Electa Payne

17 February 1804–16 October 1884 (Age 80)
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Electa

When Electa Payne was born on 17 February 1804, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States, her father, John Calvin Payne, was 25 and her mother, Philena Pierce, was 20. She married Jacob Knapp Jr. on 1 September 1824, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Burritt Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 16 October 1884, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Knapp Jr.
1799–1874
Electa Payne
1804–1884
Marriage: 1 September 1824
Emily Knapp
1826–1898
Frances M Knapp
1829–1890
Cecelia Electa Knapp
1834–1912
George Knapp
1845–1868
Jacob Eugene Knapp
1831–1908
Sarah Genevieve Knapp
1836–1900
Ellen G Knapp
1839–1920
Frederick Philip Melancthon Knapp
1847–1905
Henry Martin Luther Knapp
1849–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 September 1824
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Emily Knapp

    Female1826–1898Female

    Frances M Knapp

    Female1829–1890Female

    Male1831–1908Male

    Cecelia Electa Knapp

    Female1834–1912Female

    Sarah Genevieve Knapp

    Female1836–1900Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1818

Age 14

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Electa Knapp in household of Jacob Knapp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Electa Knapp in household of Jacob Knapp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Electa Knapp in household of Jacob Knapp, "United States Census, 1870"

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