Person:Minnora Knotts (1)

m. 26 Nov 1850
  1. Mary Z. Knotts1851 -
  2. Rev. Simon A. Knotts1853 - 1908
  3. Minnora E. Knotts1855 - 1958
  4. Joseph Knotts1856 - 1938
  5. Louise Knotts1858 - 1933
  6. Edward C. Knotts1860 - 1905
m. 28 Sep 1887
  1. Florence ProudfootAbt 1889 - 1978
  2. Nellie Proudfoot1890 - 1899
  3. Geraldine Proudfoot1893 - 1937
Facts and Events
Name Minnora E. Knotts
Gender Female
Birth? 5 Apr 1855 Gilmer (now Calhoun) Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Marriage 28 Sep 1887 Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United Statesto Harvey G. Proudfoot
Death[1] 26 Jan 1958 Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States
Burial? Minnora Cemetery, Minnora, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States

I took the birthdate from the cemetery records, but the transcription of birth records say that her birthdate is 5 May 1855.

Marriage Record Detail... Date: 28 Sep 1887 Place: Calhoun, West Virginia Bride Groom Name: Minnora Knotts H G Proudfoot Birth Place: Calhoun Calhoun Age at Marriage: 28y 36y Marital Status Prior to Marriage: S S Mother: Prudance Abigail Father: A Knotts Wm Proudfoot

Minnora Cemetery records: Nellie Proudfoot (d. of H. C. and M. E.) - 13 Sep 1890 - 1 Aug 1899 Harvey G. Proudfoot - 18 Feb 1850 - 7 Feb 1923 Minnora E. Knotts Proudfoot - 5 Apr 1855 - 26 Jan 1958 Geraldine Proudfoot - 1893 - 1937

Obituary found at MyFamily site: Calhoun, roane & Clay Counties Charleston Daily Mail Monday, January 27, 1958 Page 2

Woman, 102, Stricken; Town Named For Her

MINNORA - Mrs. Minnora Knots Proudfoot, 102, for whom this Calhoun County town was named, died at home yesterday after a long illness. Mrs. Proudfoot's father, who served as a captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, founded the town and named it Minnora in honor of his daughter. Mrs. Proudfoot was a member of the Minnora Methodist Church and the Women's Society of Christian Service. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Florence Witt, with whom she lived; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Services will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. in Minnora Methodist Church with the Revs. Charles Vinson, Ruby Vinson and Kenneth Cruikshank officiating. Burial will be in Proudfoot Cemetery near Minnora under the direction of Sinnet Funeral Home of Spencer. The body will be taken to the residence today at 6 p. m..

  1. Calhoun, West Virginia, United States. GenWeb.

    Cemetery records

  2.   Weaver, Bob. Hur Herald.