Stephen Corbett McKnight

25 September 1895–7 March 1985 (Age 89)
Lytton 4E, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, Canada

The Life of Stephen Corbett

When Stephen Corbett McKnight was born on 25 September 1895, in Lytton 4E, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, Canada, his father, James McKnight, was 30 and his mother, Mary Louise Toy, was 40. He married Dorothea Victoria Tough in 1938, in Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada in 1901. He died on 7 March 1985, in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

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Stephen Corbett McKnight
Dorothea Victoria Tough
Marriage: 1938
G S McKnight

Spouse and Children

Whatcom, Washington, United States


    G S McKnight


Parents and Siblings

    James McKnight


    Mary Louise Toy




World Events (1)


Age 87

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (Ulster) Anglicized form of Scottish Mac Neachtain , which is usually Anglicized as McNaughton . 2. part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the horseman (Gaelic ridire)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corbit Mcknight in household of Minnie Mcknight, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Daorby Mc Knight in household of Mary L Mcknight, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Daorby Mcknight in household of Mary L Mcknight, "Canada Census, 1911"

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