Valentine Knepp

18 November 1834–31 March 1881 (Age 46)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Valentine

When Valentine Knepp was born on 18 November 1834, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Knepp, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Yetter, was 32. He married Sarah Weiand in 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Decatur Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Beaver Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 March 1881, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, McClure, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Valentine Knepp
Sarah Weiand
Marriage: 1868
Sarah "Sally" A. Knepp
Ammon Ambreus Knepp

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Weiand




Parents and Siblings


    Mary Ann Yetter




    Sophia Knepp



    Abigail Knepp


    Simon Knepp



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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Knopp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Valintine Knepp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Valentine Knepp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Valentine Knepp in household of George Knepp, "United States Census, 1850"

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