Mr. Aaron Knight

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
November 30, 1893, Page 5
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Death of Mr. Aaron Knight.

Mr. Aaron Knight died at his home in this city last Saturday morning, after a lingering illness of thirteen months, the greater part of the time being confined to his bed.

Mr. Knight was sixty-seven years old, and for the past thirty years has been in the mercantile business in this place, coming to Cartersville from South Carolina. He was an upright, honorable, Christian man, and for all these years has held the highest esteem by his fellow citizens. He has been twice married, and leaves a son Mr. James Knight, and four small children, who with their mother, mourn the loss of a devoted husband and father.

Mr. Knight was a member of the Methodist church, and the funeral services were conducted at the house by Rev. J. H. Mashburn, and his remains were laid to rest at Oak Hill cemetery on Sunday evening.\



The Courant American Newspaper
January 11, 1894, Page 1

In Memoriam.

Mr. Aaron Knight, one of Bartow county’s most respected citizens, departed this life on November 24 th, 1893, at his late residence in the city of Cartersville, after an illness of more than twelve months of weary suffering and exhaustion. [See previous death notice—I will include some of this notice with new information.]

Mr. Knight was born in South Carolina, but his father moved to Fulton County, Ga., in the fifties, where his two brothers still reside.

Mr. Aaron Knight moved to Pickens county, Ga., when a young man, where he married Miss E. C. Collins, who died in 1880, leaving one son, Mr. Jas. Knight, the surviving partner of the firm A. Knight & Son, since the death of his honored father.

In the year 1892, Mr. Aaron Knight was again united in marriage to Mrs. M. F. England, who with four promising young children are left to mourn the loss of a good husband and father. [notice continues for 10 more paragraphs of personal character observations].


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