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Lewis Knox

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
Death: November 30, 1906 (64)
Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Morrison, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James P. Knox, Sr. and Amy Emma Knox
Husband of Emma Knox
Father of Lewis J. Knox
Brother of William C. Knox; Martin Knox; Alson Knox; Peter Knox; James Knox, Jr. and 6 others

Managed by: Brian Dean Olmstead
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Immediate Family

About Lewis Knox

OBITUARY: LEWIS KNOX , one of the oldest citizens of Morrison, passed away Friday at his home, aged about sixty-four years. He was the youngest child of James and Ann Knox and was born in what is now Morrison, Nov. 8, 1842. He lived here all his life except a year and a half when he was serving his country in the 8th Ill. cavalry during the civil war. He was married Oct. 17, 1877, to Miss Emma Hulett and to their union one son, Lewis, was born, who with his mother still survives. Mr. Knox was an estimable citizen and always performed his duties faithfully and conscientiously. He was a kind husband and father and will be sadly missed by family and friends. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. M.G. Wenz Sunday at two o'clock at the home and interment was made in Round Grove cemetery

Biographical data and notes:

- Lewis Knox died on Nov 30 1906


- Residing in Morrison, IL at time of enlistment

- Enlisted on Feb 12 1864 as Private

Mustering information:

- Enlisted into C Company, 8th Cavalry (Illinois) on Feb 24 1864

- Mustered out from 8th Cavalry (Illinois) on Jul 17 1865 at Benton Barracks, St Louis, MO

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) membership:

- Alpheus Clark Post (Illinois Post No. 118), Morrison, Illinois

Sources for the above information:

- Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men, (1900)

- GAR Dept of Illinois: Death Rolls

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Lewis Knox's Timeline

November 8, 1842
Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
Age 17
farm laborer
July 8, 1878
Age 35
November 30, 1906
Age 64
Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
Morrison, IL, USA