Christopher Columbus Knight1

M, #7574, b. 17 February 1884, d. 8 October 1968
     Christopher Columbus Knight was born on 17 February 1884 at Colmesneil, Tyler County, Texas.2,3,1 Christopher Columbus Knight also went by the name of Newk.1 He was the son of John Wesley Knight and Sebell Narcissus Truett.2 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.2 He was employed as a farm laborer on 20 June 1900 at Pct 7, Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.2 He married Pearl Mae Mann, daughter of Robert Elonzo Mann and Mattie Jane McCree, on 29 August 1906 at Tyler County, Texas.4 He died on 8 October 1968 at Park Place Hospital, 3050 39th Street, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 84 years, 7 months and 21 days.5,1,3 He was buried at Mann Cemetery, CR 2836, Tyler County, Texas.3,1,5

Family: Christopher Columbus Knight and Pearl Mae Mann


  1. [S727] Kay Barnes, "E-Mail Message from Kay Barnes to Joe Peery," e-mail to Joe Peery, Various Dates, Dated 08 July 2012.
  2. [S445] 20 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_1674, P8B.
  3. [S447] Jim W. and Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Texas Gravestone Inscriptions, p. 109.
  4. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, Bride Index P89.
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Find a Grave, database and images (… : accessed 20 May 2022), memorial page for Christopher Columbus Knight (17 Feb 1884–8 Oct 1968), Find a Grave Memorial ID 34609802, citing Mann Cemetery, Colmesneil, Tyler County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by The Angel Hunter (contributor 46942255) .