Tom Knutsen

Male30 August 1886–17 January 1942

Brief Life History 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 Richland Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1920 and 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

Sources (20)

  • Thomas C Knudsen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Tom Knutsen - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Tom Knutsen
  • Thomas C. Knutsen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1911Belmont, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knute, Gunner, Aksel, Anders, Berent, Berger, Jarl, Knut, Lars, Nels, Nils.

    Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Knut, a cognate of Danish Knud (see Knudsen ).

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

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