Clemence August Knoll

26 August 1899–27 June 1995 (Age 95)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Clemence August

When Clemence August Knoll was born on 26 August 1899, in Iowa, United States, his father, Herman Knoll, was 36 and his mother, Phileameno West, was 30. He lived in Foxton Township, Clark, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Parker Township, Marshall, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 27 June 1995, in Marshall, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 95.

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Clemence August Knoll
Cora Julia Stich

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Herman Knoll


    Phileameno West




    Caroline Knoll


    Leo Joseph Knoll


    Frank Knoll



    Henry Knoll


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name for someone living near a hilltop or mountain peak, from Middle English knolle ‘hilltop’, ‘hillock’ (Old English cnoll), Middle High German knol ‘peak’. In some cases the English name is habitational, from one of the many places named with this word, for example Knole in Kent or Knowle in Dorset, West Midlands, etc.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a peasant or a crude clumsy person, from Middle High German knolle ‘lump’, ‘clod’, German Knolle.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clemence A Knall in household of Herman J Knall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clement A Knoll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clemence A Knoll, "South Dakota, State Census, 1915"

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