1880 census Owl Creek, Woodson, Kansas James A. Knott 44IL PA PA Laura J. Knott 34OH OH OH Nora B. Knott 13IL Emma M. Knott 12IL Emery D. Knott 10IL Cora A. Knott 7IL Joseph P. Knott 5KS Laura E. Knott 2KS
1870 census Owl Creek, Woodson, Kansas James A. Knott 34 IL Laura J. Knott 24 OH John A.Knott5 IL Nora B. Knott3 IL Emma M. Knott2 KS Emery D. Knott 3m KS
James A. Knott other census
1850 Hancock County, ILage 14 1900 Clayton Twp. Payne Co., OK age 65 1910 Clear Creek Twp., Payne Co., OK age74 1910 Rufus and Carrie Mae Sanders in same Clear Creek Twp. as James and his wife Laura.
Look up James Asbury Knotts and Emery D. on Rootsweb and I believe you will find even more connections.
"James Knott was in the Cherokee Strip in 1890 around Stillwater OK...Emory D Knott (James' son) homesteaded in Yale OK and gave Railroad the right of way...The rest of the family were Cherokee Strip Pioneers."