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Douglas Clayton (Margaret Griffiths Williams) Knox Family Group Sheet

Contributed by Darlene Christison Mingus, Ola, Idaho
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Family Group Record
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Husband: Douglas Clayton Knox
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      Birth: 27 Jan 1843    Saint Clairsville, Belmont Co., Ohio    
      Census: 1850          Guernsey Co., Liberty Twp., Ohio        
        Misc: 1853          Left Appanoose, Iowa to Nebraska City, N
      Census: 1860          Otoe Co., Nebraska                      
        Misc: 1864          Wagon train to Rocky Bar, Idaho        
      Census: 1870          Idaho Territory Federal Population and M
    History: 1871          Along the River by Nellie Ireton Mills  
    Picture: 1872          Pioneer Home of Douglas Knox and Family 
        Misc: 1872          Board of Trustees-Emmett School District
    History: 21 Sep 1875    Along the River by Nellie Ireton Mills  
        Misc: bef 1878      Mason in Boise Lodge #2, A.F. & A.M.    
        Misc: 1878          Butte Lodge #37, A.F.& A.M.            
Land Entries: 10 Jun 1879    Emmett, Idaho                          
      Census: 1880          Idaho-Payette Valley                    
    Picture: 1892          Emmett, Idaho (Douglas Knox family)    
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
      Census: 1910          Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho        
    History: 1920          History of Idaho Vol II                
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 179 Gem Co., Idaho              
      Death: 2 Feb 1934    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: abt 5 Feb 1934 Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
Certificate: #1118          Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho (Idaho Pioneer)  
    Marriage: 8 May 1867    Dry Creek , Ada Co., Boise, Idaho      
      Father: James (The Immigrant) Knox (b 12 May 1815)
      Mother: Agness Douglass (b 27 Jan 1816)
Other spouse: Mrs. Samantha Lewis (m 6 Jul 1903)                    
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Wife: Margaret Griffiths Williams
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      Birth: 18 Mar 1842    Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio            
    Picture: 1870          (Son John Davies, Sr. and family)      
      Death: 25 Apr 1887    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: abt 28 Apr 1887Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
      Father: Barrett Williams (b 1 Mar 1803)
      Mother: Elizabeth Ann Griffiths (b 20 Jun 1812)
Other spouse: Thomas J. Davies (m 22 Sep 1860)                      
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Children
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1 F Ella Frances Knox
      Birth: 11 Jul 1868    Dry Creek , Ada Co., Boise, Idaho      
      Census: 1930          Gem Co., 179 West Emmett Precinct, Idaho
        Misc: 1956          Queen of the Cherry Festival            
      Death: 6 Oct 1964    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial:                                                        
      Spouse: William Whitney Parrish (m 1 Jan 1888)                
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2 M Clayton Bane Knox
      Birth: 15 Dec 1870    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
        Chr: 1 Jan 1888    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
Land Entries: 15 Jul 1899    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
  Homestead: 12 Aug 1899    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1900          Emmett, Canyon Co., Idaho              
Certificate: 22 Oct 1902    State of Idaho (D.D.Gr. Mas. of 100F)  
Real Estate: 25 May 1907    Emmett, Canyon Co., Idaho              
Land Entries: 25 Jan 1909    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
    Picture: bet 1913-1920  Emmett, Idaho-City Transfer            
Warranty Deed: 9 Jan 1913    Emmett, Canyon Co., Idaho              
    History: 1920          History of Idaho, Vol III, p.307.      
      Census: 1920          Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
Real Estate: 4 Oct 1924    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 177 Gem Co., Idaho              
        Misc: 6 Mar 1939    Member of the Ind. Order of Odd Fellows 
    Confirm: 14 May 1944    St. Mary's Episcopal Church-Emmett, Idah
Real Estate: 13 Nov 1944    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Death: 29 Oct 1945    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: 1 Nov 1945    Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
        Misc:                Master Mason of the Masonic Lodge      
      Spouse: Minnie Alice Knouse (m 18 Jun 1893)                    
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3 M Deloss Dupont Knox
      Birth: 2 Apr 1872    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
Land Entries: 15 Nov 1904    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
Land Entries: 5 May 1910    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Death: 21 Jul 1950    Temple City, California                
      Burial:                                                        
      Spouse: Effie Ella Fulton (m 19 Jan 1898)                      
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4 M Walter Scott Knox
      Birth: 2 Sep 1873    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
Land Entries: 26 Jul 1904    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 136 Gem Co., Idaho              
Land Entries: 11 Aug 1932    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Death: 27 May 1957    Cascade, Valley Co., Idaho              
      Burial:                Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
        Misc:                Masonic fraternity                      
        Misc:                Independent Order of Odd Fellows        
        Misc:                American Yeomen                        
      Spouse: Carrie Mae Fulton (m 25 Aug 1897)                      
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5 M Frank Knox
      Birth: 1 Jun 1878    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
        Misc: bet 1923-1926  Mayor of Emmett, Idaho                  
      Death: 1 Sep 1953    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial:                Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
      Spouse: Eva Thommen (m 5 Sep 1911)                            
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6 F Lottie Charote Agnes Knox
      Birth: 11 Jan 1879    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Death: 21 May 1979                                            
      Burial:                                                        
      Spouse: George Little (m 3 Aug 1898)                          
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7 F Margaret (Mag) Knox
      Birth: 1 Oct 1881    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Death: 13 Nov 1971    La Grande, Union Co., Oregon            
      Burial:                                                        
      Spouse: Samuel Arthur Wells (m 21 Nov 1900)                    
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8 F Minnie (Min) Ethel Knox
      Birth: 10 Sep 1884    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Death: 4 Oct 1969    Livingston, Park Co., Montana          
      Burial:                                                        
      Spouse: Martin L. Murray (m 16 Jul 1903)                      
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9 M Twins Knox
      Birth: 1883          Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Death: At birth      Emmett, Idaho-Emmett Cemetery          
      Burial:                                                        
    Marriage:                                                        
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Prepared 20 Apr 2012 by:
Darlene Mingus




