Knox, William Henry II

Male 1913 - 1952  (38 years)


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  • Name Knox, William Henry  [1
    Suffix II 
    Born 20 Oct 1913  Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [1
    Residence Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 15 Sep 1952  Hudson, Charlevoix, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Automobile Accident 
    Buried 18 Sep 1952  Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Woodland Cemetery
    Person ID I4595  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Knox, William Henry I,   b. 7 Jul 1879, Sewickley, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1945  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Gray, Marian Baird,   b. 19 Jun 1887, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1961, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Apr 1911  Winchester, Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Wedding article in Paper. Winchester, April 19. 1911 The first of the post-lenten society weddings to take place in this town, was that of Miss Marion Baird Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Gray of Everett Avenue, and William Henry Knox of Jackson, Michigan, USA, son of Mrs. William H. Knox (and the late William H. Knox)of Sewickly, Pa(Thorn Street, ) which occurred this evening at the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ernest M. Paddock of St James' Episcopal Church, Cambridge.

      The bride wore a gown of crepe meteor with pearl trimmings over white satin. She was attended by Miss Isabel Barr was maid of honor, who was gowned in white ninon over green satin with crystal trimmings. Miss Jane Pitheer of Chicago was flower girl and Stillman Weston of Winchester ring bearer. The best man was Charles E. Ellis of New York, USA.

      Prominent among the guests were Miss Rebecca Knox of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, Mrs. Raleigh C. Thomas of Baltimore, Md. Mrs Charles Pither of Chicago and Mr. Walter Gunthrop of Chicago.

      Another paper clipping. Bride was attended by Miss Isabel Barr of Toronto and the best man was Charles E. Ellis of New York, USA. " Following the wedding a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents where the bridal couple was assisted in receiving by Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Gray and Mrs. William H. Knox. The ushers were Knox Cain of Philadelphia and Morton Burden of Sewickley, Penn.

      How they met: " Mother had gone to Sewickley to see a class mate she had in School. At a party she met Dad and she thought that he was rather a silly person but somehow fell in love and they married. " David G. Knox letter 7 31 98
    Family ID F1626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sullivan, Katherine Mary,   b. 4 Jun 1917, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1996  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1941  Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Married in a private residence possibly the brides parents house
    Children 
     1. Knox, Mary Elizabeth  [natural]
     2. Knox, William Henry  [natural]
     3. Knox, Virginia  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1913 - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1941 - Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Automobile Accident - 15 Sep 1952 - Hudson, Charlevoix, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Sep 1952 - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S306] Michigan, USA Birth, Death and Marriage Records.
      Record for Katherine Sullivan