A biography/family history of E.B. Knott is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 3, page 863.
Edwin B. Knott, born 1863, son of William and Eliza Knott.He attended school in Lima, OH, and in 1869 went to Rochester, IN, and worked there until 1880 when he went to TX. In Texas, he was a range rider in the cattle business for four years.Later he went to Ord, NE, and was in the stock business until he came to Kalispell, MT. He first had a real estate business but formed a partnership in a mercantile busines, the Knott and Thurston Mercantile Co at Whitefish.Mr. Knott also established the Princesss Theater.
Edwin married Miss Emma Stone, born in England, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Stone.Knott child:Laura E. (Mrs. Harry Taylor, Kalispell, MT).
Edwin B. Knott d. 13 Feb 1941, age 78, Whitefish, MT
An obituary of Laura E. (Knott) Gruesel, who died, 5 Jan 1964, in Colton, CA, is in the Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, MT, 6 Jan 1964.