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FAMILY NOTES
Marriage(1): 

HUSBAND NOTES: Douglas Clayton Knox
Birth(2): 
Census(3): 
Misc(2): 
Census(4): 
Misc(2): 
Census(5): 
History(6): 
Picture(7): 
Misc(8): 
History(6): 
Misc(2): 
Misc(2): 
Land Entries(9): 
Census(10): 
Picture(11): 
Census(12): 
Census(13): 
Census(14): 
History(15): 
Census(16): 
Death(17): 
Burial(17): 
Certificate(6): 
General(18): All 8 kids of Douglas and Margaret were baptised on 30 December 1887 at St. 
Mary's Episcopal Church in Emmett, Idaho.

Douglas Clayton's family was Scotch-Irish.

History of Idaho, Vol 11, p.339.  Chicago-The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1920.

WIFE NOTES: Margaret Griffiths Williams
Birth(2): 
Picture(6): 
Death(17): 
Burial(17): 
General(18): Margaret Williams's family was Welsh.
A fellow came out of a saloon and shot him.

CHILD NOTES: Ella Frances Knox
Birth(19): 
Census(20): 
Misc(21): 
Death(17): 
General(18): 

CHILD NOTES: Clayton Bane Knox
Birth(22): 
Chr(23): 
Land Entries(24): 
Homestead(22): 
Census(25): 
Certificate(26): 
Real Estate(22): 
Land Entries(27): 
Census(28): 
Picture(11): 
Warranty Deed(22): 
History(2): 
Census(29): 
Real Estate(22): 
Census(16): 
Misc(22): 
Confirm(22): 
Real Estate(22): 
Death(17): 
Burial(30): 
Misc(22): 
General(18): Scotch-Irish.

