Walter Earland Knowlton

Bible Rescue

FAMILY BIBLE INFORMATION

Bible ID: 096
Family Search Link: Click here

FAMILY HISTORY INFORMATION

Husband
First Name: Walter
Middle Name: Earland
Last Name: Knowlton
Birth Date: March 10, 1868
Birth Place: Farmington, Maine
Death Date: June 1932
Wife’s Name: Nellie Curtiis
Wife
First Name: Nellie
Middle Name: Curtiis
Birth Date: July 15, 1873
Birth Place: Fayette, Maine
Death Date: July 20, 1922
Other Names in the Family Bible

First Name: Irma
Middle Name: Frances
Last Name: Knowlton
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Walter and Nellie Knowlton
Birth Date: March 11, 1896
Birth Place: Knowlton’s Corner, Farmington, Maine
First Name: Esther
Middle Name: Marion
Last Name: Knowlton
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Walter and Nellie Knowlton
Birth Date: September 16, 1897
Birth Place: Knowlton’s Corner, Farmington, Maine
Death Date: October 11, 1918
Death Place:Harry Goodwin residence, Perham Street, Farmington, Maine
First Name: Arthur
Middle Name: Colby
Last Name: Knowlton
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Walter and Nellie Knowlton
Birth Date: November 16, 1898
Birth Place: Knowlton’s Corner, Farmington, Maine
Death Date: February 3, 1952

First Name: George
Middle Name: H.
Last Name: Knowlton
First Name: Frank
Middle Name: Herbert
Last Name: Knowlton
Relationship to Others in Bible: Brother of Walter Knowlton
Death Place: November 11, 1903
First Name: Mable
Last Name: Knowlton
Relationship to Others in Bible: Sister of Walter Knowlton
Birth Date:September 2, 1914

FAMILY HISTORY TREASURES

Treasures Found:
Obituaries for Esther Knowlton, who died at the age of 21 of pneumonia caused by Spanish flu while serving as a private nurse

Newspaper clippings about the family

Vintage card with poem

Newspaper clipping about the life and death of George H. Knowlton, son of John Adams and Sylvira Knowlton.

Vintage seed company postcard with family names and dates written on it

Postcard dated 1928 from Gilbert (last name illegible) to Walter Knowlton regarding death of Gilbert’s father.

1918 newspaper clipping about severity of Spanish flu in Farmington that includes details of Esther Knowlton’s death.

Volunteer Notes:

Special Unique Findings or Bible Features:
Names are spelled as they are in the Bible.

The obituaries state that Irma was Esther’s twin sister, but the birth dates written in the Bible for the girls are 18 months apart.

Thoughts from our Volunteer to Your Fam

Thoughts From Our Volunteers:
This Bible has wonderful family mementos. I hope that it gets back into the hands of the Knowlton family.