Volie Paul Knock

M, b. 19 November 1876, d. 17 November 1948
     Volie Paul Knock was born on 19 November 1876 at Illinois. He was the son of Wallace Russell Knock and Permelia Jane Pigg. Volie Paul Knock married Minnie E. Snowden, daughter of Charles W. Snowden and Martha Matilda Chapman, on 19 March 1895 at Hancock Co., IL. Volie Paul Knock lived in 1910 at School Dist. 5, Custer Co., SD.
Note: WW I draft registration. He died on 17 November 1948 at age 71.

Children of Volie Paul Knock and Minnie E. Snowden


  1. [S1551] 1900 Federal Census, Fulton County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 302; FHL #1240302.

Wallace Russell Knock

M, b. 4 October 1839, d. 31 July 1910
     Wallace Russell Knock was born on 4 October 1839 at Fulton Co., IL. He was the son of Daniel Cogal Knock and Phoebe Easley. Wallace Russell Knock married Permelia Jane Pigg, daughter of Anderson Pigg and Mary Sanders, on 25 February 1869 at Fulton Co., IL. Wallace Russell Knock died on 31 July 1910 at age 70.

Children of Wallace Russell Knock and Permelia Jane Pigg

Willametta Knock

F, b. 15 January 1888
     Willametta Knock was born on 15 January 1888 at Bernadotte Twp., Fulton Co., IL. She was the daughter of Wallace Russell Knock and Permelia Jane Pigg. Willametta Knock married Peter J. Lippens, son of Lewis Lippens and Beartelia Colton, on 24 December 1907 at Fulton Co., IL. Willametta Knock lived in 1910 at Evanston, Cook Co., IL.1 She lived in 1920 at Lewistown, Fulton Co., IL, Peter Lippens was not shown in the household in the 1920 census.

Child of Willametta Knock and Peter J. Lippens


  1. [S957] 1910 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Rolls 237-283; FHL #1374254.

Lydia M. Knodel1

F, b. circa 1898, d. 15 July 1983
     Lydia M. Knodel was born circa 1898 at Romania.1 She married Godfrey Hoffman circa 1917.1 Lydia M. Knodel died on 15 July 1983 at Spokane Co., WA.

Child of Lydia M. Knodel and Godfrey Hoffman


  1. [S4710] 1930 Federal Census, Adams County, Washington. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 2484; FHL #2342218.

Elizabeth Knodle

     Elizabeth Knodle married John Winders. Elizabeth Knodle was born at Maryland per daughter Catharine's 1900 census info.1

Children of Elizabeth Knodle and John Winders


  1. [S518] 1900 Federal Census, Ogle County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series 623, Rolls 332-333; FHL #1240332-3.

Lillie Knodle

F, b. 5 January 1860
     Lillie Knodle was Methodist Episcopal. She was born on 5 January 1860 at Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Knodle and Ellen Dick. Lillie Knodle married George Elliott Coffman, son of Edmund Coffman and Catherine Price, on 16 January 1879 at Ogle Co., IL, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900:

Coffman, George E(S/O Edmund&Cathrn) Knodle, Lillie B(D/O Samuel&Ellen) Ogle 01/16/1879 001/ 5466. Lillie Knodle lived in 1926 at 716 North Penn Avenue, Independence, Montgomery Co., KS.1

Children of Lillie Knodle and George Elliott Coffman


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 640.

Samuel Knodle

     Samuel Knodle married Ellen Dick.

Child of Samuel Knodle and Ellen Dick

Louisa Knoerr

F, b. 6 October 1872, d. 7 December 1925
     Louisa Knoerr was also known as "Julie".1 She was born on 6 October 1872 at Kentucky.1 She married John H. Lankswert circa 1891.1 Louisa Knoerr died on 7 December 1925 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 53.

Child of Louisa Knoerr and John H. Lankswert


  1. [S286] 1900 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 533; FHL #1240533.

Hans Knoll

M, b. 1 March 1876, d. 12 January 1926
     Occupation: Diplomingenieur in Riga, später in Berlin. Hans Knoll was born on 1 March 1876 at Neustadt / Weinstrasse, Germany. He married Friederika Karolina Charlotte Munzinger, daughter of Ernst August Munzinger and Friederika Karolina Welcker, in 1907 at Riga, Latvia. Hans Knoll died on 12 January 1926 at Berlin, Germany, at age 49.

