Thomas Edward Knisley

11 September 1903–June 1971 (Age 67)
Perry Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Edward

When Thomas Edward Knisley was born on 11 September 1903, in Perry Township, Pike, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Knisley, was 33 and his mother, Evalena Chaffin, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Laura Johnson. He died in June 1971, in Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in La Salle, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Thomas Edward Knisley
Laura Johnson
Joseph Knisley
Gloria Joyce Knisley
Thomas Knisley

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge
Age 7
The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 20
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Knüsli: from a Swabian-Alemannic diminutive of Knaus . Compare Kneisley , Knicely , Knisely , and Nicely .History: The (majority of the) Knisleys are descended from Antonius Knüsli, a Mennonite born in the canton of Bern, Switzerland, 1657, died in Lancaster County, PA, 1733. His father Hans was from the canton of Zurich, where the surname Knüsli is still most common. See also Nicely .

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

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