Adolph Knopp

17 May 1909–22 January 1988 (Age 78)
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Adolph

When Adolph Knopp was born on 17 May 1909, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Henry Knopp, was 24 and his mother, Maria Catharina Hartung, was 23. He married Leopoldina Schnabel on 4 April 1929, in Minidoka, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Minidoka, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Rupert Election Precinct 3, Minidoka, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 22 January 1988, in Paul, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Paul, Minidoka, Idaho, United States.

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Adolph Knopp
Leopoldina Schnabel
Marriage: 4 April 1929
Ronald Henry Knopp

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4 April 1929
Minidoka, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from Middle Low German, knōp, Middle Dutch cnoop, cnop(pe) ‘swelling’, ‘lump’, ‘knob’, ‘button’, ‘glob’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of buttons, normally of horn; a nickname for a small, rotund man; or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rounded hillock.2 English: from Middle English knop(pe) ‘knob’, ‘protuberance’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone with a noticeable wart or carbuncle or with knobbly knees or elbows, or possibly to someone who was small and chubby.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Knop 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adolph Knopp in household of Henry Knopp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adolph Knopp in household of Henry Knopp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adolph Knopp, "United States Census, 1930"

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