Oscar Raymond Knight

"Ray Knight"
8 April 1872–24 October 1907

Born 8 April 1872 in Payson, Utah County, Utah Territory. Son of Jesse Knight and Amanda McEwan. Married Hannah Isabelle Smith, 24 January 1894; five children (she died in 1906). Set apart as a missionary in British Mission, 12 November 1897; served in the London Conference at the same time as his sister Inez Knight. Returned from mission, 2 March 1900. Married Charlotte Heninger, 24 October 1907; five children. Died 7 February 1947 in Magrath, Alberta, Canada.[1]


[1] Oscar Raymond Knight entry, no. 805, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 59, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “In the European Mission,” Deseret Weekly (Salt Lake City), 10 Dec. 1898, 818; Jesse William Knight, The Jesse Knight Family: Jesse Knight, His Forebears and Family (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1940), 112–117; Sanpete County (Utah), County Clerk, Marriage License Records, 1888–1966, Marriage License Records, 1902–1919, 24 Oct. 1907, p. 366, microfilm 481511/DGS 4624222, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “Death of Ex-Utahn, 74, Ends Canadian Ranch Career,” Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Feb. 1947, 7.