Dr. Knight, son of Edward Mortimer Knight (1830 - 1924) and Mary L. Few Knight (1835 - 1904) was born in Monmouth, Warren Co., Illinois and died in Pinellas County, Florida. He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton, Benton County, Iowa.
1900 Census - Iowa - Van Buren County, Farmington
He first married Georgia Winifred Duckworth Knight (December 1, 1871 Floris, Davis County, Iowa - August 14, 1922, Vinton, Benton Co., Iowa) daughter of Dee Duckworth and Susan Hunter Duckworth.
They moved to Collegeport and Dr. Knight purchased Lot 41 in Block 2 of the Ace of Clubs Ranch from the Burton D. Hurd Land Company.
1910 Census - Matagorda County, Collegeport
Mrs. N. P. (Georgia D.) Knight was a charter member of the Collegeport Woman's Club which was organized May 19, 1910.
Dr. and Mrs. Knight were members of the First Church of Collegeport - Federated. Church records indicated they had moved by October 27, 1913
On May 24, 1918, Dr. Knight traveled from New York City to France during WWI for duty with the A. E. F. in connection work with the Y. M. C. A. He was described as being 48 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, medium forehead, blue eyes, large nose, medium mouth, medium chin, black hair sprinkled with gray, fair complexion and oval face.
Included with the passport was a document form
the National War Work Council of the Young Men's Christian
Associations of the United States.
Very respectfully yours,
1920 Census - Iowa, Benton County, Vinton Ward 3
Georgia died in 1922 and Dr. Knight had married second, Katherine Adeila Ball (July 7, 1870 - February 19, 1956) by April 1,1930.
1930 Census - Iowa - Benton County, Vinton
1940 Census - Florida, Pinellas County,
Clearwater, Clearwater Beach Trailer Camp
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Apr. 16, 2014