Mrs. Clara E. Knight


Mrs. Clara E. Knight, widow of Andrew S. Knight, died at South Newburgh on December 31 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Chapman. Mrs. Knight was born in Deer Isle in 1865, the first of six children of William and Mary Ann Stinson Young. Her first husband was John Condon of Matinicus. Mr. Knight, her second husband, was Civil War veteran. Mrs. Knight had lived most of her life in South Newburgh.

She is survivied by four daughters, Mrs. Frank Jones and Mrs. Robert Chaples, both of Bangor, and Mrs. Lizzie Chapman and Mrs. Etta Cilley, both of Newburgh; by two brothers, Capt. William Young and Capt. Freeman Young, both of Rockland; a step-son, Edward P. Knight of Hampden Highlands, and by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The services were held Wednesday, January 3, the Rev. Ashley Smith officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Robbins and Mrs. Willard Knight of Stonington attended the funeral.
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From the January 11, 1940 Island Ad-Vantages.

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