Walter John Knell

21 March 1865–27 July 1946

Born 21 March 1865 in Pinto, Washington County, Utah Territory. Son of Benjamin Knell and Ann Green. Set apart as full-time missionary in British Mission, 16 April 1897. Returned from mission, 4 June 1899. Married Olive Emett, 3 October 1894; six children. Died 27 July 1946 in Cedar City, Iron County, Utah.[1]


[1] Walter John Knell entry, no. 246, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 45, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; Salt Lake County, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1965, Marriage Certificates (copies of originals), bk. A, 1893–1894, 1909, 1914, p. 88, 3 Oct. 1894, microfilm 429053/DGS 4093263, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City (hereafter FSL); Utah State Department of Health, Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1951, Death Certificates, 1909, Beaver County–Kane County, 17 Oct. 1909, file no. 43, microfilm 229320/DGS 4120989, FSL; “Southern Utah Pioneer Dies at Cedar City,” Salt Lake Tribune, 29 July 1946, 12.