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Cordelia Hornaday Knott
Birth: Jan. 23, 1890
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1974
Buena Park
Orange County
California, USA

Businesswoman, Restauranteur. She was the wife of Knott's Berry Farm founder Walter Knott, and is best remembered for her famous chicken dinner restaurant, which is still in operation today. (bio by: Greg Brown) 
Family links: 
  Martha A. Lippencott Hornaday (1856 - 1901)
  Walter Knott (1889 - 1981)*
  Virginia Knott Bender (1913 - 2003)*
  Russell Knott (1916 - 2002)*
  Marion Knott Montapert (1922 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Loma Vista Memorial Park
Orange County
California, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Greg Brown
Record added: Jan 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6081381
Cordelia <i>Hornaday</i> Knott
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Cordelia <i>Hornaday</i> Knott
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Cordelia <i>Hornaday</i> Knott
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