Monthly Archives: September 2012

Reasons why libraries are more important than ever

Our country’s founders understood the importance of an educated electorate. That’s why, as a society, we chose to support public education and what has been referred to as “the people’s university” – our wonderful system of public libraries. As a … Continue reading

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Two heads of cabbage and why I write Knapp Notes

I began writing Knapp Notes in 2010 with four goals: To teach myself WordPress. For those of you that don’t know, I am a writer by trade. And for writers, blogs are where we shine nowadays. To share my genealogy … Continue reading

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Anyone know the location of May/Kline homesteads?

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a May descendant who will be visiting northeast Ohio in October to do some family history research. Catherine Renschler, who is also the Executive Director of  the Adams County Historical Society, located … Continue reading

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