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John Edward [Knecht] Knight
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Birth: May 17, 1860
Deerfield
Lake County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1933
Arcadia
Los Angeles County
California, USA

The eldest of six children of John Knecht and Henrietta Schneider Knecht, he married Lorena Belle Wilson 03 Oct 1888, in Tonica, IL. They had four children.

He was a commission merchant in Chicago before joining American Harvester, in 1899. He served as Manager of the Budapest, Hungary office of International Harvester Co. until 1914. He traveled widely.

The family changed their surname to Knight about 1918, when sentiment against Germans ran high.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Johannes Thomas Knecht (1835 - 1926)
  Henrietta Schneider Knecht (1842 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Lorena Belle Wilson Knight (1864 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Helen Knight (1893 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Edward [Knecht] Knight (1860 - 1933)
  Samuel Edwin [Knecht] Knight (1862 - 1929)*
  George Newton Knecht (1865 - 1867)*
  Lilly Mary Elizabeth Knecht Warfield (1872 - 1946)*
  Julia Florence Knecht Cowell (1874 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: familypast
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jun 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38896235
John Edward <i>[Knecht]</i> Knight
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- Rosetta
 Added: Sep. 23, 2009
 
 
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