The Shemwell Family

John KnightAge: 82 years18911974

Name
John Knight
Given names
John
Surname
Knight
Birth February 8, 1891 53 36
Birth of a brotherJoe Knight
February 8, 1891
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 9 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WWI Draft Registration
June 5, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Otis Knight
July 7, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a daughter
#2Goldie Marie Knight
estimated 1921 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Savannah Evelyn Knight
calculated 1933 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Iva Sue Knight
May 10, 1938 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterIva Sue Knight
May 10, 1938 (Age 47 years)
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sonJames Otis Knight
May 3, 1973 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 30, 1974 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Maple Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:39

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1874
2 years
elder sister
Rowena Knight
Birth: estimated 1875 36 20Kentucky, United States
Death:
4 years
elder brother
Asberry Knight
Birth: calculated 1878 39 23Missouri, United States
Death:
23 months
elder brother
Otis Knight
Birth: November 1879 41 25Missouri, United States
Death:
14 months
elder sister
14 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
5 years
himself
John Knight
Birth: February 8, 1891 53 36Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1974Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
twin brother
Joe Knight
Birth: February 8, 1891 53 36Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death:
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himself
John Knight
Birth: February 8, 1891 53 36Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1974Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
wife
Angle Roby
Birth: July 8, 1900 26 36Pope, Illinois, United States
Death: February 26, 1975Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
son
James Otis Knight
Birth: July 7, 1917 26 16Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States
Death: May 3, 1973Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Goldie Marie Knight
Birth: estimated 1921 29 20Missouri, United States
Death: April 10, 2002Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
13 years
daughter
Savannah Evelyn Knight
Birth: calculated 1933 41 32Missouri, United States
Death: July 20, 2001New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Iva Sue Knight
Birth: May 10, 1938 47 37Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
Death: May 10, 1938Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Lewis C Knight - Household

Madisonville, Hopkins, Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Louie KnightheadMFeb183862M28TNVATNFarmer
Mary A KnightwifeFNov185446M2898KYKYKY
Otis KnightsonMNov187921SMOTNKYFarm laborer
Stonewall J KnightsonMFeb188119SKYTNKYFarm laborer
Ethel KnightdaughterFAug188317SKYTNKYAt School
Lulu KnightdaughterFApr188614SKYTNKYAt School
John KnightsonMFeb18919SKYTNKY
Joe KnightsonMFeb18919SKYTNKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lewis C Knight - Household

Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Knight, Lewis CheadMW73MMOMOMOFarmerFarm
Knight, MarywifeFW56M77MOMOMO
Knight, AsberrysonMW32SMOMOMO
Knight, OtissonMW30SMOMOMO
Knight, Stonevall JsonMW24SMOMOMO
Knight, EtheldaughterFW23SMOMOMO
Knight, LuludaughterFW21SMOMOMO
Knight, JohnsonMW19SKYMOKY
Knight, JoesonMW19SKYMOKY
Knight, VictoriadaughterFW30Wd22KYKYKY
Knight, OrvalMW4SMOMOMO
Knight, IvyMW2SMOMOMO

Mary says 7 children 8 are listed. Victoria is Widowed and has 2 kids last name Knight...boih parents born in KY?... John & Joe mother born in KY? -b