Horace Polemon McKnight

10 December 1910–11 April 1986 (Age 75)
Chambers, Alabama, United States

The Life of Horace Polemon

When Horace Polemon McKnight was born on 10 December 1910, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, his father, Poleman Motier McKnight, was 26 and his mother, Cynthia Allen, was 31. He lived in Lanett, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 45, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 11 April 1986, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bosworth, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Poleman Motier McKnight
Cynthia Allen
Estine Inez McKnight
Horace Polemon McKnight

Parents and Siblings

    Poleman Motier McKnight





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 2

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (Ulster) Anglicized form of Scottish Mac Neachtain , which is usually Anglicized as McNaughton . 2. part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the horseman (Gaelic ridire)’.

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

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  • Horace Mcknight in household of Cynthia Mcknight, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Horace P Mc Knight in household of Cynthia Mc Knight, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Horace Mcknight in household of Palemon Mcknight, "United States Census, 1920"

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