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Irene (Wright) Knight (1901 - 1987)

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Irene Knight formerly Wright
Born in Chestertown, Warren County, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 22 Jul 1919 in Jamaica, Windham, Vermont, United Statesmap
Died in Townshend, Windham County, Vermont, USAmap
Profile last modified 26 Jan 2020 | Created 24 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 25 Jan 2020
18:06: Philip Smith edited the Biography for Irene (Wright) Knight (1901-1987). [Thank Philip for this]
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Irene Wright, daughter of John J. Wright and Maude Gray, was born on 15 Nov. 1901 at Chestertown, Warren County, New York.[1][2] Her mother died in 1904 and she appeared on the census of 1 june 1905 in the home of her father and his parents at Chester, Warren County, New York.[3]

She appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 in the home of her father and step-mother at Chester, Warren, New York.[4]

She married Frank Dexter Knight, son of Harry Kathan Knight and Georgia "Birdie" M. Parsons (Johnson) Knight, on 22 July 1919 at Jamaica, Windham, Vermont.[1][2]

Irene died on 18 Sep. 1987 at Townshend, Windham County, Vermont and was buried at Pleasant View Cemetery, Jamaica, Windham County, Vermont. Her memorial has links to those of family members.[2]


1 june 1905

Chester, Warren County, New York

  • James Wright 64 b. Ireland farmer.
  • Jane 68 wife b. Ireland.
  • John son 34 day laborer.
  • Thomas son 25 day laborer.
  • Mary dau. 24
  • Bessie 5 gr-dau.
  • Irene 3 gr-dau.[3]
22 April 1910

Chester, Warren, New York

  • John J Wright 38 m. 2 times. m. 5 yrs. b. NY farmer.
  • Margaret J Wright 25 wife m. 1 time m. 5 yrs. 4 children, 4 living b. RI.
  • Bessie J Wright 9 dau. b. NY
  • Irene Wright 8 dau. b. NY.
  • John E Wright 4 son b. NY.
  • Isabelle F Wright 3 dau. b. NY.
  • William Wright 9/12 b. NY.
  • Mary E White 19 sis-in-law b. RI.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Frank D Knight, Spouse: Irene Wright Vermont, Marriage Records, 1909-2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave: Memorial #206413607 Irene Wright Knight
  3. 3.0 3.1 New York, State Census, 1892 (sic the index record has the wrong year, reading the census shows the correct year of 1905 1905 NY Census James Wright
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1910; Census Place: Chester, Warren, New York; Roll: T624_1086; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0151; FHL microfilm: 1375099 1910 US Census John J Wright

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