Helen Holmes McKnight

Female25 August 1881–19 July 1966

Brief Life History of Helen Holmes

When Helen Holmes McKnight was born on 25 August 1881, in East Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Edwin Putnam McKnight, was 42 and her mother, Mary Louise Cole, was 24. She married Herbert Allen Kent on 20 May 1902, in Calais, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Calais, Washington, Vermont, United States in 1910 and Washington, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1920. She died on 19 July 1966, in Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Robinson Cemetery, Calais, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Allen Kent
Helen Holmes McKnight
Marriage: 20 May 1902
Josephine Mary Kent
Edwin Abdial Kent
Laura McKnight Kent
Howard M Kent

Sources (50)

  • Helen Fearing in household of Fred Fearing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Kent McKNIGHT - Government record: Census record: birth: 25 August 1881; Vermont, United States
  • Helen Holmes McKnight Fearing, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1902Calais, Washington, Vermont, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 5

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 23

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the horseman (Gaelic ridire)’, formerly Anglicized McRuddery.

    Scottish (Dumfriesshire and Galloway) and Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Neachtain, which is usually Anglicized as McNaughton .

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

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