FLOR500, Garden 421 Jesse Knight, Rancher (1817–1911) Jesse Knight and his wife Caroline moved with their family to the Venice-Nokomis area in 1868, where they were among the earliest settlers in the area. Knight had as many as 22,000 head of cattle. In 1903, he donated land for the Venice-Nokomis Methodist-Episcopal Church and for a cemetery in Nokomis. He started the first area church, provided for the school, and left a large, active family to his community
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Jesse Knight, Rancher 

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Jesse Knight, Rancher

(1817–1911)

Jesse Knight and his wife Caroline moved with their family to the Venice-Nokomis area in 1868, where they were among the earliest settlers in the area. Knight had as many as 22,000 head of cattle. In 1903, he donated land for the Venice-Nokomis Methodist-Episcopal Church and for a cemetery in Nokomis. He started the first area church, provided for the school, and left a large, active family to his community.



 




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