The Shemwell Family

Otis Knight1879

Otis Knight
Given names
Birth November 1879 41 25
Birth of a sisterVictoria Knight
estimated 1880 (Age 2 months)
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a brotherStonewall J Knight
February 1881 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a sisterEthel Knight
August 1883 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterLulu Knight
April 1886 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Knight
February 8, 1891 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJoe Knight
February 8, 1891 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 -
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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 -
Death of a brotherJohn Knight
January 30, 1974 (Age 94 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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. -

Last change July 2, 201611:20:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1874
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
23 months
14 months
younger sister
14 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
John Knight
Birth: February 8, 1891 53 36Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1974Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
younger brother
Joe Knight
Birth: February 8, 1891 53 36Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Otis Knight has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Lewis C Knight - Household

Curtail, Hopkins, KY

Lewis KnightWM42headMFarmerTNVATN
Mary A KnightWF26wifeMKYKYKY
Rowena KnightWF5daughterSKYTNKY
Asberry KnightWM2sonSMOTNKY
Ottel KnightWM6moNovsonSMOTNKY

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

Madisonville, Hopkins, Ky.

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

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

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