Morris Frazee Knight

b. 7 November 1874, d. 1946

Morris Frazee Knight, 1874-1946
  • Morris Frazee Knight was born on 7 November 1874 in Indian Territory.
  • He married Martha Elizabeth Pegues, daughter of Robert Bruce Pegues and Mary Catherine Brock, on 30 December 1908 in Benton County, Arkansas, by license issued the 29th.
  • Morris Frazee Knight registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Craig County, Oklahoma, while living with his wife Martha at 303 North Smith in Vinita, employed there as a druggist operating Pegues Drug Company at the corner of Wilson & Canadian.
  • Morris Frazee Knight and Martha Elizabeth Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, at 303 North Smith Street. Other members of the household included Robert P. Knight, Mary Catherine Brock and Marvin Rice Pegues.
  • He was self-employed as an oil producer, according to the 1920 census.
  • Morris Frazee Knight and Martha Elizabeth Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 1112 South Boston Avenue. Other members of the household included Robert P. Knight.
  • He was self-employed as a real estate salesman, according to the 1930 census.
  • Morris Frazee Knight and Martha Elizabeth Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 1116 South Norfolk Avenue. Other members of the household included Mary Catherine Brock. Also in the household were widowed sister-in-law Ada B. Septon (age 58) and two male lodgers.
  • Morris Frazee Knight died in 1946.
  • His wife Martha Elizabeth Pegues became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma.
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2015

Family: Martha Elizabeth Pegues b. 25 October 1884, d. 13 June 1972