Louis Peter Knoke

7 November 1865–7 December 1953 (Age 88)
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Louis Peter

When Louis Peter Knoke was born on 7 November 1865, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, August Knoke, was 37 and his mother, Wilhelmina Frederika Kraft, was 29. He married Jeanette Sayre on 19 October 1892, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Richland Magisterial District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Miami, Dade, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 7 December 1953, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Peter Knoke
Jeanette Sayre
Marriage: 19 October 1892
Irene Knoke
Ethel Agnes Knoke
Mildred Lucille Knoke

Spouse and Children

19 October 1892
Knox, Tennessee, United States


    Irene Knoke


    Ethel Agnes Knoke


    Mildred Lucille Knoke


Parents and Siblings

    August Knoke


    Wilhelmina Frederika Kraft




    Sophia Knoke


    August Henry Knoke



World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 13

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Knoche or Knaack .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis P Knoke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • L P Knoke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Knoke, "United States Census, 1910"

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