Margaret Virginia “Maggie” Dougherty Knott

Birth
Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Jan 1954 (aged 87)
Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 45629948 · View Source
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Daughter of Charles and Rosamond B.(Hale)Dougherty.
Wife of Elgin Charles Knott
Mother of 3 children.
Elgin J.Knott(1887-1887)
Walter Marvin Knott(1889-1981)
Elgin Charles Knott(1891-1979)

Obit Garden Grove,CA Jan 15.
WALTER KNOTT'S MOTHER DIES
Garden Grove, Jan 15- Mrs.Margarete Knott, 88, familiarly known as Mother Knott to the visitors at her son's famed Berry farm at Buena Park, died last night at her home here.
Mrs. Knott came to California in 1868 in a wagon train with her parents when she was 3 years old. The searing trip across the Mojave Desert has been retold countless times in one of the talking exhibits at the western ghost town developed by her son, Walter Knott, himself a noted historian of the early day mining country.
Mrs.Knott had lived in Garden Grove the last 30 years. Her husband, Elgin C.Knott died when the son, Walter and Charles, were young. While Walter followed his mining career and then went into ranching, Charles became an educator, now on the faculty of California Polytechnic College at San Luis Obispo. Mrs.Knott leaves her sister, MrsJ.D.Price of Garden Grove.




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  • Created by: Barbara LeClaire
  • Added: 19 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45629948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Virginia “Maggie” Dougherty Knott (19 Feb 1866–14 Jan 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45629948, citing Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Barbara LeClaire (contributor 46903377) .