Tom Knutsen

30 August 1886–17 January 1942 (Age 55)
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Tom

When Tom Knutsen was born on 30 August 1886, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Knutsen, was 32 and his mother, Metta Christina Iversen, was 28. He married Elizabeth Lawton Pickens on 14 November 1911, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 17 January 1942, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Scotch Ridge Cemetery, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tom Knutsen
1886–1942
Elizabeth Lawton Pickens
1880–1932
Marriage: 14 November 1911
Thomas Bart Knutsen
1913–1928
Athelbert Hughes Knutsen
1913–1995
Howard Knutsen
1915–1979
Clyde Edwin Knutsen
1918–2002
Dale D. Knutsen Sr
1922–2002

Spouse and Children

    Male1886–1942Male

    Elizabeth Lawton Pickens

    Female1880–1932Female

MARRIAGE
14 November 1911
Belmont, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Thomas Bart Knutsen

    Male1913–1928Male

    Athelbert Hughes Knutsen

    Male1913–1995Male

    Howard Knutsen

    Male1915–1979Male

    Clyde Edwin Knutsen

    Male1918–2002Male

    Dale D. Knutsen Sr

    Male1922–2002Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 15

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and German: see Knudsen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas C Knutsen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Knutsen in household of Andrew Knutsen Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thom Knutsen in household of Andrew Knutsen, "United States Census, 1900"

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