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 Virgil Nelson Knowles

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Virgil Nelson Knowles

  • Birth 23 May 1837 Knox, Knox County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 23 Jul 1901 Stockport, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Stockport, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 62417379

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* Virgil N. Knowles was born 23 May 1837 in Knox Co. Ohio and died 23 July 1901 64y. 2m. at his home in Cedar Twp. 64y.2m. and buried in Spencer Cem. He married 2 Feb. 1865 to Martha Coltrane. When about 23 years of age he moved with his other to Ill. residing there 2 years. From there to Henry Co. Iowa where for several years he was in charge of the Pinkerton grist mill. Later moved to Van Buren County, Iowa and operated for some time the Coltrane grist mill on Big Cedar Creek, in Cedar Twp. originally Sigler's mill. He married and had 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls; the wife and one daughter preceded him. The rest of the family reside in Van Buren Co. Iowa.

1860 Federal Census - Van Buren Co Iowa Cedar Twp -page 397
13 1034 1033 Knowles Mary 59 F
14 1034 1033 Knowles Virgil N. 23 M
15 1034 1033 Knowles Ann E. 14 F

1870 Federal Census - Van Buren Co Iowa Cedar Twp -page 203A
36 49 48 Knowle Martha J. 27 F W Keeping House Iowa
37 49 48 Knowle Harvey A. 4 M W At Home Iowa
38 49 48 Knowle Layfyette 3 M W Iowa
39 49 48 Knowle Laura E. 1 F W

1880 Federal Census -Van Buren Co Iowa Cedar TWP- page 391A

391A Knowles Virgil N. W M 44 Self X Farmer
391A Knowles Martha J. W F 37 Wife X Keeping House
391A Knowles Harvey A. W M 14 Son X Farms
391A Knowles Lafayett W M 13 Son X Farms
391A Knowles Laura E. W F 11 Dau X
391A Knowles Ida A. W F 9 Dau X At School
391A Knowles Evelenia W F 8 Dau X At School
391A Knowles Jesse M. W M 6 Son X At School
391A Knowles John H. W M 4 Son X At School
391A Knowles Elizabeth J. W F 1 Dau X

1885 state census- van buren co iowa

1895 - Iowa State Census -Van Buren Co Iowa - Cedar TWP

68 29 117 121 Knowles Virgil 57
68 30 117 121 Knowles Harvey A. 29
68 31 117 121 Knowles Lafayett 27
69 1 117 121 Knowles Laura E. 26
69 2 117 121 Knowles Jesse M. 21
69 3 117 121 Knowles John H. 19
69 4 117 121 Knowles Elizabeth J. 16

1900 Virgil Knowles is living in the Silas Gregory residence. Silas married Virgils daughter Eva lena "Izzy"


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  • Created by: Jason Knowles
  • Added: 1 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62417379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virgil Nelson Knowles (23 May 1837–23 Jul 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62417379, citing Spencer Cemetery, Stockport, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jason Knowles (contributor 47392081) .