James Fred Knoles

26 May 1875–5 November 1953 (Age 78)
Greenview, Menard, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Fred

When James Fred Knoles was born on 26 May 1875, in Greenview, Menard, Illinois, United States, his father, John Lowery Knoles, was 33 and his mother, Lucy E. Hickman, was 37. He married Lillian Jane Edwards on 6 March 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1910. He died on 5 November 1953, at the age of 78.

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James Fred Knoles
Lillian Jane Edwards
Marriage: 6 March 1895
Fred Arthur Knoles

Spouse and Children

6 March 1895
San Bernardino, CA


Parents and Siblings



    Asa Jacob Knoles



    Samuel Stone Knoles


    Ithamar John Knoles


    Charles Knoles


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Knowles .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James F Knoles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James F Knoles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James F Knoles in household of John L Knoles, "United States Census, 1880"

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