Category Archives: Knapp

Calling all Knapp clan members – It’s family reunion time again!

It’s family reunion time again! Don’t forget to check the Reunion page for an update from Uncle Gary. Looking forward to seeing everyone there! Advertisements

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Henry Trares

Henry Trares was born 20 April 1855 in Randolph, Portage, Ohio. He was the son of John Lewis Trares and Nancy Mary Ann Knapp. Nancy was the daughter of John Adam Knapp and Elizabeth Andes. John Adam was the brother … Continue reading

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Can you identify Uncle Gary?

Tim De Frange kindly shared this vintage photo with us. Thanks, Tim! As you may remember from a previous post, Tim shares some common ancestors with us via the Eichler connection. If you don’t remember the post I wrote about the Eichler … Continue reading

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Counting the days!

Just a quick post to let you know I have posted a reminder note on the Reunion News tab about the organizational meeting happening in June. Please take a moment to go there, jot down the date/time and PLAN TO … Continue reading

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Moledor/Knapp connections

When the father of a fourth great-grandson of John Knapp and Agnes Trares Knapp wrote to me recently, I was reminded of when I was bitten by the genealogy bug. This post is a shout-out to a Knapp cousin by marriage, … Continue reading

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Preserving family history – one artifact at a time

As many of you may know, I enjoy roaming through antique malls and browsing flea markets for interesting finds. When I do, I often find old photos, family bibles and other family heirlooms included in the wares displayed for sale. … Continue reading

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Next reunion planning meeting is: June 2

Calling all members of the Knapp clan! Our next reunion planning meeting is scheduled for June 2 – click on the Reunion tab for all the details. Also: I would like to add more Knapp family recipes to the recipe … Continue reading

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Holiday greetings from cousin Mike!

Today I received an email from cousin Mike Wise in Georgia who was nice enough to send me (and members of the Wise clan) a link to a YouTube video which highlights the inside of St. Peters Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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A treasure trove from cousin Mike!

I have been eagerly watching my mailbox for the past week, waiting for a very special delivery to be made from Mike Wise in Georgia. It arrived on Thursday, just as cousin Mike’s postmaster had promised. What a treasure trove! … 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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