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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Genealogy Part 6 of So-Called "Chief" "Retired Chief" "Senior Advisor" "Reactivated Retired Chief" Howard Franklin Knight Jr.'s Genealogical History:

Caledonian Record newspaper dated March 01, 1899 (Wednesday) regarding Anna B. (nee: Knight) Bowles death. She died in Lyndonville, Orleans County, Vermont on February 22, 1899, at her home; Mrs. Charles Bowles, died of Consumption (Tuberculosis). Charles Bowles and Anna Belle Knight married in September 1899. She was the daughter of George W. Knight and Sarah Viola (nee: Dean).
June 27, 1900 Federal Census for Newark, Caledonia County, Vermont.
Household 98-98:
George W. Bigelow born N.H. Apr 1842 age 58
Rosina V. born Canada English Apr 1842 age 58
Harry G. Geer (grandson) born Vermont Dec 1882 age 17
Ida M. (granddaughter) born Canada English Jan 1889 age 11
Household 99-99
Arthur L. Bigelow born Canada (American Citizen) July 1876 age 23
Alida B. born Vermont Sept 1877 age 22
Gladys M. born Vermont Mar 1897 age 3
June 07, 1900 Federal Census for Newport, Orleans County, Vermont.
Household 68-69:
George Caswell born Aug 1874 age 25
Ada M. (nee: Bigelow) Geer-Caswell born Oct 1875 age 24
Josiah Caswell born Jan 1840 (father to George Caswell)
Eliza Caswell born Nov 1840 (mother to George Caswell)
Marriage Record Card of Bessie Estella (nee: Geer) and Lewis D. King dated March 08, 1902 in Newark, Caledonia County, Vermont. Bessie Estella Geer was born in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont in 1886, the daughter of Elmer Ellery Geer and Ada Melvina (nee: Bigelow).
Certificate of Marriage No. 17 dated December 01, 1903 in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont of Frank W. Knight age 21 years. Occupation: Machinist. First marriage. Born in Lyndonville, Vermont. Father: Geo. W. Knight. Mother: Sarah (Dean) Knight. Ida D. Geer age 16 years. First Marriage. Born in Barnston, P.Q. Father: Elmer Geer. Mother: Ada (Bigelow) Geer. Marriage was performed on November 26, 1903 in West Burke, Caledonia County, Vermontby Charles G. Gorse, Minister of the Gospel.
Marriage Record Card for Ida D. Geer and Franklin Warren Knight.
St. Johnsbury Caledonian newspaper announcement dated December 09, 1903. "Frank Knight and Miss Ida Geer of West Burke were recently married, and are receiving the congratulations of their many friends."
St. Johnsbury Caledonian 1903-1905 newspaper "extract" dated December 09, 1903 reagrding Franklin Warren Knight and Ida D. Geer's marriage in West Burke, Vermont.
Birth Record Card for Thelma Viola Knight dated March 29, 1906 in Burke, Caledonia County, Vermont. Notice: Ida M. Geer's residence is Lowell, Massachusetts and that Thelma Viola Knight color-race was indicated to have been "white."

Perhaps the doctor, E. F. Root, MD was "color blind"?
Maybe the Knight-Geer family; mother, father,
and Thelma Viola Geer
were simply "hiding in plain sight"

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