Person:Leona Curtis (5)

Watchers
Leona Virginia Curtis
m. 27 Nov 1884
  1. Permelia Jeanette Curtis1886 - 1955
  2. Harry King Curtis1890 - 1946
  3. Leona Virginia Curtis1892 - 1965
m. 9 JUL 1919
  1. Charles Curtis Knight1920 - 1968
  2. Constance Knight1923 - 2002
Facts and Events
Name Leona Virginia Curtis
Gender Female
Birth? 1 APR 1892 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas
Marriage 9 JUL 1919 Washington, D.C.to Webster Knight
Death? 28 OCT 1965 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Reference Number? 1024+29145>2662+
Burial? Historical Cemetery #PV003

BIOGRAPHY: Was a represenative for the State of Rhode Island, and seconded the nomination for Vice-President of her father at the 1928 Republican Convention in Kansas City., she also did the dedication in 1959 for Charles Curtis bronze bust Roll: M593_1480 Page: 360 Image: 180 Year: 1870 Flourer Producer

Census: Household Record 1880 United States Census Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Dexter N. KNIGHT Self M Male W 47 RI Flour Manufacturer Diana P. KNIGHT Wife M Female W 47 CT Keeping House Richard KNIGHT Son S Male W 18 RI Printer John C. KNIGHT Son S Male W 15 RI

Census: Source Information:

 Census Place Providence, Providence, Rhode Island 
 Family History Library Film   1255213 
 NA Film Number   T9-1213 
 Page Number   233D

KNIGHT DEXTER N 36 M W RI RI PROVIDENCE 8-WD PROVIDENCE 1870


DEATH: Rhode Island Deaths Dexter N Knight

DEATH: Name: Dexter N Knight Kin 1: Stephen Knight Kin 2: Weltha Knight Death Date: 19 Jan 1893 Age: 60 yrs




BIOGRAPHY: History of Providence County, Vol I & II Ed. by Richard M. Bayles; W.W. Preston & Co., NY. 1891 Biographical sketches Volume I "City of Providence" http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/article38.html

The business organization of this firm and their enormous interest is as follows: Benjamin B. and Robert Knight are the presidents and treasurers of their several corporations; the firm of B. B. & R. Knight are the agents; Edwin Knowles is the financial secretary of the firm in charge of the Providence office and the accounts of 17 of the mills. Dexter N. Knight, brother of B. B. & R., is in a similar position as secretary of the Hebron Company, comprising the Hebron, Dodgeville and Grant mills; Fred B. Burt is the secretary of the Clinton Manufacturing Company; Henry A. Fifield is assistant secretary to the firm, in charge of the accounts of the cotton and finished goods; William E. Wall is agent of the firm for the sale of the goods at the principal store in Worth street, New York.


Hstory of Providence County Rhode Island Volume 1 1891 Page 621

    The Reliance Flour and Grain Mills, operated by Dexter N. Knight, are one of the most extensive of their class in New England. They are located on a site 100 by 150 feet, at 208 to 214 Dyer street, and are equipped with a grain elevator and all the latest improved mechanical appliances for the milling of flour, operated by steam power.

Providence Rhode Island City Directory 1855 Page 273 -274 Knight, Dexter N. flour and grain mills, 208 to 214 Dyer, bds. 213 Broad [house do.


Providence, Rhode Island City Directory, 1887 May 24, 2004 12:13 AM


Dexter N Knight The Providence City Directory and Rhode Island Business Directory, 1887 Rhode Island Providence B 56 Dexter N Knight The Providence City Directory and Rhode Island Business Directory, 1887 Rhode Island Providence K 307

Source Information: Ancestry.com. Providence, Rhode Island City Directory, 1887 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2003. Original data: The Providence Directory, and Rhode Island Business Directory. No. XLVII. For the Year Commencing July 1, 1887. Providence, RI: Sampson, Murdock, & Company, 1887.

Providence, Rhode Island Directory, 1889 May 24, 2004 12:14 AM


Dexter N Knight Providence Directory 1889 Rhode Island Providence W 577 Dexter N Knight Providence Directory 1889 Rhode Island Providence Business Directory 615

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Name Location 1 Location 2 Occupation

Dexter N. Knight 3 Washington row house 44 Wesleyan avenue Dexter N. Knight 3 Washington row house 44 Wesleyan avenue Source Information: Providence City Directory, 1890. Providence, RI: R. L. Polk Co., 1890.

TAXES: The Providence,Providence,Rhode Island City Tax, ordered by the city council for the year 1872. The following individual was rated as follows.

                                                   Real.      Per.       Amt. Of  Tax

Dexter N. Knight and wife 46200 5000 691.20