Charles William Knight

Charles William Knight

Male 1847 - 1923

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  • Name  Charles William Knight 
    Born  26 Oct 1847  Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • An alternate date of birth is noted as 10/15/1847 at Stanwix. [1]
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  Presbyterian  [1
    Residence  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Secondary Residence 
    Residence  1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • According to the 1880 census, Charles Knight is living with his family at the Asher Potter residence. [3]
    Residence  1923  104 Huntington Street, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  Engineer, C.W. Knight & Son  [1
    • Mr. Knight graduated from the old Home Academy, his father was a carpenter and he worked with him most mornings and evenings, he studied civil engineering and became most proficient and he had been engaged in that line for 50 years and in that time probably had as many in not more contracts than any civil engineer in the United States, having planned and supervised construction of over 50 large water works and sewer systems in different states. Among the water plants built by him were those in Rome, Schenectady, N.Y, Altoona, Uniontown, Scotdale, Greensburg all in Pennsylvania and many others. He also built the sewer system for this city and his company completed plans for a sewer disposal plant for Rome. [1]
    Occupation  Eralaust Farm, Elpis Road, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Owner. Also known as the "Stone Barn Castle" 
    Stone Barn Castle
    Stone Barn Castle (16)
    Images of Eralaust Farm, more commonly known as the Stone Barn Castle.
    Membership  American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Fairfax, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Membership  Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Rome Club 
    Died  20 May 1923  Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Five weeks ago he suffered a stroke from which it was thought he was recovering. As he was able to sit up in a chair and appeared to be gaining. He had another stroke Sunday which proved fatal. [1]
    Buried  Rome Cemetery, 1500 Jervis Avenue, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I194  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  25 Nov 2015 

    Father  Joseph Huntington Knight,   b. 12 Oct 1814, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Birth 
    Mother  Juliette E. Butts,   b. 13 Jun 1815, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Birth 
    Family ID  F59  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Altay Elizabeth Potter,   b. 20 Jul 1854, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1884, Utica, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Oct 1875  Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Edith Chew Knight,   b. 29 Sep 1876, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Arthur Potter Knight,   b. 9 Sep 1879, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1946, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Altay Potter Knight,   b. 10 Mar 1881, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles Stuart Knight,   b. 27 Jun 1883, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1906, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Feb 2015 
    Family ID  F60  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Charlotte Robinson Lyndon,   b. 1885, Munnsville, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Oct 1901  Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Charles Pritchard Knight,   b. 12 Jun 1903, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dorothy L. Knight,   b. 1912, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Edgar Franklin Knight,   b. 27 May 1916, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2014 
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1847 - Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Secondary Residence - - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Oct 1875 - Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1901 - Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - 104 Huntington Street, Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Owner. Also known as the "Stone Barn Castle" - - Eralaust Farm, Elpis Road, Vienna, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - Rome Club - - Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1923 - Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rome Cemetery, 1500 Jervis Avenue, Rome, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Utica Observer-Dispatch (Reliability: 1), 21 May 1923.
      Obituary: C.W. Knight Passes Away; Widely Known

    2. [S63] RootsWeb, (Ancestry.Com), wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=williamknight58&id=I2857 (Reliability: 2), 25 Jun 2014.
      Descendants of Richard and Sarah Rogers Knight: Charles William Knight by William Custer Knight

    3. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 31 (Reliability: 2), 17 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/17/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 31; Line No: 4-7