Monthly Archives: February 2011

The poll continues…

Just in case you haven’t checked the results of the poll lately that asks the question: Does our TRARES ancestor look an awful lot like my husband, Mark? Here are the results: NO: 1 VOTE – So far, only one … Continue reading

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Henry H. KNAPP (1883 – 1923)

Henry H. KNAPP was born 30 Sept 1883 in Randolph Township, Portage County, Ohio. He was the son of John KNAPP and Elizabeth SCHROEDER – and the great-grandson of our immigrant ancestor, Franz Adam KNAPP. You can click this link … Continue reading

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Lewis Joseph KNAPP (1862-1933)

Lewis Joseph KNAPP was born on 19 Dec 1862 in Randolph, Portage, Ohio. He was the son of John Adam KNAPP and Agnes TRARES. You can see how he is related by clicking on this link to the Knapp family … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Band

Pictured at left is a photo of the St. Joseph Band, taken in the early 1900’s. You can click on the photo to see an enlarged version – which I recommend if you wish to read the annotations listing the … Continue reading

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What do the Knapps and the last empress of Russia have in common?

I have often commented on what a small thing the world really is…especially so now with the technological advances that we all now enjoy – and too often take for granted. One such advance (this thing called the Internet) allowed … Continue reading

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Joseph Kline

Ravenna Record-Courier, 1962 JOSEPH KLINE Joseph Kline, 64, of 410 King St., Ravenna, died at Robinson Memorial Hospital at 4:55 p.m. Monday after a long illness. Born in Rootstown, June 14, 1897, he had lived in Portage County his entire … Continue reading

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