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Monday, March 1, 2010

Genealogy Part 16 of So-Called "Chief" "Retired Chief" "Senior Advisor" "Reactivated Retired Chief" Howard Franklin Knight Jr.'s Genealogical History:

1938 Lyndonville, Caledonia County, Vermont Directory. R.F.D. No. 3: Ada M. (nee: Bigelow) Caswell. Her first marriage was to Elmer Ellery Geer and later when they seperated she remarried to George Albert Caswell. She is listed in this Directory with her son Maurice Jay Caswell.
Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont Birth Record Card for Marybee Alice Tanner, born on September 28, 1939. Her parents were Gerald Tanner (who was identified as "White" and 40 years of age) and Abbie (nee: Caswell) who was also identified as "White" age 38 years of age.

Marriage Record Card of Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont of Frances Gladys (nee: Day) to Maurice Jay Caswell dated September 09, 1939. She was "White" and 23 years of age at the time of her 1st marriage. She was born in Hartland, Ohio, to the son of Claire Day, and Edith (nee: Waldron).
Marriage Record Card of Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont for Maurice Jay Caswell and Frances Gladys (nee: Day) dated September 9, 1939. He was "White," age 34 years at the time of his first marriage. His occupation was Laborer. He was the son of George Caswell born in Newport, Orleans County, Vermont and Ada (nee: Bigelow) born in Stanstead, Quebec, Canada.
Birth Record Card of Fairlee, Vermont for Bernard Henry Caswell, born on November 14, 1939. His parents were Maurice Jay Caswell and Frances Gladys (nee: Day). Both parents are identified as "White."
Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont Certificate of Death for Ada M. (nee: Bigelow) Geer - Caswell. She died January 24, 1940 at the age of 74 years, 9 months and 9 days. She was born in Magog, Quebec, Canada to George Myron Bigelow (who was born in Holderness, New Hampshire) and Rosaina Alfin (Rosina Victoria nee: Allen) who was born in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The "informant" was Mrs. Abbie Tanner of Sutton, Vermont. Ada M. Caswell died of Broncho Pneumonia and Influenza. Ada's Color or Race is identified as "White."
Death Record Card for Ada M. Caswell (nee: Bigelow) , Ida May (nee: Geer) Knight's mother.
Caledonian-Record newspaper dated January 25, 1940. Obituary for Ada Melvina (nee: Bigelow) Geer - Caswell. "DEATHS...CASWELL: At her home in Lyndon on Jan. 24, Mrs. Ada Melvina Caswell, at the age of 74 years, 4 months, 9 days. Funeral services at the Woods & Trefren Funeral Parlors, Lyndonville, on Friday at 2 P.M. with the Rev. N. C. Webster officiating. Entombment will be in Lyndon Center.
St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont Death Record Card for Verla Louise Tanner, dated Mary 19, 1941. She was the daughter of Gerald Tanner and Abbie Priscilla (nee: Caswell). She was born March 26. 1925 in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont. She was identified as "White." Verla Louise Tanner was apparently pregnant at the age of 15 years, 11 months and 23 days. She died due to Puerperal eclampsis due to the 8 month pregnancy.
Middletown, Connecticut Daily Tribune newspaper dated Monday, June 2, 1941 regarding the birth of Howard Franklin Knight, Jr., son of Howard Franklin Knight, Sr. and Marion Corabelle (nee: Cook). "BIRTHS: At Crescent Street hospital, Saturday, a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Knight of 76 Union street." The "stick'em note" dated October 30, 2009 "Here you are! from Gail at Info Services at the Russell Library.
April 28, 1949 World War 2 Draft Registration Card for Frank Warren Knight (Serial Number 1893) of 2 Maynard Street in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire. His mailing address was P.O. Box 267 in Hanover, New Hampshire and he was 59 years and he was born in Lyndonville, Vermont on November 17, 1882. Frank Warren Knight listed his son George Warren Knight of Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont as someone who will always know Frank W. Knight's address. Frank Knight's employer was the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire.
April 28, 1949 World War 2 Draft Registration Card-Section 2, for Franklin Warren Knight (Serial Number 1893) of 2 Maynard Street in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Frank Warren Knight was identifying as "White". He was five foot, ten and a half inches in height, weighing 235 pounds. He was blue eye'd and gray hair. His complexion was "light."

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