Person:Captain Knotts (1)

m. 4 Jan 1883
  1. French Knotts1884 - 1884
  2. Howard Knotts1885 - 1885
  3. Ella Knotts1886 -
  4. Fletcher Knotts1888 - 1888
  5. Esther Knotts1889 - 1889
  6. Fannie Knotts1890 - 1890
  7. Lester Knotts1891 - 1892
  8. Lizzie Knotts1893 - 1894
  9. Losie Knotts1896 - 1970
  10. John Harley Knotts1897 - Aft 1970
  11. Captain Absolom Knotts1900 - 1987
  12. Perry Edward Knotts1905 -
  • HCaptain Absolom Knotts1900 - 1987
  • WEva ColeAbt 1900 - 1969
m. abt 1922
  1. Iris Murlean KnottsAbt 1923 -
  2. Betty Delores KnottsAbt 1935 -
Facts and Events
Name[4] Captain Absolom Knotts
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][4] 19 Aug 1900 Minnora, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States
Marriage abt 1922 to Eva Cole
Residence[3] 1970 Canton, Stark Co., Ohio, United States
Death? 6 Jan 1987 Parkersburg, Wood Co., West Virginia, United States
Burial? Sunset Hills Burial Park, Canton, Stark Co., Ohio, United States

On the 1910 census he was living with his mother and new step-father, Harry Eisman.

The Parkersburg News Parkersburg, WV Thursday, Jan. 8, 1987

Captain A. Knotts

Captain A. Knotts, 86, of Belrock Avenue, Belpre [Ohio], died at St. Joseph's Hospital Tuesday evening following an extended illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, W.Va., a son of the late E. C. Knotts and Arminta Knotts Eismon. He had spent his early life there. He lived in Canton, Ohio, for 20 years and moved to Belpre in 1971. He was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple and attended the Belpre Church of Christ. He was a farmer and a merchant by trade.

He was a member of the Lindon Masonic Lodge No. 3 AF & AM.

He is survived by one son, Edward C. Knotts of Leachtown, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Roscoe Eismon of Cleveland, Ohio.

He was married to Eva Cole, who preceded him in death in 1969, along with two daughters, Iris Murlean Douglas and Betty Delores Pappas.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 9:30 a.m., at the Spencer Funeral Home, 220 Main St., Belpre. Graveside services will be Saturday, 1:30 p.m. in Sunset Hills Burial Park, Everhard Road, North Canton, Ohio.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

Transcribed by Francis (Kay) Walker and contributed to the MyFamily/Calhoun, Roane, Braxton & Clay Tombstone site October 17, 2005.

  1. United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626)
    District 7, Washington, Calhoun Co., West Virginia.

    Captain A. Knotts, age 29, first married at age 21, farmer
    wife: Cole E. Knotts, age 30, first married at age 22
    daughter: Iris M. Knotts, age 7
    son: Edward C. Knotts, age 4 2/12
    all born in West Virginia

  2. Find A Grave
    memorial #51147796.
  3. Obituary.

    See his sister Losie's Notes.

  4. 4.0 4.1 [ Birth Certificate of Captain Absolom Knotts, in West Virginia, United States. Vital Research Records Search Selection. (West Virginia, United States: West Virginia Archives and History).