Susan Virginia Knapp

22 July 1867–22 February 1949 (Age 81)
Union District, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Susan Virginia

When Susan Virginia Knapp was born on 22 July 1867, in Union District, Mason, West Virginia, United States, her father, Moses Knapp, was 25 and her mother, Samantha Smith, was 22. She married Richard Beattie Cain on 17 November 1888, in Union District, Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 22 February 1949, in Hartville, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Obetz Cemetery, Obetz, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Richard Beattie Cain
Susan Virginia Knapp
Marriage: 17 November 1888
James Thomas Cain
Mary Margaret Cain
Willie Almira Cain
Moses William Cain
Rosa A. Cain
Samantha Ellen Cain
Lura Edith Cain
George Rufus Cain

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
Age 1
As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 23
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name or status name from the German word Knapp(e), a variant of Knabe ‘young unmarried man’. In the 15th century this spelling acquired the separate, specialized meanings ‘servant’, ‘apprentice’, or ‘miner’.2 German: in Franconia, a nickname for a dexterous or skillful person.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hillock, Middle English knappe, Old English cnæpp, or habitational name from any of the several minor places named with the word, in particular Knapp in Hampshire and Knepp in Sussex.

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

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Sources (16)

  • Susan Knapp in household of Moses Knapp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan V Cain in household of Richard Cain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan Knapp in household of Moses Knapp, "United States Census, 1880"

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