11 kids, 4 daughters 7 sons, and 19 grandkids.

History of Idaho Vol. 111, p.307. Chicago-The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1920.

CHILD NOTES: Deloss Dupont Knox
Census(31): 
Land Entries(32): 
Census(33): 
Land Entries(34): 
Death(30): 
General(18): Delos lived in Temple City, California.
Information on children and dates were taken from Delos and Effie's obituaries 
and from family.
Delos and Walter married sisters, Effie and Carrie.

CHILD NOTES: Walter Scott Knox
Birth(17): 
Census(35): 
Land Entries(36): 
Census(37): 
Census(16): 
Land Entries(38): 
Death(39): 
General(18): Walter and Delos married sisters, Carrie and Effie Fulton.

History of Idaho Vol. 111, p.310. Chicago-The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1920.


CHILD NOTES: Frank Knox
Census(40): 
Death(30): 
Burial(30): 
General(18): 

CHILD NOTES: Lottie Charote Agnes Knox
Birth(30): 
Death(39): 
General(18): Lottie and Minnie E. lived in Livingston, Montana.

CHILD NOTES: Margaret (Mag) Knox
Death(39): 
General(18): Margaret  lived in La Grande, Oregon at the time of her brother's death in 1953.

CHILD NOTES: Minnie (Min) Ethel Knox
Death(39): 
General(18): Minnie E. and Lottie lived in Livingston, Montana (Big Timber).

CHILD NOTES: Twins Knox
General(18): 

SOURCES
1.  Idaho, Ada County, Marriages, Abstracts and Records 1865-1888 979.6A1V25.  Marriage record: 1867- Book 1, p.30.
2.  History of Idaho.  Chicago-The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.
3.  Census: 1850 Guernsey Co., Liberty Twp., Ohio.
4.  Census: 1860 Otoe Co.,130  Nebraska City, Nebraska.
5.  Idaho Territory Federal Population and Mortality Schedule-1870, p.6-Chris 
Kesgard and family with nephew Sheridan Andersen next door, #71-80.  Douglas Knox-p.29.
6.  Copy.
7.  Picture.  Painted by their daughter, Ella Knox Parrish in 1883.
8.  Meg Davis-Knox researcher.  Douglas was the compelling force behind the territorial legislation passing a 
special act to form the Emmettsville Independent School District.  He remained 
on the board for 52 years, 1872-1925.
9.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #IDIDAA 014106.
10.  Census: 1880 Payette Valley, Ada Co., Idaho.  Douglas Knox-p.119.
11.  Picture.
12.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.  South Emmett Precint.
13.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.
14.  Census: 1920 Gem Co., Idaho.  South Emmett Precinct.
15.  History of Idaho.  Chicago-The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.  Vol II, p.339.
16.  Census: 1930 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho.
17.  Family members.
18.  GEDCOM file imported on 3 Nov 2000.
19.  Family Bible.
20.  Census: 1930 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho.  Living with father, Douglas Knox, her husband William and dau. Doris.
21.  Personal knowledge.
22.  Copy of Certificate.
23.  Family members.  St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
24.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #IDIDAA014911.
25.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.  Emmett Precinct.
26.  Copy of Certificate.  Grand Master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the State of Idaho to 
Past Grand C.B. Knox -appointed District Deputy Grand Master of the IOOF.
27.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #42569.
28.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.  South Emmett Precinct.
29.  Census: 1920 Gem Co., Idaho.  South Emmett Precinct.
30.  Obituary.
31.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.  Emmett Precinct.
32.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #IDIDAA015042.
33.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.  North Emmett Precinct.
34.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #127948.
35.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.  Emmett Precinct.
36.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #IDIDAA015040.
37.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.  North Emmett Precinct.
38.  BLM-Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States.  Serial #1056417.
39.  Robert Hadeen-Knox researcher.
40.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.  North Emmett Precinct.



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