W10.

6. Phillips County , Kansas Marriage Records, Book B. McKnight, J S to Dague, Etta; 3 Feb 1887.

7. US Census - 1900, Brooklyn, Columbia, Washington; Roll T623_1742; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 7.

8. US Census - 1910, Township 11, Fresno, California; Roll T624_76; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 1310.

9. US Census - 1880, Logan, Phillips, Kansas; p 194A in the LDS transcription.

10. Phillips County , Kansas Marriage Records, Book B.

11. US Census - 1870, Grasshopper Falls, Jefferson, Kansas, Page 353; Ancestry Image 23 of 49.

12. Find a Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 33249926. Etta McKnight
Birth: 1870
Death: 1914

Inscription: Wife of L McKnight

Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno, California

Created by: Lester Letson
Record added: Jan 25, 2009.

13. Phillips County , Kansas Marriage Records, Book B. McKnight, C H to Dague, Ella; 4 Feb 1887.

14. US Census - 1900, Railroad, Columbia, Washington; Roll T623_1742; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 6.

15. US Census - 1910, Township 11, Fresno, California; Roll T624_76; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 1281.

16. US Census - 1920, Porterville, Tulare, California; Roll T625_153; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 216; Image: 214.

17. US Census - 1930, Porterville, Tulare, California; Roll 225; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 1138.0.

18. California Death Index, 1940-1997. McKnight, Charles E; b. 11/03/1887, d. Shasta Co. 01/11/1962; mother Dague.

19. Ibid., McKnight, Alva Lawrence; b. 12/21/1892 in Washington; d. Napa Co. 12/01/1987; mother Dague.

20. Social Security Death Index. Alva L Mcknight, 21 Dec 1892 - 01 Dec 1987; LR 94599 (Yountville, Napa, CA).

21. California Death Index, 1940-1997. MCKNIGHT, CARL G; b. 12/28/1902 in WASHINGTON, d. FRESNO Co. 11/23/1977.

22. Obituaries, Ralph Etter. Fresno Bee Republican, 1 Aug 1944, p. 3
See daughter Edith Etter, wife of Carl G. McKnight, for the text.

23. California Birth Index. James Allen Mcknight, 4 Oct 1927; mother Etter, Los Angeles Co.

24. Social Security Death Index. JAMES A MCKNIGHT, 04 Oct 1927 - 01 Aug 1996; LR 93728 (Fresno, Fresno, CA).

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Selected Bibliography:

1. Ancestral File (AF)Large, old LDS Data base

2. California Birth Index
Ancestry.com subscription data base

3. California Death Index, 1940-1997 Roots Web Data Base

4. Dague Family: Carrie M. Dague. The History and genealogy of the Dague Family. Welch Publishing Co.
Welch, WV. 1938.

5. Find a Grave: www.findagrave.com

6. Illinois marriages: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html

7. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
Ancestry.com subscription data base.

8. Marion County (Ohio) Marriages
Footnote: Marion County Marriage books, graciously transcribed by Allen L. Potts and shared with the world via heritagepursuit.com,
http://www.heritagepursuit.com/Marion/Marriages/marr4a4.htm


9. Obituaries

10. Oregon Death Index
Subscription data base from Ancestry.com.

11. Phillips County , Kansas Marriage Records
Bibliography: Marriage records graciously transcribed by Darlee Sissel and shared with the world via US Gen Web. URL as of March 2006:
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/phillips/plmarbkAbride.html

12. Roots Web Mailing List

13. SSDI: Social Security Death Index.

22. US Gen Web Klickitat County Site
Footnote: Maintained by Jeffery Elmer.
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~westklic/index.html


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