Florence Elenda Knott

14 September 1926–31 December 2004 (Age 78)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Florence Elenda

When Florence Elenda Knott was born on 14 September 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Edwin Amos Knott, was 27 and her mother, Muriel Marah Brazell Brydson, was 21. She married Douglas Leland Lortsher on 25 June 1946. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 2005. She died on 31 December 2004, in California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lafayette Cemetery, Lafayette, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Douglas Leland Lortsher
Florence Elenda Knott
Marriage: 25 June 1946
Lauretta Jean Lortsher

Spouse and Children

25 June 1946


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 2

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Knut, of Scandinavian origin.2 German: variant of Knoth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Knott in household of Stanley Waytones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence E Knott in household of James H Stalcup, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence in entry for Isabell M Waytones Marshall, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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