Andrew Reed Kneebone

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Andrew Reed Kneebone

  • Birth 7 Nov 1860 Gwennap, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
  • Death 25 Feb 1934 Bridgeport, Nevada County, California, USA
  • Burial Nevada County, California, USA
  • Plot 7
  • Memorial ID 114613128

Son of Joseph Kneebone 1838-1907 and Mary Ann Martin Reed 1841-1878. Grandson of Joseph Kneebone 1807-1851 and Elizabeth Pryor 1809-1884, Andrew Reed 1816-1874 and Mary Ann Martin 1820-1886, all from Cornwall. Brother of Joseph, William and Esther, Sarah, Richard and Mary Ann.

Husband of Victoria Marie Amelia Cole, daughter of Charles Jordan Cole and Mary Ann Russell. They were married 29 Mar 1887 in Marysville, Yuba County, CA and had five sons:
Charles Andrew Kneebone 1888-1947
Joseph Russell Kneebone 1890-1946
Alfred Alexander Kneebone 1892-1945
James Bernard Kneebone 1895-1986
William Henry Franklin Kneebone 1897-1918

Andrew was in Cornwall, England, he joined his family in Spenceville in 1876 after completing his education. Andrew learned "teamstering" from his father, becoming one of the finest and best-known teamsters in the Gold Country. He married Victoria Cole in 1886 and had five sons from 1888 to 1897. After his wife Victoria died, Andrew obtained 1/3 of the Bridgeport ranch and his four living sons received 1/6 shares. Andrew lived a short time at Bridgeport before he died at the age of 73.

A wonderful post about the Kneebone Family is located here.


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  • Maintained by: Karen Hill Daniels
  • Originally Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
  • Added: 29 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114613128
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Reed Kneebone (7 Nov 1860–25 Feb 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114613128, citing Kneebone Cemetery, Nevada County, California, USA ; Maintained by Karen Hill Daniels (contributor 47007685) .