Ila Opal Knight1

F, #2365, b. 5 April 1910, d. 4 December 1970
1st cousin 1 time removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Ila Opal Knight was born on 5 April 1910 at Merryville, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Jerome Napoleon Knight and Annie Henderson Freeman.1,3 She appeared as a daughter on the census of 5 January 1920 in the household of Jerome Napoleon Knight and Annie Henderson Freeman at 526 19th Street, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas.3 She married Ervin Virgil Faggard circa 1930.1 She died from an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) at 5:50 am on 4 December 1970 at Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 60 years, 7 months and 29 days.1,2 She was buried on 6 December 1970 at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.1,2

Family: Ila Opal Knight and Ervin Virgil Faggard


  1. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online, 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.
  2. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Find a Grave, database and images (… accessed 13 November 2022), memorial page for Ila Opal Knight Faggard (5 Apr 1910–4 Dec 1970), Find a Grave Memorial ID 124985221, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Sharon Howell (contributor 47390305) .
  3. [S444] 05 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1822, P7B.