Tag Archives: Andes

The importance of the Ariosto

I have written about a vessel named the Ariosto before – you can click here to check out the post if you haven’t read it. It was common in days past for people from the same village or city to … Continue reading

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FOUND: New York branch of Andes family

In case you are wondering who the dapper gentleman in the photograph is – he is Paul Kurst’s great-grandfather, Peter Frank ANTES, who was born on Christmas Eve in 1870 in Erbach, Hessen, Germany and died 24 May 1926, in … 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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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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John Adam Knapp

This is a story about John Adam KNAPP, the “other” Knapp brother. John Adam Knapp was born 21 Oct 1800 in Wald-Erlenbach, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. He died 14 May 1885.  He arrived in America in August of 1832. He resided in … Continue reading

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