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John WICKHAM
(1800-1865)
Anne MATHEWS/MATTHEWS
(Abt 1801-Aft 1880)
Nathan BELFORD
Dorcus STEWART
Ezekial WICKHAM
(1847-1919)
Drusilla Bell BELFORD
(Abt 1845-1879)
Arvinia Bell WICKHAM
(1867-1936)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Edward KNIGHT

Arvinia Bell WICKHAM 2

  • Born: 20 Apr 1867, Sardis, Monroe Co, OH 1 3
  • Marriage (1): John Edward KNIGHT in 1887 in Woodsfield, Monroe Co, OH 1
  • Died: 27 Jan 1936, Peace Twp, Belmont Co, OH at age 68 3
  • Buried: Mt Olivet Cem, Marshall Co, WV
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bullet  General Notes:

1900 WV CENSUS, Marshall Co, Union Twp, Benwood town: John Knight, Mar 1862, 38, married 13 yrs, b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer (iron); wife Arvenia (Urvenia?) B., Apr 1868, 32, married 13 yrs, 6 children, 4 living, b. OH, parents b. OH; son Hugh, Jan 1888, 12, b. OH, parents b. OH, at school; dau. Cora Bell, Jan 1890, 10, b. WV, parents b. OH, at school; son Wm. Thomas, Jan 1892, 8, b. WV, parents b. OH, at school; son John E., July 1899, 10/12, b. WV, parents b. OH.

1910 WV CENSUS, Marshall Co, Union District, Benwood city: Edward (Sadward?) Knight, 48, b. OH, parents b. US, laborer, steel mill; wife "Arvena" B., 42, married 23 yrs, 8 children, 6 living, b. OH, parents b. OH; son Hugh, 22, single, laborer, furnace; son Thomas, 18, single, pipe cutter, tube works; son John E., 11; son Ezekiel, 8; dau. Tempenace(?) (Sempenia?) M., 6; boarder Mick Kasonavich, 22, Austria, parents b. Austria, laborer, coke (?) plant; boarder Nick Spahar, 33, b. Austria, parents b. Austria, laborer, steel works.

1920 WV CENSUS, Marshall Co, Union District, Benwood city: "Arvena" Knight, 51, wid, b. OH, parents b. OH, no occupation; son Hugh, 32, single, b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer, steel mill; son John, 21, single, b. WV, parents b. OH, coonemore(?), steel mill; son "Ezekil", 17, b. WV, parents b. OH, laborer, steel mill; dau. Temperance, 15, b. WV, parents b. OH; brother Henry Wickham, 45, div., b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer, tin mill; niece Hattie Wickham, 10, b. WV, father b. OH, mother b. WV.

1930 WV CENSUS, Marshall Co, Benwood city: "Arvina" (Arvine?) "McKnight", 66, wd, b. OH, parents b. OH, no occupation; son John E. "McKnight", 29, single, b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer, mill steel; niece Hattie Lynch, 20, 1st marriage age 18, b. OH, parents b. OH, no occupation.

OH HISTORICAL SOCIETY - OH DEATH CERTIFICATE INDEX: "Arvinia" Bell Knight d. 1-27-1936 in Belmont Co, OH

DEATH CERTIFICATE: "Arvinia" Bell Knight of 4856 Water St., Benwood, WV; widow; wife of John Edward Knight; b. April 20, 1867 at Friendly, WV; father: Ezekiel Wickham who was b. Sardis, OH; mother: name & birthplace unknown; d. Jan. 27, 1936 in Pease Twp, Belmont Co, OH of myocarditis; burial at Mt. Olivet Cem, Jan. 30., 1936; informant: Brady Butler of Route 3, Bellaire, OH.

OHIO RECORDS & PIONEER FAMILIES, Vol. 21, p. 206:
Queries - Seeking family information on the following: John Edward KNIGHT, born Monroe Co., OH, 15 Mar 1862 (son of James and Elizabeth), married Woodsfield, OH, 1887, Arvenia Bell WICKHAM, born Sardis, OH, 20 April 1869, daughter of Ezekiel and Drusilla Bell (BELFORD) WICKHAM. Mrs. Kathleen Meeker, Martins Ferry, OH.

ROOTSWEB: James & Arvenia Knight lived in Benwood & Wheeling.


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Arvinia married John Edward KNIGHT, son of James KNIGHT and Elizabeth WETZEL, in 1887 in Woodsfield, Monroe Co, OH.1 (John Edward KNIGHT was born on 15 Mar 1862 in Long Reach, Monroe Co, OH 1 4 and died on 4 Jun 1917 in hospital, Marshall Co, WV 5.)


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Sources


1 Info from Mrs. Kathleen Meeker.

2 1880 OH Census.

3 Death Certificate of Arvinia Wickham Knight.

4 Death Certificate of Ezekiel Knight.

5 (wvculture.org).


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