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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Tom Knutsen
Elizabeth Lawton Pickens
Marriage: 14 November 1911
Thomas Bart Knutsen
Athelbert Hughes Knutsen
Howard Knutsen
Clyde Edwin Knutsen
Dale D. Knutsen Sr

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Lawton Pickens


14 November 1911
Belmont, Ohio, United States


    Thomas Bart Knutsen


    Athelbert Hughes Knutsen


    Howard Knutsen


    Clyde Edwin Knutsen


    Dale D. Knutsen Sr


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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.

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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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