William Knight
Catherine Cook
Thomas Jefferson Knight
Margaret "Maggie" Ellsworth

Emmit Knight


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1. Margaret Charlotte Rossfield

Emmit Knight 1

  • Born: 17 Mar 1893, Bellfontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Charlotte Rossfield about 1922 in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  • Died: 28 Aug 1956, Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, USA at age 63 3
  • Buried: Lakeview Cemetery, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA 4

bullet  General Notes:

Also living in the household of Emmit and Margaret was their son Louis and also three lodgers:

Frank Crane Age 52 and born in Nebraska
William H. Watts Age 84 and born in Indiana
Charles Vana Age 25 and born in Iowa

Patricia Knight, granddaughter stated, "Mom said that his father came over from Ireland and that he worked on the railroad." 1


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States WW I draft registration card: WW I draft registration card, 5 Jun 1917, Claridon South, Marion County, Ohio.

Occupation: Apprentice Plumber, 1920, Marion County, Ohio, USA. 5

United States Census: Resided, 1920, Marion County, Ohio, USA. Living with his employer's family:
James & Flossie Peacock and children, Larana, John and Merle

Occupation: Truck Driver, 1929, North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. 6

United States Census: Residence, 1930, North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Age 37

Also lving with Emmit was a cousin, Virginia Novak, Age 17

Occupation: Truck Driver, 1940, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA. 7

United States Census: Residence, 1940, Ward 3, Omaha, Omaha City, Douglas, Nebraska.

United States Census: Resident, 1950, County Home, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA. 8 Census indicated that he was 58 years old, divorced, and living here as a patient.


Emmit married Margaret Charlotte Rossfield, daughter of John Rossfield and Maude Bell Likes, about 1922 in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. (Margaret Charlotte Rossfield was born on 4 Apr 1903 in Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska, USA,9 died on 31 Aug 1967 in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, USA and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA 4.)



1 FamilySearch.org, United States Census, 1940(www.familysearch.org : accessed 12 Jul 2013).

2 Patricia Knight, e-mail received on July 10, 2013.

3 Patricia Knight, e-mail dated on 07-10-2013.

4 Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com/).

5 FamilySearch.org, United States Census for 1920(www.familysearch.org).

6 U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 - Ancestry.com.

7 1940 United States Federal Census - Ancestry.com.

8 1950 United States Federal Census - Ancestry.com.

9 Patricia Knight, e-mail dated 07-10-2013.

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