James Earl FLOOD was born 1901 in Island Pond, Essex County, Vermont, USA. He married Beatrice May KNIBBS 10 September 1928 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. He died 1954 in Island Pond, Essex County, Vermont, USA. Beatrice May KNIBBS, daughter of Joseph Wesley KNIBBS and Mary Frances WETHERBY , was born 12 May 1901 in Unionville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA. She died 11 June 1995 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA.

Marriage Notes for James Earl FLOOD\Beatrice May KNIBBS:

From the Farmington Valley Herald, September 27th , 1928:
Miss Beatrice May KNIBBS, a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Lesley Knibbs of West District was quietly married in the parsonage of the Congregational Church, September 10 to James Earl Flood, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Flood of Island Pond, Vermont: The ceremony was formed by Rev. Franklin W: Barker pastor of the church. The bride was
attended by her sister, Mrs. Conway Smith as matron of honor, and Conway Smith was best man..
The bride wore a gowm of rose silk crepe with hat to match and
carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The Matron of.honor was gowned in
tan colored silk crepe. A wedding reception was held at the home of the
brides parents and the young couple went away on a honeymoon trip‘ and when, they return were to make their home in Island Pond, Vt.

Other Marriages/Unions for Beatrice May KNIBBS:
See Joseph I LAPOINTE & Beatrice May KNIBBS OR Adjutor Fred MAYETTE & Beatrice May KNIBBS

Notes for James Earl FLOOD:

Also known as: Earl

We see James in 1930, living at 64 Bidnell Square(?), Unionville, Hartford, Connecticut in 1930:
Earl Flood Head Mar 29 Labourer Typewriter Vermont
Beatrice Flood Wife Mar 29 Connecticut

Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of James.

Sources for James Earl FLOOD:

  1. Newspaper Article,
  2. findagrave.com,

Notes for Beatrice May KNIBBS:

In the 1920 census for Farmington, beatrice was living with her parents:
Joseph KNIBBS Head 48 Connecticut Brick Mason
Mary KNIBBS Wife 47 Connecticut
Leon W KNIBBS Son 20 Plumber (Shop)
Beatrice M KNIBBS Dau 18 Winder - Cotton Mill
Hazel M KNIBBS Dau 16 Winder - Cotton Mill

They were living next door to her uncle, Benjamin Knibbs.

In 1940.we see Beatrice living with her parents at Farmington Town, Hartford County, Connecticut, United:
Joseph W Knibbs Head Mar 71 Connecticut
Mary F Knibbs Wife 78 Connecticut
Beatrice Knibbs Daur 38 Winder Knitting Mill

Beatrice is identifed as Divorced..

From the Hartford Courant Newspaper:

Published on June 13, 1995,in The Hartford Courant
MAYETTE. Mrs. Beatrice (Knibbs) Mayette, 94, of Colt Highway, Farmington, formerly of Bristol, widow of Mr. A. Fred Mayette, died Sunday (June 11, 1995). Born in Unionville, May 12, 1901, daughter of the late Joseph W. and Mary (Wetherby) Knibbs. She is survived by her sister, Hazel Knibbs Smith of Avon; a sister-in-law, Edna Gleason Knibbs of Unionville; several neices and nephews, grandneices and grandnephews. Funeral services will be held today, 2 p.m., at the Ahern Funeral Home, 111


Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Beatrice.

Sources for Beatrice May KNIBBS:

  1. Hartford Courant Newspaper Archives, June 13 1995
  2. 1920 US Federal Census, gave middle initial. 
  3. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001 at Ancestry.com,
  4. 1920 Census Farmington, CT,
  5. 1940 US Federal Census,