John Randolph Knettle

December 1843–16 December 1900 (Age 57)
Mifflin Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Randolph

When John Randolph Knettle was born in December 1843, in Mifflin Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Knettle, was 38 and his mother, Lacy H Hale, was 36. He had at least 1 son with Mary Jane Barkley. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Boonville Township, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 16 December 1900, in Cooper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Shoemaker Cemetery, Liberty Township, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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John Randolph Knettle
Mary Jane Barkley
William E. Knettle

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    William E. Knettle


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World Events (7)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 17

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Knittel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John R Knettle in household of Joseph S Knettle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John R Knettle in household of Annie Mary Austin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John R. Knettle in entry for William E. Knettle and Emma C. Coover, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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