In the 1900 census, Thomas Knight is living in District 11, Knox County and is employed as a quarry man. This census gives his age as 46. In the home are his wife, Annie, sons Filmore, 14, Freddie, 10, Tomme, 5, Drurry, 9mos., and daughters Mary Belle, 7, and Ella Mae, 3. Of interest on this census they state they have had 8 children, and 6 are living in 1900. Filmore is listed as being an invalid.
In 1910, Thomas Knight was in the US census, living in District 10 of Knox County. His occupation was farmer, and he was born in Georgia, as were his mother and father. The household consisted of Thomas Knight (age in 1910 census was documented as 55); his wife, Mary Anne Cloud Knight, 41; sons Filmore, 20, Fred, 19, Thomas, 14, Georgie D, 12, Henry L, 6; daughters Mary B. 16, Etta W., 12, and Bulah M. 4. They had been married for 23 years and had eight children, all living in 1910.
Thomas Knight's daughter, Ella, provided the information on his death certificate below. She stated his age as 65, but was unable to provide the name of his mother or father.