Tag Archives: Franz Adam Knapp

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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Another new branch discovered on the Knapp family tree!

This past week, I was contacted through Knapp Notes by a cousin who is a descendant of our immigrant ancestor, Franz Adam KNAPP. If we have the genealogy correct, she is a descendant of Eve KNAPP, daughter of Franz Adam … 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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Transcript of the last will and testament of Francis Adam Knapp

Thanks to cousin Nancy again out in Colorado for sharing her transcript of our immigrant ancestor’s will, Franz (Francis) Adam Knapp. In the name of the Benevolent Father of all I Frances Adam Knapp of the township of Randolph County … Continue reading

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Franz Adam Knapp’s last will and testament

Thanks to our cousin from Colorado, Nancy Knapp Shepard, I just posted a copy of the handwritten last will and testament of our immigrant ancestor, Franz Adam Knapp, onto the Document Gallery part of this blog. Thanks for sharing, Nancy! … Continue reading

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The dark side of genealogy

I have written several times about how genealogy brings people together. But genealogy, like anything else, has a dark side, too. This month I learned about both sides of that coin. One of my goals for this blog is to … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

The Knapp family has a long history with St. Joseph Catholic Church located in the village of Randolph, Portage County, Ohio. In fact, our immigrant ancestor, Franz Adam KNAPP, donated the land where St. Joseph Church and Cemetery now stand. … Continue reading

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Calling all Knapp descendants…it’s family reunion time!

There is a Knapp Family Reunion scheduled for Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Silver Springs Park in Stow, Ohio. This blog is designed to help members of the extended Knapp clan keep in touch and know what’s happening for each … Continue reading

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