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"The Harmon T. Knight Family Tree

Updated April 9, 2009

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I don't know much about my Grandparents Harmon T. Knight and his wife Mattie McCanna Teeters Knight. My dad was Walter Francis Knight, born Jan. 16, 1916 and died Sept. 4 1960 of a heart attack. He was 44 years young. I was 12 years old. And we had just moved to Sarasota Fl. only 4 years before. We lived in Sunbright, Tn., Dayton Ohio, and a short time in Knoxville, Tn. Francis as he was called, married my Mom, Wilda Marie Jones Knight, She was born August 11, 1925. As of this date she is still living and is 83 yrs.They only knew each other 3 weeks before being married! She was the Daughter of Arnold M. Jones and Edith Marie York Jones. My Dad had 3 Daughters, Rita Anne Knight Jackson, born Nov. 8, 1946. Kathryn Marie Knight LaGasse, born Feb.18,1948 and Beverly Lynn Knight Maxa Lake, born Feb.12,1956. Rita married Richard "Dick" Glenn Jackson, Kathy married Francis Joseph LaGasse Jr. and Bev married Tom Maxa (ended in divorce) then married Steve Lake. Steve Lake has same Birthday as Francis! January 16th. Wilda remarried in 1962 to Roger Alvin Kinzel and had a son Roger Alan Kinzel born March 24, 1963. Rita and husband Dick have Son Ryan Dewitt Jackson, born Nov. 15, 1971. And a daughter Jennifer Reagan Jackson, born Sept. 3, 1975. Kathy and husband Joe have a Son Robert Francis LaGasse. born Oct. 16, 1969. A Daughter Karolyn Marie LaGasse, born April 3, 1972. And a Son Eli Knight LaGasse, born Aug. 16, 1975.Beverly did not have any children of her own.

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