Laura Estella Knight1

F, #4359, b. 1863, d. 1947
Last Edited=25 Jul 2014
     Laura Estella Knight, was born in 1863 at Mississippi.11

Laura Estella Knight married Harrison Taylor Welch, son of Timothy Warren Welch and Caroline Carpline Ellzey, More research is required to determine this information for certain.1,2

Laura Estella Knight appeared on the United States census of 25 June 1880 in the household of Harrison Taylor Welch at Pineville, Jones County, Mississippi.3 Laura Estella Knight and Harrison Taylor Welch were separated before 1889. In the 1900 census, Harrison Taylor Welch is not married to Laura Estella Knight. Also, in 1889 Laura Estella Knight married Henry E. Ellzey. There was either a divorce or separation from Harrison Taylor Welch. Also, there are step children in his home, apparently from his current wife's prior marriage..4,54

Laura Estella Knight married Henry E Ellzey in 1889.4

Laura Estella Knight died in 1947 at Mississippi.1

Children of Laura Estella Knight and Harrison Taylor Welch

Citations

  1. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, This census reports he has been married 22 years but his wife lists only 11. Also, there are step children in the home which came from his current wife's prior marriage. Other researchers list this Laura Estella Knight as his first wife.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  2. [S29] Patricia N. and Strickland, Jean Edwards, compiler, Who Married Whom in Jones Co., Mississippi (P.O. Box 5147, Moss Point, MS 39563: Self Published, 1986), page 166.. Hereinafter cited as Who Married Whom in Jones Co.
  3. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Pineville, Jones County, Mississippi, Beat 2, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 126, written page 32D, line 11.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing Ellzy Knight Smith Family Tree, owner pas5115.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  5. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.