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Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1845-1921

Biographical History

Jesse Knight (1845-1921) was a mining magnate who contributed to Brigham Young University.

Jesse Knight was born September 6, 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois to Newel and Lydia Goldthwaite Knight. His family left Nauvoo for the Salt Lake Valley in 1846, but did not arrive until 1850. In 1896 he discovered a silver mine near Eureka, Utah that gave him great wealth. He generously contributed to Brigham Young University and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was often referred to as "Uncle Jesse" for his kindness and generosity. Besides mining, Knight was successful in farming sugar beets. Jesse and Amanda Knight raised six children. He died on March 14, 1921, in a town he settled, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.

Citation

The Jesse and Amanda Knight Society, 2002?: p. 6 (Jesse Knight, 1845-1921)

Journal of Mormon history, fall 1997: page 4 (Jesse Knight; born in 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois) page 5 (Utah mining owner; resided in Provo, Utah; businessman)

Wikipedia, website viewed 5 June 2013 (Jesse Knight; born September 6, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois; died March 14, 1921, Raymond, Alberta; Latter-day Saint mining magnate and entrepreneur; founder of the Latter-day Saint settlement in Raymond, Alberta, Canada; Mormon pioneer)

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

Accumulative correspondence, 1907-1923

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1907-1923

Accumulative correspondence, 1924-1930

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1924-1930

Accumulative correspondence, 1913-1915

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1913-1915

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers, 1913-1927

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1913-1927

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1885-1953

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers, 1911-1947

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1911-1947

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers, 1917-1929

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1917-1929

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers, 1915-1923

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1915-1923

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1885-1953

Accumulative correspondence and financial papers, 1950-1953

 Series
Identifier: MSS 278
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.
Dates: 1950-1953