Frank Wesley Knight1

M, #2370, b. 12 March 1905, d. 30 September 1950
1st cousin 1 time removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Frank Wesley Knight was born on 12 March 1905 at Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.1,2 He was the son of Jerome N. Knight and Annie H. Freeman.3,2 He appeared as a son on the census of 5 January 1920 in the household of Jerome N. Knight and Annie H. Freeman at 526 19th Street, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas.2 He was employed as a custodian on 29 September 1950 at French High School, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.3 As of 29 September 1950, Frank Wesley Knight lived at 1850 Pope Street, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.3 He was murdered by a gunshot wound to the head on 30 September 1950 at Hardin County, Texas, at age 45.1,3 He was buried on 24 October 1950 at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.1


  1. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online, Name:     Frank Wesley Knight
    Birth Date:     12 Mar 1905
    Birth Place:     Mobile, Texas
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Residence:     Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
    Father:     Jerome Knight
    Mother:     Annie Freeman
    Age at Death:     45
    Death Date:     30 Sep 1950
    Death Place:     Hardin, Texas, USA.
  2. [S444] 05 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1822, P7B.
  3. [S443] Beaumont Enterprise - Knight Murder, ? Oct 1952.