Jerome Napoleon Knight1

M, #1680, b. 7 December 1878, d. 7 June 1958
     Jerome Napoleon Knight was born on 7 December 1878 at Alabama.2,3,4 He was the son of John Wesley Knight and Sebell Narcissus Truett.5 He appeared as a son on the census of 20 June 1900 in the household of John Wesley Knight and Sebell Narcissus Truett at Pct 7, Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.5 He was employed as a farm laborer on 20 June 1900 at Pct 7, Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.5 He married Annie Henderson Freeman, daughter of Thomas Franklin Freeman and Irene Sargent, on 7 December 1902 at Tyler County, Texas.6,7 He and Annie Henderson Freeman appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at 526 19th Street, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas. Also living in the house were their children, Frank Wesley Knight and Ila Opal Knight.4 He was employed as a painter at an oil refinery on 5 January 1920 at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas.4 He died from acute renal failure at 2:30 pm on 7 June 1958 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Highway 326 South, Kountze, Hardin County, Texas, at age 79 years and 6 months.2,8 He was buried on 9 June 1958 at Hooks Cemetery, Kountze, Hardin County, Texas.2,3,1

Children of Jerome Napoleon Knight and Annie Henderson Freeman

Citations

  1. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65034460/… : accessed 20 May 2022), memorial page for Jerome Napoleon Knight (7 Dec 1878–7 Jun 1958), Find a Grave Memorial ID 65034460, citing Hooks Cemetery, Kountze, Hardin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl Cartwright (contributor 47690711) .
  2. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Jerome Napoleon Knight
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     79
    Birth Date:     7 Dec 1878
    Birth Place:     Alabama
    Residence:     Kountze, Hardin, Texas, USA
    Death Date:     7 Jun 1958
    Death Place:     Precinct, Hardin, Texas, USA.
  3. [S64] Unknown author, Hooks Cemetery, near Kountze, Hardin County, TX USA, 'Jerome N. Knight.'
  4. [S444] 05 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1822, P7B.
  5. [S445] 20 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_1674, P8B.
  6. [S1535] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965, online http://search.ancestry.com, Record details
    Name     J N Knight
    Gender     Male
    License Date     4 Dec 1902
    License Place     Tyler, Texas, USA
    Marriage Date     7 Dec 1902
    Marriage Place     Tyler, Texas, USA
    Spouse     Annie H Freeman.
  7. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, Bride Index p. 47.
  8. [S64] Unknown author, Hooks Cemetery, near Kountze, Hardin County, TX USA.
  9. [S443] Beaumont Enterprise - Knight Murder, ? Oct 1952.
  10. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Ila Opal Faggard
    [Ila Opal Knight]
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Age:     60
    Birth Date:     5 Apr 1910
    Birth Place:     Louisiana
    Residence:     Kountze, Hardin, Texas, USA
    Death Date:     4 Dec 1970
    Death Place:     Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA
    Father:     Jerome Mapoleon Knight
    Mother:     Annie Henderson Freeman
    Certificate Number:     89487.
  11. [S1517] Texas, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Record details
    Name     J N Knight Jr
    Birth Date     13 Oct 1917
    Gender     Male
    Birth Place     Bessmay, Jasper, Texas, USA
    Father     J N Knight Sr
    Father Birth Place     Tyler County, Texas
    Mother     Annie Freeman
    Mother Birth Place     Tyler County, Texas
    Mother Residence     Buna, Texas.