Los Banos Enterprise,  Los Banos, Merced County CA. June 7, 1940

Local Carpenter Dies at Merced

Funeral services for Sabastian W. Knight, 58, who died in a Merced hospital Friday, were held at the Davis Funeral Parlor here Saturday afternoon at 2:30.
Rev. Henry F. Beaver officiated at the funeral. Burial was in Los Banos cemetery.

Mr. Knight, a carpenter, was born in Missouri. He has no known relatives here.
He had been working in Los Banos for the past four years, coming here from San Francisco.
Death Certificate transcription, Merced County. Book 13, page 49

Sabastian Knight
Death date: May 30, 1940
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Age: 58 yrs, 5 months, 18 days
Sex: Male
Color/Race: White
Marital status: single
Occupation: Carpenter
Length of stay in this community: 4 yrs, in CA: 25 yrs
Birth date: Dec 12, 1881
Birthplace: MO
Name and birthplace of Mother: Mary Nickol, TN
Name and birthplace of Father: James Knight, NC
Residence: Los Banos, CA
Place of death: Merced General Hospital, Merced
Length of stay in hospital: 1 month
Burial date: June 1, 1940
Burial place: Los Banos Cemetery, Los Banos, CA
Funeral director: Davis Funeral Home, Los Banos, CA
Informant: Hospital records.
Cause of death: Carcinoma of head of pancreas, due to: Chronic hepatitis.

Transcribed by: Alma Stone