Child of Hans Knoll and Friederika Karolina Charlotte Munzinger

Mary F. Knoll

F, b. 30 January 1918, d. 2 November 1979
     Mary F. Knoll was born on 30 January 1918 at Van Wert, Van Wert Co., OH. She married Dr. Kendrick Thaddeus Edmonds, son of Joseph Lafayette Edmonds and Edith Jane Peacock, on 28 February 1941. Mary F. Knoll died on 2 November 1979 at Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN, at age 61 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Mary F. Edmonds, 61, Route 18, Box 374, Robin Hood Estates, deid at 7:30 a.m. Friday, November 2, 1979 at Bedford Medical Center.

She was born on January 30, 1918, in Van Wert, OH to Charles Elmer and Imogene Lees Knoll. On February 28, 1941, she was married to Dr. Kendrich T. Edmonds, who survives.

Mrs. Edmonds was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Lawrence County Medical Auxiliary, Friends of Music of Indiana University, and the American Guild of Organists.

She was president of the Girl Scout Board, organist for Baptist, Methodist and Episcopal churches for eight years, and organist for the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home for many years.

She was a graduate of Springfield City Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, OH.

Also surviving are two sons, James L., Columbia, SC and David A., Bedford; two daughters, Mrs. Douglas (Carol) Henderson, Logansport, and Mrs. Frederick (Barbara) Florjancie, Naperville, IL; nine grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Knoll, Stockton, CA and two brothers, Charles E. Knoll, Jr., Sarasota, FL and William F. Knoll, Van Wert, OH.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Robert Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. The family asks that any memorial contributions be sent to the American Lung Association, 424 Fifth Street, Columbus.

Obituary published November 3, 1979 in the Bedford Daily Times-Mail.

She was buried in November 1979 at Cresthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN, Find A Grave Memorial# 67582782.

Natalie Amelia Knoll

F, b. 3 August 1911, d. 8 April 1996
     Natalie Amelia Knoll was born on 3 August 1911. She married Karl Oscar Schlentner. Natalie Amelia Knoll died on 8 April 1996 at Hudson, Pasco Co., FL, at age 84. She was buried in April 1996 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, McKees Rocks, Allegheny Co., PA, Findagrave #137505879.

Traute Knoll

F, b. 17 November 1908, d. 4 December 1970
     Traute Knoll was born on 17 November 1908 at Riga, Latvia. She was the daughter of Hans Knoll and Friederika Karolina Charlotte Munzinger. Traute Knoll married Walther Kiaulehn on 19 September 1942. Traute Knoll died on 4 December 1970 at Munich, Bavaria, Germany, at age 62.

Tina Lee Knopoff

F, b. 17 February 1950, d. 28 January 1980
     Tina Lee Knopoff was born on 17 February 1950 at San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. She was the daughter of Jean Mitchell. Tina Lee Knopoff married Ronald Eugene Peetz Jr., son of Thelma Irene Dozier, on 8 January 1972 at Carson City, NV. Tina Lee Knopoff died on 28 January 1980 at San Jose, Santa Clara Co., CA, at age 29. She was buried in 1980 at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo Co., CA, Findagrave #87656012.

Elizabeth Knopp

     Elizabeth Knopp married Abraham Hupp.

Child of Elizabeth Knopp and Abraham Hupp

Caroline Louise Knost

F, b. 24 March 1870, d. 19 June 1940
     Caroline Louise Knost was born on 24 March 1870 at Yeggen, Osnabruck, Germany. She married Albert Young, son of George F. Young and Mary Ann Elizabeth Gross, on 16 December 1891. Caroline Louise Knost died on 19 June 1940 at age 70. She was buried in June 1940 at Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn, Greene Co., OH, Findagrave #75496328.

Children of Caroline Louise Knost and Albert Young

Mary Ann Knott

     Mary Ann Knott was born at Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE. She married Moses Starr, son of Isaiah J. Starr and Margaret J. Brackin, on 6 April 1868.

Richard Donald Knott

M, b. 8 June 1929, d. 27 November 1984
     Richard Donald Knott was born on 8 June 1929. He began military service MSgt., U.S. Air Force. He married Alice Ardell Braucher, daughter of Paul Homer Braucher and Freeda Oceanus Wendell, on 7 November 1951 at Stark Co., OH. Richard Donald Knott died on 27 November 1984 at Alachua Co., FL, at age 55. He was buried in 1984 at Shiloh Cemetery, Fruitland Park, Lake Co., FL, Findagrave #11963410.

Catherine Knouse1

F, b. 1830, d. 1905
     Catherine Knouse was born in 1830 at Pennsylvania.2,1 She married Samuel Buzzard in 1852. Catherine Knouse died in 1905 at Kansas. She was buried in 1905 at Wamego City Cemetery, Wamego, Pottawatomie Co., KS, Findagrave #35060430.

