Category Archives: Wise

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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The Eichler connection: Adam and Eve

I have been busy reviewing (and analyzing!) the information which cousin Mike has so generously shared with us. And it has already led me to some interesting finds. For example, how many of you  know we have an EICHLER connection? … Continue reading

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Wise Guys

Just a quick note to let everyone know I have uploaded all of Cousin Mike’s research for you to look at and enjoy. Here’s how to access the information: 1. Click on the Document Gallery tab at the top of … Continue reading

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A brief historical background on the Weiss/Wise family

This post is courtesy of Cousin Mike Wise from Georgia. I appreciate everyone’s patience while I comb through Cousin Mike’s archive of research and start posting it online here at Knapp Notes. On the Document Gallery tab, I have added … 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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The case of the missing tombstone…

I have visited the cemetery at St. Joseph Catholic Church many times, but while perusing one of my favorite genealogy sites, Find a Grave, I noticed something new. A plaque located on the altar of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto … 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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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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