The Shemwell Family

James Wiley KnightAge: 63 years19261989

Name
James Wiley Knight
Given names
James Wiley
Surname
Knight
Birth March 8, 1926 42 28
Death of a paternal grandfatherFernando Joshua “Josh” Knight
December 28, 1926 (Age 9 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Henry “Bud” Summers
June 12, 1927 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 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
Birth of a brotherBen Summers Knight
March 15, 1930 (Age 4 years)
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 4 years)
Census May 15, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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
Death of a fatherJames Arthur Knight
November 2, 1948 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Dale Knight
June 9, 1953 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 23 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 maternal grandmotherLela Bell
January 1, 1957 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherMattie May Summers
September 16, 1971 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 of a sonJames Dale Knight
November 22, 1978 (Age 52 years)
Death November 13, 1989 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Last change October 13, 201617:22:29

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
James Arthur Knight
Birth: March 8, 1884 26 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 2, 1948Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
mother
Mattie May Summers
Birth: May 9, 1897 45 19Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 16, 1971Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
elder sister
Mabel L Knight
Birth: October 11, 1924 40 27Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 5, 1998Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
17 months
himself
James Wiley Knight
Birth: March 8, 1926 42 28Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 13, 1989Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
Ben Summers Knight
Birth: March 15, 1930 46 32Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 26, 2018Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
brother
Private
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himself
James Wiley Knight
Birth: March 8, 1926 42 28Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 13, 1989Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
wife
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son
James Dale Knight
Birth: June 9, 1953 27Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 22, 1978Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

James Wiley Knight has 2 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (2)

Parents Carlie Walter Belcher + Ollie Myrtle Summers
1Lois Nell Belcher19311933
2Private
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Arthur Knight - Household

Halls Creek Road Humphreys, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Knight, James AheadMW45M39TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Knight, Mattie MwifeFW33M27TNTNTN
Knight, Mabel LdaughterFW5STNTNTN
Knight, James WsonMW4-1mSTNTNTN
Knight, Ben SsonMW0mSTNTNTN