Child of Catherine Knouse and Samuel Buzzard


  1. [S5345] March 1875 Microfilm Image, unknown location, 1875 Kansas State Census, Pottawatomie County; Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1875 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: ks1875_16 (ancestry.com), Louisville Twp., p.10, Dwelling 77, Family 80.
  2. [S2891] 1870 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 441; FHL #545940.

Simon Newton Knouse

M, b. 30 October 1908, d. 8 February 1985
     Simon Newton Knouse was born on 30 October 1908 at North Dakota. He married Cleo Arlene Parker, daughter of Clarence Freemont Parker and Bessie Chloe Wendel, on 26 December 1960. Simon Newton Knouse died on 8 February 1985 at Indianola, Warren Co., IA, at age 76.

Cornelia M. Knowles1

F, b. 3 August 1881
     Cornelia M. Knowles was born on 3 August 1881 at Fairfield, Wayne Co., IL.1 She married John Bangs Allen III circa 1904.1

Child of Cornelia M. Knowles and John Bangs Allen III


  1. [S5077] 1920 Federal Census, Marion County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 391; FHL #1820391.

Gordon Nummer Knowles

M, b. 20 June 1927, d. 25 September 1999
     Gordon Nummer Knowles was born on 20 June 1927 at Oak Park, Cook Co., IL. He was the son of Leslie Watkins Knowles and Frieda Nummer. Gordon Nummer Knowles married Shirley Jean Moubry, daughter of Charles Faye Moubry and Kathryn Mae Sickmon, on 22 December 1948 at Wilton, Muscatine Co., IA, no children to this marriage. After his divorce from Shirley, Gordon married Lela Marguerite Norton on 16 OCT 1952 at Aledo, IL. Gordon Nummer Knowles and Shirley Jean Moubry were divorced in August 1952 at Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IA; The Muscatine Journal, Muscatine, Iowa; Tuesday, 12 AUG 1952; Page 2; (Newspapers.com):


... Shirley Jean Knowles cites cruelty as grounds in asking for a divorce from Gordon N. Knowles. The petition states that the couple was wed at Wilton Dec. 22, 1948.

The Muscatine Journal, Muscatine, Iowa; Monday, 25 AUG 1952; Page 3; (Newspapers.com):

Knowles Divorce Decree Is Signed

A final decree has been signed in district court granting Shirley Jean Knowles a divorce from Gordon Nummer Knowles on the grounds of cruelty.

She was awarded all of the household effects, except for a television set, which, along with a 1940 automobile, was awarded to Knowles. He was ordered to settle an account owed by the couple at a clinic.

Another provision of the decree was that she return a diamond ring given her at the time of their engagement.

Gordon Nummer Knowles died on 25 September 1999 at Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL, at age 72

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Gordon N. Knowles, 72, of Momence, died Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. Burial, with military rites by the Momence Honor Guard, will be in Kankakee
Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

He was born July 20, 1927, in Bensenville, the son of Leslie and Frieda Nummer Knowles.

Surviving are his wife, the former Lela Marguerite Knowles, whom he married Oct. 16, 1952, in Aledo; one daughter and son-in-law, Cindi and Gary Denny of Momence; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Allen and Pam Knowles of Peoria, Ariz., David and Jamie Knowles of Bourbonnais, Robert Knowles of Atlanta, Ga., Larry and Betsy Knowles of Muscatine, Iowa, and Daniel and Jeannene Knowles of
Momence; his father of Bourbonnais; one sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Dave Routien of Bourbonnais; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Deceased are his mother and one granddaughter, Krista Denny.

Mr. Knowles had retired from Momence Packing Company in 1995 and he had operated Knowles Plants in Momence.

He was a member of AARP. He enjoyed HO Model Trains and wood carving.

published; Kankakee Daily Journal 27 SEP 1999.

He was buried in September 1999 at Kankakee Memorial Gardens and Chapel Mausoleum, Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL, Findagrave #92085757.

Grace Elizabeth Knowles

F, b. 6 December 1876, d. 7 November 1971
     Grace Elizabeth Knowles was born on 6 December 1876 at Michigan. She married Fred Thomas Biddlecomb in 1900. Grace Elizabeth Knowles died on 7 November 1971 at Franklin, Johnson Co., IN, at age 94.

Child of Grace Elizabeth Knowles and Fred Thomas Biddlecomb

Harry Milo Knowles

M, b. 9 November 1908, d. 3 July 1985
     Harry Milo Knowles was born on 9 November 1908; son of Clement and Hazel Viola (Lally) Knowles. He married Irma Elizabeth Sebrell, daughter of Clyde Spencer Sebrell and Sylvia Estella Stauffer. Harry Milo Knowles lived in 1940 at Church Street, Limaville, Stark Co., OH; employed by Alliance Porcelain Products Co. (WW II draft registration.) He lived in 1959 at Burbank, Los Angeles Co., CA, per his father's newspaper obituary. He died on 3 July 1985 at Riverside Co., CA, at age 76. He was buried in July 1985 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #85902042.

