Category Archives: St. Joseph Band

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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John W. Palm (1881 – 1925): Part 2

I know I started this series of posts about the men shown in an old photograph of the St. Joseph Band some time ago. Sorry I had to put it down for awhile. But the KNAPP family has been pretty … Continue reading

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John W. Palm (1881 – 1925): Part 1

Remember when I started this series of blog posts I said that only two members of the St. Joseph band had no apparent connections to the KNAPP-KLINE clan? I lied. Not intentionally, of course. But while researching the coronet player … Continue reading

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Cletus J. MAY (1888-1945)

Cletus John MAY, the serious-looking young man with the base drum,  was born 10 July 1888 in Portage County, Ohio. He was the son of John L. MAY and Mary J. PAULUS. Cletus’s mother, Mary J. PAULUS, was the daughter … 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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