Person:Louisa Knotts (1)

m. 3 Nov 1857
  1. Josephine 'Josie' Knotts1858 - 1926
  2. John Rufus Knotts1860 - 1911
  3. Isaiah Knotts1862 - 1890
  4. Albert J. 'Pet' Knotts1863 - 1923
  5. William H. Knotts1866 - 1952
  6. George Warren Knotts1868 - 1968
  7. Louisa E. Knotts1870 - 1951
  8. Charles H. Knotts1872 - 1919
  9. Mary J. Knotts1874 - 1966
  10. Robert Joseph Knotts1876 - 1958
  11. Massa Dora Knotts1878 - 1936
  12. Unnamed twin son Knotts1880 - 1880
  13. Unnamed twin dau Knotts1880 - 1880
  14. Emma L. Knotts1882 - 1962
m. 15 Jan 1890
  1. Ottis 'Ota' Gibson1890 - Bef 1951
  2. Charles 'Charley' Gibson1893 -
  3. Pearl Gibson1898 - 1910
  4. Ada M. GibsonAbt 1901 -
  5. Icy GibsonAbt 1904 -
  6. Lodie M. GibsonAbt 1905 -
  7. Ralph GibsonAbt 1908 - Bef 1951
  • HDavid HamricAbt 1853 - Bef 1951
  • WLouisa E. Knotts1870 - 1951
m. Aft 1910; bef 1920
Facts and Events
Name Louisa E. Knotts
Gender Female
Birth[1] Mar 1870 Euclid, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States
Marriage 15 Jan 1890 Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United Statesto David F. Gibson
Marriage Aft 1910; bef 1920 Braxton Co., West Virginia, United Statesto David Hamric
Death[2] 7 Apr 1951 Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia, United States
Burial? Elmira Cemetery, Braxton Co., West Virginia, United States

1870 Calhoun Co, WV: KNOTTS, 425 William...36...Farmer...$1000...OH Sarah Ann...30...Keeping House...VA Josephine...11...VA John Rufus...9...VA Isaiah...8...VA Albert...6...WV William...4...WV Warren...2...WV Louisa...2/12, b. March...WV

Marriage Record Detail... Date: 15 Jan 1890 Place: Calhoun, West Virginia Bride Groom Name: Louisa Knotts David F Gibson Birth Place: Calhoun Braxton Co. Age at Marriage: 19y 28y Marital Status Prior to Marriage: S S Mother: Sarah Malissa Father: William Knotts F M Gibson

Louisa and her family are found in the 1900 & 1910 Census WV Braxton Co, Birch Dist. Husband David is not on the 1910 census.

Calhoun Newspaper, Grantsville, WV Thursday, April 19, 1951 Mrs. Hamric Dies in Fairmont

Mrs. Louise E. Hamric, 81, died at 2:30 o'clock Saturday morning, April 7 at the Fairmont General Hospital, Fairmont, W.Va., after a short illness.

Mrs. Hamric was born at Euclid, Calhoun county, the daughter of William and Sarah Knotts. She was a member of the Baptist church at Euclid.

Mrs. Hamric was twice married: David Gibson was her first husband and David Hamric of Tate, W.Va., Braxton county, was her second husband. Both preceded her in death.

After Mrs. Hamric's marriage to David Gibson and until her second marriage, she lived at Gip, W.Va., Braxton county, where she was left a widow to rear her family. She was postmistress there for a number of years. She worked hard to keep her family together and was loved and respected by all who knew her. In recent years she has made her home with her children in Fairmont.

Surviving children are Mrs. E. H. Gwynn, Mrs. Arlie Hall, Charley H. Gibson of Fairmont and Mrs. Ada Stump of Gassaway, W.Va. Four children died in infancy and two other sons, Otis and Ralph are deceased.

Also surviving are three brothers; William H. Knotts, Vinton, O., Robert J. Knotts, Grantsville and Warren Knotts of Euclid; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Witt of Grantsville and Mrs. Mary Chenoweth of Parkersburg; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the home of one of her daughters, Mrs. E. H. Gwynn of Fairmont, with Rev. J. William Bonner officiating. Interment was made in the Elmira Baptist Church Cemetery, Elmira, Braxton County.

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

  1. United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publications M593 and T132)
    Calhoun Co, WV.
  2. Obituary.

    See obit in her Notes.

  3.   West Virginia, United States. Vital Research Records Search Selection. (West Virginia, United States: West Virginia Archives and History).

    marriage record