Leslie Watkins Knowles

M, b. 14 September 1901, d. 29 May 2002
     Leslie Watkins Knowles was born on 14 September 1901 at Lawrence, Essex Co., MA. He married Frieda Nummer. Leslie Watkins Knowles died on 29 May 2002 at age 100.

Child of Leslie Watkins Knowles and Frieda Nummer

Mary Knowles1

F, b. circa 1903
     Mary Knowles was born circa 1903 at Illinois. She married Charles Henry Dasenbrook Jr., son of Charles H. Dasenbrook and Helen Spain, circa 1917.1

Children of Mary Knowles and Charles Henry Dasenbrook Jr.


  1. [S3134] 1940 Federal Census, Winnebago County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 913.

Cynthia Knowlton

F, b. 28 November 1799, d. 23 January 1845
     Cynthia Knowlton was born on 28 November 1799 at Phillipston, Worcester Co., MA. She married Jason Goulding on 3 November 1829 at Worcester Co., MA. Cynthia Knowlton died on 23 January 1845 at age 45.

Child of Cynthia Knowlton and Jason Goulding

Betsey Knox

F, b. 1782, d. 1851
     Betsey Knox was born in 1782. She married Lt. Sylvenus Mitchell. Betsey Knox died in 1851 at Knox Co., OH.

Child of Betsey Knox and Lt. Sylvenus Mitchell

Clare Louise Knox

F, b. 26 December 1898, d. August 1985
     Clare Louise Knox was born on 26 December 1898 at New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO. She was the daughter of William Henry Knox and Nellie Irene Bordeaux. Clare Louise Knox married Elmer H. Duebbert, son of Louis Duebbert and Josephine (?), on 4 September 1917, MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT
Last Tuesday evening the 4th at 6:30 o'clock, Miss Clara Knox was united in marriage to Mr. Elmer Duebbert at the splendid Knox home south of town. With Miss Geneva Ellis at the Piano, the young couple was escorted into the lighted parlor by Mr. Frank Knox and Miss Martha Powell, where Rev. Arbuthnot performed the ceremony using the ring service. Rev Arbuthnot introduced the ceremony with appropriate remarks that seemed to drive the usual tenseness of such occasions. Elmer and bride drove to town and left on the evening train for a short stay. They will reside in Mexico Missouri, where Elmer has a position with the Pollock Milling Company. Miss Clara is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Knox and the good wishes of our community go out to her and Elmer in their new relationship.

Clare Louise Knox died in August 1985 at St. Louis, MO, at age 86.1

Children of Clare Louise Knox and Elmer H. Duebbert


  1. [S89] Social Security Death Index, online www.ancestry.com.

David Franklin Knox

M, b. 28 October 1826, d. 30 July 1888
     David Franklin Knox was born on 28 October 1826. He was the son of William Knox and Sarah Clark. David Franklin Knox married Catherine DaVault, daughter of Peter Davault and Mary Virginia Hoss, in 1858 at New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO. Occupation: At one time David was Sheriff of Montgomery Co., and he appointed his brother-in-law, Alf Davault, as his deputy. David Franklin Knox died on 30 July 1888 at New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO, at age 61 History of St. Charles, Montgomery & Warren Counties, Missouri Pages 797-798
David F. Knox, eldest son of William & Sarah (Clark) Knox, owns some 1300 acres and has one of the choice stock farms of the township, a handsome place of some 400 acres near New Florence where he has lived since about the time of his marriage in 1858. He held office of sheriff for three terms 1856 - 1858 - 1870, the 1st anti-radical sheriff of the county after the war, member of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, died in 1875. (last date is not correct.)

He was buried in August 1888 at New Florence Cemetery, New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO.

Children of David Franklin Knox and Catherine DaVault

David Franklin Knox

M, b. 11 September 1891, d. 11 December 1976
     David Franklin Knox was born on 11 September 1891 at New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO. He was the son of William Henry Knox and Nellie Irene Bordeaux. David Franklin Knox married Martha Virginia Powell, daughter of William Lewis Powell and Margaret Ellen Vogt, on 22 October 1919 at New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO, no children. David Franklin Knox died on 11 December 1976 at age 85. He was buried in December 1976 at New Florence Cemetery, New Florence, Montgomery Co., MO.