Catherine Meguire

15 October 1833–15 May 1927 (Age 93)
Georgetown, Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Meguire was born on 15 October 1833, in Georgetown, Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Wells Meguire, was 24 and her mother, Charlotte Ann Babb, was 29. She married Alonzo Knight on 24 April 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 May 1927, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Knight
Catherine Meguire
Marriage: 24 April 1853
William Alonzo Knight
Charlotte Kathryn Knight
Catherine Knight
Alonzo Knight Jr
Lucy Knight
Julia Ann Knight
Stephen Knight
Crandall Knight
Curtis Knight
Noah Knight
Marion Knight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 24
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 30
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Siobhan, Brigid, Cathal, Ciaran, Connor, Conor, Eamonn, James Patrick, Niall, Seamus.Irish: variant of McGuire . In Ireland this is the usual spelling.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Samuel Knight History by Don S. Knight - Written 1996

    March 15, 2007 Pictures have been added as well as other updates to this document. INDEX OF MATERIALS 1996 - By Don S. Knight 1. Pictures of: Grandmother and Grandfather Knight Old red brick home …

    Sources (42)

    • Catherine Night in household of Alonzo Night, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catherine Meguire Knight, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Catherine Knights, "United States Census, 1880"

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