Alpheus E. KNIGHT
Matilda HILDEBRAND


Husband:  Alpheus E. KNIGHT
Birth:  8 Sep 1854, Pierce Twp., Jones Co., Iowa  
Death:  14 Dec 1940, Fresno, Fresno Co., California
Burial:  Dec 1940, Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno Co., California
Father:  Joseph KNIGHT
Mother:  Elizabeth CASS

Marriage:  12 Jun 1892, Fresno, Fresno Co., California 

Wife:  Matilda HILDEBRAND
Birth:  Jan 1867, San Juan, Monterey Co., California 
Death:  1904, Fresno, Fresno Co., California 
Burial:  1904, Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno Co., California  
Father:  James O. HILDEBRAND 
Mother:   Louise KING 

Children:
1. Christopher A. KNIGHT, b: May 1894, Fresno, Fresno Co., California
2. Charles Wesley KNIGHT, b: 19 May 1895, Fresno, Fresno Co., California
                                              d: 16 Jul 1978, Selma, Fresno Co., California
3. Reba Rose KNIGHT, b: Mar 1898, Fresno, Fresno Co., California
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Notes:
Matilda was originally married to Alpheus' cousin James Harvey Knight who died in South Dakota in 1892.  She had two additional children - Myrtle & Bertha - that she brought into her marriage with Alpheus.

Alpheus' brother, Adam, married Matilda's sister, Daisy.

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0086, Page 268B), Township #10, Fresno Co., California,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 18, Enumeration Date: 15-Jun-1900, Family #121

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn.

# C Liv.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 KNIGHT, Alvis E

 Head

M

Sep

1853

46

M

9

 

 

IA

IA

IA

 Farmer

 

               Matilda

 Wife

F

Jan

1867

33

M

9

5

4

CA

OH

WI

 

 

               Myrtle S

 Daughter

F

Oct

1885

14

S

 

 

 

CA

IA

CA

 At School

X

               Bertha

 Daughter

F

Sep

1887

12

S

 

 

 

CA

IA

CA

 At School

X

               Cris A

 Son

M

May

1894

6

S

 

 

 

CA

IA

CA

 

 

               Charles W

 Son

M

May

1895

5

S

 

 

 

CA

IA

CA

 

 

               Rebie Rose

 Daughter

F

Mar

1898

2

S

 

 

 

CA

IA

CA

 

 

By 1910, Matilda had died and Alpheus was living with his parents.

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_0098, Page 183A), Kerman Pct., Fresno Co., California,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 71, Enumeration Date: 24-Jan-1920, Family #152

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S
W/D

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

In Sch

 KNIGHT, Alphus

 Head

M

66

W

IA

IA

IA

 Farmer / Dairy Farm

 

               Revha

 Daughter

F

21

S

CA

IA

IA

 None

 

               Albert

 Brother

M

56

S

IA

IA

IA

 Farmer / Dairy Farm

 

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