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Harvey KNOX and Kilmainham Prison

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Re: Harvey KNOX and Kilmainham Prison

Posted: 4 Dec 2012 5:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Annette,
Thanks for your info. I actually found quite a bit by taking a short subscription to the British Newspaper Archives. I sounds like it was a college boy prank that turned into a serious consequence! He was only in prison for a week...or less.

F.F. Harvey Knox immigrated to the USA in 1889. I have not yet found him on any ships passenger lists. The newspaper article said that he was a medical student. I have wondered if the incident got him kicked out of school. His occupation here in the Chicago area was that of a cab driver/chauffeur. A large step downward!

I still have not found a trace of his parents after 1861 when they were in Middlesex. John Thomas and Maria Louisa Knox's youngest child was born in Rathvilly, Co Carlow in 1864. John Thomas was a clerk in the Customs office. His father Charles was a Landing Surveyor, also in Customs. The family was from Ireland, but lived for a time in England because of employment, I assume.

Thanks again for your help!
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KathyInIllino... 5 Nov 2012 2:19AM GMT 
AnnetteCode 4 Dec 2012 10:08PM GMT 
KathyInIllino... 5 Dec 2012 12:50AM GMT 
AnnetteCode 7 Dec 2012 3:28PM GMT 
Collegefarm 9 Feb 2013 11:30PM GMT 
walk113d12 12 Feb 2013 12:22AM GMT 
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