Elizabeth Knox

 

Eliza Somerville daughter of Thomas F. & Virginia A. Knox  Died 7th March 1841. Aged 2 Mos 12 Days.

Section - Section 5
ID -76



Birth -1840

Death - 1841

Age - Age 0-20

Gender - Female

Profession- Unknown

Veteran- N/A

Data -

Section is on Thomas F. Knox
[1] Large wheat speculator and flour manufacture
[2] 12/17/1853. First time elected Director Bank of Commerce

Elected with other St. Georgians – J. B. Ficklen, Montgomery Slaughter, W. H. Fitzhugh, Jr  4 of 7

Ficklen appeared to be going to become president

He shows up as directory in 1857,1859, 1860

He was director for others

1. Fredericksburg Insurance company 1854, 1857
2. Director of Canal Company 2/11/1854, 5/16/57
3. Elected to council in March 26, 1853 but resigned 2/11/54
4. Director of Water Power Company 4/16/1853

He was secretary of the Vestry 1854 . Wrote Letter July 29, 1854 after the fire expressing thanks to the fire company and citizens for helping put out St. George’s fire

[3] 2/20/1846 Knox bought lots 83,84,85,86
From Susan Sedden Book O, page 366

8/10/57 Knox bought Lot 95 from A. K. Philips (Book  S, page 261)
(Kenmore Inn Property appears to be this property)

[5] Grocer
[6] Silk Co. Agent
[7] Member Insurance Company. Director
[8] St. George’s Vestryman 1872
[9] Secretary of Vestry

Sources -

[1] S. J. Quinn History of Fredericksburg
[2] Weekly Advertiser 12/17/1853, 1/31/1857, 1/29/1859, 1/21/1860
[3] Virginia Room file cabinet, Knox file, Rappahannock Regional Library Letter Lois Hodge 1/13/1976
[4] Weekly Advertises Jan 15, 1850, Page 4
Merchant – sugar and molasses received from two schooners
[5] Virginia Herald 7/24/30 3×3
[6] Virginia Herald 4/2/1836 3×3
[7] Virginia Herald 1/4/1855 1×4. Weekly Advertiser – Director 9/16/1854
[8] Virginia Herald 4/8/1872 3×3
[9] Weekly Advertiser 7/29/1854


Notes - N/A;

 

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