Lorah Emma Anderson

7 September 1872–30 June 1903 (Age 30)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Lorah Emma

When Lorah Emma Anderson was born on 7 September 1872, in Kansas, United States, her father, James Taylor Anderson, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Alice Potts, was 20. She married John Edelman Knecht on 16 October 1895, in Riley, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in St George, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Louisville Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 30 June 1903, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Louisville Cemetery, Louisville, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edelman Knecht
Lorah Emma Anderson
Marriage: 16 October 1895
Florence E. Knecht
Alvin James Knecht

Spouse and Children

16 October 1895
Riley, Kansas, United States


    Florence E. Knecht


    Alvin James Knecht


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 5

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Flora Anderson in household of J T Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lorah Anderson in household of James F Anderson, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Lorah E Knecht in household of John E Knecht, "United States Census, 1900"

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