Category Archives: Trares

A case of mistaken identity…

I received an interesting note from one of our readers recently that confirmed some of my own suspicions. As you know (if you read my last post!), our cousin from St. Louis, Jeff Trares, located a photo of John Sebastian … Continue reading

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John Sebastian Trares: Photo from a St. Louis area cousin!

Thanks to the generosity of a St. Louis cousin, we now have a photograph of John Sebastian TRARES and his wife, Cordelia. That’s the best thing about the genealogy community – you meet wonderful people who are always willing to … Continue reading

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It’s mini-reunion time!

Hey, Knapp Clan! First, I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July holiday! Second, please take a moment to check the Reunion tab on this site for the latest info on plans for the 2011 Knapp Family mini-Reunion! If … Continue reading

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Is there a Spanish connection to the Trares side of the Knapp clan?

I don’t know if you have had a chance to read some of the comments that Christoph TRARES has made concerning the series of postings I wrote about John Sebastian TRARES – but you should! As you may recall, John … Continue reading

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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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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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Peter J. Trares – 1st photo of a Trares ancestor!

I ran across a family tree on ancestry.com the other day that featured the first photo of a TRARES that I have run across during my research. I showed it to Mark and he saw the same thing I did … Continue reading

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