Laura Annie Knighton

Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Laura Annie

When Laura Annie Knighton was born in December 1865, in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Luke Knighton, was 39 and her mother, Edith Wilson, was 40. She married Allen Rogers in December 1887, in The Boundary, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Seal, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Overseal, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Allen Rogers
Laura Annie Knighton
Marriage: December 1887
Ettie Rogers
Julia H Rogers

Spouse and Children

December 1887
The Boundary, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


    Ettie Rogers


    Julia H Rogers


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 39

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English cnihta, genitive plural of cniht ‘servant’, ‘retainer’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura A Rogers in household of Allen Rogers, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Laura A Knighton in household of Luke Knighton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Laura A Knighton in household of Luke Knighton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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