James Edward Knox

11 October 1908–13 April 1964 (Age 55)
,, KY

The Life of James Edward

When James Edward Knox was born on 11 October 1908, his father, Benjamin Carl Knox, was 22 and his mother, Bertha Mae Poynter, was 18. He married Leona E Steurnagel on 13 August 1932, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 13 April 1964, at the age of 55.

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James Edward Knox
Leona E Steurnagel
Marriage: 13 August 1932

Spouse and Children


    Leona E Steurnagel


13 August 1932
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Carl Knox





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Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish: from a genitive or plural form of Old English cnocc ‘roundtopped hill’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a hilltop, or a habitational name from one of the places in Scotland and northern England named with this element, now spelled Knock, in particular one in Renfrewshire.2 The surname is also borne by eastern Ashkenazic Jews as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Knox in household of Benjamin C Knox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Edward Knox, „California, County Marriages, 1850-1952“
  • James Edward Knox, "Find A Grave Index"

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